A search here finds that MachineGhost made a comment 6 years ago to the effect that such a 1031 is allowed.
A google search turns up a law firm offering same.
http://www.mclaughlinquinn.com/news-arc ... from-taxes
Sure, sure, makes sense on paper. Just thought I'd toss it out for discussion.Bullion/Coins = ETF certificate. As long as the Exchange Traded Fund represents a fractional undivided interest in the underlying bullion, these may be exchanged in both directions of the same metal.