The Northern California city of Modesto, located in the Central Valley region, is surrounded by rich farmland. Modesto was featured in the 1973 film American Graffiti, directed by George Lucas, a Modesto native. The city’s name means “modest” in Spanish. Within Modesto, there are several highly regarded precious metal dealers and coin shops.
Modesto Gold, Jewelry, and Coins
109 Needham St
Modesto, CA 95354
Modesto Gold, Jewelry and Coins will buy all of your scrap or unwanted gold, silver and other precious metals, jewelry and coins. They also sell many forms of precious metals and coins, including rare coins, proof coins, NGC and PCGS graded coins, uncirculated coins, and silver, gold, and platinum bullion coins.
They carry U.S. coins from colonial to modern in every denomination, with a variety of grades to suit any budget level. Modesto Gold, Jewelry, and Coins is known for fair pricing whether buying or selling, backed by knowledgeable and professional customer service. They have two locations, in Manteca and in Modesto.
118 West Main
Turlock, CA 95380
Thoreson Numismatics is a full-service coin shop specializing in U.S. coins. They carry coins from every era, from pennies to dollars. Their selection includes silver dollars, proof and mint sets, type coins, key-date coins, and American Eagle silver bullion coins.
They offer inexpensive beginner coins, as well as investment-grade coins with five-figure price tags. A small selection of their coins can be purchased online, though they have thousands more at their two retail showrooms, in Turlock and Los Banos, California.
Modesto Coin & Bullion
145 Woodrow Ave. Suite D
Modesto, CA 95350
Previously known as Old Mint Coin & Bullion and located in Carson City, this coin shop is now known as Modesto Coin & Bullion in Modesto, California. Old Coin was founded in 1992 by lifelong numismatist Joel Mitchell. This PCGS authorized dealer specializes in U.S. coins, including rare and semi-rare coins in a variety of grades and budget ranges.
Modesto Coin & Bullion also deals in gold and silver bullion, particularly American Eagle bullion coins. They also buy and sell a smaller selection of foreign gold and silver coins, and carry coin collecting supplies and books. A small selection of their coins can be found on their website and on eBay.