10 Most Valuable Coins Ever Discovered: Unbelievable Finds 

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Certainly! Ten of the most valuable coins ever discovered have unique stories and historical significance 

The first dollar coin issued by the US Mint, the Flowing Hair Dollar, sold for over $10 million at auction in 2013. 

1. 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar 

Most 1933 Double Eagles were melted down, but a few were illegally released, making them rare. In 2002, one sold for over $7.5 million, a world record for a single coin. 

2. 1933 Double Eagle 

One of the first US gold coins, the Brasher Doubloon was struck by colonial New York goldsmith Ephraim Brasher. Over $7.4 million was paid for one specimen in 2011. 

3. 1787 Brasher Doubloon 

The 1804 Silver Dollar, the "King of American Coins," is one of the rarest and most famous coins. In 1999, one specimen sold for over $3.8 million. 

4. Silver Dollar: 1804  

One of the rarest and most valuable British coins is the Edward III Florin. One of three known specimens sold for over £460,000 (approximately $600,000) in 2006. 

5. Edward III Florin: 1343  

The Brasher Doubloon with the EB punch on the eagle's wing is rarer and more valuable. The 2005 specimen sold for over $4.6 million. 

6. On Wing: 1787 Brasher Doubloon EB  

This coin, like the 1933 Double Eagle, is rare because most of its mintage was melted. A 2002 specimen sold for $7.6 million. 

7. 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle 

The Ultra High Relief Double Eagle, commissioned by President Theodore Roosevelt to create majestic American coins, is a numismatic masterpiece. A 2005 specimen sold for $2.75 million. 

8. 1907 Ultra-High Relief Double Eagle 

All 1804 Draped Bust Dollar varieties are rare and valuable. In 1999, the "Sultan of Muscat" sold for over $4.1 million. 

9. 1804, Draped Bust Dollar 

As one of the first experimental coins struck by the US Mint, the Birch Cent is rare. Over $2.6 million was paid for one specimen in 2015. 

10. Birch Cent: 1792  

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