What Are The Rarest Coins?

What Are The Rarest Coins?

Here are some of the rarest coins the world has to offer.

  • 1804 Silver Dollar, Class I. This coin is often called the “King of U.S. Coins,” and for good reason—there are only fifteen known specimens of this silver coin in the world.
  • 1343 Edward III Florin.
  • 1787 Brasher Doubloon.
  • 1913 Liberty Head Nickel.

Occasionally, a lot more—as in the case of the 10 most expensive coins and banknotes in the world.

  • 1343 Edward III florin ($6.8 million)
  • 1787 Brasher Doubloon ($7.4 million)
  • 1907 Saint-Gaudens double eagle ($7.6 million)
  • 1933 Double eagle ($7.6 million)
  • 1794/5 Flowing hair silver/copper dollar ($10 million)

Check out these eight coins that are worth a lot more than their intended value.

  • 2004 Wisconsin state quarter with extra leaf.
  • 1995 double die penny.
  • 1942-1945 silver nickel.
  • 1943 steel penny.
  • Ben Franklin half-dollar.
  • 1932-1964 silver quarter.
  • ‘In God We Rust’ 2005 Kansas state quarter.

List of most expensive coins

PriceYearType
$10,016,8751794Flowing Hair Dollar
$7,590,02019331933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle
$7,400,0001787Brasher Doubloon – EB on Breast
$6,029,4001723Umayyad Gold Dinar

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  • Roman Silver Denarius of Antoninus Pius Choice XF.
  • Roman Caracalla Silver Denarius NGC Mint State.
  • Widow’s Mite Bronze Prutahs NGC Fine.
  • Pontius Pilate Bronze Prutahs NGC Very Good.
  • Pontius Pilate Bronze Prutahs NGC Fine.
  • King Herod the Great Bronze Prutah NGC Fine.
  • King Herod the Great Bronze Prutah NGC Choice Fine.

Unique Rare Coin Designs

MetalBidAsk
Gold$1,214.10$1,216.10
Silver$15.39$15.49
Platinum$824.70$834.70
Palladium$908.50$913.50

RARE CHINESE COINS, US, & OTHER CURRENCY

  • 0001: 001: CHINESE SILVER HUPEN PROVINCE 1896 COIN.
  • 0002: 002: 1893-B INDIA ONE RUPEE COIN.
  • 0003: 003: CHINESE FUKIEN PROVINCE 1898 SILVER COIN.
  • 0004: 004: US LARGE ONE CENT 1833 COIN.
  • 0005: 005: CHINESE MANCHURIAN PROVENCE 1907 SILVER COIN.
  • 0006: 006: 1907-S PHILLIPINES ONE PESO.
  • Septimus Severus Silver Denarius NGC Choice Very Fine.
  • Augustus Gold Aureus NGC Extremely Fine 5×4.
  • 54 B.C. Coson Gold Stater CHMS NGC.
  • 54 B.C. Coson Gold Stater CHMS* NGC.
  • Roman Gordian III Gold Aureus NGC Mint State.
  • Titus Silver Denarius NGC Choice Extremely Fine 4×4.
  • Titus Silver Denarius NGC About Uncirculated 5×3.

What is the most rare coin in the US?

Below is a list of some of the rarest US coins you can find to date and their values.

  1. 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle ($7.59 Million) 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle.
  2. 1943 Copper Penny ($60,000 to $200,000) Only Around 40 Ever Made.

Which coins are worth a lot of money?

Some rare coins, including these 15, can be worth a nice chunk of change.

  • 1943 LINCOLN HEAD COPPER PENNY.
  • 1955 DOUBLED DIE PENNY.
  • 2004 WISCONSIN STATE QUARTER WITH EXTRA LEAF.
  • 2009 KEW GARDENS 50P COIN.
  • 2005 “IN GOD WE RUST” KANSAS STATE QUARTER.
  • 2000 AUSTRALIAN $1/10 MULE.
  • 2008 UNDATED 20P COIN.

Are damaged coins worth anything?

Damaged Coins Value. The general rule on coin values is that coins are ultimately worth what someone will pay for them. Damaged 20th-century silver and gold coins are often only worth the value of the metal in the coin (or their spot value). Take the 1909-S VDB penny, which has about 2 cents of copper value.

Which dollar coin is worth the most?

Below are the Silver Dollar values for the remaining top 25 most valuable Morgan Dollar and Peace Dollar coins:

  1. 1888-O “Hot Lips” Morgan Dollar: $600.
  2. 1895-O Morgan Dollar: $595.
  3. 1893-O Morgan Dollar: $555.
  4. 1892-CC Morgan Dollar: $485.
  5. 1881-CC Morgan Dollar: $425.
  6. 1903-O Morgan Dollar: $390.
  7. 1928 Peace Dollar: $385.

What is the rarest US dollar bill?

The 1890 Grand Watermelon Bill is the rarest and most famous of all US currency notes. When it was sold for €2,791,803, it became the most expensive banknote in the world.

Are 5 coins valuable?

The British five pound (£5) coin is a commemorative denomination of the pound sterling. Its obverse has featured the profile of Queen Elizabeth II since the coin’s introduction in 1990. The coins are sold by the Royal Mint at face value and also, with presentation folders, at a premium to that face value.

Are old coins worth anything?

Sixpences minted between 1920 and 1946 were struck in 50% silver. Those struck before 1920 are made of 92.5% silver, so accordingly are worth almost double. Rare coins, such as a 1893 sixpence with the Victoria jubilee head, could be worth thousands of pounds.

Are coins a good investment?

Some older coins can be good stores of bullion value as well, though in some cases there’s also some numismatic value involved in the price of the coins. These coins aren’t necessarily the best investments from a growth perspective, but they do hold their value reasonably well.

Do banks accept damaged coins?

Bent or Mutilated Coins. Some stores and banks will take coins at face value if they’re not too badly damaged, but it’s totally at their discretion. Banks will then forward them to the Federal Reserve for deposit and replacement.

Do banks accept mutilated coins?

Merchants and commercial banks will generally accept or refuse these coins at their discretion. However, Federal Reserve Banks and branches handle the redemption of uncurrent coins. Mutilated coins, on the other hand, are coins that are bent, broken, not whole, or fused or melted together.

How do you clean burnt coins from a fire?

Put the coin into the container so that it’s sitting on top of the aluminum foil and completely submerged. Measure out 3 tbsp. of washing soda and put it into the container. Stir to dissolve the washing soda. Allow the coin to soak in the solution until the water becomes room temperature.

Photo in the article by “Wikipedia” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Head_gold_pieces