What We Buy

Coins:

 

coins

  • 40% silver U.S. half dollars (dated 1965-1970).
  • 90% silver U.S. dimes, quarters and half dollars. With a few exceptions, these coins are all dated 1964 or earlier.
  • Collectable U.S. coins such as silver dollars (dated 1935 and earlier), classic gold coins (dated 1933 and earlier), many 19th to early 20th century coins, proof and mint sets, commemorative coins and mint striking errors.
  • Coins from other countries. For coins containing gold or silver, we pay at least the market value of the precious metal they contain. Most foreign coins that do not contain gold or silver have limited value.
  • Ancient coins – Greek, Roman, etc.

Bullion:

  • Gold, silver, platinum and palladium bullion coins, including American Eagles, Canadian Maple Leafs, South African Krugerrands, Chinese Pandas, etc.
  • Privately minted rounds and bars (also called ingots) made of gold, silver, platinum or palladium.

Scrap precious metals, including:

 

silver

  • Gold, silver and platinum jewelry: rings, bracelets, necklaces, pendants, lockets, pins, charms, cufflinks, bezels, etc.
  • Sterling silver flatware, cups, bowls, trays, candlestick bases, salt and pepper shakers, etc. Remove any non-silver weighting from candlestick bases and salt and pepper shakers before bringing to the store.
  • Dental work such as crowns and bridges comprised of a gold alloy. Please remove any teeth or significant teeth fragments (e.g. with a hammer) as much as possible before bringing to the store.

Paper money:

Collectable U.S. paper money, such as silver certificates, gold certificates, legal tender notes, National Bank Notes, all large size currency, high denomination notes ($500, $1000, $5000 and $10000 face value), fractional currency, Confederate paper money, “broken bank” notes, colonial and state issued currency, military payment certificates and printing errors.

Foreign paper money (if still legal tender where issued, contact a bank about exchanging for U.S. currency).

Exonumia:

Tokens, medals and other items.

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