The Royal Mint has worked with precious metals for over a millennium and we are The Original Maker of trusted investment solutions in gold, silver and platinum. Whether you are looking to set up a precious metals savings programme for a loved one, or wish to diversify your investment portfolio, where better to start than with The Royal Mint, the UK’s home of gold.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, we will also buy back coins and bars produced by other sovereign mints.
You will receive a confirmation email every time you fund your wallet or make a purchase.
Delivery for orders over £250 is free of charge. Delivery is charged at £5 for any orders below £250.
Orders are dispatched with 5 working days of the order being placed. Once the order is with the courier, a dispatch email will be sent containing tracking information.
ID is only required when the spend on the Investment Account reaches £10,000 or more, either in a one off purchase or cumulatively. At that point we will request either a copy of your driving licence or passport. We can also accept national ID cards as proof of ID.
Standard withdrawals are typically processed within 5 working days. Faster withdrawals are processed within 2 working days.
In order to prevent attempted fraudulent activity and identity theft, we are unable to switch delivery from one residential address to another after an order has been made.
For orders under £250 we use Royal Mail. For orders over £250 we use UPS. Orders worth over £50,000 are delivered by our onsite security team.
Yes we do. International shipping is charged at (£€$)12.50. VAT may apply.
You will receive email confirmation when your order is dispatched.
Yes, but this is classed as international delivery and is chargeable.
As of the 1st January 2000, investment gold is NOT subject to VAT throughout the UK and the EU. Silver bullion products are subject to VAT at the current standard rate (20%).
Bullion products from The Royal Mint incur a margin or ‘premium’ on top of the cost of the metal. This cost covers the design, craftsmanship, production and management of the products that we sell.
We currently accept payment by debit card or bank transfer.
All of the products that we sell for dispatch can be stored within The Royal Mint vault
All products stored within The Vault® are fully insured against any physical loss, damage or theft.
Coin tubes and larger gold, silver and platinum bar storage fees are charged at 1% + VAT per annum based on the average daily market value of your total metal holding that is stored in The Vault®. Single coin capsules and smaller bars are charged at 2% + VAT per annum based on the average daily market value of your total metal holding that is stored in The Vault®. DigiGold management fees are charged at 0.5% + VAT per annum based on the average daily market value of your total gold holding that is stored in The Vault®.