Hertel's Coin Shop: Your One-Stop Shop for Coins and Collectibles

Hertel’s Coin Shop buys, sells, and appraises gold, silver, foreign coins, platinum, and collectible paper currency. It has been family owned since 2009 and is run by Shaun Hertel, who started as a hobbyist collecting sports cards before developing a passion for history and becoming a numismatist.

Shaun has built relationships with dealers across the US and regularly attends coin shows to stay up-to-date on market values. The shop offers a variety of coins and collectibles for display.


“Shop with confidence and discover why people choose Hertel's Coins when it matters most.“

Shaun Hertel, Founder of Hertel's Coins

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We specialize in buying coins and collectibles. We will base our offer on current market prices and offer the most competitive rates in the Chicagoland area.


  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Coins
  • Bullion
  • Currency
  • Jewelry
  • Diamonds
  • Sterling Flatware
  • Silver Plate
  • Sports Cards
  • Comics
  • Military

W e buy gold, we buy silver, we buy jewelry and we buy diamonds. Sell gold, sell silver, sell jewelry and sell diamonds in our comfortable coin shop nestled in the community of Lake in the Hills. Cash for gold, sell diamonds for cash! Don’t settle for less payout on items that have value.

As a coin dealer located in McHenry County, we often work with coin collectors and gold buyers as well as silver buyers in neighboring communities such as Algonquin, Crystal Lake, Huntley, Cary, Fox River Grove, McHenry and the surrounding area. Invest in Silver or invest in Gold; as expert coin dealers we will be happy to advise you on options to get started or add to your collection.


O ur reputation is showcased on Google reviews and in addition, we have amassed over 10,000 POSITIVE reviews in online auction platforms over 15 years! This is why many customers travel to our coin shop in Lake in the Hills, IL from other communities such as St. Charles, Dundee, Aurora, Elgin, Hampshire, the Chicago metro area and even Southern Wisconsin!

Sell coins to Hertel’s for top dollar! Common items we buy: Morgan silver dollars, Peace dollars, silver coins, silver bars, gold coins, gold bars, type coins, gold jewelry, sterling silver jewelry, estate jewelry, foreign coins, foreign money, diamonds, notes, paper money, obsolete bank notes and more. You can even sell your silver plate items here rather than throw away outdated items like this. Paying top dollar for estate sale items, coin collections & silver and gold. We welcome you to make an appointment for an appraisal or to give us a call to discuss your particular needs.


Why Us?

Our coin shop is nestled in one of the most welcoming and safest communities in northern Illinois, Lake in the Hills. As a leading supplier of rare coins, currency and precious metals we are deeply committed to customer satisfaction. Our investments made in today’s latest technologies backs our guarantee of the quality and authenticity of every product we sell.

We are an authorized coin dealer for PCGS, NGC, PMG & CAC. We are also a Round Table Trading dealer member and supporter of ANA (American Numismatic Association).

H ertel’s Coins & Gold 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 a large 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.


‘’ Best coin dealer in the area! Appraisal of my inherited coin collection was simple and fast. They explained to me not only coin values but also shared some history about a few of the coins. I would do business again with them and highly recommend this coin shop! ’’

Tonya Jenkins
Verified Customer

‘’ I definitely recommend this place and will be a repeat customer. Saturday 3/14 was my first time buying silver and I had several questions for Shaun and his wife. They both took the time to answer my questions and helped make recommendations based on the long term strategy I am looking to achieve. ’’

Chris Prescott
Verified Customer

‘’ Shaun and Brandy, thanks for taking the time to go over my father's coin collection with me. Shaun, I really appreciate you sharing your historical knowledge regarding the type of U.S. coins I had and of course the free appraisal. Brandy, my wife enjoyed speaking with you as well, we felt welcomed as if we knew you both for years! We know we received a good price for our coin collection! Should we ever have a need in the future, we'll definitely work with you! ’’

Jon Stosky
Verified Customer

‘’I went in with some coins & cards. Very clean place and he was very knowledgeable & offered me, what I believe to have been a fair price. Thank you for being reliable & kind.’’

Dani Divine
Verified Customer

‘’Highly recommend! Shaun and Brandy came out to our house to give us an appraisal. We did a great deal of research ahead of time and contacted several shops. I immediately felt comfortable during the initial phone conversation and within minutes of being in our home felt like we were talking to old friends. Shaun was incredibly thorough and based on our research the price he offered was very fair! Thankful we found Hertels!’’

Christin Evans
Verified Customer

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