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Throughout the ages, the United States has some of the world’s most valuable coins. Here are the country’s Top 5 picks based on their current value based on the collector’s ability to find them in uncirculated/mint condition. And also just how much potential the coins have to set you back!


1913 Liberty Head Nickel

Most recently, the 1913 Liberty Head Nickel sold at auction for a whopping $3.1 million USD. However, this coin can be valued at around $4.4 million USD.

1870 Silver Dollar

Also known as the Seated Liberty, the 1870 Silver Dollar has become one of the worlds most revered coins. Purchasing one in mint condition can leave your pockets about $2.1 million USD lighter.



1927 Double Eagle (D)

Not everyone has an extra $1.2million USD laying around but coin enthusiasts who do would definitely want to pick up a mint condition 1927 D Double Eagle.


1794 Silver Dollar

Looking to invest $825,098? Look no further than the 1794 Silver Dollar, that’s if you are able to find one of the less than 2,000 produced.


1838 Half Dollar (O)

Due to a yellow fever outbreak in New Orleans during the time of mintage along with complications with the coin press, the U.S. Mint produced only 12 of the 1838 Half Dollar. Purchasing one of these rare beauties will set the buyer back upwards of $745,000 USD.


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