There are several coins that, due to their low sorting number or their history, have become unique and valuable among collectors. You have seen here about the most precious coins of the real, but do you know the rarest coins in the world?
In the United States alone, there are more than 200 historical coins that are worth more than a million dollars today! And the price of these rare coins can increase by up to 50% in just a few years.
See what are the rarest and most valuable currencies in the world today.
Copper Dollar (1794) (Rarest Coins)
in January 2013, this coin was sold by the auction company Stack’s Bowers and set the world record for the highest value in a single currency.
It is believed to have been the first dollar coin issued by the US federal government, which is why it is so high in value.
Double Eagle (1933) (Rarest Coins)
It is an example of a currency that has its value due to historical circumstances. The 1933 Double Eagle was coined but was never made public.
Due to the crisis, Franklin D. Roosevelt issued an order that all gold coins belonging to the general public be melted down. However, some of the 1933 gold coins eventually escaped American coffers.
Currently, its possession is illegal, except for one, initially owned by King Farouk of Egypt. After a lengthy legal battle, the American mint and the owner agreed to sell the currency and share its value.
Brasher Doubloon, With EB On His Chest (1787)
Ephraim Brasher was one of the leading goldsmiths in New York City in the late 1700s, before the existence of the American Mint.
Ephraim coined Brasher Doubloon in 1787, and at that time, it contained the equivalent of 15 dollars in gold. This coin was build in two representations, with the EB minted on the eagle’s chest, and another with the EB on the wing.
Florin De Eduardo III (1343)
This rare coin was minted in 1343, during the reign of Edward III of England. But only three copies of that coin are discovered till now. Two of them are exhibit at the British Museum, located in London.
Silver Dollar – Class I (1836)
This dollar, of which only 15 specimens are famous, is divided into “classes.” Eight comprise Class I, which were minted in 1834. One belongs to Class II and six to Class III.
An original Class I silver dollar was given to the Sultan of Muscat in 1836 as a diplomatic gift. The gift was provided by the American ambassador, on behalf of the then President of the United States, Andrew Jackson.
In May 2016, D. Brent Pogue put back that Silver Dollar in auctions. And she made an offer of 10 million dollars, but the negotiation was not closed.
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