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How to Buy Precious Metals

How to Buy Precious Metals

The Royal Mint aims to make the process of buying precious metals fast, easy and simple with our step by step process.

Unsure of what to buy? Explore our Gold Investment Guide packed with useful information and advice for investors.


Step 1

To purchase Precious Metals, firstly register for an online account using your residential address. 

Step 2

Shop via our range pages. Add the product you desire to your basket by selecting "Add to Basket".

Step 3

Fund your Wallet with either a debit card or bank transfer to the value of the items you have added to your basket. 

  • Debit cards accepted for payments up to £50,000.
  • Bank Transfers accepted for all order values. 
  • Call 01443 623680 to place orders over £50,000.

Step 4

Click through to the checkout. Choose whether to have your items delivered or vaulted at this stage. 

See our Vault benefits below. 

Step 5

Lock Prices and confirm purchase by selecting "Fix Price and Buy Now". Funds will automatically be deducted from your Wallet. 

Step 6

Your order will be delivered (if requested) in discreet, unbranded packaging and will need to be signed for on delivery. Your order will remain fully insured until signed for by the consignee. 

If you have requested for your order to be stored, it will be vaulted within 48 hours and displayed in your Portfolio. 


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