True to the broader state’s heritage as an automotive powerhouse, Flint has a strong automotive history itself. Though founded by a fur trader in 1819, and serving as a lumber center in the 19th century, this seventh-largest city in Michigan also served as the birthplace of General Motors and the United Auto Workers.
In addition, its nickname, “Vehicle City,” was earned from its prolific manufacturing of carriages and vehicles. Other automotive manufacturers to call Flint home are Buick and Chevrolet. In recent years, the city has struggled economically and financially, due to the downsizing of GM, a resulting decrease in population, and rea major contamination of the city’s water with lead.
The city underwent financial emergencies in both 2002-2004 and 2011 (which is ongoing). In 2010, Flint had a population of 102,434, serving as one of the major cities in the Mid-Michigan metropolitan area and a member of Genesee County.
Sales Tax on Gold and Silver in Flint
In 1999, certain carefully defined types of gold and silver purchases were granted sales tax exemptions through Michigan’s General Sales Tax Act. These products include gold, silver, platinum, or palladium investment coins that are official federal currency and that are worth more than their face value.
Exempt products also include bullion made of gold, silver, or palladium that is at least 90% pure. All other gold and silver purchases, including state currency, tokens, medallions, and paper currency, are subject to the state’s six percent sales tax.
Local Gold and Silver Dealers in Flint
Cash Quick & Gold
Cash Quick & Gold buys jewelry and coins for “immediate cash” and sometimes a $600 “cash advance.” Their focus is on purchasing gold and silver, and they do not offer coins and bullion for public sale.
3609 Corunna Rd.,
Flint, MI 48532
Diane’s Pawn Center
Diane’s Pawn Center, which has been in business for more than 20 years, purchases and sells a wide variety of items, from home décor to bullion.
1115 S. Dort Highway
Flint, MI 48503
Flint Estate Jewelry and Coin
Another store that promises customers “immediate cash” for items, Flint Estate Jewelry and Coin purchases any type of scrap metal, including dental fillings. A state-licensed business, they do focus primarily on precious metals.
3609 Corunna Rd.
Flint, MI 48532
Genesee Valley Gold & Silver
Since 1982, Genesee Valley Gold & Silver has been purchasing gold and silver in the form of coins, bars, and jewelry. The store pays cash for its purchases.
3027 Linden Rd.
Flint, MI 48507
Golden Eagle Coin and Stamps
Consumers can visit the Golden Eagle Coin and Stamps to purchase or sell coins, stamps, and other collectibles.
5304 South Saginaw Road
Flint, MI 48507
New Dimensions Coin Shop
New Dimensions Coin Shop’s inventory is available on eBay as well as in their brick and mortar store, located about five miles outside downtown Flint. With more than 20 years of experience, New Dimensions buys and sells a variety of coins, as well as silver and gold jewelry.
4067 E. Court St Suite 1-3
Small Town Coins and CollectiblesOwned by members of the American Numismatic Association, the Central States Numismatic Society, and the Michigan State Numismatic Society, Small Town Coins and Collectibles brings more than 32 years of experience to its role. The store buys and sells gold and silver, as well as sells fewer common items, such as Hallmark kiddie cars.
309 N. Main St.
Davison, MI 48423
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