7 Little-Known Facts About the Most Valuable U.S. Coins Ever!

1794 Silver Dollar  

A serious numismatist would love to own this 1794 “Flowing Hair Silver Dollar”. The numismatic world loves her unusual beauty with flowing hair.  The coin sold for $10 million at Stack's Bowers Galleries auction in 2013.

1804 Ten Dollar Gold Piece  

Only ten coins were produced.  There are only three. Like the 1804 Silver Dollar, these coins were created in 1834. However, 1804. Only a King of Siam coin was auctioned.  The coin sold for $8.5 million in 2005.

1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle 

1933 produced 445,500 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle coins. Only a few coins remain. This unique US coin collection is valuable. These coins were not circulated. 

1804 Silver Dollar 

This coin is famous for its rarity and value. It is commonly known that a private buyer paid $4.14 million at auction. Only 15 coins exist worldwide. The exciting aspect is none of these coins are from 1804.

1870-S Three Dollar Gold Piece   

This coin dates from 1854-1889. Design by James B. Longacre. The 1870s coins are among the most valued US coinage. Rare in the market. Only two 1870-S Three Dollar Gold Pieces are believed to exist.

1849 Coronet Double Eagle 

The Double Eagle is unique but like other valuable US coins. The 1848 California Gold Rush inspired it. The history of American coins was permanently changed. The greatest coin denomination was $10 until 1849. 

1907 Ultra-High-Relief Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle  

Roosevelt ordered this coin's minting. We'd never see this magnificent coin without him. Design by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. 

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