Gold and silver coins have been used to store wealth as an investment for generations. Often they contain very high levels of precious metals and can be up to 99% pure.
Although purity of coins does vary, most gold coins are either 22carat gold or 24carat gold. Silver coins are often made from pure silver. Because their quality is so high, we are able to pay high prices for gold and silver coins.
The following table gives you an indication of the prices we pay for some of the more popular coins: