Specie & Fine Art

AXIS proudly offers a wide range of solutions for physical loss or damage both on premises and in transit across all lines of general specie and fine art.

We are an established market leader offering up to $250 million in capacity, supported by an experienced and responsive in-house claims team. 

Our broad client base includes museums and galleries, large private collectors, jewelers, cash in transit operators, banks and mining companies. We can also provide cross-class financial institutions coverage.

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Mark Benbow

Unit Head, Specie and Fine Art


  • Highly specialised underwriting team
  • $250 million capacity
  • Access to both Company and Lloyd’s Syndicate paper
  • Global appetite
  • Established market lead
  • In-house experienced claims team
Products & Capabilities
  • All risks of Physical Loss or Damage
    • Fire
    • Flood
    • Accidental damage
    • Theft
  • Exhibitions and Goods in Transit
  • Excess SIPC and related Fund Protection Schemes
Target Classes

General Specie

  • Bullion and Cash in Vault
  • Securities and Valuables
  • Metal Traders
  • Precious Metal Refineries
  • Diamond and Precious Metal Mines
  • Minting Operations
  • Excess SIPC and CIPF

Cash in Transit

  • Armoured Car Carriers
  • Cash Processing Risks
  • ATM Operators
  • Courier Companies
  • Cheque Cashers
  • Foreign Exchange Bureaux

Fine Art

  • Auction Houses
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Private Collectors
  • Corporate Collectors
  • Artist Studios
  • Galleries and Dealers
  • Public Institutions
  • Numismatics
  • Art Logistics
  • Classic Cars

Jewelers Block

  • Retail Jewelers
  • Jewelery Manufacturers
  • Diamond and Cutting Risks
  • Diamond Wholesalers
  • Diamond Manufacturers
  • Processing Risks
  • Pawnbrokers
  • Private Jewelery Collections