100 Gram Gold Bar | LBMA certified
|Country:||Germany | Belgium | Switzerland|
|Grading:||(Near) Mint-state, circulated|
|Manufacturer:||Heraeus | Umicore | Pamp | Valcambi | Credit Suisse | Others|
|Tax:||Taxfree acc. to §25c UStG|
This product category contains 999.9/1000 fine LBMA certified gold bars, this "different manufacturer" product is mostly new, but CelticGold ships also products
Umicore and Heraeus offer higher weight gold bars for those investors who prefer gold bullion over coins. The most popular higher weight sizes include 1000g, 500g, 250g, 100g and 50g. Each bar is 999.9 pure gold and comes with its own unique serial number and in most cases a certificate of authenticity. Large gold bars are an ideal way for the serious investor to accumulate gold.
Weight, Purity and Country of Origin
- Weight: 100 grams
- Purity: 999.9/1000
- Country of Origin Heraeus: Germany
- Country of Origin Umicore: Germany
Gold Bar Production
The manufacturing of gold bars is typically done in two ways. In the first method, the gold granules are heated in a crucible and then poured into a bar form. In the second method, the gold granulate are put into a ingot form where the gold is heated until it is in its liquid form. The gold ingot is then cooled.
The manufacturer will then stamp the weight, purity level and manufacturer details on the final product. Gold bars from Heraeus and Umicore have a beautiful golden color and ascetic appeal.
One of the advantages of Umicore and Heraeus gold bars is that they come in a variety of weights and sizes. Higher weight bullion products are very popular with investors who are looking to obtain gold at low premiums.
So regardless of your gold investment objective, Heraeus and Umicore likely have a bullion product that will be suitable for your situation. Gold bars from Umicore and Heraeus are very liquid and have good global brand name recognition.
Both Umicore and Heraeus have a very good reputation in the industry for supplying high quality gold bullion products. The companies are acknowledged by the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) as a “good delivery” refiner.
The bars are supplied in brand new condition and carry a unique serial number.
Gold Bar Price
For those investors who are looking to acquire the most gold at the lowest premium, gold bars are an excellent choice. Generally speaking, the larger the gold bar the lower the premium will be. So depending upon the investment objectives of the individual, gold bars could be a good option to consider.
For coins and bars the premium is added to the current gold price, which results in the final selling price to the individual. The premium covers the costs of both the mint and the precious metals dealer.
Coins and smaller gold bars often carry a higher premium, simply because they are more expensive to produce. Coins have the advantage of intricate design themes which make them a popular choice among many investors.
However, for large purchases gold bars are a good option to consider.
Gold Price Tax
Gold bars from Heraeus and Umicore are exempt from VAT in the European Union. Depending on the country where you reside selling gold bars may incur a capital gains tax. It’s always a good idea to consult a tax expert when selling precious metals.