Gold: $1978.50  Silver: $23.99  Platinum: $981.00  90% Junk $1 FV: $17.15  Gold/Silver Ratio: 82.47

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Closest to spot price Gold Bars

The smartest way to invest in gold as a store of wealth is to invest in bars, coins and bullion that have the lowest relative premium over gold spot price.

The Gold Bars listed here have the lowest premium over gold spot price per ounce. These are the cheapest gold prices offered by major online bullion dealers with the lowest gold premium.

When you're looking to buy gold bars our tools will help you find the best deal online from trusted and reputable dealers.

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Gold Spot Price: $1978.50 per ounce
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Buying Gold bars

Investing & Storing Wealth

Precious metals like gold are often seen as a "safe haven" investment. Many financial advisors recommend having at least 10% of your portfolio in a trusted and reliable asset such as gold. This becomes even more important when the economy is heading towards a recession.

Volatility in the markets and escalating geopolitical disagreements are causing tremendous uncertainty about the future. Many are in agreement that now is a wise time to prepare.

A practical view of precious metals that we learn from history is that gold and silver are the quintessential form of money. Before modern banks, debit cards and credit cards, gold was used as a currency and store of wealth.

Having ownership and possession of physical gold has been a proven store of value and wealth that has survived through centuries of changes.

During troubling financial times it is important to have safe, stable assets in case of a financial emergency. Precious metals ownership is similar to owning other physical assets and offers some similar benefits as owning real estate or land, but without complicated contracts or involvement of third parties. Though buying, selling and holding gold bars or coins provide a simple and easy path.

Where to buy Gold

When shopping for gold bullion it is important to remember that it is a commodity. Today's gold spot price is based on buying a futures contract containing thousands of ounces. With a few exceptions, in order to buy gold at spot price requires an investment in futures and waiting for delivery. Premiums on smaller orders are higher than those with larger quantities.

Our price listings show the prices per coin, bar or round. The price displayed is for single quantity purchases from each listed dealer. Quantity discounts are usually available but will vary for each online bullion dealer.

Lowest Price for gold bars

The Closest to Spot tool can display gold coins and bars sorted by the lowest gold price per ounce over gold spot price.

Searching for the lowest premiums on gold bars to find the lowest dealer premiums should be a practical exercise for investors of all types.

Investors interested in stacking gold bullion because of the intrinsic value will look for the best gold price per ounce closest to today's spot price.

If paying the lowest premium over spot price is important when you buy gold bars then our gold price comparison tools will help find the best deal on 1 oz gold bars, Valcambi Gold CombiBars and more. This page shows the cheapest gold bars, with the lowest premium and the best prices on gold coins.

Buying Gold Coins and Bars

Gold continues to be a store of value and wealth and a key element for many looking for long term financial security. Gold investments are typically divided between coins and bars.

Gold coins are issued by sovereign governments and often include both modern and historic or antique bullion coins. Coins come in a variety of standard sizes and are measured using troy ounces and in fractions of an ounce.

Gold bars are most often from private mints. For many investors, 1 oz gold bars are a popular choice due to the wide availability and low premiums.

Fractional gold bars are the most popular and offer versatility and flexibility. Premiums for fractional gold bars are relatively higher. The smallest of sizes will have the highest premiums.

When investing in precious metals the most important factor is to buy with the lowest premiums. The lowest gold premiums can often be on gold bars and vintage gold coins.

Vintage gold coins offer tremendous intrinsic value as well as historic consideration. Popular historic gold coins for investors and stackers include Pre-1933 American Gold Coins such as the $20 Double Eagle and $10 Gold Eagle. Fractional gold coins like the 20 Francs and British Sovereign are affordable, easy to stack and at times have the lowest premiums of other fractional gold.

Gold Bars are packaged from the manufacturer in transparent plastic tamper proof assays that include the weight, purity and other important pertinent details. Many gold bars are eligible for inclusion in a Precious Metals IRA.

1 oz Gold Bar Prices

Prices of gold bars vary around the clock based on movement of spot price in the precious metals markets. tracks the prices of gold bars from leading online precious metals and coin dealers.

Gold bars are trusted to be the finest and most secure store of wealth and value. Investors depend on stacking gold bars as a nest egg for the future.

The premium over spot price that is charged by online bullion dealers is the same premium that you would pay buying bars from your typical investment broker, local coin shop or pawn shop. Online bullion dealers have lower operating costs that allow you to buy the same gold bars online at a lower cost.

Storing 1 ounce Gold Bars

Traditionally, bank safe-deposit boxes have been thought of as a great way to store gold bars. However, many banks have reduced or eliminated local offerings of simple services like this. Additional stories in the news about illegal seizures from bank safe-deposit boxes has worried some.

More and more investors are choosing to store their precious metals home. Gold bars are small and take up relatively little space and even be discretely hidden.

Many homeowners today already have a small safe or home vault to store valuables, firearms and other important items. Even when encapsulated in sealed assay cards it is easy and simple to stash gold bars.

Based on today's spot price each 1 oz gold bar is worth $1978.50. Having a stack of gold bars is a way to have some extra financial security at home that can be easily and discretely stashed away.