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Georgia has the largest land area of any US state east of the Mississippi river. Georgia has a large population and a vibrant, diverse economy, including agriculture, mining, manufacturing, insurance, finance, and logisitcs. Many large US and foreign companies are headquartered in Georgia, especially in the Atlanta metro area.
The large population of the state ensures that there are a number of top gold and silver dealers in Georgia, especially in Atlanta. Investing in silver and gold enjoys high popularity among residents of the state. Gold was mined in northern Georgia for decades — a US Mint branch even operated in the state, minting gold coins.
Are There Taxes on Buying Gold and Silver Bullion in Georgia?
There are sales tax exemptions that apply when you buy silver, gold, and platinum in Georgia, along with collectible coins. Specifically, sales of gold, silver, or platinum bullion, as well as sales of collectible coins or currencies, are exempt from sales tax under Georgia law. To be considered exempt, coins have to be legal tender and derive their value from their rarity and value, and precious metals bullion has to derive its value from its metal content, not the form.
Please note that several numismatic items are not included in this broad exemption, such as medallions, tokens, medals, stamps, and coins that do not possess any legal tender status. Other types of precious metals bullion are not included, such as palladium, rhodium, copper, and ruthenium. Also beware that county and local sales and use taxes may occasionally apply when purchasing silver, gold, and platinum bullion in Georgia.
CBMint is not based in Georgia, so residents of Georgia do not have to pay any sales taxes when buying bullion online from CBMint. Please feel free to Browse our Selection of tax-free bullion products. You can read more about the tax laws pertaining to buying gold and silver bullion in Georgia here:
Please note, we are not tax professionals or experts. Individuals are sometimes liable to pay local Use taxes. Contact your state and local tax authorities for all laws concerning taxes when buying bullion locally in Georgia.
List of Georgia Cities with Gold and Silver Dealers
Featured Gold and Silver Dealers in Georgia (GA)
Listed below is a small sample of featured bullion and coin dealers in Georgia. If you would like to suggest any additional Georgia coin or bullion stores to add to this list, feel free to Contact CBMint and let us know.
Hancock and Harwell Rare Coins and Precious Metals
One of the best gold and silver dealers in Atlanta, Georgia, Hancock and Harwell carry a huge range of precious metals bullion products, including silver bars of all sizes, gold bars, platinum coins and bars, American Eagles, Canadian Maple Leafs, Gold Krugerrands, Austrian Silver Philharmonics, and many other world silver and gold coins. Hancock and Harwell specializes in collectible United States silver and gold coins, especially investment-grade Morgan silver dollars, Peace silver dollars, Seated Liberty quarters and halves, and pre-1933 US gold coinage, such as St. Gaudens Gold Double Eagles.
Hancock carries a range of other numismatic coinage, like foreign coins, 90% junk silver coins, cents, nickels, jewelry, tokens, and other collectibles. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and offer coin appraisals and grading submission services, as well as offering advice to coin collectors and investors looking to buy gold and silver bullion in Georgia. They post current silver, gold, and platinum spot prices in their store.
3155 Roswell Road NE #10
Atlanta, GA 30305
Northlake Stamp and Coin
With two locations in Atlanta, Northlake Stamp and Coin is renowned as being one of the best coin dealers in Georgia. They feature a wide range of collectible coinage, especially 20th century US coins, as well as world silver and gold coins. North Lake also buys and sells stamps, tokens, jewelry, sports cards, proof coins, mint sets, scrap silver and gold, and junk silver. Northlake is a PCGS-approved dealer, and conducts coin appraisals and grading services. Much of their inventory is listed on the Northlake website, along with current silver and gold bullion prices, but to see their full selection you need to visit one of their two locations in Atlanta.
4800 Briarcilff Road #2040
Atlanta, GA 30345
Larry Jackson Numismatics
A PCGS and NGC approved coin dealer, Larry Jackson has been doing business in Atlanta for over thirty years and has a justly-earned reputation for being one of the best coin and bullion dealers in Georgia. Larry Jackson is a lifetime ANA member, and is a member of numismatic organizations in over a dozen states, a fact that allows Larry Jackson to assist collectors in locating particularly rare and hard to find coins.
Larry Jackson’s range of US coins is impressive, including a large selection of pre-1933 US gold coins, like Gold Eagles, Gold Dollars, and more. The selection of silver dollars and silver halves, many of them investment-grade quality, is also large. Larry Jackson offers coin appraisals, collecting supplies, and advice for coin collectors and buyers who want to invest in silver and gold bullion. The precious metals bullion selection at Larry Jackson is also large, featuring generic silver and gold bars of all types, American Eagles, Canadian Maple Leafs, South African Gold Krugerrands, Mexican Liberitads, and British Gold Britannias, just to name a few.
Much of the high-end coins and precious metals bullion at Larry Jackson is only available upon appointment, so be sure to call ahead if you are looking to buy gold and silver in large amounts. Their website lists some current products, along with platinum, gold, and silver spot prices.
4920 Roswell Road Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30342
Regal Coin Exchange
A small Savannah, GA coin shop, Regal Coin is known for having low prices on many of their coins and collectibles, along with low silver and gold prices on their bullion coins. Regal is a family-run coin dealer with decades of experience. They cater to investors of all types, including beginning coin collectors. They readily offer advice on both buying coins, but also investing in precious metals bullion in Georgia. Coin collecting supplies and appraisals are also offered at Regal Coin. They actively buy gold and silver bullion from the public, along with single coins or entire collections, so their product offering are always changing.
3605 Waters Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404
Augusta Coin Exchange
An Augusta area coin shop, the Augusta Coin Exchange is one of the best silver and gold dealers in Georgia, with a low-priced selection of silver bars, American Eagles, gold bars, Canadian Maple Leafs, and much more. They post current silver and gold prices in their store, and they buy precious metals bullion from the public, often paying top dollar.
Augusta Coin is an NGC approved coin dealer, with a great selection of rare US and foreign coins, including proof coins, slabbed coins, mint sets, Morgan silver dollars, US gold coinage, silver half-dollars, cents, dimes, nickels, and 90% silver coins. Augusta Coin is also one of the few Georgia coin dealers that buys and sells ancient coins. Visit their showroom to see their current offerings, as they frequently change.
4015 Washington Road #L
Martinez, GA 30907
United States Mint — Dahlonega Branch
The United States Mint established a branch in Dahlonega, Georgia, in 1837, in order to mint gold coins. A gold rush had taken place in north Georgia, and lasted until the eve of the Civil War. Circulation US gold coins were minted here from 1838 – 1861 and bear a “D” mint mark. Note that this mint mark is currently used by the US Mint in Denver, Colorado. The Dahlonega branch minted only gold coins, with a total value of over $6 million during the lifetime of the mint. All of the coins produced here are extremely rare and valuable today.