Each bar contains 500g of fine gold (999.9 purity) and comes with a certificate of authenticity.
The bars have the famous Metalor stamp on them, it’s country of origin and its own unique serial number.
Metalor are one of the leading and oldest suppliers of gold in the world and this bar continues to show the high level of craftsmanship that is synonymous with this company.
If you’re looking to buy gold bullion, then none are more prestigious and guaranteed of quality than Swiss made bars like the Metalor. As an investment, the bar provides great value as there’s no numismatic value to pay, just the weight of the gold and the manufacturing cost. Its impressive size means the bar is satisfying to hold, unlike some of the far smaller bars like the 1oz gold bars.
If you anticipate needing to sell part of your investment, it may be worth considering buying a number of smaller bars to provide that flexibility. You’ll need to decide whether the absolute cost of versatility is your main objective.
Alternatively, buying Tax Free Gold Coins to a similar value as the 250g gold bar may well be worth considering. Premiums may be slightly higher than the 250g gold bar, but you can the flexibility of owning many pieces. The bonus is that any gains you make upon sale are free from Capital Gains Tax due to the UK coins being legal tender.