About Us

Image Carat-Coin-Collectibles is indeed a rare find in the West Shore area. Our trusted family owned and operated business has been serving North Olmsted and surrounding communities for more than 24 years. When you visit Carat-Coin-Collectibles, you will be greeted with a smile. The atmosphere is relaxed and these professionals will share with you more than 75+ years of experience so that you are given a fair and honest evaluation. Word has spread that our store pays more than anyone in the area for scrap gold, silver jewelry and coins. We buy gold and silver bullion, fine jewelry and collectibles such as war-related memorabilia and sterling silver flatware sets as well as many other collectibles. Carat-Coin-Collectibles was established in early 1994 and is owned by husband and wife team Val and Angela Holmes.
Val has been an avid collector of coins since he was 9 years old. He is the nerve center for all the happenings at Carat-Coin. His expertise includes proper grading and pricing of all coins. He is always happy to share his wisdom and experience in coin collecting as well as providing investment advice.

Angela's forte is the computer web site for the mail order business and eBay auctions, as well as buying and selling pocket watches, diamonds & jewelry She also manages the jewelry & shipping departments as well as working the front counter.
The store is also a hidden gold mine for beautiful jewelry at fantastic prices. You can shop a large selection of vintage and custom-made pieces and be assured of quality and authenticity. Ask for Angela Holmes to assist you in choosing just the right jewelry piece for you or for a gift to be treasured for years to come.

We also provided related services such as appraisals for liquidation of estates and legal appraisals for estates and trusts and work with many law offices around the area. Carat-Coin-Collectibles are members of the North Olmsted and North Ridgeville Chamber of Commerce. Carat-Coin is licensed from the State of Ohio! We are lifetime members of ANA and various coin clubs around the country. Appointments are available, but not required. Should you decide to call us first at (440) 734-8175, a friendly and knowledgeable person will be available and will gladly answer any of your questions.