What is Platinum Bullion?
When buying platinum bullion, you have the option between buying bullion bars or bullion coins and rounds. Most brokers will charge buyers a premium on top of the spot price (purchase price) for Platinum.
Why use Platinum Bullion?
Platinum bullion like most precious metals are seen as a form or security which provides a valuable or tradeable item. Prior to the introduction of money, precious metals where used to buy and sell goods. This form of currency is still seen by some investors as a safe haven, if in the unlikely event the world economy were to fail.