What Is Bullion

Written by Ian Davis – Bullion Manager • Last updated 3 Jan 2019

Bullion is a term used to describe precious metals such as gold and silver which are bought and sold at or close to the value of its metal content (intrinsic value). Bullion can be bought and sold as both coins and bars. Investing in bullion, as opposed to buying coins for their numismatic interest or its collectable value is the safest and cheapest way to invest in gold. 

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