About Us

In 2014, Oakton Coins & Collectibles opened its doors in the coin-rich suburb of Skokie, on the Northern border of Chicago, Illinois. We buy and sell coins, coin collections, paper money, all forms of gold & silver, estate jewelry, platinum, stamps, diamonds, and more.

Our constantly revolving stock includes investment grade silver & gold, collector coins, proof and mint sets, currency, tokens, ancient coins, and more! From the common to the esoteric, new inventory comes in all the time.

Oakton Coins & Collectibles is very close to the Northside of Chicago. People often visit from Chicago, Morton Grove, Evanston, Rogers ParkLincolnwood, Glencoe, Schaumburg, Niles, Park Ridge, Kenilworth, Des Plaines, Glenview, Highland Park, and Des Plaines, among other places.

Coin/Bullion dealers are not all created equal, and we have always strived to be an enjoyable dealer with whom to do business. We give our customers honest and courteous service. If we don’t have a market for what you are selling, we will gladly point you in the right direction.

Meet the Owner: Hello, my name is Joses (rhymes with Moses). Growing up in Hawaii, I started collecting many beautiful things. Having a grandfather that was an avid coin collector and seller, he passing on his love and knowledge of the numismatic world to me. After graduating from S.I.U. twenty years ago, a tech job moved me to Chicago. Eventually, my life came full circle leading me back into the coin business that I was taught as a child. Having been a collector my whole life, and have worked in the coin and jewelry buying business for over a decade. Oakton Coins is lifetime member of many public, private coin dealer organizations, and networks.


 

 

 

 

 

 

I took in some of my mom’s old jewelry. I feel like I got a great price and the staff was wonderful. The whole transaction was effortless. Highly recommend this shop!


 

 

Really good service! very nice people and I went there to sell to my silver dollars and the staff gave me a great deal! Highly recommend!!!


 

 

Very good experience, and was offered beyond a fair price. The owner is knowledgeable and friendly. Best place to sell your gold/silver locally in my experiences and opinion. Thank you for doing business will be returning.


 

 

Thank you for helping me go through my Grandfather’s collection. You guys were much more helpful than the other Chicago coin shops.


 

 

Great neighborhood coin shop, where you get treated right and get the best prices for your Gold, Silver and Old coins.


 

 

I came in with a lot of gold coins and he offered really great pricing per coin. Really nice, and really quick. No haggling, he was really well versed in the coins I brought in too. Just a fantastic experience all around.


 

 

Called up and had a question about a coin. Answered all my questions on the phone. Then went in the store. Got a great deal… friendly and polite… Thank you very much, JB. I will be back soon

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