If you love to collect most expensive coins, maybe you should reading this list. Collecting old things could be lucrative when the collected items compose historical value and the item is made of valuable element such Gold. Here, I am going to give you 10 most expensive coins in the world. They are more than made of valuable item and historical. They are very rare items.
1. 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar ($7,850,000)
Robert Scot designed Flowing hair dollar, the first US federal coinage, and the coin itself was minted in 1794 and 1795. In May 2010, Flowing hair dollar minted 1794 went to an auction and purchased by undisclosed buyer for 7,8 million. The deal was held in Rare Coin Wholesalers in Irvine.
2 . $20 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle ($7,590,020)
US Federal minted and distributed the coin in 1933 but they finally withdrew all the money in 1934 after President Franklin made new Gold reserve policy. It was 445,500 specimens available to public hand before US government banned the ownership of the coin. In 2002s, one coin had returned to America soil after its long journey in Egypt. Sotheby’s was the previous owner of the coin before a bidder bought it.
3. 1804 Class I Silver Dollar $4,140,000
1804 Class I silver dollar used to be one of the most replicated coins because many collectors hunt it. In 2000s, the last original coin 1804 Class I silver Dollar returned to America after hundreds of years had become one of the collection of King of Siam. The last auction house that sold the coin was Bowers and Merena in 2001.
4. 1804 Class I Silver Dollar $3,737,500
Heritage Auction galleries sold the coin in 2008 after Joseph J.Mickley registered the item on the auction house. For Joseph, the coin is only one of his Quellar Family coin Collection
5. 5 cent 1913 Liberty Head Nickel $3,737,500
The 5 cents 1913 Liberty Head Nickel has 5 twins. One coin was sold in 1972 for $100k, the other one was sold for more than a million 24 years later, and the other one fetched $ 3,737,500 in 2003. The last two coins did not commercialized and stay in a museum.
6. 1787 Brasher Doubloon EB on Breast $2,990,000
1787 Brasher Doubloon EB on Breast was the priciest specimen of 3 Brash Doubloons that were sold in Heritage Auction galleries in 12 January 2005.
7.1907 Ultra High Relief $20 (Double Eagle) $2,990,000
The $20 1907 Ultra High Relief was designed by August Saint Gaudens. It composes 90% gold and was known as the most beautiful gold coin in America history. Same as the Brasher Doubloon, the coin was a collection of Heritage Auctions for a while.
8 .1787 Brasher Doubloon EB on Wing $2,415,000
The coin is the most expensive Brasher Doubloon EB collection after 1787 Brasher Doubloon EB on Breast on point 6
9 .1804 Class III Silver Dollar $2,300,000
The 1804 Class III Silver Dollar was the next item of Heritage Auction gallery that was sold followed the selling of 1804 Class I Silver Dollar on number 3 and 4.
10. $10 1907 Rolled Edge Eagle $2,185,000
The $10 gold coin was a common coin in 1907 until 1933. After government forbade the use of the money, only 1 left survived. Heritage Auction sold the last and only 1907 Rolled Edge Eagle for anonymous collector.
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