Fine Art & Specie

As a reliable and constant lead market presence, we offer a diverse product offering supported by bespoke, detailed and focused wordings.

What Sets Us Apart

  • Our strong technical expertise.
  • Our willingness to look a niche risks that require bespoke solutions.
  • Our customer-service focused approach.
  • Our willingness to build long-term relationships.

Range of Coverage

We provide cover on an all risks physical loss or damage basis, on either a primary or excess basis, including direct or reinsurance business. Available coverages include:

  • Cash in Transit – Large multinational operations / Medium-sized domestic operations with limited cash processing / Static ATM operations.
  • Fine Art – Museums / Galleries & dealers / Auction houses / Exhibitions / High-net-worth private collections (including personal jewellery) / University library collections / Long-term storage / Coin & stamp dealers / Fine wine & vintage spirits / Classic cars.
  • General Specie – Commercial and central bank vault risks / Negotiable and non-negotiable securities depositories / Limited perils excess BBB / Precious metals mining, refining & international transits / Pawn brokers / Third-party custodial storage of digital assets (cryptocurrencies) / Excess investor compensation (SIPA / CIPF / FSCS) / Safety deposit box facilities / Diamond processing.
  • Jewellers Block – Wholesale diamond dealers / Retail jewellers / Jewellery manufacturers.

James Croome

Vice President, Active Underwriter Syndicate 2012. Head of Fine Art & Specie

+44 (0) 20 7621 4584

[email protected]

Peter Brooks


+44 (0) 20 7621 4706

[email protected]

Ashlea Messore


+44 (0) 20 7621 4584

[email protected]


Steven Turvey

Vice President – Claims Manager (Property & Energy)

Direct: +44 (0) 20 7621 4655

Mobile: +44 (0) 7584 702096

[email protected]


Find us at Lloyd’s

Box 19

Primary Clients, Sectors and Regions

We provide worldwide coverage across a broad range of clients including but not limited to:

  • Central & Commercial Banks.
  • Cash in Transit Operators.
  • Crypto Currency Custodians.
  • Diamond Dealers.
  • Diamond Processors.
  • Fine Art Dealers.
  • Fine Art Galleries.
  • Fine Art Museums.
  • Logistics providers.
  • Mints.
  • Precious Metal Depositories.
  • Precious Metal & Precious Gem Mines.
  • Precious Metal Refiners.
  • Private Collectors.
  • University Collections.

Maximum Line Sizes

  • Any One Risk – Fine Art and General Specie US$80m, Jewellers Block and Cash in Transit US$25m
  • Crypto Currency Consortium – US$200m

Our Brand Promise

Pursuing Better Together encapsulates how we do business at Arch Insurance. It is an approach that is based on collaboration, responsiveness and a genuine commitment to continually raising the bar.

It is our promise to our brokers, colleagues and other partners to:

  • Listen, share insights and work together to deliver informed solutions.
  • Build trusting, respectful and responsive relationships.
  • Understand your goals and explore possibilities together.