Buying Gold and Silver in Arizona

Buy gold and silver in ArizonaArizona is the sixth largest state in the US, and Phoenix is its largest city and capital. Arizona achieved its statehood in 1912 and was one of the last contiguous states to be admitted to the Union. The southern part of Arizona is famous for its desert climate with mild winters, while the northern part is famous for its pine, spruce, and Douglas fir trees, the Colorado Plateau, large deep canyons, and some part of the San Francisco mountain ranges with great snowfalls in winters. Arizona’s history is affluent with America’s Old West legends like that of the great Indian chief Geronimo and Cochise.

Manufacturing is an important contributor to the economy of Arizona. Main products that are manufactured in Arizona are electrical, aeronautical, and communications items. Arizona is also a leading producer of copper in the US. Another important sector of this state's economy is agriculture, with cotton, dairy products, and cattle being its top commodities.

Arizona also sees many tourists round the year as there are many important places to visit, the top ones being the Grand Canyon, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Monument Valley, Hoover Dam, Sedona, Jerome, Havasu Falls, Canyon De Chelly National Monument, Bisbee, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Petrified Forest National Park, Saguaro National Park, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Tumacacori National Historical Park, Antelope Canyon at Page, etc.

Apart from its great tourist destinations, there are also many great shopping places. When it comes to shopping, one must take advantage of the sales tax policy of Arizona to shop for some great coins, bullion, as well as currencies. There are many great coins shows organized in Arizona round the year, too. A must visit place for investors and collectors!

Gold and Silver Dealers in Arizona, by City:

Please check these directory pages to find local precious metals dealers in your city.

Local Coin Shows

Coin collecting is a highly popular hobby prevalent around the world. You can witness the passion for it as more and more coin enthusiasts are traveling to different states and countries to attend famous national and international coin shows. USA sees many coin shows throughout the year, and Arizona is among the states which host a few of the most famous coin shows of the nation. If you are planning to visit Arizona soon, take a look at the most popular coins shows in this state which are listed below.

Most Popular Coin Shows:

Mesa Coin Club Annual Show – Mesa Convention Center 263 N Center St Mesa, Arizona 85201. Phone: 602-571-6241

The show is organized by the Mesa Coin Club and is an annual event. It forgathers many dealers from around the region as well as from neighboring states. Coin enthusiasts can buy, sell, and trade coins, paper currency, gold and silver bullion, foreign coins and currency, ancient coins, and other collectibles. The dealers also offer free appraisals. There will be coin raffle and hourly prize drawings at this numismatic event, which is considered to be one of the finest coin shows in Arizona. The show timings are Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

High Desert Events Gun, Knife, Coin and Collectibles Show – Mohave County Fairgrounds 2600 Fairgrounds Boulevard Kingman, Arizona 86401. Phone: (928) 279-5406

Apart from firearms and knives of all types, ammunitions, reloading supplies, steel targets, gun safes, and other military supplies, the show also hosts an exhibition of coins, precious metals, jewelry, and art. One can find old west memorabilia here, too. The admission charge is $7 and a 2-day pass is available for $10. Kids aged 12 and under are free if accompanied by an adult with paid admission. The show hours are Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Sun 9:00 am – 3:30 pm.

Camelback Collectables Coin Show – Tempe American Legion Post #2 2125 S Industrial Park Ave. Tempe, Arizona 85282. Phone: 480-227-3604

This is one of the largest monthly coin shows in the Phoenix area. The best place to find some great coins and collectibles. The dealers will display a wide variety of collectible items for sale, US and foreign coins and currency, gold and silver bullion, stamps, baseball cards, jewelry, medals, and tokens. There will be new dealers adding on their collections with each show. Admission and parking are free. The show takes places on the second Sunday of each month except for the May month which falls on third Sunday due to Mother’s Day. The show timings are 8:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Tucson Coin Club Coin Show – Fraternal Order of the Police 3445 North Dodge Blvd. Tucson, Arizona 85716. Phone: 520-305-5513

The show is organized by Tucson Coin Club. This event has 38 dealer table setup who will be displaying US coins and world coins, gold and silver, tokens, medals, and numismatic supplies. The dealers will be selling and buying coins and collectibles from coin enthusiasts, too. They will also offer free coin and currency appraisals. The show will have hourly door prize drawings and annual raffle prize drawings. Admission and parking are free. The show timings are 9 am – 4 pm.

Phoenix Coin Club Coin Show – The Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites, 1600 S. Country Club Dr., Mesa, AZ 85210.

This show has been conducted by the Phoenix Coin Club for over 8 years now and will have 52 dealer table set up. Coin dealers from around the region and several other states will attend this show. Timings of the show are Saturday 8 am – 5 pm and Sunday 9 am – 3 pm.

Breaking Down Bullion Sales Tax in Arizona

Arizona currently exempts any sales tax on coins, bullion, and currency purchases. According to the Arizona sales tax policy, the sale of precious metal bullion and monetized bullion to the ultimate consumer is not taxable. "Precious metal bullion" refers to a precious metal item, including gold, silver, platinum, rhodium, and palladium, that has been smelted or refined so that its value depends solely on its contents and not on its form. "Monetized bullion" refers to coins and other forms of money that are manufactured from gold, silver or other metals and that have been or are used as a medium of exchange in this or another US state, or a foreign nation. However, there is a 5.6% sales tax on precious metal products like jewelry or other works of art, and there can be an additional tax in different counties and cities of Arizona.

When buying from Bullion Exchanges, the residents of Arizona do not have to pay any sales taxes, as Bullion Exchanges is not based in Arizona. Please take your time to browse through our tax-free gold and silver products. However, please note that there may be a local use tax that an individual might have to pay so it is advisable to check with a tax professional before making a purchase.

Online Coin Dealers

Online purchasing is the best way to buy coins and bullion. It is comfortable, easy, it saves time and energy, and you can check through several shops in one go to compare their prices and get the best bargain. Bullion Exchanges is a trusted online precious metal dealer which offers you a vast inventory, competitive prices, and prompt service. Below you will find the most popular online coin dealers in Arizona.

  • World Numismatics, LLC – They are a leading buyer and seller of World, Ancient and Mexican and Latin American coins and currency.
  • Coin Advisor – They specialize in key date PF70 and MS70 graded coins certified by the top two grading companies PCGS and NGC.
  • Misty Mountain Coins – They offer a broad variety of coins and have clients nationwide.
  • Eagle Eye Rare Coins, Inc. – They are in the business since 1992 and offer a large selection of US and foreign coins.
  • BJ's Stamps, Coins, & Jewelry LLC – They are in business since 1983 and they have a wide variety of coins, stamps, proof and mint sets, paper money, estate jewelry and much more.
  • John Gulde – They have a wide collection of California Fractional Gold, colonials, half cents and cents, nickels, and other US coins.

Local Precious Metals Companies

American Precious Metals 2850 E. Camelback Road, Suite 185 Phoenix, AZ 85016 Phone: 602-840-5500

They have a large variety of coins and bullion to offer. Their prices are competitive, deliveries are prompt, and they are one of the top buyers and sellers in the area. They also offer estate and collection appraisals. Apart from offering certified coins, they also offer precious metal IRAs. They are PCGS and NGC authorized dealers.

CMI Gold & Silver, Inc. 3800 North Central Ave. 11th Floor Phoenix, Arizona 85012 Phone: 800-528-1380

The company is one of the oldest premier gold and silver dealers in the Phoenix area of the Arizona state. Their reputation has earned them clients from all over the country. They have successfully guided and directed several investors into precious metal investments apt for their profiles. They buy, sell, and trade all varieties of popular gold and silver coins and bullion. Their sell prices are among the lowest offered in the industry. They are PCGS authorized dealer.

Coin Gallery 4224 W. Dunlap Phoenix AZ 85051 Phone: 602-242-2931

They have been in the precious metal business since 1979. They are one of the top dealers in Arizona. Along with a brick-and-mortar shop in Phoenix, they also have a strong online presence. They are a sophisticated shop that deals exclusively with high-quality products and serves a variety of large-scale investors, collectors, bankers, and attorneys. With their reliable and prompt service, they have carved a niche of their own in the numismatic world. They are a PCGS authorized dealer.

ITM Trading Inc. 14231 N. 7th Ste B-7 Phoenix, AZ 85022 Phone: 888-696-4653

The company was founded in 1995 and is a full service buy and sell precious metals firm. They specialize in better-dated Pre-1933 $20 gold coins. They deal with NGC or PCGS certified and graded US rare coins. They advise and guide investors to invest in a precious metal portfolio which helps them reach their investment goals. They are well known for their great service and professional ethics. They are a PCGS, NGC, ANA, and ICTA authorized dealer.

Scottsdale Bullion and Coin 14500 N Northsight Blvd #204 Scottsdale, AZ 85260 Phone: (480) 459-5597

One of the highly reputed precious metal dealers in the Scottsdale area. Their inventory is vast with all types of gold and silver coins and bullion. They offer quality products at competitive prices. They also offer gold and silver IRA. They will help their clients in the right form of investing by advising and guiding into the proper path of investment. They are a PCGS, NGC, and ICTA authorized dealer.

Bullion Depositories

Mountain Vault 11820 N. Cave Creek Road Phoenix, AZ 85020 Phone: 602.943.9796

This is a private bullion storage firm that is providing great service to its clients for over 30 years now. They offer both personal storage as well as bulk storage, and the most comfortable, confidential, and secure way of storing precious metal investments. They have modern security surveillance system which provides 24/7 security. The prices for their services are also very cost effective.

American Precious Metals 2850 E. Camelback Road, Suite 185 Phoenix, AZ 85016 Phone: 602-840-5500

The CNT Depository is the Storage Services Partner of the American Precious Metals. The depository is highly prestigious and has a professional staff of storage experts at disposal. Complete anonymity of the client is maintained and they offer the latest technology when it comes to security. Apart from that, they also have former law enforcement professionals with advanced tactical training guarding and patrolling the place. The assets that will be stored here are fully insured by Lloyds of London against loss, theft, and/or damage. This is a COMEX and NYMEX approved depository.

The Vault 4409 S Rural Rd Tempe, AZ 85282 Phone: (602) 288-9150

The storage is made of steel and fireproof boxes that are built into a steel-framed vault which is lodged in three feet of solid concrete. State-of-the-art security technology is used to guard the assets.

Arizona Mints

Scottsdale Mint 20701 N. Scottsdale Road Suite 107-266 Scottsdale, AZ 85255 888 745 2279

The Scottsdale Mint is located in Arizona, the Phoenix suburb of the city of Scottsdale. This is a private mint, which means that it doesn’t produce coins for the United States. It strikes exceptional bullion products with unique creative designs. They have a great network of authorized dealers and distributors who deliver their products all over the world. Their bullion quality, consistency, and innovation are recognized globally. The company's hallmarked products like the Stacker bar series are eligible for IRA, too.

Smelters & Refineries

If you have some gold coins, small bars or jewelry items which you want to convert to other precious metals pieces, Bullion Exchanges offers you high-class gold and silver smelting. Below you will also find renowned precious metal smelters and refiners in Arizona.

Hi-Tech Precious Metals Refinery 1755 W. University Dr., #118 Tempe, AZ 85281 Phone: 480-656-0010
TCB Metals and Refining 2320 E. Baseline Rd. #148- PMB 196 Phoenix AZ 85042 Phone: (704) 791-9025
Gold Rush Refinery 6350 E Main St #4 Mesa, AZ 85205, USA Phone: 602-708-6830
Gannon & Scott 2113 E Sky Harbor Cir S Phoenix, AZ 85034, USA Phone: 602-275-1525
Elemetal 20830 N 25th Pl #104 Phoenix, AZ 85050, USA Phone: 602-787-4653