One coin can be worth millions once the number is scarce, old ,and it is made of precious material such as silver or gold. Next, Here`s rarest and most expensive coins in the world
If you are the old coin collector, you may already known one or all coins that I post the picture here.
5. The Australian Proof 1930 Penny – $517,345
Only 6 Australian Proof 1930 Pennies available on earth. Each penny is came from a polished blank and dies that were featured with Melbourne Mint on the surface.3 pieces of coin are kept inside British Museum, Museum Victoria, and Art Gallery of South Australia. 3 pennies were sold for private collectors. In 2005,one of the coin was auctioned and sold for US$517,345. that price make the penny become the priciest coin in Australia and the priciest copper coin in the world
4. 1870-S Seated Liberty Dollar Eliasberg Specimen – $1,300,000
Eliasberg 1870 Seated Liberty Dollar is a numismatic treasure of the U.S and one of the rarest specimen in the world.Numismatic experts reported that only 11 coins like this survived until this date and only 3 of them that are still in perfect condition. Base on PCGS graded, this coin is worth $1.3 million.
3. 1894-S Barber Dime – $1,552,500
This one dime coin is considered to be one of the rarest and most valuable coin in the America. It holds PCGS Proof-64 and from 24 pieces of 1894-S Barber Dime only 10 coin that have survived until this morning according to US Mint. It was collected by John Glover Kellogg and the coin was sold for $1,552,500
2. 1804 Silver Dollar from Queller’s Collection – $3,737,500
Before the 1804 Silver Dollar was sold in May, 2008 at Heritage Auction Galleries for $3,737,500, it was owned by David Queller. He showed the coin for the first time at the Official Auction of the Central States Numismatic Society convention.
1. 1933 Saint-Gaudens Gold Double Eagle Coin – $7,590,020
This Gold coin is one of the most historical, the most difficult to collect, the youngest,and the rarest coin in America and the rest of the world. Since 1933, owning a double eagle gold coin is illegal. In that year, 445,000 Double Eagle gold Coin were taken from public and only 2 gold coins that survived .One of them is kept in Smithsonian Institute.
From thousand gold coins that were melted into gold bar after that year, only 1 slipped gold coin that can be legally owned by a collector. In July 30, 2002, one gold coin was auctioned and sold for $7,590,020.Around 40 years ago, this one slipped Gold coin was owned by King Farouk of Egypt. It is very historical and deserve to be the most valuable coin on earth