The Most Valuable Historic U.S. Coins

Coin auctions did well in 2013. There are only five of these coins known to exist, and the most recent one sold for $3.1 million.

1913 Liberty Head Nickle

There is no formal record of this coin's production, despite the fact

1870-S Seated Liberty Dollar

that 11 have been found. It was last auctioned for $1.3 million in 2008.

1870-S Seated Liberty Dollar

Approximately 180,000 Double Eagles were in use in 1933 when President Roosevelt ordered

1927-D St Gaudens Double Eagle

the recall of all gold coins. There are currently between 11 and 15 in the possession of collectors.

1927-D St Gaudens Double Eagle

There were only twenty of these specific silver pieces struck at the New Orleans mint, which was the first to make them.

1838-O Capped Bust Half Dollar

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