Welcome to Distinctive Coins   After more than 30 years trading millions in rare coins and currency, we now have thousands of satisfied customers around the world. Distinctive Coins provides you with expertise that comes only with decades of being in business. We are long-time members of several numismatic associations and currency evaluation societies. Our experts are well-connected, respected and trusted in the coin-collecting world.  Contact us before you sell! We offer free verbal evaluations and use our expertise to accurately appraise all coins, as well as other goods, from gold jewelry to collectible foreign currency. Our full service store in Downers Grove is conveniently located between Chicago and Naperville.  If you not from the Chicago area, we frequently have coins shipped to us from all over the world. Get more money when you sell us your silver and gold coins. With a worldwide clientele selling us unique and valuable rare coins, we have thousands of coins to capture the interest of every collector. You can see and buy collectible coins and currency from around the world and in every price range at our retail location. You can also shop our always-open online store. It allows you to look, compare, and purchase coins when and where it’s convenient for you. Every coin in our store is graded according to industry standards and priced based on current market value. Ultimately, our experience means fair and accurate transactions for you, whatever you are buying or selling.    


Store Hours: 

Monday – Friday  9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Saturday  9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Find Us At: 

422 W. 75th Street, Downers Grove, IL 60516

630.968.7700 store /

Distinctive Coins

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About Distinctive Coins:

  • Experts with Over 50 Years of Numismatic Experience
  • Thousands of Satisfied Customers Around the World
  • Large Selection of U.S. and World Coins and Currency
  • Coins are Accurately Graded and Offered at Current Market Prices
  • Exceptional Expertise in World Coins and Currency
  • Prompt and Quality Service
  • We Buy Individual Coins and Collections
  • We Pay You Top Dollar
  • Full Service Retail Store Open to the Public


We pay you top dollar whether you’re selling individual coins or entire collections. We buy:

  • Gold Coins
  • Silver Coins
  • Rare U.S. Coins
  • Rare Foreign Coins
  • Foreign and U.S. currency
  • Gold, Silver and Platinum Bullion
  • Sterling Silver
  • Gold Jewelry
  • Stamps, Tokens & More!


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Serving Downers Grove and the following communities in the Chicagoland area: Bolingbrook, Brookfield, Burr Ridge, Clarendon Hills, Countryside, Darien, Elmhurst, Glen Ellyn, Hinsdale, Joliet, LaGrange, Lemont Lisle, Lombard, Naperville, Oak Park, Oakbrook, Orland Park, Palos, Plainfield, Western Springs, Westmont, Wheaton, Willowbrook, Woodridge and others in the Chicago area.

Distinctive Coins, 422 W. 75th Street – Downers Grove, IL   60516   630.968.7700 store / email us