Buying Gold and Silver in West Virginia

Buy gold and silver in West Virginia

West Virginia is popularly known as the “Southern Most Northern State and Northern Most Southern State.” It is also known as the “Mountain State” as it is almost entirely mountainous, and its motto is “Mountaineers Are Always Free.” West Virginia was part of Virginia until 1861 when it seceded from the Union. West Virginia was granted statehood in 1863. Coal was first founded in 1742 in West Virginia so the state has a significant coal mining history, and even today, West Virginia ranks second in coal mining in the country. There are many other natural resources in the state like oil, natural gas, and hardwood forests which make up about 75% of the state's area. West Virginia is also leading in the manufacture of steel, glass, aluminum, and chemical. The state also produces a significant amount of cattle, dairy products, poultry, and other commodities of the agricultural sector.

The state has 37 state parks and recreation areas, 9 state forests, and 2 national forests. With all these assets, tourism is a significant contributor to the state’s economy. Some important attractions are the Coopers Rock State Forest, New River Gorge National River, Seneca Rocks, Greenbrier River Trail, Gallipolis, Newell, many historic districts, museums, art galleries, and much more. One can have many outdoor activities like fishing, hiking, canoeing, climbing, caving, camping, mountain biking, skiing, cycling, fly-fishing, and there are also some superb shopping centers in West Virginia. While there, do not forget to visit a few highly reputed precious metal dealers which deal with all types of coins and collectibles.

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

Most popular coin shows:

Mountain State Numismatic Society - Coin Show & Auction – VFW Post 9796 Bill Blenko Rd. Milton, West Virginia 26411

The show is sponsored by the Mountain State Numismatic Society and will see many dealers from around the area displaying their inventory. The show takes place at least four times a year and usually has at least 24 table setup. Numismatists can buy, sell, and trade their coins, currency, bullion, or other collectibles at this show with the dealers. Apart from these, there will also be a silent auction for approximately 90 items, door prizes, 50/50 drawing, and refreshments. Admission is free for this numismatic convention, but all attendees must register. The timings of the show are 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Kanawha Valley Coin Club Spring Coin Show – Charleston Civic Center 200 Civic Center Dr Charleston, West Virginia 25301. Phone: 304 727-4062

This is an annual coin show sponsored by the Kanawha Valley Coin Club and will be attended by dealers from West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio. The dealers will buy, sell, and trade coins, paper money, jewelry, coal mine scrip, and West Virginia tokens. The coin convention will have a 30-dealer table setup. The admission is free.

Breaking Down Bullion Sales Tax in West Virginia

Currently, there is a 6% sales tax on sales of precious metals, coins, paper currency, and any other numismatic items. Upon that, there is also an additional local use tax in different cities and counties in West Virginia, so the total bullion sales tax can amount up to 7%. 

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

  • Kanawha Coin Shop, Inc. - An online store based in Charleston that offers a variety of collectible items.
  • The Bronze Look, LLC - Offers diverse and high-valued gold and silver bullion, US coins, precious metals and currency products.

Local Precious Metals Companies

Acropolis Coins 495 High Street Morgantown, WV 26505 United States of America Phone: 304-296-2931

They specialize in US coins, ancient coins, gold coins, modern coins, nickel coinage, bullion coins, dollars, currency, tokens, and medals. The services provided by them are retail, wholesale, auctions, appraisals, buying and estate liquidation, and newsletter. A PCGS authorized dealer.

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 West Virginia.

St Marys Refining Company 201 Barkwill St Saint Marys, WV 26170 (304) 684-2200
GoldRush Bridgeport 2399 Meadowbrook Road Bridgeport, WV 26330 (304) 435-8088
Taylors Iron & Metal 1ST St & 3rd Huntington, WV 25701 (304) 525-6390