Sell your gold

Company Notice - new trading hours and tour availability 

With the further easing of WA’s COVID-19 restrictions, The Perth Mint is pleased to advise changes to its Shop and Gold Exhibition operating hours from early December 2020.

From 5 December to 24 December the Gold Exhibition tour will run at 10.30am, 11.30am and 12.30pm on Friday, Saturday and Sundays only.

During this period, The Perth Mint Shop will resume trading on weekends from 9am to 5pm.

Bullion trading will be unavailable on weekends however you may sell your unwanted gold jewellery.

As of Sunday 27 December, tours will run hourly beginning at 9.30am with the final tour at 3.30pm.

Bullion trading will be available weekdays. Over the Christmas period it will only be conducted on 29, 30 and 31 December. The Perth Mint will continue to buy unwanted gold during shop opening hours.

Please note The Perth Mint will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

To minimise risk to the public and its staff, and to safeguard its essential production services, the Mint wishes to advise that the following precautions will continue to be enforced:

  • Temperature testing for all visitors
  • Social distancing of 1.5m between patrons at all times

For more information, please click here.

Where To Sell | What We Buy | Payment Conditions | Forms & ID | Information For People Outside Perth | Terms & Conditions


The Perth Mint is a global leader in precious metals from refining to retailing. As part of our suite of services to the community, we pay competitive rates for gold jewellery, bars, coins and nuggets. Dealing with the government-owned Perth Mint provides you with the certainty of a professional valuation and a fair price. Our integrity is above question and unlike some gold buyers who set up and disappear on a whim, we are always here to provide advice and assistance whenever you are considering selling. Check here for retail buy prices.

Where To Sell

Members of the public are welcome to sell gold at: The Perth Mint Shop - Second-Hand Dealer’s Licence 1824.

Open daily 9.00am to 5.00pm*
310 Hay Street, East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Telephone: (+61 8) 9421 7376 

[*excluding Anzac Day, Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day.]


What We Buy 

Gold jewellery

If no hallmarks are evident or they are illegible, we reserve the right to refuse purchase. Maximum value AUD 10,000. Deductions may apply for items with gemstones and/or other non-metal elements.

Perth Mint precious metal coins & medallions

Includes gold, silver, platinum and palladium. No premium offered for proof/numismatic coin issues.

Other precious metal coins

Recognised legal tender gold and silver issues only. No coins in current circulation. No premium offered for numismatic issues.

Gold and silver bars and ingots

We accept bars made by most LBMA accredited refiners such as The Perth Mint. Non-accredited bars are accepted at our discretion.

Natural gold nuggets

We buy clean (rock-free) natural gold nuggets of all sizes. Exceptional pieces may attract a premium over the Spot Buy Price. Please call in advance for advice.

Payment Conditions

We test your gold jewellery and precious metal on-the-spot using accurately calibrated analysers. Based on a successful outcome, we generally make payment into your nominated bank account on the next business day. For bullion and natural nuggets over the value of AUD 100,000, we pay into your nominated account two working days after the transaction. For jewellery over the value of AUD 5,000, we pay into your nominated account five working days after the transaction.

Forms and ID Requirements

To execute your transaction efficiently, download and complete the Shop Transaction Form before coming to The Perth Mint with the following original ID documents:

  • Your current photographic driver’s licence, passport or Proof of Age Card
  • A utility bill (electricity, water or gas) less than three months old with your name and current residential address displayed
  • Details of your banking institution, including BSB and account number

If the correct identification is not provided, you will be unable to proceed with the sale. Alternative ID documents are required when selling bullion as a representative of a company, SMSF, Trust, other corporate body or for a third-party. For full details or if you are unable to provide the above documents, please contact us in advance of your visit.

Information For People Outside Perth

It is a condition of our second-hand dealer’s licence that residents of Western Australia (WA) must complete their old gold jewellery transactions in person at The Perth Mint. Residents of other Australian States and Territories, however, may sell their gold jewellery to The Perth Mint by post. Please contact us for further details.

All Australian residents are entitled to sell gold bullion (coins, bars etc) without attending the Mint. For further guidance, download How to send & sell bullion to The Perth Mint Shop.

Terms and Conditions

  • For terms and conditions for selling your old jewellery at The Perth Mint click here.
  • For terms and conditions for selling other forms of precious metals at The Perth Mint click here.