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Our 12 days of Christmas advent calendar is underway and we’re giving away festive prizes every day between 1 and 12 December.

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We are giving away a 10g Royal Mint Bullion Gold Bar worth over £300.00 to one lucky winner.

To be in with a chance of winning, simply answer the following question using the form below.

At what temperature does gold melt?

a) 1,064°C

b) 1,000°C

c) 964°C

This competition is now closed we'll be announcing the winner(s) shortly. Good Luck Everyone!

Terms and conditions

The promoter of this competition is The Royal Mint Limited of Llantrisant, Pontyclun, United Kingdom CF72 8YT (“The Royal Mint”).

The competition opens on 1st December 2018 at 9:00hrs BST and closes on 2nd December at 09:00 hrs GMT. Any entries received before the opening or after the closing dates/times will not be included and no correspondence will be entered into. One winner will be selected at random from all eligible entrants and will be notified by email.  Names may also be announced on Facebook and Twitter.

Once the winner has been notified, they will have 48 hrs to respond to claim their prize and confirm their address for delivery. If the winner fails to claim their prize, or chooses not to claim it, the prize will be forfeited and a new winner drawn. The winner may be asked to participate in any related publicity to the prize and/or asked to write a review of the prize.

To be eligible to enter this competition you must correctly answer the question posed by The Royal Mint on the competition page at

The competition is only open to residents of the United Kingdom. You must be 16 years of age or older to be entered into the competition. Only one entry per household in respect of the competition will be accepted. There is no purchase necessary to enter the competition. There is no cash alternative and the prize is non-refundable and non-transferable and cannot be used in conjunction with any offer.  There is no guarantee of delivery of the prize before Christmas Day 2018.

This competition is not open to employees of The Royal Mint or their immediate family. Competition entry is not conditional to consenting to marketing.

Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions and agreed to be bound by them when they are entered into the competition. All decisions made by The Royal Mint relating to this competition are final and binding.

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