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Local Gold and Silver Dealers in San Jose, CA

San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, in terms of both area and population. The city extends over an area of 180 square miles and its 2017 population is estimated to be 1,035,317. San Jose’s location and its commercial and financial sectors have made it into the “Capital of Silicon Valley.”

The city was the first to be established by the Spanish. It began as a settlement in 1777 with the name Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe, after Saint Joseph and the nearby Guadalupe River. San Jose was also the first state capital of California, a position it enjoyed from 1849 to 1852.

Sales Tax on Gold and Silver in San Jose

California levies sales and use taxes on precious metals, with exemptions. In San Jose, total sales taxes amount to 8.75%. If coins are used as a medium of exchange, they are not subject to tax, even though their exchange value may not equal the face value, i.e. the value given for a dollar coin could be more or less in a purchase transaction.

However, if the transaction in coins is an investment or an acquisition of collector’s items, it is subject to tax. In addition, no sales tax is levied on sales transactions of gold and silver bullion over $1,500.

Local Gold and Silver Dealers in San Jose

American Precious Metals

Founded in 1980, this San Diego-based bullion trader has a location in San Jose. This family-owned shop caters to investors who prefer to hold precious metals in their physical form, whether jewelry, coinage or bullion. American Precious Metals specializes in popular gold and silver coins like the American Silver Eagle.

They also carry a unique array of rare and historical coins, both U.S. and foreign. American Precious Metals buys all forms of silver, gold, and platinum, including coins, jewelry, and scrap. They also offer wholesale pricing for those buying in bulk. In addition to their San Jose storefront, American Precious Metals also sells coins and bullion online and through eBay.

(408) 453-5350
1590 Berryessa Rd. Suite A
San Jose, CA 95133

Cash For Gold San Jose

Bring in your unwanted gold and silver to trade for instant cash.

949 S Winchester Blvd
San Jose, CA 95128

Continental Precious Metals

1111 Story Rd # 1063
San Jose, CA 95122

Falcone Jewelry and Coins

This small, family-run coin shop buys and sells an expansive variety of coins. They are known for their historic Italian coinage, and also stock an impressive selection of medieval, Greek/Roman, and shipwreck coins. Falcone Coins also deals in the U.S. and foreign coins, gold, and silver. They carry everything from beginner coin sets to high-grade rare coins to silver and gold bullion for investment purposes. Falcone Coins offers free verbal appraisals.

(408) 292-2221
1230 Lincoln Ave
San Jose, CA 95125

Macs Coins & Collectibles

Macs Coin Shop specializes in gold and silver coinage and bars. They carry an impressive array of American Eagles, Canadian Maple Leaf’s, Gold Buffalos, 1 oz silver rounds, Credit Suisse bars, Morgan and Peace silver dollars, and other bullion products.

Many can be purchased through their website, though the full selection is only available at their store. While Macs focus primarily on gold and silver, they also stock U.S. coinage. They also purchase all forms of gold and silver, as well as collectible coins. Macs is an NGC authorized dealer and a member of the American Numismatic Association.

(408) 732-8575
380 Altair way
Sunnyvale, CA, 94086

Gold Star Jewelers

1379 Lincoln Ave
San Jose, CA 95125

Lovelady Diamond Jewelry & Gold Buyers

If you are ready to sell or buy diamond jewelry, a diamond engagement ring, gold, and more, visit Lovelady Diamond.

15466 Los Gatos Blvd
Los Gatos, CA 95032

Milpitas Gold & Silver

684 Lenfest Rd
San Jose, CA 95133

Morgan Hill Gold & Silver

Morgan Hill, a family-operated coin shop, offers a wide array of both collectible coins and bullion bars. Their gold and silver coins are chosen with both investors and collectors in mind.

With over 30 years of numismatic experience, the owners of Morgan Hill Gold & Silver strongly believe in the power of returning customers and take their time to provide personal attention and knowledgeable service. They buy and sell rare, proof, and certified coins, all forms of gold, silver, and platinum bullion scrap precious metals, and jewelry. Their precious metals are backed by a 30-Day Market Guarantee.

(408) 778-6600
16145 Monterey Rd. Unit B
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

R & R Coins

268 Hillsdale Ave
San Jose, CA 95136

San Jose Coin Shop

San Jose Coin Shop has over 35 years of experience.

1084 Meridian Ave
San Jose, CA 95125

Treasure Island Stamps and Coins

The coin selection at Treasure Island Stamps and Coins is primarily focused on ancient Greek and Roman coins, with more than 4000 different ancient coins in stock. They also carry a wide selection of U.S. coins, including proof and mint sets, as well as gold and silver coins.

They also carry a limited selection of foreign coins, as well as collecting supplies. Treasure Island is exceptionally welcoming to new collectors; the owner is willing to take the time to explain the finer nuances of numismatics. They are a member of the American Numismatic Association and have served Bay Area coin collectors since 1968.

(650) 855-9905
3703 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Vic’s Coin Shop

Established in 1979, this longstanding local coin shop is a favorite among San Jose coin collectors who enjoy talking numismatics with the owner, a fellow coin collector. Though this shop has little internet presence, Vic’s has a long reputation for providing personal attention and reasonable prices. This shop specializes in buying gold and silver coins. They offer free appraisals and offer an ever-changing selection of coins for sale.

(408) 295-8995
1535 Meridian Ave
San Jose, CA 95125

Thanks for reading our guide to buying gold and silver bullion and coins in San Jose, CA. If you know of any other coin or bullion shops in the city of San Jose, please contact us at so we can update our directory.


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