Author Archives: Oakton Coins & Collectibles

Understanding gold karats

Understanding Gold Purity: 9K, 10K, 14K, 18K, 22K, 24K, etc….. The stamp on this piece of gold could indicate what use it’s intended for and how many, if any, other metals were added to it. Many of us, at one point or another, will sell gold we bought  from a jewelry department of a department […]

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Sell scrap Platinum Chicago

We buy foreign coins

Most foreign coins can be grouped into four general groups; Gold, Silver, Ancient, & foreign base metal coins. We buy foreign gold coins The most commonly traded foreign gold coins include the British Sovereign, the Swiss 20 Franc, the French 20 Franc and the Italian 20 Lire. Because there are so many gold foreign coins in existence, we […]

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Please Just Spend Them

You can collect them, but they are generally not worth more than face value. There are a few modern day coins that are slightly different than the coins that are most widely circulated. There’s a lot of misinformation (clickbait) on the internet leading people to believe these ordinary coins have more than face value.  Here are […]

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Sell your old dental gold

Yes we buy dental gold, used, old, or new. Dental patients often don’t know what to do with their old dental crowns. They are embarrassed to ask and don’t know who to trust. We can help. Don’t worry about separating the crown from the tooth. Oakton Coins & Collectibles will do the dirty work and […]

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Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Program

Adoption of Compliance Plan The purpose of the AML compliance plan is to establish the general framework for the fight against money laundering, terrorism, corruption and other financial crimes. Oakton Coins & Collectibles is committed to reviewing the AML strategies and objectives on an ongoing basis and to maintaining an effective AML program. We are committed […]

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