Buying Gold and Silver in Washington

Buy gold and silver in WashingtonWashington is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States, named after George Washington, becoming the only state named after a U.S. president and it was admitted into the Union in 1889 as the 42nd one. Olympia is the state capital, but Seattle is the largest city, with about 60% of the state’s population residing in the Seattle metropolitan area - a center of transportation, industry, and business. Washington is the 18th largest state, having 71,362 square miles (184,827 sq km), and over 7 million people - the 13th most populated state. Washington is a leading lumber producer and it produces more apples than any other state in the U.S. Also, it is the biggest producer of pears, red raspberries, spearmint oil, and sweet cherries and hops. Washington makes great contributions to total farm revenue, and the commercial fishing of salmon, halibut, and bottom fish. Washington is often named as Washington State or the State of Washington to distinguish it from Washington, D.C., the capital of the U.S., which is usually shortened to Washington.

Gold and Silver Dealers in Washington, by City

If you are looking for coin shops in specific cities located in the state then be sure to check out our other local directory pages:

Local Coin Shows & Conventions

Devoted and passionate numismatists in Washington state area can participate at local coin shows and conventions. See the recommendations below.

Boeing Employees Coin Show - Kent Commons, 545 4th Ave N, Kent, Washington, 253-737-6268

A local coin show, with free admission, is inviting enthusiasts to participate at a two-day event:

  • January 21st-22nd, 2017
  • Free admission
  • Future show dates: October 21st, 2017
PNNA Spring Convention - Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. So., Seattle, Washington

The oldest and biggest coin show in the Pacific Northwest is inviting numismatics to participate at the PNNA Spring Convention on March 17th-19th, 2017. The convention will gather 85 local, regional and national numismatic dealer booths. Admission fees are $2.00 per day, $5.00 for all three days. Children 12 and under are free."Early Bird" admission (9:00 AM Fri/Sat/Sun) $30.00.

  • March 17th-19th, 2017
  • $2.00 admission fee per day, kids - free
TLCC Semi-Annual Coin Show Tacoma-Lakewood Coin Club - Tacoma Elks Lodge #174, 2013 S. Cedar St., Tacoma, Washington, 253-565-6565
  • March 25th, 2017
  • $1.00 admission fee, kids - free
  • Future show dates: October 21st, 2017
Olympia/South Sound Coin & Currency Show - VFW Post #318 Hall, 2902 Martin Way, Olympia, Washington, 360 438-1432
  • January 28th, 2017
  • 20 tables, no admission
Fenwick Stamp & Coin Show - Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center, 1 S Grady Way, Renton, Washington
  • February 12th, 2017
  • Free admission
  • Event organized 6 times per year, once in every 2 months.
Annual Grays Harbor Coin Club Show - South Shore Mall, 1017 S Boone St., Aberdeen, Washington, 360- 532-5771
  • March 4th - 5th, 2017
  • 25 tables
  • Free admission
Holiday Coin & Collectible Show - Tacoma Elks Lodge, 2013 South Cedar St, Tacoma, Washington, 253-209-0128
  • November 25th, 2017
  • Show running for 20+ years
  • 50 tables for bourse

Breaking Down Bullion Sales Tax in Washington

Sales Tax: none
Washington State specifically favors purchases of all coins and bullion products, having no sales and use taxes for any amount bought. According to WAC 458-20-248, “Sales of precious metal bullion and monetized bullion,” there is no sales tax or use tax on bullion, legally exemplified as any precious metal product with a value dependent on the precious metal content, not its form.

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

You prefer to order your bullion by post or get your gold by mail? You can choose from any of the following online coin dealers or browse our Bullion Exchanges coin webstore:

  • Bellevue Rare Coins - top local dealer, active since 1977. Family-owned and operated business that specializes in rare coins, currency, gold, silver, and jewelry
  • Accent on Coins - located in Everett, WA, it offers coins, currency, precious metals also on their online store
  • World Mint Gold - operates a well-stocked e-commerce store selling bullion bars and coins. The company was founded in 1994.
  • Pinnacle Rarities - online store specialized in rare coins, which are not available in large quantities
  • Northwest Territorial Mint - online store integrated into the NTM concept of 3 companies into one: full-service mint, a precious metals dealer, and a minted products retailer.

Local precious metals companies / Smelters & Refineries / Mints

For Washington State, there is only one local Mint, Northwest Territorial Mint, founded in 1984 in Federal Way. It has its headquarters and retail bullion showroom in Federal Way and the minting operations have been transferred to Nevada. They manufacture bars and rounds out of silver, gold, platinum, and palladium, and also make custom awards and medallions. The mint places its products on an online store, where they feature more than 4,000 distinct metal products. Many of these items carry the Pan American Silver name, recognized by its hammer logo. Northwest Territorial Mint filed for bankruptcy court protection April 2016.

Northwest Territorial Mint Address: 2505 S. 320th St., Federal Way, WA 98003 Telephone: (800) 843-9854