6. Liberty Head Nickel – Morton-Smith-Eliaspberg (1913)
Cost: $4.5 Million
The Morton-Smith-Eliaspberg Liberty Head Nickel reached $4,560,000 dollars at auction in 2018.
This is one of five specimens known. It is the best known example.
Its beautiful, mirror-like surface is one of its greatest assets.
It is the only one of the five that has been finished in this manner, making it more valuable for collectors and coin lovers.
There is however some controversy about this coin as no production records are available from the mint.
It has been graded by Professional Coin Graders, ranging from MS-62 Proof 64 to MS-62 Proof 64.
Keep that in mind when you see this item up for sale.