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    100 gramme gold bar

100 Gramme Gold Bar Münze Österreich Good Delivery Bar

Investment product

€ 5,796.84

1 Ounce Platinum Vienna Philharmonic

Investment product

€ 1,078.92

1 Ounce Silver Vienna Philharmonic

Investment product

€ 29.04

1 Ounce Gold Vienna Philharmonic

Investment product

€ 1,793.80

Top tips for investors

The right time • Invest in coins and bars • Authenticity is vital • Safes and insurance

The right time

When is the right time to buy gold? Experts recommend building up reserves by repeatedly buying small amounts over a long period of time. This is the best way to even out price fluctuations.

Five to ten per cent

We recommend that gold make up some five to ten per cent of your assets. As a general rule, the greater the risk, the greater the share gold should represent of your investments.

Invest in coins and bars

Your gold reserve should consist of both gold bars and coins. As soon as you feel you have enough small coins you can also buy larger gold bars. As a general rule, the larger the piece, the lower the price of precious metal per gramme. It is advisable to have a mixture of coins and bars since coins, in particular, offer a high degree of flexibility and usability.

Buy gold tax free

Within the European Union, as well as in most other countries around the world, gold can be bought tax free, while other precious metals such as silver, platinum or palladium are subject to VAT.

Authenticity is vital

Mintage, a coin’s distinctive edge shape and face value, are the guarantee of authenticity of coins such as the Vienna Philharmonic. Coins can be exchanged for cash on the spot all around the world, whereas gold bars have to be checked for authenticity by banks and traders before purchase because they are more easily tampered with. Such checks can take a few days but they are also for your security.

Safes and insurance

The best place to store gold is a safe that has been insured accordingly, though banks also offer safes for storage. To give you an idea of how much space you require, one hundred kilos of gold fit into a shoebox.

The Münze Österreich offers customers the storage of precious metals in the Münze Österreich GoldDepot in collective custody at the location Heumarkt 1, 1030 Vienna.

Bullion coins

‘Bullion coin’ is the international term for a coin made of 24 carat gold or other precious metal and used for investment purposes, such as the Vienna Philharmonic. Bullion coins are of the highest fineness and are traded in ounces (1 troy ounce = 31.1034768 grammes). Vienna Philharmonics in gold and silver are bullion coins.

Gold as an investment

What is the significance of investing in gold as opposed to other forms of investment?