We buy & sell – nothing too big, or too small.

Oakton Coins & Collectibles is located right between Evanston and Skokie. We buy and sell coins, paper money, estate jewelry, platinum, stamps, diamonds, all forms of gold / silver, and more.


We are always purchasing items such as… 

    • Gold and silver coins, plus entire coin collections
    • Diamonds in any shape or condition
    • All forms of gold and silver 
    • Collectible U.S. and world currency
    • Engagement rings in all shapes and sizes
    • Art Decor–anything from abstract to surrealism–and modern jewelry from Tiffany, Cartier, and Jenson jewelry
    • Silver flatware, trays, and serving dishes
    • Bracelets, rings, charms, chains, and brooches
    • 10k, 14k, 18k, 22k and platinum
    • Broken and outdated jewelry and dental gold

Oakton Coins is the best place around Evanston to sell your coin collection. We are committed to giving you the best customer service and providing the highest offer for your valuables. 

Whether you have gold coins, silver coins, platinum coins, palladium coins, early US gold coins, cents, type coins, dimes, half dollars, dollars, or miscellaneous items, you can sell them all to us. We also buy all types of U.S. and foreign currency. Our professionals can identify anything, usually within five minutes!

Oakton Coins & Collectibles between Evanston and Skokie buys and sells U.S. gold coins of all types, from $1 gold pieces to $20 St. Gaudens. Our U.S. gold coin buyers can make you the strongest offer the market allows on your U.S. gold coin collection. Immediate payment is always standard. Selling gold coins to Oakton Coins & Collectibles is neither complicated nor time-consuming. We will provide you with the service you deserve and market value for your US gold coins. We buy entire gold coin collections when possible. It is of no benefit to you to have a coin dealer cherry-pick the best items from your gold coin collection. Whether you have a large or small collection, we will make you an offer on every gold coin you have.

We regularly appraise collections from Chicago, Rogers Park, Evanston, Lincolnwood, Niles, Park Ridge, Deerfield, Morton Grove, Des Plaines, Glencoe, Highland Park, Glenview, and Schaumburg. When you run a Google search for a “rare coin dealer near me” or “rare coin shop near me” or “rare coin buyer near me” you want to find a company like Oakton Coins & Collectibles. The old fashioned mom-and-pop Illinois rare coin shops and Illinois rare coin stores are a thing of Evanston’s past. We are the best rare coin and jewelry buyer near you.

Oakton Coins & Collectibles is a completely secure coin shop near downtown Evanston. We offer free parking right in front of the shop, and we can escort you to and from your car if necessary. We also have many more security measures in place that we would prefer not to publish on the internet, but you can have full confidence that everything is very secure.

A lot of Evanston area shops are fairly lax about who they let in while they’re negotiating deals. It’s always best to be careful, especially when transactions involve cash