4 Coin Collections That Made History in Auctions
So far, the 1933 "Double Eagle" has been sold for $18.9 million, making it the most valuable coin ever.
On either side of this gold coin, you can see Lady Liberty and an eagle in flight. It was the last
gold coin made for circulation in the United States.
The very uncommon 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar is thought to be the first Silver Dollar coin mad
e by the United States.
Early in 2022, this coin sold at auction for $12 million. It was the first coin to sell for more th
an $10 million in 2013.
In 2021, the Brasher Doubloon from 1787 was advertised for $9.36 million. Named for Ephraim Brasher
, a gold and silversmith from New York
This is one of a small group of privately struck gold coins that were made to look like the Spanish
coins that were used in commerce in the 1740s.
After being valued between $10 and $15 million, the 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta sold for an impressive $8.3 million.
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