Saturday , 15 June 2024

Attention Brits: Here’s How & Where to Buy Gold Bullion Bars and Coins (+3K Views)

We have compiled a directory below of leading gold brokers where you can buy gold bullion, coins and bars online, over the phone or even in branch. Words: 500

So says an article* posted at which is presented below by Lorimer Wilson, editor of (Your Key to Making Money!), in an edited format for the sake of brevity and clarity – see Editor’s Note at the bottom of the page. This paragraph must be included in any article re-posting to avoid copyright infringement.


Company name Year founded Buy in branch Buy by phone Buy online Branch locations
The Gold Bullion Company
1993 Y
(over £1,000)
N y
Bullion By Post
2008 Y Y Y
1989 N N Y
Coin Invest Direct
2007 Y
2003 N Y Y
London & Dublin
2001 N N Y
Gold Made Simple
2010 N N Y
2005 N N Y
Baird & Co
1967 Y
(via agents)
ATS Bullion Ltd
2002 Y Y N
1964 Y Y Y
Atkinsons the Jewellers
1990 Y Y Y

We have also compiled a list of stock-exchange listed funds (ETFs) which aim to track the price of gold….

Name of ETF Ticker Annual fee Editor’s comments
ETFS Gold Bullion Securities
LSE:GBSS 0.40%
Physically-backed sterling-denominated gold ETF. Can be held in a Sipp, but not an Isa.
ETFS Physical Gold
LSE:PHGP 0.39%
Physically-backed sterling-denominated gold ETF. Can be held in a Sipp or an Isa.
ETFS Physical Gold
LSE:PHAU 0.39%
Physically-backed dollar-denominated gold ETF. Can be held in a Sipp or an Isa.
ETFS Physical Swiss Gold
LSE:SGBS 0.39%
If you don’t trust the UK or US governments you may want to invest in gold held in Switzerland.
ETFS Short Gold
LSE:SBUL 0.98%
A way to bet on the gold price falling. Most suitable for short-term holdings.
ETFS Leveraged Gold
LSE:LBUL 0.98%
Designed to deliver double the rise in gold (and double the fall).
ProShares Ultra Gold
US:UGL 0.95%
Designed to deliver double the rise in gold (and double the fall).
SPDR Gold Trust (US: GLD)
US:GLD 0.40%
US-listed physically-backed gold ETF – the most popular with investors. (Important information about this page: We’ve done our utmost to make this table as comprehensive as possible, including as many service providers as we can. We provide this free of charge. In order to fund this service we may make it easy to apply directly from this page to providers that may give us a referral fee should you choose to use their service. We do not recommend a particular service and you should always select the service that’s right for you. We regularly check the accuracy of the information in the tables, however if you spot something that is not correct or feel there is a leading service provider missing, please contact us.)  To access the article please copy the URL and paste it into your browser.
Editor’s Note: The above article may have been edited ([ ]), abridged (…), and reformatted (including the title, some sub-titles and bold/italics emphases) for the sake of clarity and brevity to ensure a fast and easy read. The article’s views and conclusions are unaltered and no personal comments have been included to maintain the integrity of the original article.

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