Evanston’s most trusted authority on coins, stamps, and precious metals. 

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 Evanston’s leading coin and gold buyer, with a reputation for integrity, honesty, and high level of expertise. Established in 2014, we have consistently maintained a legacy of friendly, superior service with our many loyal and satisfied customers.

Our services include buying and selling U.S. and world coins (including gold, platinum, silver and more) and gold and precious metal in all forms including bullion coins, bars, and sterling silver. We also buy and sell U.S. and world stamps and postal history; fine, estate, and diamond jewelry; unwanted or damaged jewelry; wrist and pocket watches; paper currency; tokens, and metals.

Our Evanston area professionals are estate specialists and certified appraisers who perform appraisals for individuals, estates, trusts, banks, and attorneys. We offer direct purchase or consignment as well as specialized auction services to handle all aspects of liquidation. We also handle various types of collectibles in other areas.

Oakton Coins is a smart place to sell your gold right on the Evanston border. We are determined to make your experience with us as easy and efficient as possible. We have a certified gold assay x-ray tester that tests the metal’s exact purity down to the molecular level. At that point, we will give you a price that will be sure to leave you content. We assure you that coming to us will be well worth your time, because we have much lower overhead than downtown Evanston gold buying shops. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us! Our number is (224) 563-5684. We are close to Evanston — only a 12 minute drive! So come on in and get your valuables appraised for free.