List of most expensive coins

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The following list is a chart of the most expensive coins. Most of these are auction prices. Several private sale prices over $2m are not in this list yet.

List of most expensive coins
Rank Year Type Issuing country Provenance Price Firm Date of sale
00 2011 $1 million Australia $53,500,000 (approx., based on gold value) [1] 2011
01 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar United States Green, Contursi, Cardinal $10,016,875 Stack’s Bowers Galleries[2] January 2013
02 1933 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle United States Farouk $7,590,020 Sotheby's/Stack's[3] July 2002
03 1787 Brasher Doubloon - EB on Breast Privately minted $7,400,000 Blanchard and Co.[4] December 2011
04 723 Umayyad Gold Dinar Islamic Caliphate Hijaz $6,029,400 Morten &Eden [5] April 2011
05 1787 Brasher Doubloon - EB on Wing Privately minted Newlin, Davis, Perschke $4,582,500 Heritage Auctions[6] January 2014
06 1804 Bust Dollar - Class I United States Childs $4,140,000 Bowers & Merena August 1999
07 1804 Bust Dollar - Class I United States Mickley, Hawn, Queller $3,737,500 Heritage Auctions[7] May 2008
08 1913 Liberty Head Nickel United States Olsen, Farouk $3,737,500 Heritage Auctions January 2010
09 1907 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle - Ultra High Relief United States Trompeter $2,990,000 Heritage Auctions November 2005
10 1787 Brasher Doubloon - EB on Wing Privately minted $2,415,000 Heritage Auctions January 2005
11 1804 Bust Dollar - Class III United States Adams, Carter $2,300,000 Heritage Auctions April 2009
12 1907 Eagle - Rolled Edge United States $2,185,000 Heritage Auctions January 2011
... 1343/4 Edward III Florin Kingdom of England $680,000 Spink[8] June 2006

References[edit]

  • Yeoman, R.S. A Guide Book of United States Coins Atlanta: Whitman Publishing, 2009

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