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Updated 17:36 23/10/19

Top 5 Silver Investments

Looking to purchase silver bullion but a little unsure on the products invest in? Take a look at our top 5 bestselling silver investments, here we will give you some background information about the product and the kind of investor they appeal to.


1oz Silver Britannia Coin

Silver Brit

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Manufacturers: The Royal Mint

Tax status: 20% VAT, CGT exempt

Pure silver content: 31.104 grams

Fineness: 999.0 (99.9% pure silver).

Much like the gold Britannia, the Silver Britannia offers high flexibility in a small unit size.
As British legal tender the 1oz Britannia is CGT exempt. Multiples of 20 are supplied in
Royal Mint tubes, ideal for investors buying larger quantities.

View our 1oz silver Britannia coins


5kg Silver Bar

5kg Silver

Country of Origin: Belgium

Manufacturers: Umicore

Tax status: 20% VAT

Pure silver content: 5000 grams

Fineness: 999.0 (99.9% pure silver)

The 5kg bars are popular with investors looking to make considerable silver investments.
Frequently purchased in multiples, investors are drawn to the larger bar as they offer great
value for money. Larger silver bars are often bought by keen silver investors or individuals
looking to diversify their current portfolio.

View our 5kg silver bars


1kg Silver Bar

1kg Silver Metalor

Country of Origin: Belgium, Switzerland

Manufacturers: Umicore and Metalor

Tax status: 20% VAT

Pure silver content: 1000 grams

Fineness: 999.0 (99.9% pure silver)

Our most popular silver investment, the 1kg bar offers investors the ideal mix between value
for money and size flexibility. The modest value of the 1kg bar frequently appeals to smaller
or first time investors looking to avoid the added premium of coins.

View our 1kg silver bars


500g Silver Bar

500g Silver

Country of Origin: Belgium

Manufacturers: Umicore

Tax status: 20% VAT

Pure silver content: 500 grams

Fineness: 999.0 (99.9% pure silver)

The 500g bars are popular with investors looking to make considerable silver investments but
want smaller units. The modest value of the 500g bar frequently appeals to smaller or first time
investors looking to avoid the added premium of coins.

View our 500g silver bars


1oz Silver Maple Coin

Silver Maple

Country of Origin: Canada

Manufacturers: Canadian Mint

Tax status: 20% VAT

Pure silver content: 31.104 grams

Fineness: 999.0 (99.9% pure silver)

The silver Maple is one of the most commonly recognised bullion coins in the world. Its small size
makes it easy to store and sell, making it an appealing prospect for many investors. Investors in this
coin will tend to be unconcerned about CGT.

View our 1oz silver Maple coins


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We cannot offer personal investment or tax advice. This guide aims to offer a useful source of information and opinions to assist people in making their own informed decisions. If you do require detailed tax and investment advice, you should seek your own independent advice from an appropriately qualified adviser.