10 Rare Foreign Coins That Outvalue the Dollar

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The rare Umayyad Gold Dinar comes from the Umayyad Caliphate, also known as the Omayyad Dynasty. Islamic gold dinars are medieval coins. 

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Umayyad Gold Dinar 

This ancient Roman coin with a complicated name finished second in our list after auctioning for $3.5 million USD in 2020! Only the third Q. 

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Servilius Caepio (M. Junius) Brutus AV Aureu 

Canadian Gold Maple Leafs from 2007 were worth $1 million (approximately $760,000 USD). It was 100 kilograms and included the greatest gold portrait of Queen Elizabeth II! 

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$1 Million Canadian Gold Maple Leaf (2010) 

Recently, Stackers Bowers sold a Long Whisker Dragon Dollar for $3 million USD in 2023! This exquisite, stunning dollar is a rare silver foreign currency that collectors want. 

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Long Whisker Dragon Dollar (2022) 

Agrigentum, also known as Akragas or Acragas, was part of the Ancient Greek empire when this amazing silver decadrachm was created between 409-406 CE. 

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Silver Agrigentum Decadrachm (2017) 

Only three silver rubles with a plain edge survive, including this record-breaking coin that sold for $2.64 million USD in 2021. Constantine's coronation made this coin special.  

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Silver Ruble Pattern (2021) 

Another Chinese dollar, although more modern than the Long Whisker Dragon Dollar above. The Silver “Mukden Tiger” Pattern Dollar is known for its needle-sharp strikes.  

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Silver “Mukden Tiger” Pattern Dollar (2021) 

The Edward VIII 5 pound coin illustrates Edward VIII's sudden abdication, like the Silver Ruble Pattern with Constantine. Constantine's coins are uncommon because to his brief rule! 

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Edward VIII 5 Pounds (2020) 

It's a long and difficult story how the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth came under Swedish monarch Sigismund III Vasa!  

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100 Ducat of Sigismund III Vasa (2018) 

The Sestertius of Hadrian, another Ancient Roman coin, sold for $1.64 million USD in 2008! This coin depicts Hadrian, a popular Roman ruler at the period. 

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Sestertius of Hadrian (2008) 

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