Category Archives: EVANSTON COIN SHOP

OAKTON COINS & COLLECTIBLES – COIN DEALER NEAR EVANSTON

Buying and selling all collectible coins / paper money (U.S. and world), all forms of gold & silver, bullion, estate jewelry, stamps, diamonds, and more. Numismatic items are valued based on three important criteria: 1. Rarity – How scarce is this particular item? How many were originally minted? How many likely survived based on grading […]

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WHAT’S THE REAL PRICE?

When you’re searching for coin prices online, you will have to learn to differentiate between real world pricing, wishful thinking pricing, and clickbait pricing. It can be very difficult for coin sellers to find coin prices on the Internet. The Internet is full of wishful-thinking pricing and clickbait pricing. Wishful-Thinking Pricing Wishful thinking prices are the […]

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GOLD AND PRECIOUS METALS

Our goal is always to give you the best price for your gold or precious metals; we regularly make the highest offers for jewelry in Evanston. YOUR GOLD & PRECIOUS METALS EXPERTS We know that oftentimes the items that our clients want to sell have more than just “gold” or “scrap” value, which is why […]

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EVANSTON’S MOST TRUSTED AUTHORITY ON COINS

Oakton Coins is Evanston’s most trusted authority on coins, and precious metals.      Oakton Coins & Collectibles – Buying and selling all collectible coins / paper money (U.S. and world), all forms of gold & silver, bullion, estate jewelry, stamps, diamonds, and more.  Spherical Image – RICOH THETA We are Evanston’s leading coin and gold […]

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30 COLLECTIBLES THAT ARE NOW WORTHLESS

30 collectibles that are now worthless COLLECT CALL….. Many of us hold onto things for years, sometimes decades, believing our “treasures” — well-considered purchases made for investment, collections methodically assembled, or even family heirlooms — will yield big rewards. Some take pride of place on the mantel; others are stored away in boxes that crowd […]

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1780 AUSTRIA THE MARIA THERESA THALER COIN * RESTRIKE * 83% SILVER 28.1 GRAMS

The Maria Theresa thaler (MTT) is a silver bullion coin that has been used in world trade continuously since it was first minted in 1741. It is named after Empress Maria Theresa, who ruled Austria, Hungary, and Bohemia from 1740 to 1780 and is depicted on the coin. In 1741 they used the Reichsthaler standard of […]

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