The 5 Most Valuable American Coins

By on April 27, 2013 in ArticlesEntertainment

The value of a coin is stamped directly on it, but these rare, vintage coins are worth much, much more that what they were once worth. These five pieces of metal are the most valuable American coins in existence:

5. 1838 O Capped Bust Half Dollar

Estimated price in certified mint state (MS+): $745,000

Fun fact: Only 20 copies of this coin were produced

4. 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar

Estimated price in certified mint state (MS+): $825,098

Fun fact: Only 2,000 copies of this coin were produced

3. 1927 D St Gaudens Double Eagle

Estimated price in certified mint state (MS+): $1.2 million

Fun fact: One of the most valuable gold coins ever issued in the U.S.

2. 1870 S Liberty Seated Dollar

Estimated price in certified mint state (MS+): $1.96 million

Fun fact: This coin was minted in Carson City and San Francisco

1. 1913 Liberty Head V Nickel

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Estimated price in certified mint state (MS+): $4.41 million

Fun fact: Only five copies of this coin were produced

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