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James H. Cohen and Sons

437 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2189
+1 504-522-3305
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History meets commerce

Every time I come to New Orleans, I stop by this place. They have a plethora of antique weapons to... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Cookeville, Tennessee
via mobile

Such a great store for gold and silver coins and related collectibles. Barry Cohen visited with me... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2016
Fernandina Beach, Florida
via mobile
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437 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2189
French Quarter
+1 504-522-3305
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Every time I come to New Orleans, I stop by this place. They have a plethora of antique weapons to look at dating back as far as man has used gunpowder to send a projectile down range toward a target. They also offer a wide...More

Thank DDay1959
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Such a great store for gold and silver coins and related collectibles. Barry Cohen visited with me for several minutes on the attributes of different gold coins that they have available. I was able to make an informed decision.

Thank jlmcafee
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I've never seen artifacts so old not in a museum. I am not into history but went to appease my husband who is and I was glad I did. I enjoyed it even though I didn't understand the significance I can appreciate the fact that...More

Thank Artsynurse1
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Royal Street has to be one of the nation's most interesting streets for art, antiques, and jewelry. Cohen and Sons is unique on a street famous for its unique antique stores. Cohen and Sons offers documents, maps, antique firearms, coins, and currency from bygone eras...More

Thank J-H-Carp
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

This store is fine if all you want to do is look at some old weapons and coins, but don't try buying anything here or you will get ripped off. I spent a lot of time negotiating the sale of 2 gold coins with Jerry...More

Thank BeardogExpeditions
Reviewed 1 May 2016

While I couldn't afford anything in here, I sure enjoyed visiting looking and drooling. The staff is helpful and knowledgeable.

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Disclaimer: I am absolutely nuts over historical artifacts. I am also passionate about antique firearms. That being said; this store is HEAVEN! The staff is knowledgable and friendly without the overbearing "sell, sell, sell" mantra I've experienced elsewhere. The store is unpretentious as well, putting...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We have been dealing with the brothers at Cohens for at least 20 years. We never fail to stop in their store when we are in the area. Most of our sales have been over the telephone and we have never sent anything back. What...More

Thank Kubotaking
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Just walking down royal window shopping, we decided to see what was in this shoppe. Very interesting, however, the staff did not pay attention to anyone that did not intend to buy. Disappointing considering word of mouth is the best advertisement. Teenagers even enjoyed looking...More

Thank Chrislack04
Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

If you are into firearms or rare coins or other things similiar this is the place to stop by and check out. Incredible collection

Thank wfarrell1
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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