Rochester, located along Lake Ontario in New York, is known as the World’s Image Center; Eastman Kodak, Bausch & Lomb, and Xerox are located here. It is also known for its flower industry, hosting the Lilac Festival annually. Rochester is home to a number of highly regarded coin shops and precious metal dealers.
Rochester Jewelry & Coin Exchange
1964 Ridge Rd W
Rochester, NY 14626
Rochester Jewelry & Coin Exchange is one of the region’s biggest dealers of gold and silver bullion and coins. They also deal in jewelry and military collectibles from WWII or older. Coins typically found in their inventory include uncirculated state quarters and U.S. coins from pennies to dollars, in a variety of grades and price ranges. They are renowned for their bullion selection, which includes American Eagles, Canadian Maple Leafs, South African Krugerrands, fractional gold coins, and .999 silver bullion bars in sizes up to 100 ounces.
Smitty’s Coins and Currency
80 S Main St
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Smitty’s Coins, founded in 2001, deals in coins, currency, sports and trading cards, and scrap gold and silver. The owner, Smitty, has more than three decades of numismatic experience. Smitty’s Coins carries collectible U.S. and world coins, paper currency, and tokens. A small portion of their inventory can be purchased through their website or on eBay. Smitty’s offers free appraisals, and is known for reasonable prices and knowledgeable service.
Ray Komka Coins
1778 Empire Blvd
Webster, NY 14580
Ray Komka Coins is an online and bricks-and-mortar coin shop specializing in modern U.S. coinage minted since the 1950s. They carry modern certified coins, silver dollars, proof and mint sets, rolls of BU and proof coins, modern commemorative coins, and bulk bags of foreign coins. Much of their inventory can be found online. They offer coins in all budget ranges to suit beginning or seasoned collectors alike. Owner Raymond Komka has been a full-time coin dealer since 1980.
American Legacy Numismatics
130 North Winton Road Box 10306
Rochester, NY 14610
American Legacy Numismatics buys, sells, and trades U.S. coins, currency, and tokens. They are known for their varied selection which includes Morgan and Peace silver dollars, U.S. type coins, modern U.S. mint products, and much more.
American Legacy Numismatics is also an active buyers of precious metals in all forms, from coins and bullion to flatware and jewelry. Owned by an American Numismatic Association lifetime member, American Legacy is open by appointment only. They provide appraisals and collection consultation services.
Blackjack Morgan Coins & Collectibles
1530 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620
Blackjack Morgan Coins & Collectibles specializes in U.S. coinage. Operated by three profesional numismatists, Blackjack Morgan also carries foreign coins, paper currency, and collecting supplies. They buy single coins or collections, and also offer appraisals. Their online store offers a select range of their inventory, including U.S. coins from cents to dollars, commemorative, proof and mint sets, and American Silver Eagle bullion coins. Many of their offerings have been graded by PCGS or NGC. Blackjack Morgan Coins & Collectibles can also be found at all major regional coin shows.