Signature Gold | The Royal Mint

Interesting facts about gold

  • 90% of the world’s gold has been mined since the 1849 California gold rush
  • In Fort Knox there are 4,600 tonnes of gold at the US Bullion Depositary, Kentucky
  • Gold never rusts and is so pliable that it can be made into sewing thread
  • It’s rarer to find a 1oz gold nugget than a 5ct diamond
  • Gold is so rare that the world pours more steel in an hour than it has poured gold since the beginning of recorded history
  • The world’s sea beds are a treasure trove, estimated to hold up to 15,000 tonnes of gold

How much will it cost?

You can purchase any amount of gold you like, in 0.001oz (0.0311 gram) units. The price you pay is the market spot price at the time of your purchase and a premium, the minimum order value is just £20. 

Buy PremiumStorage Rate*Sell Premium
0.33% 0.5% + VAT 1.00%

*The storage fee of 0.5% + VAT per annum is based on the average daily value of your total metal holding.

Please note that a maximum of £5000 of card funds can be used to pay for Signature. Additional payment will therefore need to come from bank transferred funds.

What you need to know

Price Clarity

Transparent premiums



Storage location

The Royal Mint

Storage management

The Royal Mint

External audit


Fully Insured



Pricing/purchasing times


Holding level

Measurement level

0.001 Ounces

UK Tax status*


Zero Rated



Diversify your investments

Ever thought about diversifying your investments into other precious metals? Signature Silver™ and Signature Platinum™ may be the perfect next steps.

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