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Gold Market Update

The price of gold has enjoyed sustained strength this calendar year, up nearly 11.07% year-to-date. Up 13.65% from its low of $1,266 formed back in May 2019. However, the price is still well below the all-time high of $1,921 from September 2011. Fueled by a Weaker U.S. dollar-  the weakness in the dollar index lowered its trading power 0.18% (at 97.04 today). It is this weakness in the dollar index that is helping the gold price to shine. A few weeks ago the dollar index touched the low of 95.84. On an extremely long-term basis, gold has been moving upward since hitting rock bottom in December 2015, when prices reached a low of $1045 per ounce. Since then gold has moved to higher pricing $1370-$1380 per ounce. That all changed last month when gold broke above the … Read More

Early Denver Mint Proof $20 Gold

The 1906-D and 1907-D Specimen Strike $20 gold pieces have been well documented and heavily sought after by collectors in the know for years.  The 1906-D is a 1st Year Presentation Piece, of which just 6 are known to have been struck and given to individuals who were important to the Chief Coiner at the time. Specimen Strike coinage has become more and more understood over the years, and it’s important to note the finest 1906-D last sold in 2013 for $440,625. Prior to that, it sold for $172,500 in 2006 – an increase of nearly 250% in just 7 years!!  No other examples of the 1906-D are reported to have been sold. It has now been 6 years since the last sale of the SP66, and it is arguably worth considerably more today.  The 1907-D Specimen Strike has largely been recognized as a … Read More

Sell Us Your Rare Coins – We Are Buying!!

Imperial Currency is buying rare United States coins. We will of course buying as many coins as we can this summer to get our inventory heavy enough to make it to the next major show. This is the time of year that we reach out to our clients to buy rare coins more than any other! If you have coins that you have been considering selling, Please give us a call. We are always interested in buying rare United States gold, silver and copper coins. If  You want or need to sell your coins-call us. We will pay strong premiums for coins certified by PCGS and NGC.  There are many other areas that we have focus in for individual collectors with specific wish list. Here is what we buy: All pre 1933 gold coins in any grade Certified Morgan Silver dollars All proof gold … Read More

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