What You Should Know Before Buying Gold in San Diego


As the oldest dealer of precious metals in the nation, we are known in the industry as one of the most reputable dealers.

We are committed to educating novice and professional investors on how to buy gold that will meet their investment goals. We provide online articles and resources to alert investors to the potential dangers of buying gold from telemarketers and the risks of fraudulent transactions of nefarious players. The precious metals sales industry is not regulated.

These are a few recommendations to help San Diego investors who have decided to buy gold coins or gold bars:

  • Check dealer reviews at the BBB
  • Evaluate current & past price trends
  • Make storage arrangements for valuable assets safety
  • Buy gold bullion rather than numismatic coins
  • Buy from a reputable dealer like CMI

We advise those interested in purchasing precious metals to research companies before investing.

Visit us online or call our office to speak with a knowledgeable account executive.

Investing in Gold Coins or Bars – Which is Better?


While there are slight differences between gold coins and gold bars, of greater significance is that San Diego investors must buy gold bullion.

Each sells for its gold content value plus small premiums and both retain premiums because they are in demand.

These are a few differences between gold coins and gold bars:

  • Gold coins are nearly always minted by government mints
  • They carry legal tender values
  • They offer portfolio flexibility
  • They are easier to liquidate, store, and carry
  • Gold bars are usually produced by private mints
  • With few exceptions, they do not carry legal tender values
  • They are preferred for long-term investment
  • A good choice for high-volume gold diversification
  • Lower premium over spot price

Many San Diego buyers invest in gold as part of their diversified investment portfolio because it is only slightly affected by currency devaluation or inflation. It is a valuable steady investment and a global store of value during economic uncertainties.

Visit us online to learn more about gold coins and gold bars, the two most popular options for investing in gold.

Why Do San Diego Investors Call CMI for Gold Bullion Products?


U.S. buyers invest in gold bullion products to hedge against losses in stockholdings, to combat inflation, and for portfolio diversification.

We are a reputable dealer committed to helping investors make informed decisions about investing in gold products to protect their wealth and diversify their portfolios. We also offer gold bullion for IRA purposes.

These are a few reasons why San Diego investors call CMI for gold bullion products:

  • Oldest dealer of precious metals in the nation
  • A+ BBB rating
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Listed in U.S. Mint as a trusted precious metals dealer
  • Investor assistance in choosing products that best suit their needs
  • Among the lowest prices of all established dealers
  • Customers are at the forefront of our business mission

Visi us online to read more about what to consider before investing in gold. Or call CMI Gold and Silver to speak with a knowledgeable account executive. 800-528-1380