Buying Gold and Silver in Georgia

Georgia, the “Empire State of the South” is named after King George II and is ranked 8th most populous state in the US. Being known as the “Peach State” for producing high-quality peach fruits, Georgia is also renowned for the second most significant gold rush in the US History which started in 1829. The abundance of gold found in the North Georgia Mountains led the US Government to establish a branch of its mint in Dahlonega which was active until 1861 when gold was exhausted.

Atlanta is the commercial hub of the nation, and investing in precious metals is one of its most popular options. The tax policies of Georgia are investor-friendly which led to a prevailing precious metal business with many renowned local precious metal dealers in this state.

Gold and Silver Dealers in Georgia State, 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 Georgia is among the states which host a few of the most famous coin shows of the nation. If you are planning to visit Georgia soon, take a look at the most popular coins shows in this state which are listed below.

Most popular coin shows:

Georgia Numismatic Association Dalton Show – Northwest Georgia Trade & Convention Center 2211 Dug Gap Battle Rd, Dalton, GA 30720.

An annual coin show held by the Georgian Numismatic Association every spring in the beautiful mountain ranges of Northwest Georgia. The show sees around 1500 collectors from all over the country and this is one of the most popular coin shows in the state. The show is open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sundays. Admission: Free. Photo ID is required.

Greater Atlanta Coin Shows – Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel & Conference Center located at 500 Powder Springs Street; Joe Mack Wilson Ballroom. 770-772-4359.

This is a monthly coin show that first began in 1988 and now hosts about 35+ tables offering a wide variety of commodities including coins, currency, bullion, and jewelry. Apart from buying and selling commodities, you can also get free verbal appraisals for your coins and bullion here. You can access several coin dealers and coin shops, all under one roof at this show. Held on second or third Sunday of every month, the show is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.

BRNA Annual Convention – Northwest Georgia Trade & Convention Center 2211 DUG GAP BATTLE ROAD Dalton, Georgia 30722

The Blue Ridge Numismatic Association Conventions started in 1960. They have been holding annual coins shows each August, which are extremely popular in the state, hosting around 250-300 tables. The event showcases a wide array of currency, coins, bullion, proof coins, and mint sets. Apart from these, visitors may also opt for educational forums/programs and Young Numismatists programs. It is a 2-3 day show and is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., on Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 3 a.m. on Sundays.

Breaking Down Bullion Sales Tax in Georgia

There is a sales tax exemption on purchases of certain types of bullion and coins in Georgia. The State of Georgia exempts from the tax the sales of gold, silver, and platinum products as well as coins and currency.  Coins that are legal tender and minted in the USA or other countries; coins, bars, and bullion that are considered rare and collectible; and gold, silver, and platinum items with high purity, all are exempted from the sales tax. However, the sales tax is applied to coins that are not legal tenders and those of weak purity. Even exonumia, such as medals or tokens, can attract a tax of up to 4% which can raise up to 8% with the inclusion of local taxes. Also, sales of products made of palladium, rhodium, copper, and ruthenium are all taxable.

Source: Georgia Sales Tax

When buying from Bullion Exchanges, the residents of Georgia do not have to pay any sales taxes, as Bullion Exchanges is not based in Georgia. 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 Georgia.

  • Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers – A family owned full-service coin and bullion dealers.
  • August Coin Exchange – Specializes in buying and selling U.S. and foreign coins and currency.
  • Chattanooga Coins – Founded in 1963, a one stop shop for gold and silver bullion and coins.
  • Paras Gold – Can buy from a vast selection of gold, silver and platinum coins/bars.
  • Miller’s Coins and Currency – This is your go to coin store for gold, silver, platinum, and palladium products.

Local Precious Metals Companies

Hancock and Harwell

This is one of the highly respected rare coin dealerships in the country, established in 1976, with a huge international client base. This is the place to sell, buy, or get an appraisal for your investment portfolio and collections of rare U.S. gold, silver, and copper coins. Although they specialize in a majority of rare gold coins, their specialty is the Dahlonega gold coins. Individuals can buy rare American gold, silver, and copper coins from Hancock and Harwell most of them dated before 1934 or earlier. Apart from that, they also sell quality numismatic and bullion products. They have professional affiliations from ANA, ANS, PNG, ICTA, PCGS, and NGC.

Atlanta Gold and Silver

Located in the Midtown Atlanta, this is a family owned business with over 30 years of experience. The company has a refinery with state-of-the-art equipment. They also offer a variety of coins and bars like American Gold and Silver Eagles, American Buffalo, Canadian Maples, Gold Pamp Suisse and many more. The company also buys gold and silver for a competitive price in that area. They have an online store, from where an individual can purchase commodities, 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 Georgia.

BMX Metals 3420 Oakcliff Road, Suite 101 Doraville, GA 30340 Phone: (770) 559-3275
TMC Trading LTD 901 South Carroll Road Villa Rica, GA 30180 Phone: (404) 941-4592
Atlanta Gold & Silver 887-A West Peachtree St Atlanta, GA 30309 Phone: 404.815.8893
Georgia Gold Refinery Llc 1233 Joe Frank Harris Pkwy SE Cartersville, GA 30120 Phone: 770-334-2856