How Do I sell Gold Coins?
You’ve come to the right place, we are a local coin buyer! Our family-operated coin shop is located in Lake in the Hills, IL (in between Randall Rd. and Route 47).
If you are looking to sell coins for cash, we buy a wide variety of coins. No coin collection is too big or small. We buy coins made of a variety of metals, not just gold and silver coins.
How much Are My Gold Coins worth?
A gold coin’s value is based on the current precious metals market, but many gold coins may also have gold coin collector value. You can check the value of gold or silver or other precious metals using an app Kitco (or visit www.kitco.com). Please stop in to see us so we can inspect and appraise your gold coins for sale.
Additionally, coin values vary greatly by many factors. We value your coin collection based on the following:
- Year minted
- Mint Mark
- Precious Metals market conditions
Can I send you Pictures of My Gold Coins?
Yes! We can’t guarantee we will have enough information to give you an accurate quote, but if you would like us to take a look, please send us an email with pictures to give us an idea of what you have. Send Your Coin Pictures here.
How Do You Buy My Gold Coins?
Schedule a no-hassle appraisal with Hertel’s Coins, or stop in during our regular business hours. Our coin appraisal process is simple, upfront, and pressure-free.
- Make an appointment or stop in during business hours for a coin appraisal.
- An appointment is not required for a quick 15-minute estimate.
- We will review all items and provide you with an offer to buy your coin collection.
- You can sell your coins on the spot! The choice is yours!
As an authorized coin dealer for PCGS, NGC, PMG & CAC we are a submission center for coin grading coins & notes.
Hertel’s Coin Shop buys coins and sells coins. Sell your coins with confidence to an experienced and reputable coin dealer. We will appraise old coins from one coin to an extensive coin collection. Sell coins with confidence to vetted experts who are authorized coin dealers by these major coin grading companies. Hertel’s Coins appraises coins, buys coins & sells coins. Let us appraise your estate jewelry and coin collections.
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What Coins are Made Of Real Gold?
Many people are familiar with American Eagle gold coins. You can sell American Eagle gold coins along with many others. The list below is the gold coins minted by the U.S. Mint from 1795-1933. Some gold coins are bought and sold for gold value while other gold coins are bought and sold as collector coins.
Gold $1 Dollar
Type 1, Liberty Head (1849-1854)
Type 2, Indian Princess, Small Head (1854-1856)
Type 3, Indian Princess, Large Head (1856-1889)
Gold $2.50 Dollars
Draped Bust $2.5 (1796-1807)
Capped Bust $2.5 (1808-1834)
Classic Head $2.5 (1834-1839)
Liberty Head $2.5 (1840-1907)
Indian $2.5 (1908-1929)
Gold $3 Dollars
Three Dollar (1854-1889)
Gold $4 Stella Dollars
Type 1, Flowing Hair (1879-1880)
Type 2, Coiled Hair (1879-1880)
Gold $5 Dollars
Draped Bust $5 (1795-1807)
Capped Bust $5 (1807-1834)
Classic Head $5 (1834-1838)
Liberty Head $5 (1839-1908)
Indian $5 (1908-1929)
Gold $10 Dollars
Draped Bust $10 (1795-1804)
Liberty Head $10 (1838-1907)
Indian $10 (1907-1933)
Gold $20 Dollars
Liberty Head $20 (1849-1907)
St. Gaudens $20 (1907-1933)
U.S. Gold Commems
1903 $1 LA Purchase
1904 – 1905 $1 Lewis and Clark
1915-S $1 Panama-Pacific
1916 – 1917 $1 McKinley
1922 $1 Grant
1926 $2.50 Sesquicentennial
1915-S $2.50 Panama-Pacific
1915-S $50 Pan-Pac
U.S. $5 & $10 Gold Modern Commems
Canada Gold Maple Leafs
South Africa Gold Krugerrand
Australia Gold Kangaroo & Nuggets
Austrian Gold Philharmonics
British Gold Coins
Chinese Gold Panda
French & Swiss Gold
Gold Coins from All Other Countries
The Hertel's Coins Difference
Hertel’s Coins knows that you can work with many places that buy coins. We assure you that you will walk away with knowledge when working with us and be treated with courtesy and respect every time. As a coin specialist, we strive to ensure each customer is a repeat customer at our coin shop!
When you sell your coins, gold, or jewelry to Hertel’s Coins, you can be confident the transaction will be fair and honest. We hope to become your go-to, best place to sell precious metals and coins!
We also offer gold and silver exchange if you prefer to trade.