Q. Where are you located?
A. We are located at 30131 Lorain Road, North Olmsted, Ohio 44070.
Q. What are you retail store hours?
A. Monday thru Friday 9:30-4:30pm; Saturday 10-1pm; Sunday Closed.
Q. Do you ship internationally?
A. Due to the items we ship, we cannot ship internationally.
Q. Do you ship to Minnesota?
A. Due to Minnesota laws, we do not ship there.
Q. What are your shipping prices?
A. Shipping prices are as follows:
1st class Priority Mail
$ 00.01 to $100.00 $5.00 $ 8.50
$100.01 to $200.00 $6.50 $11.00
$200.01 to $300.00 $8.00 $12.75
$300.01 to $500.00 $10.00 $14.75
$500.01 to $700.00 $12.00 $16.75
$700.01 to $800.00 $13.00 $17.75
$800.01 to $900.00 $14.00 $18.75
$900.01 to $1000.00 $15.00 $20.00
over $1,000.01 FREE
Q. How long will it take to receive order once it's placed?
A. Orders usually go out within 2 days of ordering unless it's over a holiday then the order will go out as soon as we've returned.
Q. What are your grading practices?
A. We grade all coins based on the grading standards of the ANA (American Numismatic Association).
Q. What forms of payment do you accept?
A. We accept Paypal, Visa, MC, Discover and Money Order's.
Q. Do you stock other items besides what's on your website?
A. We stock a huge assortment of items that due to space constraints on our website, are not listed. If someone doesn't see the specific item they are searching for on our website, we welcome them to contact us via email or our toll free number. We probably have the item in stock -- if not, we'll do our best to locate them.
Q. Do you sell merchandise for the non-collector? If so, what?
A. We carry merchandise for both the serious collector, the non-collector and everything in between. We cater to individuals who desire very valuable coins, as well as, people who just want conversation pieces. The non-collector can find coin jewelry which is very popular along with all of the mint products available. Carat-Coin also offers advice and tips to a would-be collector, along with providing books and any other necessary items to get you started. Coins provide affordable alternatives to commemorate any special occasion such as birthdays, anniversaries, graduation and even coins for the Christmas tree.
Q. How do you acquire your merchandise that you sell?
A. The world of coins is a fast-paced business. We buy, sell, and trade daily through our shop, mailorder, and coin shows we attend throughout the country. We also purchase directly from the U.S. Mint, local banks, estate liquidations and acquire collections from numerous law firms hired to settle estates.
Q. Why should I shop at Carat-Coin-Collectibles?
A. Carat-Coin-Collectibles has been operating in business since late 1993. We are members of ANA which stands for (American Numismatic Association), the North Olmsted & North Ridgeville Chamber of Commerce, several different coin organizations from around the country such as OSNA(Ohio), PAN(Pennslyvania), & MSNS(Michigan).
We take pride in providing proper grading of our coins which is considered a vital part of building up our internet/mail order business. Our employees are friendly, knowledgeable and don't mind taking the time time to answer questions. We want you to be comfortable with us along with the products and services being provided for you.
Our goal is simple --- We are here for the long term and we want each and every customer confident in our abilities and completely satisfied with our service so when you think of coins, the first place you think of is Carat-Coin-Collectibles.