VAT Exemption (EU Sales) Information

VAT Exemption (EU Sales) Information

This information can be shown to your local customs office upon collection of your order if required by local customs agencies within the European Union. We will expand this section to include other regions of the world as we gain further information. The following information relates to GOLD coins not considered to be eligible for VAT exemption on the basis of the classification 'Bullion or Investment GOLD'.

Collectors Gold Coins

Gold coins produced for the collector by the UK Royal Mint, such as Proof and Brilliant Uncirculated coins that have a currency value are exempt from European and UK Value Added Tax (VAT), under the special exemption scheme outlined below. Following the UK's exit from the European Union there has been some confusion regarding import taxes due for UK collectors coins by some European states. We have clarified the current rules here :


The correct HTS code : 71189000 (Coin of legal tender)

Value added tax (VAT) Exempt investment gold List of gold coins meeting the criteria established in Article 344(1), point (2) of Council Directive 2006/112/EC (special scheme for investment gold) Valid for the year 2021 2020/C 381/05

We have shown the full list of United Kingdom exempt GOLD coins below, if you require the full list of exemption list you will find it here : Full EU Gold Coin Exemption List

UNITED KINGDOM

(1/3 GUINEA)

(1/2 GUINEA)

1 PENNY

2 PENCE

5 PENCE

10 PENCE

20 PENCE

50 PENCE

1 POUND

2 POUNDS

5 POUNDS

10 POUNDS

25 POUNDS

50 POUNDS

100 POUNDS

200 POUNDS

500 POUNDS

800 POUNDS (30 OZ BRITANNIA)

1 000 POUNDS

2 000 POUNDS

5 000 POUNDS

10 000 POUNDS

QUARTER SOVEREIGN

1/2 SOVEREIGN

(1 SOVEREIGN) (= 1 POUND)

2 SOVEREIGNS

(5 SOVEREIGNS)

All Sovereigns struck : 1817 - Date VAT Exempt

Royal Mint UK Proof Gold Coins VAT Exempt

Royal Mint UK Brilliant Uncirculated Gold Coins VAT Exempt.