The city of San Bernardino is located in Southern California’s “Inland Empire” metropolitan area, which also includes Riverside. The city is home to California State University San Bernardino and to San Manual Amphitheater, the country’s largest outdoor amphitheater. The very first McDonald’s restaurant was also located in San Bernardino. This city also has a number of coin shops and precious metal dealers serving investors and collectors alike.
Briggs & Coops
21 E Redlands Blvd
Redlands, CA 92373
Among the most renowned coin dealers in the Inland Empire region, Briggs & Coops has served San Bernardino coin collectors since 1935. Fred Coop’s specializes in NGC and PCGS graded U.S. coins.
They carry an expansive inventory of certified U.S. coins and gold and silver bullion. Their selection ranges from reasonably priced beginner coins to extreme rarities. They also buy and sell paper currency, foreign coins, and exonumia.
A small selection of their products can be found online, though most are only available through their retail store. Buy and sell prices for popular bullion forms such as South African Krugerrands, American Eagles, and Canadian Maples, as well as 90% silver U.S. coinage, can be found on their website.
The Coin Broker
316 E. Citrus Ave.
Redlands, CA 92373
The Coin Broker, located in historic downtown Redlands, is a coin and currency dealer specializing in historic U.S. coinage, as well as gold, silver, and platinum. They buy and sell all types of coins from around the world and offer appraisal services. The Coin Broker buys all forms of precious metals, including jewelry and scrap. Established in 1980, The Coin Broker is known for knowledgeable service and a high level of numismatic expertise.
San Bernardino Loan & Jewelry
376 North D Street
San Bernardino, CA 92401
San Bernardino Loan & Jewelry, located in downtown San Bernardino, has been serving Inland Empire coin collectors since 1956. They buy and sell a wide variety of items, specializing in jewelry, coins, and high-end collectibles. They buy all forms of gold, including coins, bullion, dental gold, and broken jewelry.
San Bernardino Loan & Jewelry is known for its showroom filled with unique antiques, beautiful jewelry, and interesting collectibles, making this shop fun to browse. They also sell a small portion of their inventory on eBay.