More than half of Minnesota’s residents live in the Minneapolis-St. Paul (or “Twin Cities”) area. This region is known for its rugged natural areas and many outdoor activities. The Minneapolis area has much to offer coin collectors and precious metal investors, with a number of highly regarded coin shops located here.
Crystal Coin and Collectibles
7000 57th Ave N Ste 103
Minneapolis, MN 55428
Crystal Coin is a full service coin shop serving Minneapolis collectors for more than 24 years. Owner and numismatic expert Mike Carter has been a coin collector for more than 50 years, and a full-time coin dealer for over three decades. Crystal Coin is an NGC authorized dealer and member of the American Numismatic Association. They carry a full array of U.S. and foreign coins and currency, with a focus on numismatic collectibles. The inventory here includes type coins, silver dollars, ancient coins, tokens and medals, and bullion. They serve beginning and advanced collectors alike, and also stock a full range of coin collecting supplies.
Twin Cities Gold and Silver Exchange
4813 Excelsior Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Twin Cities Gold and Silver Exchange is a precious metal dealer specializing in coinage. They buy and sell all gold and silver coins, as well as rare U.S. and world coins. Twin Cities Gold and Silver Exchange also buys gold and silver jewelry, flatware, and scrap. They offer appraisals and trades. An authorized retailer of U.S. Mint, Royal Canadian Mint, and Austrian Mint products, Twin Cities carries popular bullion coins like the American Eagle, Canadian Maple Leaf, and Austrian Philharmonic. They are also a member of the American Numismatic Association, and an NGC and PCGS authorized dealer.
Premium Quality Coins
250 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Premium Quality Coins, founded in 1985, is a full-service coin shop offering a wide array of U.S. and foreign coins. They are known for high-grade rare coins and an expansive selection of coins from around the world. A partial inventory list can be found online, though the full selection may only be seen in their downtown Minneapolis showroom, which also stocks a full selection of coin collecting supplies.
Yellow River Rare Coins
7204 W 27th St
Minneapolis, MN, 55426
Yellow River Rare Coins specializes in coins for investment purposes. They carry a diverse array of rare coins, as well as gold and silver bullion. The store’s primary focus is on pre-1933 gold coins and on early type coins. Their inventory ranges from inexpensive proof sets for beginning collectors to investment-quality, high-grade rare coins to .999 fine gold bullion bars. In addition to buying and selling, Yellow River also offers trades and appraisals. They are happy to offer personalized service, investment advice, and information about current trends in the precious metal market.
Great Lakes Coins and Collectibles
14321 Nicollet Ct
Burnsville, MN 55306
Founded in 1987, Great Lakes Coins and Collectibles buys and sells U.S. and foreign coins. They also purchase all forms of gold and silver, including bullion, jewelry, flatware, and scrap. Their coin inventory focuses on U.S. gold and silver coinage, along with rare coins and bullion coins from around the world.