10 Most Valuable Rare Coins Worth Nearly $40 Million USD 

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1. 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar - $10 Million

Regarded as the first dollar coin issued by the United States federal government, its rarity and historical significance have made it one of the most valuable coins in the world.  

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2. 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle - $7.59 Million

This coin is famous not only for its stunning design but also for its rarity. Almost all were melted down as part of the gold recall during the Great Depression, but a few escaped.  

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3. 1787 Brasher Doubloon - EB on Breast - $7.4 Million

The Brasher Doubloons are among the earliest of American gold coins, privately minted by Ephraim Brasher. The rarity of these coins, coupled with their historical significance, has driven their value sky-high, with one selling for $7.4 million. 

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4. 1343 Edward III Florin - $6.8 Million

Also known as the Double Leopard, the Edward III Florin is one of the rarest and most historically significant English coins. With only three known specimens, its rarity and historical importance make it immensely valuable. 

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5. 1913 Liberty Head Nickel - $4.56 Million

Only five of these coins were ever produced, making them one of the rarest and most sought-after coins among collectors. One of the five sold for $4.56 million, underscoring its incredible rarity and demand. 

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6. 723 Umayyad Gold Dinar - $4.8 Million

This coin is a rare Islamic currency from the Umayyad dynasty, notable for its historical context and the purity of its gold. Its rarity and the significance of its inscriptions have made it one of the most valuable Islamic coins ever sold. 

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7. 1898 "Single 9" Pond - $4 Million

South Africa's most famous rare coin, the "Single 9" Pond, was struck under emergency circumstances following the Anglo-Boer War. Its uniqueness and the story behind its creation contribute to its high value. 

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8. 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar - $3.9 Million

Another specimen of the Flowing Hair Silver Dollar, this coin is prized for its beauty and the fact that it represents the dawn of American currency. Its sale price reflects its rarity and desirability among collectors. 

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9. 1787 Fugio Cent - $3.7 Million

Known as the first official cent of the United States, the Fugio Cent carries historical significance, with Benjamin Franklin credited for its design. Its motto, “Mind Your Business,” encapsulates the spirit of the burgeoning nation. 

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10. 2007 Canadian $1 Million Gold Coin - $4 Million

Although a contemporary entry, this massive 100 kg gold coin was minted by the Royal Canadian Mint and showcases incredible craftsmanship. Its face value is far exceeded by its material and collectible value, making it a unique and highly valuable piece. 

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