Thursday, October 23, 2008

Gainesville Coins

This write up of Gainesville Coins, explains who they are and what they deal in and is well worth reading before you decide to buy gold coins from, Gainesville Coins

As always, we recommend one does one’s own due diligence before buying gold coins from any gold dealer.

Who are Gainesville Coins
Gainesville Coins Inc are a gold and silver coin dealer based in Tampa Florida, USA.
They have been operating since January 2000 and their website,, first went online in July 2006.

In October 2006, Gainesville Coins, Inc. merged with University Coins, Inc. and thereby increased their range and inventory.

Gainesville Coins are currently at Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa Florida.

Gainesville Coins Customer Service
Gainesville Coins states they guarantee their entire inventory of raw and certified rare coins to be genuine. The say their certified coins are inspected and graded by Independent Grading Company (ICG), Numismatic Guarantee Corporation (NGC), or Professional Coin Grading Services (PCGS), promising an impartial appraisal of the coin’s condition.

Gainesville Coins Products
Gainesville Coins sell many early gold and silver coins, some costing many thousands of dollars, so the rarity and antique value of these types of coins is much higher than the gold or silver content. They also sell the modern day gold and silver coins.

Here is a list of some of the products Gainesville Coins offer.
Gold $1
Gold $10 Indian
Gold $10 Liberty
Gold $2.5 Indian
Gold $2.5 Liberty
Gold $20 Liberty
Gold $20 St. Gaudens
Gold $3
Gold $5 Indian
Gold $5 Liberty
Silver Dollars

Chinese Pandas
Columbus Quincentenary
Community Service
Eisenhower 100th Anniv.
Jamestown 400th Anniv.
Jefferson 250th Anniv.
Korean War Memorial
Little Rock Desegregation
Olympic Games
San Francisco Old Mint
USO 50th Anniv.
World Cup
First Spouse G$10
Abigale Adams
Martha Washington
Gold Buffalos
Gold Eagles
Pesidential $1
George Washington
James Madison
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
Platinum Eagles
Silver Buffalos
Silver Eagles
20th Anniversary
All Silver Eagles
US Mint Proof Sets
Buying from Gainesville Coins
Coins prices are adjusted to the spot price daily and with a premium added. Gainesville Coins run sales with discounted prices also for some coins. It is always a good idea to do comparisons with other coin dealers to see if there are any savings to be made here.

When ordering from Gainesville Coins, full payment has to be received by Gainesville Coins before any shipment of order is done.

Gainesville Coins, Inc. accepts the following forms of payment:
Personal checks
Business checks
Money Orders (not to exceed $5,000)
Cashier's Checks (not to exceed $5,000)
MasterCard Credit Card
Visa Credit Card
Bank wires
When paying by bank wire, the customer will need to call Gainesville Coins and confirm the sale and they will then receive the wiring instructions. The funds should be wired within 24 hours of submitting the order, or by 9.30 am the next business day if the order was placed after business hours, (say Saturday evening for example).

It should be noted that a 5% non-refundable deposit via Credit Card is required when submitting the order. Orders paid by bank wires will be shipped immediately upon receipt of transfer of funds. Also all money orders or cashier's, personal and business checks must clear the bank via a 14 day hold before coins will be shipped .

Gainesville Coins, Inc. State they do not accept Cash and/or Travelers Checks.

Gainesville Coins Return Policy
Gainesville Coins have a specific returns policy. If any certified coins are returned they will NOT be accepted for return if the protective case has been damaged or tampered with. If the case has NOT been damaged or tampered with then the returns will be accepted on certified coins only provided the original order is returned shipped to Gainesville Coins, Inc. via US Post Office, insured for their full value and post marked no than 2 days from the time the order is received by the customer.

There will be no returns on bullion type coins. All Bullion coin sales are final.

Gainesville Coins, Inc. Assumes no responsibility for coins in transit, and will only assume responsibility when the coins are in the care, custody and control of Gainesville Coins, Inc.

Selling to Gainesville Coins
An itemized invoice must be included when any coins are shipped to Gainesville Coins, Inc. for potential purchase purposes.

All coins shipped to Gainesville Coins, Inc., whether for return or resale purposes, will be videotaped with their security system to insure that the contents of the package matches the included paperwork. Should there be a discrepancy, the customer is notified immediately via phone/email, and a copy of the videotape made available if requested.

Last Word on Gainesville Coins
Gainesville Coins is a straight forward dealer in gold coins and bars, silver coins and bars.

If you have bought any gold or silver coins from please feel free to leave your feedback on the quality of service and products including any complaints and special attention or service given by Gainesville Coins.

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