Buy Silver Coins in Illinois
Illinois is located in the Midwestern region of the United States.  It is the 25th largest state at ​57,915 square miles and the 6th most populated state with about 12.8 million residents (2016).  Illinois has a diverse economic base with natural resources such as timber, petroleum, and coal.  

Bullion Sales Tax in Illinois

​Illinois has a statewide sales tax of 6.25%, however each town has local taxes, with the highest tax rate in Illinois being 8.75%.  When it comes to bullion legal tender medallions and bullion are exempt from tax. Items that are considered legal tender are paper currency and coins.  Medallions are non-legal tender coins issued by a government body. Bullion would be considered precious metals such as gold, silver, or platinum that have a purity of at least .980.

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Fun Facts About Illinois

  1. It was the first state ti ratify the 13th amendment to abolish slavery. 
  2. The ice cream came from Evanston, IL. 
  3. It generate more nuclear power than any other state. 
  4. It is home to the only river that flows backwards. 
  5. Benny Goodman and Gene Krupa coined the term "jazz" in Chicago.
  6. Twinkies were invented in River Forest, IL.
  7. The tallest man, Robert Pershing Wadlow, at 8'11" and 491 lbs was born in Alton, IL. 
  8. Almost 80% of the state's land area is farm land.
  9. It is the country's largest producer of pumpkins. 
  10. It is the flattest state in the U.S, with it's highest point only being 1,235 feet about sea level, which happens to be at the top of a family's driveway. 


Save Silver for Emergencies


No matter what you do or how much you enjoy making money from your silver, make sure that you don’t part with all of it. After all, everyone needs to have a little silver set aside just in case. Silver is likely to come in handy when the dollar loses its value or if the economy tanks. In general it’s just a smart savings to have because you never know what tomorrow will bring. So while it might seem fun to get paper money in exchange for your silver, actually having the silver is worth far more. So check out the local coin shops near you for silver bullion!