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Des Moines, Iowa - Local Gold and Silver Dealers

Des Moines is not only the capital of Iowa, but the largest city in the state as well. The name Des Moines is shared with the local river and comes from the French term that means "...of the monks", as in "River of the Monks". Des Moines is an important city for the Insurance Industry. There are many Insurance companies and Banks with headquarters located here. You will also find many precious metal dealers and coin collectors here in the city.

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The Gold Guys

This dealer has more than a dozen locations, including this one in Des Moines. The Gold Buys is one of Iowa's premier silver and gold dealer. They believe the best gold is above ground and that it is more efficient to recycle and refine gold items, like scrap gold, dental gold, jewelry, bullion bars, and coins than it is to mine new precious metals. The Gold Guys guarantee that they will pay you the highest price for all silver, platinum, and gold items you want to sell. They will buy any precious metals, regardless of their condition.

101 Jordan Creek Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 223-1021


Coins Stamps 'n' Stuff

This is one of the largest full-service coin shops in Iowa. Coins Stamps 'n' Stuff has an extensive, ever-changing selection of currency and coins, from modern American Eagle silver bullion coins to early U.S. pennies. Founded in 1977, Coins Stamps 'n' Stuff is a family owned and operated dealer that buy and sell stamps, paper currency and various forms of silver and gold. This coins dealer will buy full coin collections or single coins. Since they are active buyers, their inventory may change on a daily basis. There's always something new to see in their store.

8190 Hickman Rd
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 331-4307


Iowa Stamps & Coins

This collectible shop was founded in 1979. They specialize in U.S. stamps from every era and U.S. Mint coins. For more than three decades Iowa Stamps & Coins has served collectors in Des Moines. They carry a selection of collecting supplies and may be seen at both regional and national coin and stamp shows.

PO Box 77
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 964-1202


Mckee Coins

This coins dealer has a retail shop, but they also hold a live and mail bid auction. They also sell coins on eBay. For over thirty years, Mckee Coins has served collectors in Iowa. The shop was founded by Owen McKee, a numismatist. Mckee Coins is an American Numismatic Association member. They help collectors and investors at all price and budget levels. They buy the collection and single coins. They also buy all forms of gold and silver, including scrap. Mckee Coins has a selection of Canadian Maple Leaf and American Eagle bullion coins, silver dollars, what pennies, pre-1965 U.S. silver coins, pre-1933 U.S. gold coins, and more.

213 East Main St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 684-6006