Frequently Asked Questions

We've put together our most frequently asked questions regarding coins and banknotes. If you have a question that wasn’t answered on this page, send us an email at We would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.

Do you purchase large collections or estate collections?

Yes we purchase all sizes of coin and banknote collections.

Do you make House Calls or provide Home Appraisals?

Yes we makes house calls and provide home appraisals. We travel throughout Ontario appraising and securing collections.

My old coins and banknotes look dirty. Should I clean them?

No! Never clean your coins and banknotes. Cleaning old coins and banknotes can decrease the value significantly. Take your coins and banknotes to a trusted B & W Coins professional.

I would really like to start collecting coins. Where do I start?

Our recommendation is to start collecting what you enjoy. Start small. For example, if you really enjoy canadian quarters, start with that and work your way up. Do your research. There are also some great price guides, such as Coin News, that can help you when building your collection. Here at B & W Coins and Tokens, we are here to help. Stop by and take a look around. We would be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Is coin collecting a good investment?

Coin collecting can be a profitable as well as fun hobby. We recommend to always do your research before buying coins, bars and banknotes. Learn how to protect yourself against fakes.

What type of Coin Supplies does B & W Coins carry?

We carry a wide range of coin supplies. Some of what we carry include 2x2 Coin Flips, Coin and banknote Pages, Albumns, refrence books, tubes, caplsules, banknote sleeves and much more.

I am looking for a specific coin or banknote, if you dont carry it, can you help me find it?

Yes, if there is something specific you are looking for, which we don't carry, we will do our best to find it for you. We have been able to secure specific or hard to find coins and banknotes for many of our customers.

Do you charge tax?

Coin Supplies and Books are subject to tax. Most New RCM Products are non-taxable.

I would like to buy a coin or banknote featured on your website. What kind of payments do you accept and do you ship?

If you are intersted in something featured on our website, you can either come in store to purchase, or call us to order. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Debit and E-transfers. We ship products across Ontario. Shipping charges may apply.

Can I place orders over the phone?

Yes, you can place an order over the phone. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Debit and E-transfers. We ship products across Ontario. Shipping charges may apply.

Do you purchase old Gold and Silver jewelry, coins or bars?

Yes, we are always looking to purchase Gold and Silver jewelry, coins, bars and banknotes. If you have a collection that you would like to sell, you may bring them into the store for a FREE appraisal. No appointments are necessary. If you have a large collection and would like us to come by your home for an In-Home appraisal, please give us a call to schedule an appointment.

Do you only purchase Canadian coins or Banknotes?

We purchase a large variety of Coins and Bankotes from around the world. We specialize in Canadian and American Coins.

We need your Canadian coins and banknotes in all grades and conditions.

Contact our store today! Visit us at 345 Queen Street West, Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Email at us or call us at (905) 450-2870.