10 Rare Foreign Coins That Outvalue the Dollar

Umayyad Gold Dinar

The rare Umayyad Gold Dinar comes from the Umayyad Caliphate, also known as the Omayyad Dynasty. Islamic gold dinars are medieval coins.

Servilius Caepio (M. Junius) Brutus AV Aureu

This ancient Roman coin with a complicated name finished second in our list after auctioning for $3.5 million USD in 2020! Only the third Q.

$1 Million Canadian Gold Maple Leaf (2010)

Canadian Gold Maple Leafs from 2007 were worth $1 million (approximately $760,000 USD). It was 100 kilograms and included the greatest gold portrait of Queen Elizabeth II!

Long Whisker Dragon Dollar (2022)

Recently, Stackers Bowers sold a Long Whisker Dragon Dollar for $3 million USD in 2023! This exquisite, stunning dollar is a rare silver foreign currency that collectors want.

Silver Agrigentum Decadrachm (2017)

Agrigentum, also known as Akragas or Acragas, was part of the Ancient Greek empire when this amazing silver decadrachm was created between 409-406 CE.

Silver Ruble Pattern (2021)

Only three silver rubles with a plain edge survive, including this record-breaking coin that sold for $2.64 million USD in 2021. Constantine's coronation made this coin special. 

Silver “Mukden Tiger” Pattern Dollar (2021)

Another Chinese dollar, although more modern than the Long Whisker Dragon Dollar above. The Silver “Mukden Tiger” Pattern Dollar is known for its needle-sharp strikes. 

Edward VIII 5 Pounds (2020)

The Edward VIII 5 pound coin illustrates Edward VIII's sudden abdication, like the Silver Ruble Pattern with Constantine. Constantine's coins are uncommon because to his brief rule!

100 Ducat of Sigismund III Vasa (2018)

It's a long and difficult story how the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth came under Swedish monarch Sigismund III Vasa! 

Sestertius of Hadrian (2008)

The Sestertius of Hadrian, another Ancient Roman coin, sold for $1.64 million USD in 2008! This coin depicts Hadrian, a popular Roman ruler at the period.

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