10 Most Valuable U.S. Coins Sold at Auction: Record-Breaking Prices!

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Certainly! Ten of the most valuable U.S. coins sold at auction hit record prices:

With only 15 known examples, the 1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar Class I, the "King of American Coins," is rare. One sold for $4.14 million in 1999, a record. 

1. Class I 1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar 

World-famous and valuable coins include the 1933 Double Eagle. Few were legally issued, making them rare. One coin sold for over $7.5 million in 2002, setting a record for the highest auction price. 

2. 1933 Double Eagle 

One of the first US gold coins, the 1787 Brasher Doubloon, has "EB" punched on the eagle's breast. One gold coin auctioned for $7.4 million in 2011, setting a record. 

3. 1787 Brasher Breast Doubloon EB 

The first US Mint dollar coin was the 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar. One coin sold for over $10 million in 2013, setting a record for auction prices. 

4. Flowing Hair Silver Dollar: 1794  

One of the most famous and valuable American numismatic coins is the 1913 Liberty Head Nickel. One nickel auctioned for $4.56 million in 2018, setting a record. 

5. Liberty Head Nickel: 1913  

Another rare 1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar, the Class III sold for $3.87 million in 2016, setting a silver coin auction record. 

6. Class III 1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar  

Rare and sought-after in American numismatics is the 1894-S Barber Dime. One dime auctioned for $1.99 million in 2016, setting a record. 

7. 1894-S Barber Dime 

Few examples exist of the 1927-D Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle, one of the rarest dates. A 2002 auction set a record for a 20th-century coin at $1.2 million. 

8. St. Gaudens Double Eagle: 1927-D 

The 1879 Coiled Hair Stella was a pattern coin for international trade. One pattern coin auctioned for $2.57 million in 2008, a record. 

9. Coiled Stella: 1879  

Another rare Brasher Doubloon, the New York Style, sold for $2.99 million in 2011, setting a gold coin auction record. 

10. New York Style Brasher Doubloon 1787 

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