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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Where can I buy or sell gold sovereigns?

In accordance with Law 2771/1999, gold sovereigns can be purchased or sold at the Bank of Greece or at credit institutions operating in Greece.

Specifically, at the Head Office of the Bank of Greece you can purchase or sell gold sovereigns, whereas at Bank of Greece branches you can only purchase them.

For additional information, click here.

2. What is the value of a gold sovereign?

The prices at which the Bank of Greece purchases and sells gold sovereigns (buying and selling prices) can be viewed here.

It is necessary to point out that gold sovereigns differ in value, depending on their weight and gold content.All gold sovereigns are appraised at the Bank of Greece.

3. I wish to purchase gold sovereigns from the Bank of Greece – what do I need?

Click here to see what is required in order for you to purchase gold sovereigns.

4. I wish to sell gold sovereigns to the Bank of Greece – what do I need?

Click here to see what is required in order for you to sell gold sovereigns.

5. I wish to sell gold coins – what do I need?

Click here to see what is required in order for you to sell gold coins.

6. I wish to sell gold bars – what do I need?

Click here to see what is required in order for you to sell gold bars.

7. Where can I find data on the purchases and sales of gold sovereigns by the Bank of Greece?

Click here for data since 2002.