Georgia Rules of Gold

Georgia Rules of Gold


Are Gold and Silver Recognized as Legal Tender? - No.

Sales Tax Laws on Gold and Silver - 48-8-3 of the Georgia Code states that all gold, silver, and platinum coins, currency, and bullion are exempt from sales taxation.

Is Capital Gains Tax Levied on Gold and Silver? - Yes.

Do the State's Laws Allow for a State Bullion Depository? - No.

Does the State Hold Gold and Silver Reserves? - No.

Does the State Hold Physical Gold and/or Silver in Government Pension Funds? - No.

If you are looking for gold and silver dealer or coin shops in specific cities located in state of Georgia be sure to check out our other local coin shop pages:

Larry Jackson Numismatics

4920 Roswell Rd NE

Atlanta, GA 30342

(404) 256-3667

Also known as Larry Jackson Rare Coins, this PCGS and NGC certified dealer has served Atlanta coin collectors for more than three decades. The owner, Larry Jackson, is a lifetime member of the American Numismatic Association, and belongs to numismatic groups in more than a dozen states, providing him with many dealer contacts to help collectors track down elusive coins.

His shop offers an extensive and frequently-changing selection of coins, including high grade rare coins such as early gold coins, modern U.S. mint proofs, and generic gold and silver bullion. Over its history, Larry Jackson Numismatic has handled millions of dollars in paper currency, rare coins, and precious metals.

Much of their inventory is not kept in the showroom - especially their rare currency and early U.S. coins - so call ahead if you are searching for something specific. Their bullion offerings include the gold and silver American Eagle, South African Krugerrand, and Canadian Maple Leaf in multiple sizes, along with silver bars from 1 oz to 100 oz, pre-1964 U.S. silver coins, and platinum bullion bars and coins.

Northlake Stamp & Coin

4800 Briarcliff RD #2040

Atlanta, GA 30345

(800) 752-8162 

Northlake Stamp and Coin, founded in 1969, is one of Atlanta's top coin dealers. They operate two locations within the city, both of which offer a complete selection of stamps, coins, and collector supplies. Their inventory also includes sports cards and other collectibles.

Their coin selection includes US Mint sets, proof coins, rare coins, foreign coins and currency, paper currency, and historical U.S. coins.

An authorized PCGS dealer, Northlake offers appraisal services. Many of their coins can be purchased online, though their full inventory is only viewable in their retail shop.

Augusta Coin Exchange

4015 Washington Rd Suite L

Martinez, GA 30907

(877) 210-5485

Augusta's only locally-owned gold and silver coin shop, the Augusta Coin Exchange aims to offer professional service regardless of your bullion experience level or budget.

An NGC authorized dealer, they specialize in gold and silver bullion, as well as US coins and paper currency products.

They also offer a limited array of foreign and ancient coins. A small selection of their coins is available on eBay.

Regal Coin Exchange

3605 Waters Ave

Savannah, GA 31404

(912) 354-8491

One of Savannah's top coin dealers, Regal Coin Exchange is a small, family-run shop. Though they have little internet presence, Regal is known in the local area for fair prices, even when compared to prices found online. The owner, Tony, will take the time to explain the finer points of coin collecting or bullion buying, helping you select the items that best fit your needs.

Hancock & Harwell

3155 Roswell Road, NE, Suite 310

Atlanta, GA 30305

(404) 261-6565

Hancock & Harwell Rare Coins and Precious Metals, located in Atlanta, is one of the region's top destinations for coin collectors and bullion enthusiasts. They buy and sell rare coins, gold, silver, and platinum bullion coins, and related numismatic collectibles. They specialize in rare American gold and silver coinage, particularly that from the 18th and 19th centuries.

Founded in 1976, the owners - Jeff Garrett and Bob Harwell - are members of most of the large numismatic groups in the country. The staff is available to evaluate your coin and precious metal portfolio and suggest ways to improve your financial strategy. They do have minimum purchase requirements - typically set at 10 ounces - for some forms of bullion, though most items are sold with no minimums.

Local Gold and Silver Mints in GA

Also browse the gold and silver mints local to Georgia. Some of these mints offer retail products, while others are wholesale only.

US Mint at Dahlonega

A branch of the United States Mint was established in Dahlonega in 1835, the result of a gold rush in north Georgia. It minted more than $6 million in gold coins over less than three decades, closing in 1861 as the gold rush came to an end. Today, these Georgia-minted gold coins are considerably difficult to find and very collectible.