Buying Gold and Silver in Kansas

Buy gold and silver in KansasThe State of Kansas is located in the Midwestern USA. The state gets its name from the Kansa Native American tribe that inhabited the area. 'Kansa' means “People of the Wind” or “People of the South Wind.” It was only in 1812 that European Americans started settling in this area. Kansas was incorporated into the Union as a free state, hence its nickname is “Free State.” Topeka is its capital but Wichita is its largest city. All the prairie in the Kansas was turned to farmland by the immigrants and today, Kansas leads in agriculture, producing high yields of wheat, corn, sorghum, oats, barley, and soybeans, for which it earned another nickname - “Wheat State.” Kansas is also leading in petroleum production and mining of zinc, coal, salt, and lead. The state is also the nation's top producer of helium.

Kansas has the longest railroad bridge, the Rock Island Bridge. There are many popular places to visit in Kansas like the Monument Rocks, Mushroom Rock State Park, Wichita’s Botanica, Lake Scott State Park, Geary County Lake Waterfalls, Chase State Fishing Lake, Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Spencer Museum of Art, Boot Hill, Kansas State Capitol, St. Fidelis Church in Victoria, Kansas Lavender Fields in Topeka, Nutterville, North of Lyons, Oz Museum, Sedgwick County Zoo, Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, and many more. There are also many reputed wholesale and retail precious metal dealers in Kansas, who have some rare and exquisite collections of coins and collectibles. An ideal place to find a particular coin or a set of coins to finish your collection. Kansas also hosts various coin shows all the year round.

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

Most Popular Coin Shows:

Cessna Coin and Stamp Show – Cessna Activity Center 2744 George Washington Blvd. Wichita, Kansas 67215. Phone: 316 683 6593

The show is hosted by Wichita Stamp Club, a non-profit organization. It will forgather dozens of coin dealers and philatelists exhibiting their collections of coins and stamps. The show will also have a special booth for young collectors and a 60-64 table setup. Personalized help with questions on stamp collecting will also be offered. This is a great place to meet people with similar interests. Admission and parking are free. The show timings are Sat 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Sun 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Manhattan Coin Club Coin Show – Four Points Sheraton Hotel 530 Richards Drive Manhattan, Kansas 66502. Phone: 785 458-6107

The show is sponsored by the Manhattan Coin Club and is a one-day annual event. The show will be attended by reputed coin dealers and philatelists from around the region. The event showcases products like US coins, foreign coins or world coins, commemorative coins, rare and ancients coins, paper currency like bank notes, treasury notes, demand notes, modern US currency, world currency, gold and silver certificates, etc. The show will also have a display of commemoratives, medals, tokens, stamps, and postcards. This is a great place to learn coinage history of America as well as the world. Admission is free, and children under 12 are not admitted without an adult. The show timings are 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Johnson County Numismatic Society Coin, Stamp and Card Show – Lenexa Community Center 13420 Oak St Lenexa, Kansas 66215. Phone: 816-695-7571

This is an annual show sponsored by Johnson County Numismatic Society. The show has been conducted for almost 50 years now and will have a 75 dealer table setup. Adults and children alike attend these shows. The event conducts young numismatic auctions and other programs. There will be refreshments for the attendees. Around 600 people from around the region will attend this show. There will be exciting exhibits of coin collections and other collectibles here. Admission is free. Show hours are Sat 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Sun 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Salina Coin & Stamp Show – VFW Post 1432 1108 W. Crawford St. Salina, Kansas 67401. Phone: 785-827-9766 or 785-827-2024

The show is sponsored by the Salina Coin Club. This is a buy, sell, and trade show where one can buy, sell, and trade coins and collectibles. The event will have a 35 dealer table setup and will see many dealers as well as numismatists from around the region. No children below 12 are allowed without a guardian or a parent. Refreshments will be provided to the attendees at the venue. Admission and Parking are free. The show hours are Fri 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Sat 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Annual Kansas Numismatic Association Coin & Stamp Show – Cessna Activity Center 2744 George Washington Blvd. Wichita, Kansas 67210. Phone: 316-773-2238

The show is sponsored by the Kansas Numismatic Association. This is an annual coin show held for about 34 years now. The show is attended by coin and stamp dealers and collectors from all over Kansas and the neighboring states, too. The dealers will give verbal appraisals on coins, philatelic items, and collections. They will also buy, sell, and trade coins, collectibles, philatelic items, other numismatic items, and supplies. Admission and Parking are free. The show timings are Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Breaking Down Bullion Sales Tax in Kansas

In the State of Kansas, the sales of precious metals, coins, and paper currency are all taxable. According to the Kansas State Law “Coins, Bullion, Stamps, Antiques, and Collectibles. These and similar items sold at retail are subject to sales tax.” The sales tax is 6.15% and is applied to all these items and additional local use taxes are also applied, which differ from county to county or city to city.  Thus, even if these items are for investment purpose, the sales tax is still applicable.


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

  • Salt City Coin - Specializes in hard-to-find items, rare & unique coins, and collectibles.
  • Heartland Coin Gallery - A family-owned, full-service coin dealer based in Wichita.
  • Phil’s Coins - Top buyer of Precious metals and coins in Wichita with 25 years of experience.
  • T and R Coins - A full-time coin shop located in Topeka since 2006 and online since 2008.
  • C&D Coins - A locally owned and operated coin shop with decades of experience.
  • Precious Metals and Gems Inc. – A premier jewelry store features the finest selection of jewelry as well as investment quality coins.

Local precious metals companies:

Precious Metals & Gems 8230 Metcalf Avenue Overland Park, KS 66212 Phone: 855-704-1403

Precious Metals and Gems was established in 1979. Since then, it has been the center for buyers and sellers of gold and silver coins, antique jewelry, and precious stones. One can find rare and exquisite jewelry, diamonds and other precious stones of different size and carats, as well as a wide variety of US and foreign gold and silver coins. They also offer appraisals for coin collection as well as jewelry pieces and are wholesale-to-the-trade. Apart from these services, they also buy and sell paper currency, watches, and platinum jewelry. They pay top dollar for coins, jewelry, heirlooms, and scrap gold. They are a PCGS, NGC, and ANA authorized dealer.

Phil's Coins 9344 W. Central Ave. Wichita, KS 67212 Phone: 316-773-0905

Phil’s Coins has been in business for 25 years and has been offering its services to the Kansas and the surrounding states. They are one of Wichita’s top buyers of gold and silver items, which also includes scrap jewelry. Their prompt and upfront pricing has earned them many loyal clients. They have a vast inventory of coins and they specialize in US coins and currency. They offer appraisals on coins and jewelry and are wholesale-to-the-trade. They are authored by PCGS, NGC, PMG, and ANA.

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 Kansas.

Turner Refining 7815 Marty St. Overland Park, KS 66204 913-549-8566
Glickman Metal Recycling 410 E 25th St N, Wichita, KS 67219 316-838-9381
N T & H Enterprises Inc 609 McNair St, Halstead, KS 67056 316-835-2088
Chemtrade Refinery Svc 12980 Metcalf Ave Ste 410, Overland Park, KS 66213 913-897-4440