Top 10 Most Expensive Coins in the World

1. Flowing Hair Silver/Copper Dollar (1794/5)

Most Expensive Coins - Flowing Hair Silver:Copper Dollar (1794)
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Cost: $10 Million

The 1794/5 Flowing Hair Silver/Copper Dollar is the most valuable coin in the world.

Expert Numismatic experts believe this coin was the first to be issued by the U.S Federal Government.

It sold for just over 10 million dollars, setting a new record in the world for the most expensive single-coin sale.

In 1792, the United States Mint opened its first doors. It initially mint copper and patterned coins for two year before moving to silver coins.

This historic, highly valued coin has been preserved by coin collectors for over 200 years. This adds to its value and increases its price.

The Flowing Hair Silver/Copper Dollar was worth $10 million in 2013.

Summary

We hope that you enjoyed our list with the 10 most expensive coins worldwide.

It is amazing to believe that a $1 coin or $20 coin could have millions of dollars in today’s market, just for a few errors in printing or missing words. But, it’s true!

This list may be a good starting point for a collection of coins.

This list is great! You might also like the one we just published on the most costly precious metals.

Here’s a quick recap of the 10 most expensive coins in the world:

  1. Flowing Hair Silver/Copper Dollar – 1794 – $10 Million
  2. Double Eagle – 1933 – $7.6 Million
  3. Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle – 1907 – $7.6 Million
  4. Brasher Doubloon – 1787 – $7.4 Million
  5. Edward III Florian – 1343 – $6.8 Million
  6. Liberty Head Nickel – Mortan-Smith-Eliasberg – 1913 – $4.5 Million
  7. Silver Dollar Class 1 – 1804 – (The Watters-Childs Specimen) – $4.1 Million
  8. $1 Million Gold Maple Leaf – 2007 – $4.02 Million
  9. Bust Dollar – Class 1 Dexter -Poque Specimen – 1804 – $3.8 Million
  10. Liberty Head Nickel – Hawai-Five-O Star – 1913 – $3.7 Million

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