Philadelphia Gold Shops

Pennsylvania and New Jersey alike have a tax exemption on all precious metals. That includes gold, silver, and platinum in coin and bar ingot forms. In New Jersey this is upheld by the Commodity Exchange Act, which was licensed by the Federal Commodity Futures Trading Commission. This offers customers of these states easy access to the precious metal investment and collection game without the added cost of taxation and legal fee.

Sansom Coin Exchange

sansomSansom Coin Exchange is a highly reputable coin and paper money buyer and retailer. Located in center city Philadelphia, it is minutes from the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the Mint.  With such a close tie to the historical district of Philadelphia, the dealers at Sansom pride themselves on their extensive, nearly seventy-five years, numismatic knowledge.

They offer a personal touch to buying gold and silver coins evident in their in store service. Their website however,, is lacking as far as access to their inventory. They regularly stock such coins and rounds as the Gold and Silver American Eagles, Canadian Maple Leafs and the South African Krugerrand.

They also stay supplied with bullion in bar form of varying weights. Sansom’s owner, Malcolm Kurin, prides himself on their extensive collection of rare coins, paper money and foreign currency. Sansom Coin Exchange is located at 721 Sansom Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 and their telephone number is (215) 629-8898.

National Watch and Coin

nationalThe dealers at National Watch and Coin take tremendous pride in their work as premium gold and silver coin retailers. They offer a wealth of knowledge in the coin and bullion field and it reflects in their customer service. Every customer is treated like family at National Watch and Coin because for over twenty-five years they have been family owned and operated.

They are located in Center City Philadelphia on Jeweler’s Row putting them in the heart of Philadelphia’s coin, watch and fine jewelry district. In light of this, National Coin and Watch sets itself apart by offering Gemological Institute of America (GIA) certified watches and jewelry as well as Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) certification on all their coins. This gives customers of National Watch and Coin peace of mind; knowing that they are buying an authentic piece of merchandise from a reputable dealer.

Due to insurance policies they do not post their full inventory of coins. However, they feature a certain coin each month. Currently they have a Walking Liberty Half Dollar listed. For out of town customers National offers a unique way to put collectors in touch with the coins they are looking for. On their website,, they have a Want List tab that allows customers to create a profile and give the details of the coin they are looking for.

If National Watch and Coin has it in stock or is able to acquire it, they contact the customer and arrange a transaction. The aim at National Watch and Coin is to meet the customer’s needs promptly and with excellent service. They are located at 101 South 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 and their telephone number is 1-800-OLD-COINS (1-800-653-26467).

Voski Jewelers

voskiThe coin dealers at Voski Jeweler take the same pride in selling their range of fine jewelry as they do in the large variety of gold and silver coinage they stock. The same precision and attention to detail is present throughout each and every transaction.

This quality of service is not lost on their loyal customers, such as Terri R. who said, “every experience at Voski has been comfortable and satisfying.” Variety and range are important to seasoned collectors looking to expand their coin collections. However to those new to the coin purchasing game this can be overwhelming and confusing. Voski balances an excellent harmony of the two perspectives.

They offer a large selection of coins and back up their stock with comprehensive numismatic knowledge making even the most novice of collectors attain a full grasp on the product they are purchasing. The regularly stock some of the more popular and common coinage such as the gold and silver American Eagles and Gold Buffalo.

They also have a varied collection of foreign coinage and rare coins from both the United States and abroad. Voski Jewelers has two locations just outside of Philadelphia at 228 Baltimore Pike Springfield, PA 19064 and 407 MacDade Blvd. Folsom, PA 19033. Their telephone number is (610) 544-0414, Springfield location, and (610) 583-3022, Folsom location.