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Secure investing

Have absolute flexibility over when you buy and sell gold, silver and platinum and how you store your metal.

Depository Online

Buy, sell and store gold, silver and platinum online 24-hours a day with the Perth Mint Depository Online trading platform. The portal is designed so investors can react quickly to AUD and USD gold, silver and platinum prices.   

The Perth Mint Depository safeguards more than AUD 6 billion worth of precious metal for our clients, ranging from individual investors through to sovereign wealth funds around the world.  

Government guarantee

All precious metal held by customers in The Perth Mint Depository is covered by a government guarantee and can be collected as physical gold or silver cast bars (platinum is only available as unallocated). 

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Eight benefits of Depository Online

Some of the benefits of investing with the Depository Online program are listed below.  

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Self manage trade 24/7

Being in the driver's seat means you can trade whenever there is market liquidity - highest for gold, silver and platinum between 6am Sunday and 5pm Friday (US eastern time).

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Choice of storage options

When buying gold, silver and platinum, you can choose from allocated, unallocated or pool allocated options. Find out more about storage options

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Low minimum transaction

Start investing with as little as AUD 50. Choose how much gold, silver and platinum you would like to buy. 

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Trade in AUD or USD

Buy and sell precious metals in Australian dollars or US dollars. Choose which currency when setting up your account.


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Secure trading

256-bit SSL encryption on data transfers. Your physical bullion is held at the highly secure Perth Mint, with all holdings backed by a government guarantee.

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Savings plans

Option to start a savings plan with as little as AUD 50 per month with 50% off transaction fees. Find out more about savings plans.

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Government guarantee

Renowned globally for the purity and quality of our bullion, The Perth Mint has been refining gold for more than 120 years. It is the only mint and storage program in the world backed by a government guarantee.

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Delivery and collection

If you want to take possession of your physical gold, delivery or collection can be arranged.

Why invest with The Perth Mint

We have been refining gold and other precious metals since 1899

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Global reputation for quality and purity of our products

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 We store more than AUD 6 billion worth of gold and silver for our clients around the world.

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Dedicated to ethically sourced precious metals
Government guaranteed at The Perth Mint.

Owned by the Government of WA with all precious metal holdings backed by a government guarantee.