How to Buy

Investing in gold and silver can be a minefield so we try to keep our investment advice simple. 

This page helps you understand the buying process here at Chards. If you are looking for even more advice and information on why you should buy gold and how to buy silver for an investment please refer to our buying advice page. 

If you need more information you can view our investing in gold guide by clicking here.

How to Buy From Chards 1964

Sign Up

Register for a free account by clicking here. Benefits include viewing your order history and finding out about special offers.

Add to Basket

Browse our product pages by clicking here and view coins and bullion items from around the world. Add items to the basket by clicking the 'Add to Basket' button.

Select Delivery or Storage

Special delivery tracked and signed for Royal Mail deliveries on any order over £60 and the option of second class for orders less than £60. Also checkout with vaulted storage.

Payment Method

Select your payment method. We offer the following payment methods - Debit card, bank transfer, cheque or cash. Individual transactions are limited to £100,000 and if you wish to spend over this amount we ask you call us on 01253 343081

Price Confirmation

The price is fixed when you progress to payment. Our prices may re-calculate at this point if the market value has changed. 

Make Payment

If opted for bank transfer you will receive an email containing our bank details and instructions. Once we receive full payment an order confirmation will be sent to you.

Dispatch to Home or Storage

Take receipt of your order or if opted for storage it will be placed in a tamper proof box in our vault



All orders are fully insured and become your responsibility at point of signature. All orders are in discreet packaging without our company name for privacy reasons. 

How Do I Buy Gold or Silver?

Buying gold - and silver - at Chard is quick, easy and secure. All our prices are based on the live price of gold, so when you see price that is right you can place an order online or phone us to fix the price.

You can now register for an online account. Setting up your account only takes a minute or two and once you have done it, you can order online 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Your online account gives you access to your order history, monitor the performance of your investment, track the gold price and set up price alerts and special offers that are only available to our account holders and subscribers. 

Once a price is fixed, payment is payable immediately by bank transfer or debit card. Once your payment has cleared, your items, if in stock, will be dispatched within 48 hours. You can even collect from our showroom - just make sure that you bring ID (call us for details). It's that simple.

How Do I Sell My Gold or Silver?

It's just as easy to sell your gold with us as it is to buy. Just phone or visit us and we will quote a buying price. If you are happy you can fix the price and send your items to us the same day. We can make payment by bank transfer or cheque, or cash in the showroom.

Read our sellign advice in our dedicated "Selling Information and Advice"

Why Buy Gold from Chards?

Chards has been established for over fifty years in the coin and bullion business. Voted the UK Bullion Dealer of the Year for the last four years running, we work hard to maintain a hard-earned reputation for trustworthiness, great customer service and probably the widest range of investment gold coins in the UK - at highly competitive prices.  

If you have any questions about investing in gold or silver, contact our friendly and knowledgeable team on 01253 343081.They will be happy to answer your questions and to help you with your purchase. Alternatively, use our Live Chat facility on our website or if you prefer, you can email us at [email protected] and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

You may wish to view all of our articles on our gold guide

You may wish to view all of our articles on our silver guide