Money is used all over the world and is available in different forms. In past, coins were used all around the world and were in different ranges. Everyone in this world is well aware of the name of the money. There are different materials used for the money among which some notes are made from paper while coins are made from metals that are expensive and rare as well. These coins have something embossed on them to relate them to some event or country. Some coins are historical as they belong to the past that is now very precious and rare in the world. Some people in the world love to collect coins as it is their hobby and are willing to spend a large amount to grab the historical and rare coins to enhance their collection. Some very rare and expensive currencies or coins are kept in Museums to make them available for the view of the people. With the passage of time, the use of coins is decreasing and the trend of currency notes in the whole world which is making the old coins more precious for the people.
The following are top 10 best coins in the world:
10. 1891 US RED SEAL $1000 BILL:
US red seal is very historical kind of currency which was made in 1891. It has a print of the famous Major General George Gordon on its face. It is very old and historical that is the reason it is considered very rare. The price of this note was estimated to be almost $2.5 million and it was sold in 2013. It is not a coin but is currency, notes which the most expensive one is ever sold in the world because of its historical link and rarity.
9. 1913 Liberty Head Nickel:
Liberty Head nickel is the coin which was made without the permission of the US government and only 5 coins reached the public as after that its printing was banned by the government. It could not reach more people that are the reason people have not seen this money in their life. It was released in 1913 and was later purchased for almost $3.7 million but some people estimate that this money can be sold in the world for the high price tag of $20 million which is amazing ad shows the rarity of the money as well. It is made from pure nickel that is why it is expensive than others.
8. 1804 Silver Dollar, Class I:
Silver Dollar is the coin that was mined in 1804 but was completed after 30 years which makes it very attractive. One of its money was gifted to the Asian ruler who visited their country and coin was given to them as a gift. But later in 2008, another this kind of money was sold at auction at the high price tag of $3.7 million. On the face of the coin, word liberty is written with the date and its back was also very sleek and designed properly.
7. 1804 Silver Dollar, Class I:
It is the same from the set produced with the name Silver Dollar. It was sold by the Marena and Bowers for the high price tag of $4.1 million. It was sold for more money than all other coins of the same series which is very impressive and shocking for the people. From the whole series, only this was the coin that was sold for the high price tag and marked the history as well because of its money.
6. 2007 C$1M Coin:
C$1M Coin is very rare and heavyweight coin that is of 100kg. It was developed for the special occasion by the Royal government and was made from pure gold that increased its price and made it precious as well. The face value of this money is estimated to be $1 million but in an auction was sold for the high price of $4.1 million and is kept in museum to make it available for the people to view it as it is historical and rare coin of the world.
5. 1343 Edward III Florin:
Edward III is the oldest coin that is the reason it is very precious for the world and rare as well. It was produced in 1343 which is now very valuable because it is a historical coin. It is estimated that only 3 coins of this type are available in the world which is amazing and increased its price as well. It is a gold coin that has the perfect and beautiful print on it which looks very attractive and is in gold color. It was sold for the price of $6.8 million.
4. 1787 Brasher Doubloon:
Ephrain Brasher was a famous and best Goldsmith of New York, and this coin was manufactured in 1787. He made many historical coins from pure copper that are now very rare and precious as well. This coin is made of 22k gold that made it expensive and precious as well. It was purchased by a rich investment company for the price tag of $7.4 million which is unbelievable.
3. 1907 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle:
Saint Guadens is very different and has complicated design that was designed by the Augustus of US. It was made for the commercial use and was available for its modifications as well. It was sold for the high price tag of $7.6 million, and the look of the coin was very amazing and appealing which attract people towards it. On the face of the coin, there was a bird with the name of the country as well. It is the rarest coin in the world now.
2. 1933 Double Eagle:
Double Eagle coin was manufactured in 1933 which was never released to the public. This coin was made by Franklin from his gold in 1933 to release the banking crisis developing in the US. This coin is designed in perfect design with the date on it as well. It was sold for the high price tag of $7.6 million. This coin is now very rare and precious for the world as well.
1. Flowing Hair Silver 1794/5:
Flowing Hair Silver was the first coin developed by US government. It was made from copper and pure 90% silver that has the face of liberty on the front of the coin that is considered as the historical memento for the whole world. It was later sold in 2013 for the high price tag of $10 million. It is the most expensive coin ever sold in the world.
List of Most Expensive Coins in the World
|1||Flowing Hair Silver 1794/5||$ 10 Million|
|2||1933 Double Eagle||$ 7.6 Million|
|3||1907 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle||$ 7.6 Million|
|4||1787 Brasher Doubloon||$ 7.4 Million|
|5||1343 Edward III Florin||$ 6.8 Million|
|6||2007 C$1M Coin||$ 4.1 Million|
|7||1804 Silver Dollar Class I||$ 4.1 Million|
|8||1804 Silver Dollar Class I||$ 3.7 Million|
|9||1913 Liberty Head Nickel||$ 3.7 Million|
|10||1891 US Red Seal $1000 bill||$ 2.5 Million|
The above ranking of the most expensive coins is given according to the price for which these coins are sold in the world. All of these coins are very rare and are made from an expensive material that increased their prices as well. These coins are sold for the high prices because of their rarity and historical background that makes them more valuable to the world and are kept in museums for the people.