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
Price Year Type Issuing country Provenance Firm Date of sale
~$53,500,000
(based on gold value)
2011 $1 million Australia [1] 2011
$10,016,875 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar United States Green, Contursi, Cardinal Stack’s Bowers Galleries[2] January 2013
$7,590,020 1933 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle United States Farouk Sotheby's/Stack's[3] July 2002
$7,400,000 1787 Brasher Doubloon - EB on Breast Privately minted Blanchard and Co.[4] December 2011
$6,029,400 723 Umayyad Gold Dinar Umayyad Caliphate Morten &Eden [5] April 2011
$4,993,750 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar United States Lord St. Oswald, Hayes, Pogue Sotheby's/Stack's[6] September 2015
$4,582,500 1787 Brasher Doubloon - EB on Wing Privately minted Newlin, Davis, Perschke Heritage Auctions[7] January 2014
$4,140,000 1804 Bust Dollar - Class I United States Childs Bowers & Merena August 1999
$3,737,500 1804 Bust Dollar - Class I United States Mickley, Hawn, Queller Heritage Auctions[8] May 2008
$3,737,500 1913 Liberty Head Nickel United States Olsen, Farouk Heritage Auctions January 2010
$2,990,000 1907 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle - Ultra High Relief United States Trompeter Heritage Auctions November 2005
$2,415,000 1787 Brasher Doubloon - EB on Wing Privately minted Heritage Auctions January 2005
$2,300,000 1804 Bust Dollar - Class III United States Adams, Carter Heritage Auctions April 2009
$2,185,000 1907 Eagle - Rolled Edge United States Heritage Auctions January 2011
$1,997,500 1894-S Barber Dime United States Clapp, Eliasberg, Richmond Heritage Auctions January 2016
$680,000 1343/4 Edward III Florin Kingdom of England Spink[9] June 2006

References[edit]

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

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