Physical Dimensions of Gold Bars
We are frequently asked the physical dimensions of various weights of gold bars, we have provided a brief table showing typical measurements.
Please note that the dimensions of any particular weight of bar of extremely variable. Cast bars tend to be much deeper than stamped (coined) bars, and therefore are usually smaller in length and width.
London Good Delivery Gold Bar Dimensions
All dimensions are in millimetres. To convert to inches, divide by 24.
Weight in Troy Ounces||Length||Width||Depth
350 to 430 (400)||255 to 236||81 to 57||37
The weights shown are the minimum and maximum, followed by the typical or target weight.
350 troy ounces approximates to 10.9 kilograms.
430 troy ounces approximates to 13.4 kilograms.
The lengths shown are in millimetres, and the first figures shown are measured at the top of the bar, the second figures are for the base measurements.
LGD Bars display the following marks:
Refiner's assay stamp
Fineness (purity), to four significant figures
Year of manufacture, in four digits
The weight is not shown!
London Good Delivery Gold Bars are not designed with the typical gold investor in mind, but are intended for transfer and settlement in wholesale financial markets.
Although their weight is typically cited as being 400 troy ounces, they can vary between 350 and 430 ounces. the fineness can also vary from 995.0 parts per thousand upwards.
It's worth looking at out Gold Coin Selector page.