Des Moines is the capital and largest city in Iowa. Founded as Fort Des Moines in 1861, its name shares that of a local river, and is derived from the French term for “River of the Monks.” Des Moines is a major center of the insurance industry; numerous banks and insurance companies are headquartered here. Within Des Moines, there are also numerous precious metal dealers and coin shops.
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Here are some of the top coin dealers in Des Moines:
Coins Stamps ‘n’ Stuff offers an expansive and ever-changing array of coins and currency, from early U.S. pennies to modern American Eagle silver bullion coins. They are among Iowa’s largest full service coin shops. Founded in 1977, this family owned and operated coin dealer also buys and sells paper currency, stamps, and other forms of gold and silver. They buy single coins or full collections; because they are actively buying, their inventory is always changing, so there’s always something new to see here.
8190 Hickman Rd
Clive, IA 50325
Iowa Stamps & Coins is a collectibles shop specializing in United States Mint coins and U.S. stamps from all eras. Founded in 1979, they have served Des Moines collectors for more than three decades. Iowa Stamps & Coins also carries collecting supplies, and can be seen at many regional and national stamp and coin shows.
PO Box 77
Ankeny, IA 50021
McKee Coins, Inc. is a coin dealer founded by numismatist Owen McKee. Serving Iowa coin collectors for more than thirty years, McKee Coins offers gold and silver, as well as numismatic collectibles. They have a retail shop and also run live and mail bid auctions and sell coins on eBay. A member of the American Numismatic Association, McKee Coins buys single coins or collections.
Their inventory includes pre-1965 U.S. silver coins, wheat pennies, pre-1933 U.S. gold coins, silver dollars American Eagle and Canadian Maple Leaf bullion coins, and much more. McKee serves investors and collectors at all budget levels. They also buy all forms of scrap silver and gold.
213 East Main St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501
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