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250 Gram Gold Bar

Weight: Spot Price: Buy Price:
8.04 oz £ 14,819.58 £ 15,471.64
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250g Gold Bar

Buy 250 Gram Gold Bars

250g gold bars are a popular form of gold bullion investment. Supplied by a London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) approved refiner, they have a fineness, or gold content, of at least 99.9%. Generally rectangular, they are produced as cast or minted bars. The look and feel of a gold bar may vary, as they are manufactured by a variety of refineries and government mints. Small gold bars, such as the 250-gram bar, are popular ways to buy gold, particularly for those with larger and diverse portfolios.

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Why Should UK Investors Buy 250g Gold Bars?

250g gold bars are coveted by both high-net-worth UK investors who are adding gold bullion to investment portfolios, and by the store of value buyers alike. The 250-gram gold bar is visually appealing, easy to store, and works well as an investment. Investors looking for larger amounts may prefer to buy multiple 250-gram bars, offering greater flexibility when selling later.

How to Buy 250-gram Gold Bars in the United Kingdom? from GoldCore?

  1. You can buy gold bars online from GoldCore for delivery by post or secure storage internationally, by using the “BUY” button on our website, or by calling our office and placing a telephone order. When buying 250-gram gold bars, UK investors need to ensure that they buy only trusted brand names to guarantee liquidity and fair pricing. We would advise calling our UK office and speaking with one of our client representatives to discuss your options before purchasing.
  2. We offer all major bullion bar and gold coin products for delivery and storage. We deliver gold bars and coins fully insured to our clients throughout Ireland and Europe, from our depository partner vaults in London, Frankfurt, and Zurich. Payments can be made via bank wire, credit card, or debit card.
  3. Many of our UK clients opt to store their gold bars in fully insured, offshore secure storage locations. We specialise in offering access to allocated and segregated bullion storage in secure non-bank vault partners within safer jurisdictions such as Zurich, Hong Kong, London, and Singapore.
  4. Insured delivery of gold bars to homes or offices is also available and many clients do both; take delivery of a portion of their gold and place the rest in secure storage. However, we do not normally advise clients to take delivery of 250-gram gold bars as they are better suited as stored gold in professional vaults. For delivery, gold bullion buyers should consider buying gold in 1oz coins or bars.

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What Other Types of Gold Bullion Purchases Should be Considered?

Each bar should contain exactly 250 grams (8.0376 troy ounces) of 24-carat gold, struck in 999.9 fineness. As investment-grade gold, the 250g gold bar is vat free. To ensure that you make the right gold bar choice, you can call one of our advisors prior to purchasing.

Before any gold bullion purchase, it's also wise to have a strategy call with GoldCore. During the call, we will discuss your motivations for buying gold, your investment horizon, and your personal goals. We’ll also advise on how to protect against systemic risk in the European, and global economies.

Investors usually buy 250g gold bars to secure a lower gold price per unit. They are generally kept in secure storage and are rarely taken by postal delivery.

For long-term investors, we advise a mix of gold bar formats. This allows for most eventualities and lower average premiums. UK investors often buy 1oz and 10oz gold bars as an alternative to buying 250g gold bars. They prefer to own smaller bars due to the divisibility and potentially increased liquidity in a systemic crisis.

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How Much is a 250g Gold Bar Worth?

The price of a gold bar (250-grams) is shown in the upper right section of this page. The gold price of a 250-gram gold bar is calculated using three components:

  1. The gold spot price is defined as the price of one troy oz of pure gold, available for immediate delivery. It is typically determined by the best bid and offer for gold as offered by large bullion banks trading in real-time across the globe.
  2. The weight of pure gold is found in the gold bar being purchased. A 250-gram gold bar is .999 or .9999 parts pure gold. Read more: How much does Gold bar weigh
  3. The gold premium is defined as the percentage adjustment added or deducted from the gold spot price value of the gold bar. The gold premium of a gold bar is determined by the cost of production, refining, fabrication, minting, and the logistics of making the gold bar available for sale in the U.S. and international markets.  

Gold prices are also impacted by supply and demand and the amount of gold the client is looking to invest. Larger sums command lower gold premiums.

To determine the price of a 250-gram gold bar, simply multiply the spot price of gold by the number of gold troy ounces in the gold bar (8.0376 troy ounces) and then add or subtract the current premium for that gold bar.

Should Investors Buy 250-gram Gold Bars?

GoldCore offers some of the most competitive premiums for both delivery and storage in the UK gold market.

We have supplied 1,000’s of 250-gram gold bars to investors. Almost all gold is destined for secure storage in safe jurisdictions, such as Switzerland, London, Hong Kong, and Singapore. 250g gold bars are quite valuable. If lost or stolen, they represent a real financial loss to the owner and as such, they are not typically taken delivery of. Divisibility is also important; although 250-gram bars have a lower premium than 1oz bars, they are not as divisible. For this reason, those making smaller investments tend to purchase smaller denominations.

Please Note - Bar Brands

While all gold bars sold by GoldCore are from LBMA approved refiners and mints, the bars that you will receive may not necessarily be identical to those pictured.