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<p>To become a coin dealer, an individual must obtain a seller's permit from the [http://www.boe.ca.gov/ '''California State Board of Equalization]''' per Business and Professions Code Section 17511 et seq., effective January 1, 1986. Coin dealers must also have a city or county business license. Complaints or problems may require civil resolution.</p>
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To become a coin dealer, an individual must obtain a seller's permit from the [http://www.boe.ca.gov/ '''California State Board of Equalization]''' per Business and Professions Code Section 17511 et seq., effective January 1, 1986. Coin dealers must also have a city or county business license. Complaints or problems may require civil resolution.
<p>Individuals who merely collect coins or invest for themselves do not require any registration.</p><br>
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'''To research performance of coin dealers:'''<br>
 
  
'''American Numismatic Association'''<br> 
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Consumers who collect coins or invest for themselves as a hobby do not require registration.
818 North Cascade Avenue<br> 
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Colorado Springs, CO 80903-3279<br> 
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(719) 632-2646<br> 
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(800) 367-9723 - General Information<br>
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(800) 514-2646 - Membership<br>
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[http://www.money.org/ '''www.money.org''']<br> 
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<p>'''The Board of Equalization (BOE) requires a seller's permit if a coin dealer is selling coins, silver or gold bullion:'''</p>
 
  
'''BOE'''<br>
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'''To research performance of coin dealers:'''
450 N Street<br>
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PO BOX 942879 (mailing address)<br>
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Sacramento, CA 94279-0001<br>
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(800) 400-7115<br>
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[http://www.boe.ca.gov/ '''www.boe.ca.gov]'''<br>
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'''American Numismatic Association'''
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818 North Cascade Avenue 
  
<p>'''The Federal Trade Commission regulates misleading, deceptive, and unfair business practices:'''</p>
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Colorado Springs, CO 80903 
  
'''Federal Trade Commission'''<br>
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(719) 632-2646 Ext. 134 
10877 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 700<br>
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Los Angeles, CA 90024<br>
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(877) 382-4357<br>
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[http://www.ftc.gov/ '''www.ftc.gov''']<br>
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(800) 367-9723 General Information
  
<p>'''If investment offers are made by telemarketer over phone for fraudulent purposes, consumers should contact the Office of the Attorney General:'''</p>
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(800) 514-2646 Membership
  
'''California Department of Justice'''<br>
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(719) 634-4085 Fax
Office of the Attorney General<br>
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1300 I Street<br> 
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Sacramento, CA 95814<br> 
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(800) 952-5225 (CA Callers)<br>
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(916) 322-3360 (Out of State)<br>
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(916) 323-5341 (Fax)<br>
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(711) or (800) 735-2929 Eng TTY/TDD<br>
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(800) 855-3000 Span<br>
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(800) 735-2922 Voice<br>
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[http://www.caag.state.ca.us/ '''www.caag.state.ca.us''']<br>
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ana@money.org Email
  
<p>'''There's no jurisdiction over stamps, coins, or gold and silver sales. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission Handles Complaints on Community Brokers:'''</p>
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[http://www.money.org/ '''www.money.org'''
  
'''Commodity Futures Trading Commission'''<br> 
 
Complaint Section<br>
 
Three Lafayette Center<br>
 
1155 21st Street N-W<br>
 
Washington, DC 20581<br> 
 
(866) FON-CFTC (366-2382)<br> 
 
(202) 418-5000<br> 
 
(202) 418-5521 (Fax)<br>
 
(202) 418-5514 (TTY)<br>
 
  
  
<p>'''If investment offers are made through the mail, or payment is made through the mail, for
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The [http://www.boe.ca.gov/ '''Board of Equalization (BOE)]''' requires a seller's permit if a coin dealer is selling coins, silver or gold bullion:
'''fraudulent purposes, consumers should contact the U.S. Postal Inspection Service:'''</p>
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'''U.S. Postal Inspection Service'''<br>
 
Inspection Service Support Group<br>
 
222 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1250<br> 
 
Chicago, IL 60606-6100<br> 
 
(800) 275-8777 (national number)<br>
 
  
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'''BOE'''
  
'''Criminal Investigations Service Center For Mail Fraud: (877) 876-2455'''<br>
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450 N Street
  
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PO BOX 942879 (mailing address)
  
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Sacramento, CA 94279-0001
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(800) 400-7115
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[http://www.boe.ca.gov/ '''www.boe.ca.gov]'''
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The [http://www.ftc.gov/ '''Federal Trade Commission (FTC)]''' regulates misleading, deceptive, and unfair business practices:
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'''Federal Trade Commission'''
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10877 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 700
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Los Angeles, CA 90024
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(877) 382-4357
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[http://www.ftc.gov/ '''www.ftc.gov''']
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If investment offers are made by telemarketer over phone for fraudulent purposes, consumers should contact the [https://oag.ca.gov/ '''Office of the Attorney General]:'''
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'''Department of Justice'''
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Office of the Attorney General
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1300 I Street 
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Sacramento, CA 95814 
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(800) 952-5225 (CA Callers)
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(916) 322-3360 (Out of State)
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(916) 323-5341 Fax
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(711) or (800) 735-2929 Eng TTY/TDD
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(800) 855-3000 Span
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(800) 735-2922 Voice
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https://oag.ca.gov/
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There's no jurisdiction over stamps, coins, or gold and silver sales. The [http://www.cftc.gov/ '''Commodity Futures Trading Commission]''' Handles Complaints on Community Brokers:'''
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'''Commodity Futures Trading Commission'''
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'''Complaint Section'''
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Three Lafayette Center
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1155 21st Street N-W
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Washington, DC 20581 
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(866) FON-CFTC (366-2382) 
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(202) 418-5000 
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(202) 418-5521 Fax
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(202) 418-5514 TTY
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[http://www.cftc.gov/ '''www.cftc.gov''']
  
<p>'''Publications available:''' Postal Inspector Crime Tip Sheet #22</p> 
 
<p>'''See also:''' None</p>
 
<p>'''Other referrals:''' Better Business Bureau and Small Claims Court</p><br>
 
 
   
 
   
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If investment offers are made through the mail, or payment is made through the mail, for
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fraudulent purposes, consumers should contact the [https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov/ '''US Postal Inspection Service]:'''
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'''US Postal Inspection Service'''
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Inspection Service Support Group
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222 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1250
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Chicago, IL 60606-6100 
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(800) 275-8777
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[https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov/ '''https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov''']
  
  
  
<p>[[file:green_arrow.jpg|link=http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/guide/index.shtml|Consumer Resource & Referral Guide]]
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'''Criminal Investigations Service Center For Mail Fraud: (877) 876-2455'''
    Consumer Resource & Referral Guide<br>
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  [[file:green_arrow.jpg|link=http://www.ca.gov/CaSearch/Agencies.aspx|Directory of State Agencies ]]
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    Directory of State Agencies<br>
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  [[file:green_arrow.jpg|link=http://www.dca.ca.gov/consumer/links_federal.shtml|Directory of Federal Agencies]]
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    Directory of Federal Agencies<br>
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  [[file:green_dca.jpg|link=http://www.dca.ca.gov/|Return to DCA Home Page]]
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    Return to DCA Home Page<br>
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Latest revision as of 14:26, 16 September 2019

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COIN DEALERS/COLLECTORS go back


To become a coin dealer, an individual must obtain a seller's permit from the California State Board of Equalization per Business and Professions Code Section 17511 et seq., effective January 1, 1986. Coin dealers must also have a city or county business license. Complaints or problems may require civil resolution.


Consumers who collect coins or invest for themselves as a hobby do not require registration.


To research performance of coin dealers:


American Numismatic Association

818 North Cascade Avenue

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

(719) 632-2646 Ext. 134

(800) 367-9723 General Information

(800) 514-2646 Membership

(719) 634-4085 Fax

ana@money.org Email

www.money.org


The Board of Equalization (BOE) requires a seller's permit if a coin dealer is selling coins, silver or gold bullion:


BOE

450 N Street

PO BOX 942879 (mailing address)

Sacramento, CA 94279-0001

(800) 400-7115

www.boe.ca.gov


The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regulates misleading, deceptive, and unfair business practices:


Federal Trade Commission

10877 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 700

Los Angeles, CA 90024

(877) 382-4357

www.ftc.gov


If investment offers are made by telemarketer over phone for fraudulent purposes, consumers should contact the Office of the Attorney General:


Department of Justice

Office of the Attorney General

1300 I Street

Sacramento, CA 95814

(800) 952-5225 (CA Callers)

(916) 322-3360 (Out of State)

(916) 323-5341 Fax

(711) or (800) 735-2929 Eng TTY/TDD

(800) 855-3000 Span

(800) 735-2922 Voice

https://oag.ca.gov/


There's no jurisdiction over stamps, coins, or gold and silver sales. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission Handles Complaints on Community Brokers:


Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Complaint Section

Three Lafayette Center

1155 21st Street N-W

Washington, DC 20581

(866) FON-CFTC (366-2382)

(202) 418-5000

(202) 418-5521 Fax

(202) 418-5514 TTY

www.cftc.gov


If investment offers are made through the mail, or payment is made through the mail, for fraudulent purposes, consumers should contact the US Postal Inspection Service:


US Postal Inspection Service

Inspection Service Support Group

222 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1250

Chicago, IL 60606-6100

(800) 275-8777

https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov


Criminal Investigations Service Center For Mail Fraud: (877) 876-2455