Bridgeport, the largest city in Connecticut, was first settled in the 1640s. Circus promoter P.T. Barnum lived here, housed his circus here during the winter, and even served as mayor. Bridgeport is also known as the birthplace of the Frisbee and of the Subway restaurant chain.
Robert S. Riemer Rare Coins
1881 Black Rock Turnpike
Fairfield, CT 06825
Robert S. Riemer Rare Coins specializes in certified U.S. coins. They deal in Morgan and Peace silver dollars, key date coins, Lincoln cents, type coins, colonial coins pre-1933 U.S. gold coins, and proof and mint sets. They buy and sell a wide variety of coins from their Stamford, CT office as well as online. Owner Robert S. Riemer has been a rare coin dealer for more than 30 years, and is an American Numismatic Association Life Member and a PCGS and NGC authorized dealer.
Holmes Historical Coin
1451 Main St.
Stratford, CT 06615
Holmes Historical Coin, founded by Gene Holmes, is a unique coin shop specializing in rare and historical coinage. Owner Gene Holmes, a lifelong coin collector, opened Holmes Historical Coin in 1998, and has been serving Bridgeport coin collectors for more than 16 years.
This shop specializes in ancient coins dating as early as 500 B.C., including Roman, Greek, and Biblical era coins. Many were previously buried, found in the ground after many generations. Holmes Historical also deals in newer rare coins, as well as paper currency, and offers free appraisals.
Ron’s Coin Shop
248 New Haven Ave
Milford, CT 06460
Ron’s Coin Shop is a small, old-fashion coin shop specializing in U.S. and foreign coins of all ages. They also deal in paper currency, as well as gold and silver. The selection here focuses on U.S. coinage, from early to modern. Find everything from Lincoln pennies to rare date Morgan silver dollars here. This is a friendly shop that welcomes families, new collectors, and experienced buyers alike. Ron is known for taking the time to explain the nuances of a particular coin to new or interested collectors.