What size of gold is the most popular to hold?

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  1. Panzershrekt

    Panzershrekt New Member

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    Hey guys, I know this questions may have been asked a lot before

    What size of physical gold is the most popular and the best to hold?
    Both in terms of premiums and the ease to liquidate when (and if) gold price skyrockets.

    Also the same question whether it's best to get bullions or coins, minted or cast.
    For silvers I've done a lot of research before and went with the kilo bars, but what's the best option for gold?

    Sincerely appreciate any help with this!
     
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  2. Aurora et luna

    Aurora et luna Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    1 oz cast bars are the best bang for your buck.
    If buying certicard gold, make sure you get it XRF if buying privately
     
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    serial Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Sovereigns, definitely sovereigns
    If i found a hoard of 10000 tomorrow, i could have them sold in a fortnight
     
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    madaw1 Well-Known Member

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    I think Austrian ducats(restrike) and 20 gold Mexican pesos. I could have them sold in any amount,any time....
     
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    SilverDJ Well-Known Member

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    1oz if you have a lot of fiat (bar or coin), 10g bars otherwise. Although 1/4oz coins are popular too.
     
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    Holdfast Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Perhaps a Perth Mint 1 oz Gold coin but 1/10 of an ounce are very popular.
    The Perth Mint has plenty of bullion gold coins to select from, some have a limited mintage, some have collector appeal.
    Here's a link to their site and approximate prices.
    http://www.perthmintbullion.com/au/View-All-Bullion.aspx

    Here's a link to pdf documents from the Perth Mint where you can see how many coins were minted, the various sizes and names.
    https://www.perthmint.com/investment-bullion-bars-and-coins-mintages.aspx

    Please do plenty of research regarding fakes; the Chinese copy everything including, blister pack, certified, tamper-evident cases.
     
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    LiverBird Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Cant go wrong with 1/4oz 9999 coins, Sovs, $200 coins etc.
     
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    Depends on your requirement for liquidity. If you need to sell quickly fractional (less than 1 oz) is your best bet. But you will pay heavy premiums over spot.

    If you want a better return on your investment than you need the size with the best spread and you will want larger bars.

    Perth mint products will always sell fast.

    Personally, as said above, I prefer the numismatics such as sovereigns, Ducats, Krugerrands, roosters and $200 australian coins ect. Being non 999 gold you will have to factor in GST too.

    Best to have a mix of all types.
     
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    madaw1 Well-Known Member

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    Gold Panda coins with low premium(close to spot)-any size-extremely good investment...
     
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    Fractionals. 1/10 and quarter ozs, even grams.
    I never plan on selling my gold but if I do its in small increments.
     
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    I don't know the Australian market, but in the UK I built a business buying and selling small gold and selling through social media. The question you need to ask yourself is this, are you happy selling peer to peer, if so then pay the premium for smaller gold as it will be premium in and premium out, if you want anonymity then buy best bang for your buck play the spot price and sell to a dealer.
     
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    10oz... feels good to hold such power
     
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    1oz bullion coins , less fakes, easier to sell and lower spread then fractionals.

    24k only for me.
     
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    Good to see you on here mate
     
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    i like the 400oz bars.
     
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    Harder to sell off market though.
     
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    just got to have central bank connections.........
     
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    Yeah, difficult to hide from the tax man.
     
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    Only Mexicans and big business types seem show any interest...
     
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    1 oz gold bar is the most preferred size of gold bar for investment purposes because of its resale ability and it is easy to liquidate. It is always advisable to buy gold cast bullion bars because they are cheaper compared to minted coins and you will get the most gold for your what you are paying. 1-kilo gold bar price is cheaper compared to the gold coin of the same weight because of its design and appearance.
     

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