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
$10,016,875 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar United States Green, Contursi, Cardinal Stack’s Bowers Galleries[1] January 2013
$7,590,020 1933 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle United States Farouk Sotheby's/Stack's[2] July 2002
$7,400,000 1787 Brasher Doubloon - EB on Breast Privately minted Blanchard and Co.[3] December 2011
$6,029,400 723 Umayyad Gold Dinar Umayyad Caliphate Morten & Eden [4] April 2011
$5,000,000 1804 $10 Proof Eagle United States Woodin, Newcomer, and Col. Green Albanese Rare Coins (Private transaction)[5] October 2007
$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
20 million ZAR (About $4,000,000) 1898 Single 9 Pond South Africa Farouk South Cape Coins (Private transaction)[8] May 2010
$3,877,500 1804 Bust Dollar - Class I United States Mickley, Hawn, Queller Heritage Auctions[9] August 2013
$3,737,500 1913 Liberty Head Nickel United States Olsen, Farouk Heritage Auctions January 2010
$3,172,500 1913 Liberty Head Nickel United States George O. Walton Heritage Auctions [10] April 2013
$2,990,000 1907 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle - Ultra High Relief United States Trompeter Heritage Auctions November 2005
$2,990,000 1787 Brasher Doubloon - EB Punch on Breast Privately minted Heritage Auctions [11] January 2005
$2,585,000 1792 Birch Cent United States Heritage Auctions [12] January 2015
$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
$1,298,000 1992 Gold 2000 Yuan China Champion Auctions Hong Kong[13] August 2011
$680,000 1343/4 Edward III Florin Kingdom of England Spink[14] June 2006

References[edit]

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

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