9 of the world s most valuable coins

The 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar

Believed to be the first silver dollar minted in the U.S., it features Lady Liberty and an American eagle. With fewer than 1,800 originally produced.

The 1787 Brasher Doubloon

The Brasher Doubloon showcases a state seal and an American eagle. Prices vary based on characteristics, with a version selling for $9.36 million in January 2021.

1787 Fugio Cent

Known as the Franklin cent, this was possibly the first coin circulated in the United States. It features a sundial, the motto "fugio," and "We are one" with 13 chain links.

723 Umayyad Gold Dinar

This coin, struck from gold mined by the caliph, is the first Islamic coin to mention a location in Saudi Arabia. Only about a dozen exist. It fetched 3.7 million pounds.

1343 Edward III Florin

Only three of these gold coins are known to exist, two in the British Museum and one found in 2006. It features King Edward III and is also known as the Double Leopard. 

1943 Lincoln Head Copper Penny

With fewer than 20 known to exist, they are often counterfeited. A genuine copper penny sold for $204,000 in 2019, with the record sale at $1.75 million in 2010.

2007 $1 Million Canadian Gold Maple Leaf

Certified as the world s largest gold coin, it sold for over $4 million in 2010. One coin was stolen from a Berlin museum in 2017 and remains unrecovered.

1913 Liberty Head V Nickel

These coins have fetched millions, with sales prices ranging from $3.7 million to $5 million. One was sold for $4.2 million in October 2022.

Morgan Silver Dollars

Examples from 1893, 1901, and 1889 can sell for over $100,000 to $550,000 in mint condition. The Morgan dollar is appreciated for its beauty and historical value.