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The most expensive coins of the world

The most expensive coins of the world
 
Today coins almost no one associated with big money – a trifle, ringing in your pocket, all trying to quickly sell with it. Meanwhile in the world there are truly valuable coins – so much so that cost them millions of dollars. Collectors are strange people, sometimes they are willing to pay for a coin a lot more of its value. We offer you the top 10 most expensive copies.

1. "Loose hair" 1974

The most expensive coins of the world

The most expensive coin in the world today officially declared the dollar "Flowing hair" minted from silver in 1974. One of the rarest and most valuable coins in US history decorated with images of liberty on one side and a bald eagle, framed by olive branches. Was sold from the official collection of IRVINE for $7 850 000.

The most expensive coins of the world

2. "Edward III" 1343,

The most expensive coins of the world
A gold double Florin, called "Edward III" came to us from the middle Ages – or rather, from 1343 onwards. Its nominal value is only 6 shillings. However, this does not prevent someone on the auction house Spink to assign a coin value of $6, 8 million.

The most expensive coins of the world

3. The silver dollar of 1804 is the Most expensive coins in the world

A small Silver dollar 1804 looks like a baby. It was released in 1834 specifically for the King of Siam, a passionate collector and lover of all kinds of numismatic rarities. In 2001 he purchased the collection for $4.14 million.

The most expensive coins of the world

4. "Queen Elizabeth II"

The item list doesn't even look like a coin – in fact, it is just a huge piece of gold weighing 100 pounds. The instance has been named "Queen Elizabeth II". It is decorated with the profile of the Queen on one side and maple leaf on the other. Coin-giant was struck at the Royal mint of Canada and sold at Dorotheum auction for $4 million.

The most expensive coins of the world

5. Silver dollar class I 1834

The most expensive coins of the world

Silver dollar class I, minted in 1834 on the model of 1804. Coin of Kweller is considered one of the rarest in the world, which explains its enormous cost – $3 737 500.

The most expensive coins of the world

6. Five cents 1913

The most expensive coins of the world

The following coin is not made of precious metal, of the usual Nickel and the value is only 5 cents. More surprising, however, that in 2010 it was sold for $3 700 000. Buffalo Nickel minted in 1913 in secret from the U.S. Mint. Today we know about the existence of five such instances.

The most expensive coins of the world

7. Double eagle Saint-Gaudens 1907 — 1933

The most expensive coins of the world

Double eagle Saint-Gaudens gold coin 20 dollars double eagle is considered one of the rarest in the United States. Was minted between 1907 and 1933, but, interestingly, never got into circulation due to the great Depression. Almost all coins at that time were seized by the government and melted into gold bars. That is why their value is today so high – for example, a Double eagle was acquired by a collector for $2 990 000.

The most expensive coins of the world

8. Gold doubloon 1787

The most expensive coins of the world

About the next instance we know of no greater example: is the gold doubloon minted in 1787 by the famous jeweler Ephraim Brakeman. The latter is widely famous as a specialist, embossing, gold and silver coins on your own design. So, mentioned doubloon decorated with the image of an eagle with the initials "EB" on wing. Cost – $2 415 000.

The most expensive coins of the world

9. The gold Dinar. n. d.

The most expensive coins of the world

The penultimate item on our list is the oldest gold Dinar of Saudi Arabia – was valued much more. On the UK auction of Islamic coins "Baldwin," for it is laid hold on to your chairs – a million dollars. The origin of "Dinar Hashimi" historians associated with the pilgrimage of the Caliph Omar bin Abd al-Aziz. By the way, in his honor in Saudi Arabia named locality.

The most expensive coins of the world

10. Brazilian gold coin

The most expensive coins of the world

XIX century, Brazil. Gold coin modest size, minted in honor of the coronation of D. Pedro I, the founder of the Brazilian Empire. The Emperor was very popular and enjoyed universal love, and therefore was captured as a Roman Senator with a Laurel wreath on his head. There were minted 64 pieces. The last remaining was sold at a Chicago auction for $138 thousand.

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Source: dekatop

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