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What We Buy


USA & Foreign Coins

Coin collecting has been around since Ancient Rome & Medieval times. Coin collecting was once known during the 14th century as “Hobby of Kings”. Coins are like a portable piece of art that can go anywhere with you. Here at Hertel’s Coins & Gold Shop we share that same passion. We Buy & Sell U.S. & Foreign coins, and are always happy to quote you a price on your items or sell at competitive prices.

USA and Foreign Currency

USA & Foreign Currency

Currency is another form of collectible besides coins. Currency is collected by its design, art and country. Here at Hertel’s Coins & Gold Shop, We deal in all forms of currency. Weather it be U.S. or foreign. Please stop by for Top Dollar on your currency items or browse our currency for sale at our Retail Location.

Fine Silver

Gold, Silver & Platinum Bullion

Gold, Silver & Platinum has been a great way to diversify ones portfolio. Still today, in many countries, it can used as form of payment for merchandise. Only 20 years ago Gold was at $250 an ounce & Silver was $5 an ounce. If your looking to cash in on your Precious Metals, Hertel’s Coins will pay you Top Dollar for you items.

Gold Silver Jewelry

Gold & Silver Jewelry

Do you have Gold, Silver & Platinum Jewelry, Here at Hertel’s Coins we purchase your items for Top Dollar. We purchase from Broken Old Jewelry, to Newer looking Jewelry. You would be surprised how much value your Inherited Jewelry is worth.



Diamonds are one of the most sought after precious stones. Here at Hertel’s Gold & Coin shop, purchase stand alone Diamonds or Diamonds that are set in: Engagement Rings, Weddings Rings, Bracelets Necklaces, or Earrings. We are the highest buyers in Mchenry County. Stop in to receive your free hassle free quote.

Sterling Flatware

Sterling Flatware

Are you tired of cleaning that sterling silver flatware every holiday, or have you inherited it and have no idea what to do with it because it takes up too much space in your cupboard. Well at Hertel’s Coins we offer the highest prices for your sterling silverware. You will be amazed how much a set of knives/forks/spoons and serving pieces is worth. We always pay top dollar and make an offer on the spot.

Silver Plate

Silver Plate

Hertel’s Coin & Gold Shop is the premier buyer of Silver Plate in the Chicago Area. We buy Knives,Forks,Spoons, Platters or anything else that is copper based silver plate. So instead of donating or selling at your garage sale for pennies on the dollar. Stop at our Retail Location to get your Top Cash Offer on your Silver Plate items.

Military Items


We consign military items on our website or auction page. We deal in anything from Civil War to World Wars. We at Hertel’s Coin & Gold Shop will get you top dollar for your military items.

Sports Cards

Sports Cards

Sports Cards have been a hobby of many collectors since the 1800’s. We at Hertel’s Coins & Gold Shop pay top dollar for your Baseball,Basketball,Football & Hockey Cards. Why let it collect dust in your closet when you can take it to your retail location and Receive Top Cash offer for your Sports Cards.



Are those Comics collecting dust in your closet or your basement. We purchase from 1975 & prior comics, weather it be Batman,Superman,Spiderman or any other comic, We at Hertel’s Coins & Gold shop will purchase them for Top Dollar Cash offer.

Store Closed

Hertel's Coins closed July 21-25th. 

We will re-open normal business hours Monday, July 26th at 10:00am