Sberbank will increase the sales of coins made of precious metals

Coin Conqueror. 50 roubles. 2006

Sberbank of Russia is going to increase the number of sales of coins made of precious metals in 4 times in 2008 in comparison with the last year. As the bank press-service informs: «Taking into account the crisis phenomena at the international financial markets there are many clients’ demand in Bank products of precious metals. The greatest increase of the number of operations is noticed at the market of coins made of precious metals».

Nowadays 70 % of coins are being bought by citizens for gifts, 15 % — as investment, the rest is for collections. Sberbank managed to sell 450 000 coins of 8,9 tons (1,9 tons of gold and 7,0 tons of silver) for 4 months of the current year. It exceeds the results of the previous year in twice.

The gold coin Conqueror is of the greatest demand. The bank sold 220 000 coins of such kind for 4 months. Many coins are joint projects of Sberbank and foreign partners. Among them are coins with the images of poets of the Silver Age, characters of the Soviet cartoon films and others.

In connection with increase of sales of coins Sberbank will increase the number of specialized centers where one can buy this product. Similar centers of sales has already been organized in Northwest, Volgo-Vyatka, Volga region territorial banks. It is planned to open them in other big cities of the Russian Federation.

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