Baird & Co.
Tony Baird established Baird and Co. in 1967 and was the first to trade Krugerrands in the U.K. Baird and Co. expanded their bullion program in 1975 and in 1977 became the first private contributor to the Reuter Monitor System. After beginning refining operations in 1979, Baird and Co expanded to open new facilities and selling platforms in 1987, 1996 and 1997. As the leading supplier of investment gold products in the U.K, in 2000 Baird and Co. was officially accepted as a member of the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA).
Baird and Co. have continued to grow, opening facilities in Glasgow in 2002, expanding in 2008, and establishing a sales office in Singapore in 2012. In 2016 Baird and Co was recognised by Britain’s Royal Mint as an official partner.
Produits Artistiques Métaux Précieux (PAMP)
Based in Ticino, Switzerland, as part of the MKS PAMP GROUP, PAMP- which stands for Produits Artistiques Métaux Précieux – was established in 1977 and operates closely with Geneva based MKS (Switzerland) S.A.
‘Produits Artistiques Métaux Précieux’ translates to ‘artistic precious metals products’ and it is the artistic design and beauty of their bullion products that makes PAMP iconic worldwide. They were the first to supply sealed packaging for small decorated bars and PAMP has maintained a market share in excess of 50% of gold bars weighing 100g or less over the past ...
The Royal Canadian Mint
After opening in as a branch of Britain’s Royal Mint in 1908, the mint became wholly Canadian in 1931 and upgraded its facilities in 1936.
Renowned for the purity of their products, The Royal Canadian Mint has refined 9999 fine gold bars since 1969 and became the world’s first to produce 9999 fine gold bullion coins since 1982. The Royal Canadian Mint achieved another world first when they produced 99999 fine gold purity in 1999.
Representing the purest bullion, the Royal Canadian Mint released the first Gold Maple Leaf in 1978, and the Silver Maple leaf ten years later in...
Scottsdale Mint provides some of the most exceptional bullion products available to consumers today. They have a strict policy of only providing the finest bullion products that exceed the highest standards that pass their guidelines of purity/weight, quality, and craftsmanship. Scottsdale Mint products are 100% Guaranteed – They fully stand behind each and every product they make.
The United States Mint
Operating for 227 years, the United States Mint was founded in 1792 and is the sole manufacturer producing legal tender coins in the United States.
Established in Philadelphia, then the nation’s capital, the mint was the first federal building erected under the Constitution and President George Washington appointed the first director. Various branches and assay offices opened and closed across the country in response to the gold rush era in the 1800’s and today the mint maintains facilities in Philadelphia, San Francisco, Denver and West Point, as well as a bullion depository in ...
The Royal Mint
The Royal Mint is a British maker and is the largest and most technically advanced minting facility in the world. They make more than 3.3 billion coins and blanks a year for in excess of 30 countries. The Royal Mint make thoughtfully designed products, original coin collections and gifts to celebrate many special moments.
The Perth Mint
Operating for over 100 years, the Perth Mint’s history began when the first Premier of Western Australia, Sir John Forrest, successfully lobbied the British government to establish a branch of the Royal Mint in Perth in response to the discovery of gold in Western Australia. He laid the foundation stone in 1896 and the Perth Mint opened in 1899 as Australia’s third, and now only surviving, branch of Britain’s Royal Mint.
Gold refining continued uninterrupted on the original premises until 1990 when a modern facility was established, and an additional expansion was completed in ...
Originating in 1961, and headquartered in Balerna, Switzerland, Valcambi was founded by a group of private Swiss investors who had an interest in the precious metals industry. Throughout its 60-year history, Valcambi has focused solely on the business of precious metals refining. The success and the reputation of the company are built on its philosophy of remaining committed to its employees, clients and to the industry that it serves. Valcambi’s unique CombiBars and Credit Suisse minted bars are popular items in the Bullion Now line up.
South African Mint
South African Mint has been in operation for over 120 years, being the African continent’s leading manufacturer of legal tender circulation, bullion, commemorative and rare collectable coins. Following the discovery of gold in the South African Republic, the country’s President Paul Kruger decided to establish a national mint, which was established in 1890. After the end of the Second Boer War in 1902, the country was annexed into the British Empire leading to the closure of the mint. The British established a branch of the Royal Mint in 1923, then as South Africa began cutting ties with Britain, the mint closed in 1941 only to be later reopened as the South African Mint.
The Geiger Edelmetalle AG is a medium-sized family-owned company, which is obligated to the trade of high-quality products made of gold, silver, platinum, palladium and copper. Geiger Edelmetalle AG is an Associate Member of the Mint Directors Conference and Affiliate Member of the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA). Their corporate headquaters and first registered office of the company is the Schloss Güldengossa near Leipzig, which was built in 1720. Beside the baroque castle, which was renovated by the Geiger family, they preserved an industrial building from the 1930s from demolition. The former control room of the huge power plant Espenhain is now the domicile of their production, as well as logistics, high-security strongroom and management.
New Zealand Mint
New Zealand Mint has been minting legal tender collectible coins, gold bullion and medallions for more than five decades. As New Zealand’s only precious metal mint and one of the first world mints to adopt the .9999 standard for gold coin purity, New Zealand Mint prides itself on high quality design and production work. The mint produces collector and bullion coins for a number of pacific nations, including Fiji and Niue.
Munze Osterreich (Austrian Mint)
Internationally renowned for its know-how in precious metal processing and coin production, the Austrian Mint is a global player in the international minting industry and ranks among the world’s leading mints. Located in Vienna, it is the sole manufacturer of coinage to the Austrian people, as well as striking some of the world best-selling bullion coins and an impressive range of collector coins and medals, also supplying circulation coins and blanks to many countries worldwide. Owned in its entirety by the Austrian National Bank, the Austrian Mint employs just under 200 people and produces some 350 million coins a year.
Royal Australian Mint
Located in Canberra, the RAM opened in 1965 and was tasked with producing the new decimal currency in 1966. It has since produced more than fifteen billion circulating coins. It now has the capacity to produce two million coins per day. During 1984-1986 renovations were carried out to support the increasing demand for the production of collector coins, and also to improve the visitor facilities. Visitors can mint their own legal tender coin using visitor presses. Coins have also been struck for several Asian and South Pacific nations, including New Zealand (in 1969), Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Western Samoa, the Cook Islands, Fiji, Malaysia, Thailand, Nepal, Bangladesh, Israel, and the Philippines.