How long does it take before a merchant replenishes their gold supply once I've cleaned them out? I've tried waiting for a 24 hour period and that didn't do the trick. I've also attempted to leave the zone and come back, which also didn't work. Is there a trigger for the refill? Or is it just a specific amount of time I have to wait?
After two full days of waiting, the Thieves Guild fence Tonilia went from 8 gold to 1000 gold - it's possible that it varies from merchant to merchant, but two days seems standard so far.
42 hours, to be exact. Sell 1000 gold worth of crap at your favorite fence, use the wait option (T on PC, "Back" on Xbox) and wait for 24 hours, then another 18 immediately after. No need to leave the fence's side.
There are two ways you can get the merchant to "restock" on gold. Wait 42-48 hours OR save, quit to desktop and restart the game. When you log back in the merchant will be fully restocked. =)
If you are on a PS3/Xbox, then you can either save and kill the merhant and reload the save (this way they are fully restocked), or use the ways mentioned in other answer
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