10 Most Valuable Rare Coins Worth Nearly $50 Million USD 

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Numismatics is about preserving history and its value, not just collecting coins.  Rare coins with astronomical value are among these treasures. 

As the first federal dollar coin, the 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar is significant. Its design, with a Lady Liberty profile and an eagle, set the standard for American coinage. 

1. 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar

Perhaps the most famous coin is the 1933 Double Eagle.The 1934 Gold Reserve Act banned this $20 gold coin.Few survived the melting, starting a decades-long treasure hunt. 

2. 1933 Double Eagle 

The 1343 Edward III Florin, or Double Leopard, is a rare English coin. Only three of these rare and valuable coins exist. Rare and historically significant, it could sell for $40 million. 

3. 1343 Edward III Florin

A pioneering American gold coin, the Brasher Doubloon, was minted in 1787 by goldsmith Ephraim Brasher. This rare coin symbolises the young nation's identity expansion. 

4. 1787 Brasher Doubloon

Mystery and controversy surround the 1913 Liberty Head Nickel. Only five were made under mysterious circumstances. Over $3.1 million was paid for one of these nickels at auction in 2010. 

5. 1913 Liberty Head Nickel 

The 1830s diplomatic gifts included the “King of American Coins,” the 1804 Silver Dollar.Due to its rarity and intriguing backstory, only 15 examples are known, fetching millions. 

6. 1804 Silver Dollar

This coin breaks records for value, size, and purity. In 2007, the 100-kilogram Canadian Gold Maple Leaf, made of 99.999% pure gold, was worth $1 million. 

7. 2007 $1 Million Canadian Gold Maple Leaf

U.S. coin design peaked with the Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle, especially those minted from 1907 to 1933. The $20 gold coins designed by Augustus Saint-Gaudens are art. 

8. The Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

There are only three 1822 Half Eagle $5 gold coins in existence. Its rarity and historical significance make it a valuable collection item worth tens of millions. 

9. The 1822 Half Eagle

American coins like the 1894-S Barber Dime are mysterious.Fewer than ten remain of the 24 minted.This dime sold for nearly $2 million in 2016 and is rising in value. 

10. The 1894-S Barber Dime

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