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

Situated conveniently between Evanston and Skokie, our establishment specializes in the buying and selling of various items including coins, paper money, estate jewelry, platinum, stamps, diamonds, as well as all types of gold and silver, among other valuables.


Oakton Coins is 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.

Unlike gold buying shops in downtown Evanston, our establishment operates with significantly lower overhead costs, allowing us to offer you more competitive rates. Should you have any inquiries, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at (224) 563-5684. We are conveniently located just a 12-minute drive from Evanston.

We invite you to visit our premises and take advantage of our complimentary appraisal services for your valuable items. Our knowledgeable team will be pleased to assist you every step of the way.