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Buying Gold and Silver for Christmas, 2019

The festive gifts of the magi

The Bible contains the famous story of the three gifts of the Magi – gold, frankincense and myrrh (a kind of herbal medicinal extract). These three gifts were bestowed upon the baby Jesus – gold being the symbol of kingship on Earth. Precious metals like gold and silver have always been an integral part of the festive spirit. So, what does Christmas 2019 look like for those who wish to invest in these precious commodities?


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Silver coins for Christmas

With spot prices of silver expected to perform well in 2020, there’s no better timePHYS01_Animated_Gif_2_MPU to invest in this precious metal than Christmas. Whether you’re in the market to buy a gift for a loved one, or simply an investment for the future, you cannot miss the 2020 Silver Britannia. The coin boasts an exquisite design and weighs 31.1g (the minimum order quantity is 5 coins). Another great purchase for Christmas is the 2oz Queen’s Beasts White Lion Silver Coin (2020). There are many great silver coin options for Christmas and many silver coin purchases are Capital Gains Tax free.

Gold coins for Christmas

An even better investment for Christmas if you want to splurge a bit more are gold coins. With gold trading at $1457 per ounce (at the time of writing), it’s an excellent investment opportunity, particularly if you want to hedge against the uncertainty of the current economy, including Brexit. The 2019 Gold Sovereign is an excellent purchase as a gift for someone special. The original sovereign was crafted during the reign of King Henry VII in 1489. This makes it one of the most important coins in British history. The 2019 version features a design by Benedetto Pistrucci on the reverse, which displays the George and Dragon. The obverse features the Queen’s portrait by Jody Clark, as Queen Elizabeth II is now officially Britain’s longest ever reigning monarch. However, the sovereign is by no means the only gold coin available for purchase this Christmas.

Another great gold coin option is the 2020 gold Britannia. This is as per its silver equivalent is a 1oz coin and is highly investable. Another interesting option are the Royal Mint’s Lunar gold coin series, in particular we recommend the recent 2019 Lunar Pig gold coin. Also, weighing in at 1oz, this is the sixth in a series of Chinese New Year coins.

Any of the Queens Beast Series make great investments, with options including the White lion of Mortimer, Yale of Beaufort, Falcon, Dragon, Unicorn and Black Bull.

Take a look at our director’s pick, which is a veritable treasure trove of some of the best gold coins around.

 

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Gold ingots are a timeless Christmas gift for someone special

Other gold purchases for this Christmas

If you’re not a numismatist and coins are just not your thing, there are many other gold and silver options that you can look at, to bring in that festive cheer. The 100g gold bar, made by Swiss refiners Metalor could be just what you’re looking for. Gold investments are VAT free in the UK and that’s yet another reason to put your money in gold this Christmas. Apart from the 100g Metalor, there are some excellent VAT free gold bars to consider when making that all-important Christmas investment this year. All gold bars come with guaranteed purity and certification. This ensures that your investment is well protected over the years to come.

Call us before you buy your gold or silver for Christmas

We recommend that you get in touch before you make that all-important Christmas purchase this year. Our experts are well placed to guide you in making the right investment decision this Christmas. We are keen to bring festive joy to your home in 2019, as well as help you protect your investment for long, thereafter. Call us on 020 7060 9992 and one of our advisors would be happy to help you. Have a Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year.

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The Impact of Brexit on Gold Prices, UK Politics and the Economy

We last wrote in detail about the topic of Brexit in August 2017 and it’s an understatement to say that a lot of water has passed under many bridges since then! So, another article is well overdue, so please read our views on “The impact of Brexit on Gold Prices, UK Politics and the Economy”.  As we are UK-based, this article will have a UK-perspective. All assumptions are as at 29th November 2019 – opinions and facts change daily (it seems) – but this was our viewpoint at the time of writing!

What is Brexit?

Everybody knows about Brexit, but we thought it would be a useful start to define what Brexit is. To do this, we have used the Cambridge English Dictionary definition:

an exit (= act of leaving) by the United Kingdom from the European Union (short for “British exit”)”.

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Brexit – the act of leaving the EU by the UK

This BBC article is also very interesting about the rapid adoption of the word “Brexit” into the English language along with words such as Brexiteer.

A full Brexit involves leaving both the single market and customs union. We discuss the different ways Brexit could be implemented next.

The different varieties of Brexit

There is no “one size fits all” for Brexit. This is one of the reasons that the UK parliament has struggled so much to vote Brexit through. We list below the different varieties of Brexit and in particular the implications they have for gold investment.

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Whatever your Brexit preference to many it’s all a big nightmare!

1)    No Deal

Although UK PM Boris Johnson has agreed on a deal in principle with the EU a no deal is still very much a possibility. The UK could still complete Brexit without a deal if the withdrawal agreement is not signed off by January 31st, 2020 or by December 31st, 2020 (the end of the transition period). A no deal is looking much less likely (than it was at one stage), but if the Conservatives won by a significant parliamentary majority in the December election the chances of a no deal would increase.

In the event of a no deal, there would be PHYS01_Animated_Gif_2_MPUthe greatest amount of uncertainty and disturbance to markets, UK trade would take place under WTO (World Trade Organisation) rules. A no deal would initially leave the UK in an isolated and vulnerable trade position. UK businesses would become less efficient and would trade with lower profits due to tariffs, work visa restrictions, increased regulations, supply access, etc.

Markets hate uncertainty, a no deal Brexit causes the highest amount of uncertainty possible. If a no deal Brexit happened the likelihood would be a surge in demand for gold, which would snowball as investors sought a safe haven investment. The price of £ sterling would also be very likely to fall at this point.

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A hard or no deal Brexit will feel like a gamble to many investors, they are likely to turn to assets like gold

2)    Hard Brexit

This is a deal based Brexit where the UK leaves the EU entirely, there would be no freedom of movement for workers and the UK would not have access to the single market. A hard Brexit is favoured by many Conservative MP’s but was difficult to negotiate with the EU. The harder the Brexit the more likely a no-deal scenario became.

From an investment perspective, a hard Brexit would again create uncertainty. Investors would be very likely to sell UK company shares and seek alternative safe haven investments such as gold. As a currency, £ sterling would weaken following a hard Brexit. The British economy would struggle for a period until new international trade deals could be negotiated with the EU and the rest of the world. Investments in the UK would reduce, so attracting capital would be likely problematic for a period.

Although a hard Brexit would cause an increased demand for gold, this spike in demand would be much less than a no-deal scenario would cause.

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A hard Brexit is a favoured option of many Conservative MP’s

3)    Soft Brexit

This once again is a deal based Brexit where the UK leaves the EU but remains a part of the EU single market. This is the part of the EU, which allows the free movement of goods and people within EU member countries. This variety of Brexit is favoured by some Conservative MP’s as well as those of opposition parties.

The only realistic scenario for a soft Brexit is if the Labour party won. Following a second referendum, it is considered quite likely that Labour party members would prefer a soft Brexit to protect workers jobs and cause as little disturbance to the UK economy as possible.

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A soft Brexit still represents the UK leaving the EU. This, therefore, creates uncertainty and a likelihood that some investors would seek a safe haven investment such as gold. The impact on gold prices of a soft Brexit would be somewhere between those seen of a no Brexit and hard Brexit.

4)    No Brexit

There is still a chance that Brexit may never happen! This would only arise if Labour, Liberal Democrats or a coalition government win the December 2019 election. This looks like an outside possibility as the Conservatives are favourite to win the election.

If the Liberal Democrats win the election, the results of the 2016 referendum would be ignored and the UK would stay in the EU. If Labour wins, there would be a second referendum where the UK would once again vote (often called “The People’s Vote) to remain or to leave. If Remain won this second referendum, then there would be no Brexit.


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A no Brexit scenario is actually pretty much “business as usual” and would cause if anything a slight reduction in the gold price as the outlook is more certain. The gold price would once again align with other global factors such as the US$ and other world financial influencers.

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Whatever your views on Brexit if the UK leaves it is the end of an era

UK Elections – 12th December 2019

Largely due to the failure of the Conservative government to deliver Brexit, a general election was announced following an MP’s vote on 29th October, 2019. The election takes place on 12th December 2019. This is the first time there has been a UK December general election since 1923. We discuss the possible outcomes of the election below.

1)    Conservative party win – Conservative coalition

This is the most likely outcome, as the Conservative party are widely expected to win the UK election. They may not though have enough of a majority to implement their preferred Brexit and may need to enter a coalition government most likely with the Brexit Party and Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

Depending on the majority the Conservatives hold they would implement either a hard Brexit or no deal (if a deal can’t be agreed with the EU).

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2)    Labour party win – Labour coalition

This is a possible outcome with a coalition government appearing more likely than an outright labour party win. Labour could form a coalition with SNP (Scottish Nationalist Party) and/or Liberal Democrats.

With a labour majority, there would be a second referendum (a “People’s Vote”). This still has a high chance of a leave outcome, but with a Labour government in charge, the likelihood would be a soft Brexit. Both the SNP and Liberal Democrats want to remain, so any coalition with these parties by Labour would create problems for Labour actually leaving the EU.

The price of Labour forming a coalition with the SNP would be to allow a second Scottish Referendum vote. This in its own way creates future uncertainty and would possibly mean that Scotland could remain as an EU member or re-join if the UK has already left.

3)    Liberal Democrats win

A Liberal Democrats win is extremely unlikely. If the Liberal Democrats were to win an overall majority, they would keep the UK within the EU. This would have a stabilising effect on the gold price as the UK stays as it is now, this retains the “status quo” and breeds certainty.

4)    Hung parliament, minority government – nobody wins

There is a distinct possibility that after all the votes are counted that no party wins and there is a minority government (most likely Conservative but maybe Labour). In this event, Conservative or Labour are likely to seek a coalition government. Just before the December 2019 elections were called this is the situation PM Boris Johnson faced, which is why he couldn’t easily get his hard Brexit deal voted through parliament. Although a deal was eventually agreed, the timescales for it weren’t – so PM Johnson decided to call an election to sort the Brexit chaos out!

If all attempts to create a coalition government fail, then the UK will effectively have a hung parliament with no party able to effectively lead. This in itself would create great uncertainty in the UK and would lead some investors to safe haven investments such as gold.

For Brexit, a hung parliament would most likely mean further delays. With no government able to implement their policies, a no deal/hard/soft Brexit could not be agreed. Eventually, it can only be assumed that there would be another election to try all over again to get a majority government.


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Formal deadline for the UK to Exit the EU – 31st January 2020

It’s worth mentioning that the current deadline for the UK to leave the EU is now set at 31st January 2020. This deadline could be brought forward if agreement on a deal was reached by MP’s.

As a future date, the UK transition period for the UK leaving the EU concludes on 31st December 2020.

How Brexit impacts gold prices

1)    Breeds uncertainty – investors flock to safe haven investments

The whole Brexit scenario impacts gold prices through uncertainty. Investors love certainty and detest uncertainty. Due to Brexit, particularly in the advent of a no deal or hard Brexit, many investors (particularly those in the UK) will seek a safe haven for their investments.

Your Dictionary defines safe haven investments as:

An investment that people transfer money into in times of turmoil and market uncertainty. Gold, U.S. Treasury bills, notes or bonds, and the Swiss franc are some safe havens for money fleeing trouble.

We haven’t seen too much Brexit-related safe haven investment yet as Brexit is not classed as “imminent”. When/if Brexit happens, this is the point at which there is likely to be a surge in safe haven gold investment.

Impact of Brexit on Gold Prices
Investors love safe haven investments like gold in times of economic uncertainty

2)    UK Government investments “risky”

Investments in the UK government, e.g. bonds and gilts – although classed as a low-risk investment will lack appeal. Investors will seek alternative safer places to invest their funds, which would include foreign government investments and also in gold and other precious metals.

3)    EU single-market undermined and “risky”

Many political commentators are predicting a “ripple effect” following the UK’s decision to leave the EU, with other countries following (like “rats deserting a sinking ship”). This “ripple effect” hasn’t quite happened yet as the UK hasn’t actually left.

There is an impending fear though that Brexit could cause a fracturing of the EU leading to an eventual disintegration and an end to globalisation.

These factors are likely to lead to a lack of confidence in the EU by investors generally and for alternative investments to be sought. One of these would be gold.

4)    Equity investment risk for UK & European companies

Following the UK’s decision to leave back in 2016 there was a knock-on effect on UK equities. Following any actual UK exit, there would be a high likelihood of downgrading of UK equities and also European equities.

Upon Brexit occurring UK businesses would be faced with a range of new issues. There would be increased regulations and red tape, difficulty of access to migrant worker visas, new trade tariffs and also restrictions to parts and materials. All of these are likely to reduce the profitability of UK businesses (especially those with high exposure to import/export), which ultimately means these equities will be less attractive to investors. This will be the case especially in the short-medium term as the consequences of Brexit become clearer.

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Passports would be one example of a potential regulation change following Brexit

The UK is a main market for many European countries (France and Germany especially). Therefore, the same issues impacting UK businesses will also impact some European businesses too in a similar way. Trade tariffs added by the UK/EU, for example, would impact businesses, which currently trade without such tariffs.

In a climate where UK & European businesses are less profitable and therefore less investable the inevitable outcome is that investors will seek other investments. Gold will be in a prime position to take advantage of new investment funds.

1)    Currency fluctuation

There will be some currency fluctuation of both £ sterling and Euro relating to Brexit, infact we have already seen this with past Brexit announcements.

Currency investors faced with an actual exit of the EU by the UK are likely to choose to hold their cash in liquid assets such as gold rather than £ sterling, which is riskier due to the Brexit process. Although gold worldwide is priced primarily in $, the price per oz in £ sterling can be expected to rise post Brexit due to a weakening of the currency.

Impact of Brexit on Gold Prices
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We appreciate that Brexit brings uncertainty and concerns to investors. If you would like to discuss any aspect of diverting investment funds into gold investment, then contact us by calling (020) 7060 9992 or alternatively complete our contact form. We will be pleased to help and can offer a wide range of gold coins, gold bars and silver investments.

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How Many Types of Gold Coins Are There?

Types of gold coins

Gold coins have always been attractive to investors due to the flexibility owning them brings. Gold bars, or ingots, as they are sometimes known are mainly attractive to investors due to their lower production costs. However, coins enjoy dual interest from collectors and investors alike. They add divisibility to any investment portfolio.

When selling your gold into the secondary market, a gold bar gives you that one chance to sell. Coins allow you to drip-feed your gold at various price points and also gives you the flexibility of selling the exact amount you require. Since coins made from gold have been around for thousands of years, there is a vast and wide variety available in the market.

The incredible diversity of gold coins

There are thousands of types of gold coins in existence, made from all corners of the globe. Coin sizes can vary from tiny tenth-ounce coins and quarter Sovereigns (containing less than 2g of gold) up to 1oz gold coins (31.1g) and the larger quintuple Sovereign (36.6g).

Finishes are commonly either bullion finish, brilliant uncirculated or the most expensive finish – proof. Brand new bullion coins are worth lesser per gram than more historical coins which can trade at substantial premiums over their gold weight due to scarcity and collectability.

If you were to take Sovereigns as an example, PHYS01_Animated_Gif_2_MPUthe coin has been around for more than 200 years. It has witnessed the reigns of several monarchs and is therefore available in many editions. The Sovereigns from the reign of the great Queen Victoria alone are available in three different versions – the young head, the old head and the Jubilee head.

The iconic British guineas

The guinea

Yet another historic quarter ounce British coin was the guinea. It was the first English coin that was machine produced and was struck between the years 1663 and 1814. The gold used to make this coin was brought in from West Africa and mined in a region called the guinea, hence its name.

The five guinea

The five guineas is an old British coin that was around between the years 1668 and 1753. It weighed around 42g and was produced with a diameter of around 37 mm.

The half guinea

The half guinea was introduced in 1669 and remained in circulation for two centuries. It was withdrawn during the great re-coinage of 1816.

The third guinea

George III introduced yet another guinea coin called the third guinea, which was in circulation only during his reign. It had a value of seven shillings and derived its name from being one third the value of a full guinea, which was then equivalent to 21 shillings.

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Una and the Lion is a famous coin from the Victorian era

The two guineas

The coin was first minted in 1664 and had a face value of 40 shillings. It also carried the famous elephant and Castle symbol.

So, we can see the variety and diversity of one British gold coin alone. There are many famous ones like Una and the Lion, the gold Britannia and the 2-pound coin, which was discontinued in 1996. The Royal Mint has also issued a variety of recent gold coins like the Queens Beasts series and the Lunar series, based on the Chinese zodiac. It is important to note that there are several gold coins issued from the British colonial territories across the world.10 commandments

Worldwide issues

We have only covered some of the important UK coins above. Similarly, there are coins all over the world like the Gold Krugerrand and the Canadian Maple leaf. Gold was used by many nations as a popular metal for coinage. So, there are literally thousands to choose from with different weights and dimensions.

Contact Physical Gold to learn more

An easy and effective way to build your coin collection is to simply give us a call. Physical Gold researchers include experienced numismatists who can tell you all you need to know about different gold coins and how to add them to your collection. Simply call us on (020) 7060 9992 or contact us through our website

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Which is the Better Investment, Gold or Silver?

Gold or Silver Investment – which do I choose?

As investors increasingly turn to precious metals to protect their wealth, a common dilemma faced by many is whether to invest in gold or silver. The two metals behave quite differently, so it’s important to understand the dynamics of investing in either, before deciding to add them to your portfolio. Striking the right balance is essential to extricate value from your investments. Far too many people invest money into these asset classes without understanding what they’re getting into. Unfortunately, this can result in undesirable exposure to risk, further up the road. So, let’s take a close look at the right approach to combining your investments in both precious metals.

Historical analysis

Gold has historically been the precious metal of choice for most investors. During upheaval in the market, gold can provide safety and security for your investment portfolio. If we look back at every financial crisis, it is glaringly obvious that gold has risen to new heights during these times of uncertainty.

During the 2008 market crisis, gold reached its highest point in 2011. Similarly, at the height of the economic crisis created by the global pandemic last year, gold once again touched historical highs in August 2020. Even during a normal period in the market, gold performs steadily. Although the yellow metal may rise or fall in the course of market transactions, it does not suffer from extreme volatility. This makes it a fairly safe bet for most investors.

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Silver bullion bars can be a great investment as the price is predicted to rise

Investment horizon

Investment planning is perhaps the most important step when investing money into any asset class. Gold and silver exhibit different behaviours across different time horizons. Gold has historically been seen as a safe and steady investment that generates returns and unlocks value over time. Silver, on the other hand, is often seen as a volatile precious metal.

Currently, there is a lot of interest in silver investments as pundits have predicted the mercurial rise of silver in the years to come. Gold is usually a better option for those investing with a shorter time horizon. Silver investors will require a much longer time horizon to unlock value from their investments. However, if the white metal behaves as predicted, there is an incredible opportunity to get in at lower price points and reap great returns in the future.

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The gold-silver ratio

Another factor that governs investments in gold or silver is their price ratio. This has widened considerably over the years. It used to be 47:1 but now stands at 85:1. So, silver presents an incredible opportunity for investors to access the precious metals market as it is 85 times cheaper than gold. That is simply an incredible gap, and many investors want to get in and make hay while the sun shines.

But does it make sense to invest in silver? The white metal is a lot cheaper than gold and provides investors with affordable and easy access to the precious metals markets. Due to the widening gold-silver ratio, an entry-level investor may find it more attractive to buy silver.

Daniel Fisher, CEO of Physical Gold believes that the gap could widen further in the near future. According to his prediction, there is a possibility that it could soon be 100:1. Now, more than ever, it is imperative to strike the right balance between these two precious metals, when deciding to add both to your portfolio.

Which is the Better Investment Gold or Silver?
The silver Britannia is an excellent coin for investment

The demand for silver surges

Additionally, silver has suffered from production shortages in the last few years, while demand has risen substantially. As a metal, silver has certain sterling properties. It is one of the most conductive metals and also very ductile. Due to this, it is in demand across several industries like solar, electronics, electric vehicles, etc. Silver investors believe that the price of the white metal may escalate significantly in the years to come, and it may be prudent to lock in investments at low prices now. This may create a wonderful opportunity to reap profits when prices start to rise.

Precious metals portfolio – the right balance

Silver investments can be more volatile when compared to gold. Silver enjoys huge industrial demand and prices are expected to rise as supplies are thinning out. Historical price charts show us that silver tracks gold in terms of growth. Over the long-term, the gold-silver price ratio could reduce to 25:1. The production price is another factor that also needs to be taken into consideration.

In the case of gold, the production margins fade in comparison to its value. However, silver’s current spot price of around £11 does not allow the flexibility to absorb these margins. To strike a healthy balance, a prudent approach could be to maintain a holding of 8% in gold, followed by 20% in silver.

So, if you are focused on building a strong portfolio and hedging risks, gold may be a natural choice. However, if long-term profits attract you, silver investments may fulfil this objective. Gold offers better returns in the short-term and silver can provide you with an opportunity to capitalise over the longer term.

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Physical gold investments can generate better returns in the short term

Combining the two metals

It’s actually most prudent to own a mix of both gold and silver. Gold is a more established safe-haven asset, so tends to gain more from market downturns and volatility. Silver can also perform well in these circumstances but also benefits when industrial demand for silver increases as it’s used so widely in electronics. While silver certainly has more opportunity for huge growth, gold is the steadier of the two.

Of course, there are certain tax advantages and disadvantages of buying silver. Silver coins that are legal tender in the UK can qualify for Capital Gains Tax (CGT) exemption. However, other silver investments may not.

The investment experts at Physical Gold can discuss your gold and silver investments

Our investment team is well-placed to offer expert advice to investors like you about investments in either precious metal. Get in touch with us by dialling (020) 7060 9992 or simply send us an email. We can assist you in making the right decision to balance your portfolio by adding both gold and silver.

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Should I Buy Old or New Britannia Coins?

Buying Britannia coins

The Britannia is considered by many to be the flagship British coin to include in their portfolio. Originally minted in gold, it was introduced in 1987 by the Royal Mint. The current editions also include a silver version since 1997. The gold coins are a great investment, as they contain one Troy ounce of gold with a face value of hundred pounds. The silver version also contains one Troy ounce of silver with a face value of 2 pounds. Since 2013, the Royal Mint has been minting the gold Britannia with 24 carat gold and purity of 999.9. The Royal Mint also sells gold Sovereign coins, which are another popular range.

The coin features an image of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse and the iconic Britannia image on the reverse. The coin enjoys immense liquidity and is available in a variety of editions. There are definitive tax advantages to investing in these coins. The coin is legal tender in the UK, and therefore attracts no capital gains tax. But the question is – should we be buying older or newer versions of these coins? What is likely to generate better value?

Should I Buy Old or New Britannia Coins?
The silver Britannia was first issued in 1997

Buying older Britannia coins

The Britannia does not command a rarity value or historical premium. Most editions of the coin are easily available. Most of the time, the current year of issuance will also be the cheapest due to plentiful supply. Buying particular year Britannia’s from the past may well command a premium due to scarcity. However, you may find that the older coins can also rise in value quicker than the new ones in the context of the time you intend to hold onto the coins.


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Commemorative and special issues

The Britannia has also been released PHYS01_Animated_Gif_2_MPUby the Royal Mint as special anniversary editions and commemorative issues. For example, the 30th-anniversary gold edition was on sale in 2017 for £1048 .68. There was also a limited edition issued as an 8mm coin. Only 1500 of these were released, and it was the smallest Britannia coin. It contained only 1/40 parts of an ounce of 24-carat gold with a purity of 999.9, along with a proof finish.

Needless to say, these types of special issues attract a lot of interest as a collectable coin. Therefore, they command high premiums in the secondary market once supplies run out. But, investing in these special issues would require a higher capital outlay.

Buying newer coins

The current editions are a great buy if you consider their value in gold and silver. As these coins are available in plentiful, premiums are very low. It’s also a great idea to order these coins in bulk from your dealer.

2020 Gold Britannia

Buying current years of an issue would result in a lower price commitment at the buying stage. This would mean that your profit margins could be a lot higher when you sell off your gold in the years to come.

Contact Physical Gold to buy Britannia coins

A proven and hassle-free way to acquire Britannia coins were your collection is to simply give us a call. Our precious metal experts are best placed to advise you about buying the right gold and silver coins. They can let you know when older versions of the Britannia become available at the price you want. Similarly, you can also benefit from sound advice and assistance in buying newer coins. Call us on (020) 7060 9992 or get in touch online through our website, which has a wealth of information about Britannia coins.

 

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