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Traditional depository service

Personalised assistance to buy, sell and store precious metals

Depository Program

The Perth Mint Depository Program is an offline service where gold, silver and platinum transactions are executed on your behalf by our experienced Depository staff during Perth business hours.

Premium service

Offering premium service, the Perth Mint Depository Program appeals to:

  • institutional investors
  • central banks
  • large-scale investors
  • self-managed super funds (SMSFs)
  • family offices. 

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Live spot prices

Our staff quote competitive live spot prices for buy and sell orders based on where international markets are trading. The minimum trade is $5,000.

As the only mint in the world owned by a government, every ounce of our gold, silver and platinum held by us is backed by a government guarantee and can be exchanged for physical metal at your request. 

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Four advantages of Perth Mint Depository Program

Some of the reasons investors prefer the Depository Program to buy gold, silver and platinum are listed below.

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1 Premium service

Deals are organised directly with our staff by phone or email and confirmed by email or mail.  

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2 Storage options

The program is run by The Perth Mint Depository, which offers a choice of storage options including allocated, pool allocated and unallocated precious metals.

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3 Easy payment terms

A 10% deposit is required for deals under $2 million, while deals over $2 million will require the full amount. Full payment within two days.

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4 Competitive fees

We are upfront with our fees, with no transaction fees payable if the value of your account is more than $50,000. Fees for transactions, ongoing storage and fabrication fees are explained here

Appeals to medium to long-term investors

As an offline program limited to Perth business hours, this investment product appeals to medium to long-term gold, silver and platinum investors.

The Perth Mint Depository offers other investment products, such as Depository Online and GoldPass, for customers wanting to transact online.

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Why invest with The Perth Mint

We have been refining gold and other precious metals since 1899

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Trusted

Global reputation for quality and purity of our products

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Secure

 We store more than AUD 6 billion worth of gold and silver for more than 40,000 clients in over 130 countries

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Ethical
Dedicated to ethically sourced precious metals
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Guaranteed

Owned by the Government of WA with all precious metals holdings bound by a constitutional guarantee.