The sunny Southern California city of Santa Ana, part of the Greater Los Angeles area, lies just 10 miles from the Pacific Ocean coastline. The city lends its name to the local portion of the Interstate 5 freeway, which runs through the city. It also shares its name with the nearby Santa Ana River and Santa Ana Mountains. Within Santa Ana, there are a number of highly regarded coin shops.
Southern California Jewelry and Loan
12522 Westminster Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Southern California Jewelry and Loan is a pawn shop specializing in gold and silver items, such as jewelry and coins. They also buy and sell electronics and vintage guitars, among other items. Southern California Jewelry and Loan offers appraisals, free gold testing, and layaway services. Founded in 1983, Southern California Jewelry and Loan offers an ever-changing selection of graded coins, gold and silver coins, and bullion bars.
Monaco Rare Coins
4910 Birch St
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Monaco Rare Coins specializes in NGC and PCGS graded rare gold and silver coins. They carry American Eagle bullion coins, pre-1933 U.S. gold coins, and silver dollars. Monaco focuses on rare coins that they feel both investors and collectors will truly value. They have an inventory of rare coins valued at more than $10 million, and have built an extensive network of coin dealers to access other rare coins. Most Monaco customers work through a personal Monaco Account Representative, available by phone, to order high-end rare coins.
American Jewelry and Loan
1145 Baker St
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Established in 1982, American Jewelry and Loan is a pawn shop specializing in jewelry and gold. Their newly expanded showroom offers an ever-changing selection of gold jewelry, silver coins, precious metal bullion, and much more, with an inventory ranging from TVs to musical instruments.
London Coin Galleries
4533 Mac Arthur Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
London Coin Galleries of Newport Beach was established in 1990 as the second location of the company, whose London gallery opened in 1976. Their coin selection includes U.S., foreign, and ancient coins, along with an extensive array of paper currency of all ages, types, and locations. London Coin is known for their selection of high-grade rare coins and unique coins with eye appeal at every price range. London Coin Galleries offers an eclectic inventory including not only coins, but also unique oddities such as fossils, antiquities, and high-end watches. They are an NGC authorized coin dealer.