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International Precious Metals

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  • The Liberty $5 Gold Coin: A Guide

    The Liberty $5 Gold Coin was in circulation from 1839 to 1908, during this period of time the face value of $5 was quite significant and had a tremendous spending power. Read More »

  • Should I Buy Circulated or Uncirculated Coins?

    If you’re pondering the question of whether you should buy circulated or uncirculated coins, chances are you are thinking about starting a coin collection.

    Although there are various grades and assessments ascribed to different coins, the basics begin at the question of whether they are circulated or uncirculated. Read More »

  • Indian Head Penny: Value, History, and Information (1859-1909)

    As a United States resident, you already know that some coins are worth more than others. The increments vary significantly, but this is just one thing to take into consideration.

    Some coins hold historical significance and this makes them more valuable than others. Often times, older coins tend to be worth much more than new coins. Read More »

  • How to Find Old Coins: A Guide

    Collecting old coins is a valuable hobby as it can generate income and or help build up a serious coin collection. Many that collect coins as a hobby either do it as mementos from various countries to which they have traveled. Read More »

  • Troy Ounces vs. Avoirdupois Ounces

    The differences between the weighing system of Troy and Avoirdupois are slight, but extremely important for anybody who deals with precious metals.

    In this blog post we’ll outline how each weighing system differs and how best to understand them. Read More »

  • Edmund C. Moy’s Signature Coin

    Edmund C. Moy is the 38th Director of the U.S. Mint and one of the leading rare coin experts alive today. He is a published author and frequent media correspondent on economic policy, with a focus on currency and precious metals. Moy’s book, American Gold and Platinum Eagles, is one of the pre-eminent references for coin collectors today. Read More »

  • John M. Mercanti Signature Coins

    John M. Mercanti is the 12th Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint, and is a living legend among the coin collecting world. He is one of the most respected and prolific coin engravers of the modern era. During his 36 year tenure at the U.S. Mint, he was known to be an extremely active coin designer, where he has been attributed to the design of over 100 coins and medals. Read More »

  • An Overview of Signature & Certified Coins

    Collecting rare coins can be an extremely rewarding investment, but valuing a coin is a daunting experience for many beginners. Fortunately, the practice of valuing a rare coin is the responsibility of third party grading services. Read More »

  • IPM Secures Prestigious Designation with First American Palladium Eagle Coin

    (October 9, 2017) - International Precious Metals (IPM), a leading provider of rare certified coins and physical precious metals, announced that they have secured an exclusive allocation of signature label 2017 one ounce American Palladium Eagle Bullion coins. This is the first palladium coin ever struck by the United States Mint and is the first new American Eagle Bullion coin to be released in twenty years. Read More »

  • Cybercrime, Cryptocurrency, & How to Keep Your Money Safe

    Have you ever heard of the saying “harder to break into than Fort Knox?” The phrase means that accomplishing a task is difficult, bordering on the impossible. A huge portion of the US’s past gold reserves were stored at Fort Knox in the past and it was never robbed. Gold is safe to invest and safe to own – it’s been a proven safe haven asset for centuries. Read More »

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