8 Rare Coins That Fetch a High Price at Auction: Worth Has Nearly $10 Million Value

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1. 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar - $10 Million

Topping the list is the 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar, often heralded as the first dollar coin issued by the United States. Its historical significance, coupled with its exceptional state of preservation, saw one specimen fetch around $10 million at auction, making it one of the most valuable coins ever sold. 

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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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