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Buy Gold and Silver in San Francisco, California

There are dozens of coin dealers in the city of San Francisco; they offer both precious metals bullion and rare coins for investors and collectors. Being as in the city of San Francisco there are countless coin collectors, it is crucial that here you look for a reputable dealer. On this page we will look over a few of the most popular local coin shops found in this area, we will also review the sales tax rates associated with purchasing precious metals in the city of San Francisco. Make sure that as you but form the coin dealers in the Bay area, that you keep the sales tax in mind. In the city of San Francisco the rate is 8.75%, this applies to all sales of bullion or coins which total less than $1,500. However if a purchase is over $1,500, this tax rate is not applicable.

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Don's Village Coins

With over three decades of experience, Don's is a  coin shop in San Francisco. Don has been a numismatist for over 30 years and had a passion for coins. He loves sharing his knowledge with everyone he meets regardless of where they stand in coin collection from beginners to those who are well versed in investing in gold. Don's pricing is consistent with the other coin shops, and he offers up a wide array of high valued coins from his shop. He also has a small offering of foreign coins and some American Eagle Bullion as well as some other gold and silver bullion.

(415) 584-2515
2536 Ocean Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132


Oxbridge House

Famous for buying and selling all forms of precious metals such as coins, jewelry and more, Oxbridge Coins carry a wide array of bullion coins such as the American Eagle as well as Chinese Panda, The Canadian Maple Leaf, The Austrian Philharmonic and the South African Krugerrand. Here they take great pride in their stock of historical foreign coins. This also includes rounds and bars of 90 percent junk silver coin. The pricing is current and listed on their website. At Oxbridge House, you can rest assured that they are an NGC and a PCGS authorized dealer. They are members of the American Numismatic Association as well. They do accept Bitcoin, and they will assist with IRA investments and precious metals.

(415) 409-6086
2115 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94109


Witter Coins

Witter Coins is highly recommended as a renowned coin shop. However, they have a minimal presence on the internet. Located in the Financial District, they are well known for their selection of very affordable coins for beginners in the hobby. Also, they also have high-grade rare coins and both silver and gold. Witter Coins is your old-fashioned coin shop that gives personal attention to service and offers you a varied selection of coins both historical and modern from all around the world.

(415) 781-5690
582 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94104


San Francisco Gold Buyer

Here you'll find a great business that has specialized in buying and selling gold and silver including jewelry, bullion, coins, scrap and more. They offer a rare yet extensive coin selection that includes both foreign and U.S. Coins. Also, they deal in Confederate as well as Pre-1933 gold coins. You'll also find modern silver and gold bullion coins as well as pre-1965 junk silver. You can find paper currency here as well. SF Gold Buyer has an impressive retail storefront, and they also sell online.

(415) 566-1111
255 W Portal Ave
San Francisco, CA 94127


Pacific Precious Metals

With two locations, Pacific Precious Metals are located in both North Bay and South Bary. Here they serve the entire San Francisco area of coin investors. As an NGC authorized dealer, they buy and sell precious metals including gold, silver, palladium and platinum. Jewelry, dental gold, flatware, coins and rare coins are also available as well as bullion. Sales are all available through both of their locations or Online. They also offer collectible coins as well. With a huge selection of popular American Eagle gold and silver coins, they also have Pamp Suisse gold bars as well as Engelhard silver rounds and impressive bulk bags of 90 percent silver coins. At Pacific Precious Metals, you can also get help with your IRA investment. All of their buy-sell prices are clearly listed for most of the more common forms of bullion on their website.

(415) 383-7411
19638 Stevens Creek Blvd. #270
Cupertino, CA 95014


Robert R. Johnson Coin and Stamp Company

Here you'll find many of the oldest and most prestigious dealers available on the West Coast. Robert R. Johnson founded the company in 1954. As a renowned numismatist, he offers up a variety of rare and high-grade coinage. Both a PCGS and an NGC authorized dealer, they are also members of the Amerian Numismatic Assoc. Specializing in rare U.S. and World Coinage they emphasize gold coins. They buy and sell both rare coins that date pre-1933 as well as U.S. Gold coins and graded coins. You can find just about anything at this famous Robert R. Johnson Coin and Stamp Company.

(415) 421-9701
5 Third St., Suite 1020
San Francisco, CA 94103