10 Most Valuable Coins of the 21st Century: Collector's Edition

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World's most costly coin is 1794/5 Flowing Hair Silver/Copper Dollar.Top numismatists believe this was the first US government-issued silver coin. 

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Flowing Hair Silver  

Second on our list is another Double Eagle. A 1933 US Mint coin was recalled and melted. To ease the banking crisis, then-President Theodore Roosevelt banned gold ownership. 

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Double Eagle  

Mass-producing the Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle 1907 was difficult. Its intricate design halted manufacturing and required design changes. 

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Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle  

Not everyone likes pennies! Ephriam Brasher created the 1787 Brasher Doubloon to persuade New York to adopt copper coins instead of gold. 

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Brasher Doubloon  

The oldest and fifth most costly coin on our list is 670 years old and worth over $7 million.The coin's age and rarity make it valuable. It may be one of three remaining coins of this sort. 

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Edward III Florin  

The eighth-most valuable coin on our list, the Morton-Smith-Eliaspberg Liberty Head Nickel, sold for $4,560,000 in 2018.Beautiful mirror-like surface adds to its value and rarity. 

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Liberty Head Nickel   

World's seventh most costly coin is the 1804 Silver Dollar Class 1.The coin sold for $4.1 million in 1999. The “King of U.S Coins,” this 1804 Silver dollar is the most famous. 

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Silver Dollar Class 1   

One of the most expensive coins in the world, the Gold Maple Leaf was sold for $4,020,000 by Dorotheum Auction House in 2010.In 2007, the Canadian Mint produced the first million-dollar coin.  

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$1 Million Gold Canadian Maple Leaf   

This 1804 Bust Dollar, at number nine, is rare and expensive due to its long history. A little “D” in a cloud is printed on the coin's back. 

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Bust Dollar  

Our 10th most costly coin is the 2013 Liberty Head Nickel. One of five coins taken from the US Mint by an ex-employee went to private auctions and coin collections. 

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Liberty Head Nickel  

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