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Milwaukee Coin Collector Frequently Asked Questions

Milwaukee Coins and Gold Buyer FAQs

Our family business survives on a reputation of ethics and informed, fair dealings with many new and repeat customers. We’re passionate Milwaukee coin dealers and hobbyists who would love nothing more than to bring you into the world of coin collecting, or purchase your coins if you would rather cash them in for top prices.

If the following FAQ does not have the answer to your question, contact the Milwaukee gold buyers and coin dealers at Greater Milwaukee Coin shops at 262-781-4200 (Brookfield) or 262-896-8955 (Waukesha).

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Q: Do you buy foreign coins and paper money?

A: We do buy all foreign coins and paper money. Many are common, and do not bring much value. However, if you do have an unusual or rare item, we can pay top price, as we know collectors and specialists who need foreign, ancient and medievil coins. We can pay well for foreign silver and gold coins too.

Q: Would I do better selling my coins at an online auction?

A: We can pay a very competative price for your coins, and make it an easy, pleasant experience. The problem with selling at an online auction, is all the work that is necessary. On top of that, you better know what you all have and how to group them and list them accurately to actually get something near to a good price. Lastly you have to pay all the listing fees, commissions, postage, and deal with getting paid, shipping, etc. We do occasionally sell on Ebay - but we have learned that the be... - More

Q: What do you sell?

A: We have a large selection of collectable coins and paper money of the U.S. Everything from very common wheat cents to very expensive rare items. We also have foreign and ancient coins. We do handle books and other supplies for coin collectors.

Q: Do you sell the new parks quarters along with Presidential dollar coins? Or books for them?

A: We try and stock all the parks quarters and Presidential dollar coins in Uncirculated condition. We also have many different holders for them, including folders, maps and albums.

Q: Do you have coins that could be used as gifts?

A: Yes, we do handle a number of items that are popular as gifts. The ones we sell the most of include silver eagles in nice holders, proof sets - both current year, and past years, and birth year coins. For example, for someone born in 1942, we have nice looking 1942 coins that can be put in special gift holders.

Q: What Hours are you open?

A: The Brookfield store is open 10-5 Weekdays, and 10-2 on Saturday. The Waukesha store is open 10-6 on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, and 10-3 on Saturday. The Fond du lac office is open by appointment, usually on Tuesdays.

Q: Why should I sell to you?

A: We are able to pay the highest prices because of the large amount of business we do, both wholesale and retail. We also try to be friendly and informative with our customers. And, with our various bank accounts and contacts, no collection is too large. Please see our we are buying page for more details.

Q: Can you come to my location if my collection is too large?

A: We are available to do in home or in bank appointments. Please call or email us for more details.

Q: What kind of Gold and Silver do you buy?

A: We pretty much buy all gold, silver, and platinum. We buy old coin silver, bullion silver and gold. Gold, silver and platinum eagles, maple leafs, k-rands, and other bullion coins. Silver bars, sterling silver coin and bar sets, and sterling flatware. Gold and platinum jewelry, dental gold and diamonds. Some industrial silver we can either buy, or send in for an assay. We do not buy flatware that is just plated in silver. If you are not sure, please contact us.

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