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 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
$5,000,000 1913 Liberty Head Nickel United States Eliasberg Ronald J. Gillio (Private transaction)[6] April 2007
$4,993,750 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar United States Lord St. Oswald, Hayes, Pogue Sotheby's/Stack's[7] September 2015
$4,582,500 1787 Brasher Doubloon - EB on Wing Privately minted Newlin, Davis, Perschke Heritage Auctions[8] 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)[9] May 2010
$3,877,500 1804 Bust Dollar - Class I United States Mickley, Hawn, Queller Heritage Auctions[10] 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[11] 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[12] January 2005
$2,585,000 1792 Birch Cent United States Heritage Auctions[13] January 2015
$2,350,000 1808 Quarter eagle United States [14] Sotheby's/Stack's 20 April 2015
$2,300,000 1804 Bust Dollar - Class III United States Adams, Carter Heritage Auctions April 2009
$2,232,500 1792 pattern Quarter dollar [15]
$2,185,000 1907 Eagle - Rolled Edge United States Heritage Auctions January 2011
$2,160,000 1621 Polish 1621 100 ducats Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Kroisos Classical Numismatic Group[16] January 2018
$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[17] August 2011
$1,057,500 1792 pattern Disme [15]
$680,000 1343/4 Edward III Florin Kingdom of England Spink[18] June 2006

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Top 10 Coin Auction Prices For Rare U.S. Coins – The Fun Times Guide to Coins. Coins.thefuntimesguide.com. Retrieved on 2010-12-28.
  3. ^ Extremely rare gold Brasher doubloon minted in 1787 fetches $7.4 million. washingtonpost.com. Retrieved on 2011-12-12.
  4. ^ http://www.coinweek.com/featured-news/rarest-of-islamic-coins-sells-for-3-7-million-in-morton-eden-sale/
  5. ^ NGC-Graded Coin Brings $5M. ngccoin.com. Retrieved on 2016-07-12.
  6. ^ Eliasberg 1913 Liberty Head Nickel Sold for Record $5 Million usrarecoininvestments.com Retrieved on 2017-3-23.
  7. ^ Coin Auctions – POGUE II Sale Tops $26 Million In NYC. www.coinweek.com. Retrieved on 2015-10-03.
  8. ^ Lot 5100. coins.ha.com. Retrieved on 2014-01-24.
  9. ^ The 1898 “Single 9” Pond: South Africa’s rarest gold coin. coinweek.com. Retrieved on 2016-7-14.
  10. ^ Rare Coins – Heritage Auctions | Auction – Buy – Sell – Value. Coins.ha.com. Retrieved on 2016-7-1.
  11. ^ Rare Coins – Heritage Auctions | Auction – Buy – Sell – Value. Coins.ha.com. Retrieved on 2016-7-14.
  12. ^ Rare Coins – Heritage Auctions | Auction – Buy – Sell – Value. Coins.ha.com. Retrieved on 2016-7-14.
  13. ^ Rare Coins – Heritage Auctions | Auction – Buy – Sell – Value. Coins.ha.com. Retrieved on 2016-7-14.
  14. ^ Roach, Steve (20 May 2015). "One-year-type 1808 Capped Draped Bust quarter eagle brings $2.35 million". coinworld.com. Retrieved 1 October 2017. 
  15. ^ a b Roach, Steve (10 January 2017). "1792 pattern quarter from Partrick Collection brings $2.2 million, which could be a steal". coinworld.com. Retrieved 1 October 2017. 
  16. ^ CoinWeek (2018-01-10). "The Polish 1621 hundred ducats - the most expensive Polish coin ever minted". CoinWeek. Retrieved 2018-01-13. 
  17. ^ NGC-certified Chinese Rarity Tops $1 Million Mark in Hong Kong Auction. ngccoin.com. Retrieved on 2016-07-14.
  18. ^ Rare coin breaks auction record. news.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved on 2013-12-22.
  • Yeoman, R.S. A Guide Book of United States Coins Atlanta: Whitman Publishing, 2009 ixlmath.com

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