6 votes

Best place to buy Silver & Gold?

I've never actually purchased gold or silver...but I figure it's time to start doing so. What is the best website to purchase gold & silver that I can actually have in my hands...and are there certain characteristics i should look for in what i do buy?

any feedback would be very welcomed. thanks in advance.

Trending on the Web

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

Two Liberty Thumbs UP for starting this thread...Ditto as well.

Want to get my feet wet on gold & silver for sometime now...to diversify from equities funds as well as my recent jump on a precious metals/minerals fund (+27%, a little over 4mos).



is a gold & silver dealer that has made Ron Paul coins in dedication to Ron Pauls stand for sound money.

plus they have decent prices

So far, my favorite has been

So far, my favorite has been www.providentmetals.com

Great prices, smooth transactions.

If you can afford the minimum


Leges sine moribus vanae

I would recommend using

I would recommend using www.goldshark.com. It's a cost comparison sie showing which online dealers have the cheapest prices. Be sure to put in the number of coins/bars your looking to buy.

If you're looking for local dealers visit www.coindealers.org and put in your zip code. They have thousands of dealers listed.

What About IRA's?

Does anyone know whether it's possible, and whether it's a good idea, to move to gold and silver in one's existing IRA accounts?

"Bipartisan: both parties acting in concert to put both of their hands in your pocket."-Rothbard

Does Anyone Have An Opinion On Peter Schiff's Metals Company?


"Bipartisan: both parties acting in concert to put both of their hands in your pocket."-Rothbard


I found a local coin store. That is the best place, but I have bought from provident metals online as well. things seemed to work out well both ways.

Ron brought the Liberty movement together, Rand is expanding the crap out of it! :)

Yeah check out your local

Yeah check out your local coin stores, I really like provident metals as well for online buying

Keep an eye open out on

Keep an eye open out on craigslist. Coins in particular. Northwest Territorial Mint. Be careful when buying bars.