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Coin of the Week August 8,2018 1869 $2.5 Liberty PCGS MS61

  The 1869 quarter eagle is one of the lowest struck circulation strike coins produced at the Philadelphia Mint with a mintage of only 4320 coins. As you would expect it is a very scarce issue with no example graded better than Mint State 64. Nearly every example we have handled has partial to full prooflike surfaces. Our MS61 example is so proof like , it could easily be mistaken for a fully proof struck coin. It is also the finest example we have offered to date. A true rarity. Please phone or email us to confirm price and availability. Mintage 4320 Population in grade 25 PCGS population 6 NGC population 19 Total Population in all grades 260 Finest Known MS64 Smithsonian Example MS63 Offered at $4175.00 Click here to purchase:       … Read More

Sell us your rare coins-We are buying!

$2.50 Indian Quarter Eagle

  Imperial Currency is buying rare United States coins. The month of August marks the end of the coin show season for the year. We will of course buying as many coins as we can (at the Summer ANA show) 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 … Read More

United States Key Date Rare Coins

United States Key Date Rare Coins Trey Cox 10.3.2017 Going back to the birth of our great nation’s currency, in 1793- every series of coins struck have dates that are harder to obtain that the rest. Some of the criteria that make a coin a key date are obvious; like a lower mintage than the others in a particular series. These types of coins will always be fundamentally rare. Some coins are extremely rare in high uncirculated grades. These are known as condition rarities and can also become key dates. Whatever makes a coin a key date one thing has held true in the rare coin market, key date coins have always commanded a premium over other coins. As an example, take a look at the $2.5 Indian Head Gold series. The key date is 1911 Denver. The branch mint in Denver struck 55,600 coins that … Read More