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Imperial Currency is Always Buying

Imperial Currency is buying rare United States coins. We are always interested in buying rare United States gold, silver and copper coins. We will pay strong premiums for coins certified by PCGS and NGC. As you know we make a market in New Orleans gold coins and may pay more than anyone in the country but, 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 coins Certified and uncertified Colonial U.S. coins Certified copper coins minted prior to 1910 Proof silver coins minted prior to 1900 Select certified and uncertified modern issue U.S. gold coinage We can buy collections of any size and pay by check or … Read More

1909-O $5 Indian NGC AU55

1909-O $5 Indian NGC AU55 Original Mintage 34,200 Total Population ALL Grades 1632 NGC Population in AU55 234 Finest Know MS66 sold for $690,000 (2011) The rarity of this issue cannot be understated. Let’s just take a quick look at some of the undisputed facts of this New Orleans gold coin. 1909 is the last year the New Orleans mint struck gold coins. It is also the only year that the Indian Head design was produced at the New Orleans mint.  With only 34,200 coins struck it boast the lowest mintage figure of any business strike half eagle in the entire series, making it the key date king of the  $5 Indians. Looking at the population reports you will notice that even though the 1909-O is known in most all grades it is almost never available for sale as they are snapped up by … Read More

New Orleans Gold Coins- 1846-O $10

This has been a favorite "sleeper" date of mine for years and it remains so even in 2015. The 1846-O is not often seen above the EF45 to AU53 range, and when it is it tends to be abraded, bright, and unappealing. While certainly not in the same rarity class as the 1841-O or 1849-O, the 1846-O is one of the rarest New Orleans eagles from the 1840's and it remains extremely rare in Uncirculated with just four known to me. … Read More