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9 Most Valuable Coins in the World
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Just for fun and interest for our coin admirers, what are some of the most valuable coins in the world? We've taken a look at some of the most expensive and rarest coins that have ever been sold, with prices ranging from $4 million to over $20 million. You'll be amazed at the price tags!
1. 1913 Liberty Head Nickel
The 1913 Liberty Head Nickel is one of the most renowned and valuable coins in history. Only 5 were minted and they were minted without the approval of the United States Mint, making it one of the most well-known and coveted rarities in American numismatics. One of them was sold for over 4 million dollars, making it the most expensive coin ever sold at auction.
2. 1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar
The 1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar is another extremely rare and valuable coin. There are only fifteen known examples, and one of them sold for $7.68 Million.
3. 1933 "Double Eagle"Double Eagle Gold Coin
Last year the exceptionally rare 1933 "Double Eagle", one of the last gold coins ever struck for circulation in the US sold for a record $18.9 million in New York in an auction held by Sotheby's.
This infamous gold coin Featuring Liberty on one side, and an eagle in flight on the other, the coin has a face value of $20.
The 1933 "Double Eagle" was never put into circulation, and nearly all of them were returned to the US government for melting. Only a handful of the coins were spared this fate, making it one of the most sought-after coins ever.
4. 1787 Brasher Doubloon
The 1787 Brasher Doubloon, the Holy Grail of Coins, is one of the most famous and valuable coins in the world. It is also one of the earliest gold coins ever struck in the United States. With only seven coins known to exist, one of these rareties fetched $9.36 million at a Heritage auction back in January 2021.
5. The 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar
For coin collectors worldwide, the 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar is a much sought-after and coveted coin. This coin has a historical value as experts believe that it is the first silver dollar ever struck by the U.S. Mint. Given that fewer than 1,800 were minted and with only 120 to 130 surviving coins, it is a rare find. One of the 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollars sold at auction for just over $10 million in 2013.
6. 1622 Peter Paul Rubens Gold Coin
The 1622 Peter Paul Rubens Gold Coin is one of the most beautiful and valuable coins in the world. It is also one of the rarest, with only a handful of examples known to exist. One of them sold for $8.26 million in 2005, making it at the time the most expensive coin ever sold at auction.
7. 1849 $20 Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold Coin
The 1849 $20 Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold Coin is one of the most famous and valuable coins in the world. It is also one of the rarest, with only a handful of examples known to exist. One of them sold for $11 million in 2013, making it the most expensive coin ever sold at auction.
8. 1907 Indian Head Half Eagle Gold Coin
The 1907 Indian Head Half Eagle Gold Coin is one of the most beautiful and valuable coins in the world. It is also one of the rarest, with only a handful of examples known to exist. One of them sold for $5.94 million in 2011, making it at that time the most expensive coin ever sold at auction.
9. 1907 British Sovereign Gold Coin
The 1907 British Sovereign Gold Coin is one of the most beautiful and valuable coins in the world. It is also one of the rarest, with only a handful of examples known to exist. One of them sold for $6.56 million in 2012, making it the most expensive coin ever sold at auction.
These 9 coins in the world are some of the rarest and most coveted coins in history. Some experts and coin collectors consider some of the above to be the Holy Grail of coins. From the 1933 Double Eagle Gold Coin to the 1622 Peter Paul Rubens Gold Coin, these coins are worth a fortune and are highly sought-after by collectors all over the world. So if you're ever lucky enough to come across one of these beauties, be sure to hold on tight!
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