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Top 5 Silver Investments


Looking to buy silver bullion but not sure what to invest in? Here are our top 5 best-selling silver investment products including a brief profile of each product and who buys them.


1. 1oz Silver Maple Coin

The Canadian Maple silver coin is one of our bestselling silver products, favoured by investors
seeking low-margin, flexible, small units of silver.

Silver Maples are one of the most commonly recognised bullion coins in the world and are easy
to store, share and sell.
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Unit Size: 1 ounce (oz)
Manufacturer: (Royal) Canadian Mint
Tax Status: 20% VAT on all silver
Purity: 99.99% pure silver
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Who buys 1oz Silver Maple coins?
Smaller and first time investors spending from £100 - £5,000.
Larger investors who spend £10,000 + on 500 coin Monster Boxes.
Investors looking to hedge their gold investment and diversify their portfolios.
Investors who are not concerned with Capital Gains Tax (CGT).
Longer term investors.


2. 1oz Silver Britannia Coin

Silver Britannia coins are favoured with larger investors and British investors alike due to their
status as the only Capital Gains Tax free silver coins. Despite attracting slightly higher premiums
than silver Maples and Eagles, Britannia coins still offer a good balance between cost and flexibility
being easy to store and sell.

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Unit Size: 1 ounce (oz)
Manufacturer: Royal Mint
Tax Status: 20% VAT on all silver. Capital Gains Tax Free.
Purity: 99.99% pure silver (2013 onwards).

Please note: Silver Britannias made up to and including the year 2012 contained exactly one ounce
of pure silver (31.1g) but the total coin weighed 32.45g, making it 95.8% pure silver.
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Who buys 1oz Silver Britannia coins?
Investors seeking a CGT free investment.
Investors spending £10,000 - £50,000 or more.
Large investors looking to hedge their gold bullion and diversify their portfolio.
Longer term investors.
British investors.


3. 1kg Silver Bar

1 Kilo silver bars are our most popular size bar, favoured by small and large investors alike and providing
the ideal balance between value for money and flexibility.

The relatively modest value of a kilo bar means that they are commonly purchased in singles and doubles
by smaller investors and first time investors, as well as being favoured by larger investors who prefer a
mixture of unit sizes.
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Unit Size: 1 kilogram (kg)
Manufacturers: Metalor (Switzerland), PAMP (Switzerland), RMC (America), Umicore (Belgium).
Tax Status: 20% VAT on all silver
Purity: 99.99% pure silver
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Who buys 1kg Silver Bars?
Smaller and first time investors spending £1,000 - £5,000.
Larger investors spending £10,000 - £50,000 +
Investors looking to hedge their gold investment and diversify their investment portfolio.
Investors who are not concerned with CGT.
Longer term investors.


4. 1oz Silver Eagle Coin

The American silver Eagle coin is favoured by investors seeking a good balance between cost and
flexibility. The silver Eagle is easy to store and sell, however it is not a cheap way to buy silver.
Despite this it remains very popular due to it being one of the most commonly recognised and
attractive coins in the world.

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Unit Size: 1 ounce (oz)
Manufacturer: US Mint
Tax Status: 20% VAT on all silver
Purity: 99.99% pure silver
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Who buys 1oz Silver Eagle coins?
Small and first time investors spending £100 - £5,000.
Larger investors spending £10,000 plus on 500 coin Monster Boxes.
Large investors looking to hedge their gold and diversify their portfolio.
Investors not concerned with CGT.
Longer term investors.


5. 5kg Silver Bar
5kg Silver Bar

5 kilo silver bars are very popular with individuals looking to make a sizeable silver investment
often purchased in 5's, 10's and 20's due to their excellent value for money. Larger investors often
buy smaller unit coins and bars in addition the 5kg bars to provide an element of flexibility that
the 5kg bars do not provide. Silver is a longer term investment favoured by investors who are not
concerned with Capital Gains Tax.
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Unit Size: 5 kilograms (kg)
Manufacturer: Umicore (Belgium)
Tax Status: 20% VAT on all silver
Purity: 99.99% pure silver
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Who buys 5kg Silver Bars?
Larger investors spending £10,000 - £100k +
Investors looking to hedge their gold and diversify their portfolio.
Investors who are not concerned with CGT. Longer term investors.
Investors who are less concerned with flexibility and more concerned with value and seeking a strong return.
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View our full range of silver investment products.

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