Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to buy gold online?
When buying with Atkinson Bullion, your gold purchase is processed securely through each stage and dispatched with insured shipping to ensure its safe arrival with you. When looking to buy gold online, research bullion dealers and check shipping and payment security is guaranteed.
Is buying gold a good investment?
There are many benefits to buying gold, especially in times of economic uncertainty, instability and when there is low confidence in the banking system. Holding physical gold bars and coins can provide ultimate control over your own wealth and offers a timeless safeguard against financial crisis. Always take independent advice before making any large investment.
Is there VAT on Gold?
No. There is no VAT on Gold.
Is it better to buy Gold Coins or Gold Bars?
In general, premiums on gold bars tend to be lower than gold coins of the same weight and fineness due their lower product costs. Gold Bars require less labour and machining costs when compared to the intricate design, condition and appearance required with Gold Coins, however this is reflected in bars attracting a lower buy back price compared to a coin of the same weight.