25 Most Valuable US Coins

Based on the most-updated ranking by CoinTrackers.com, an online database providing coin values, here are the coins every coin collector wants in their private collections. Curious about what coins to watch for?

From half dollars dating back to the 18th century to the iconic 1913 Liberty Head V Nickel worth millions of dollars, welcome to the world of the most valuable nickels, quarters, silver dollars, state quarters and other extremely rare coins. Here are the 25 Most Valuable US Coins.

25

1885 Liberty Head Double Eagle, estimated maximum price: $150,000

1885 Liberty Head Double EagleSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $6,000, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $150,000. The face value of this coin is $20.

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1886 Liberty Head Double Eagle, estimated maximum price: $150,000

1886 Liberty Head Double EagleSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $15,000, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $150,000. Only 1,000 of these coins were produced.

23

1920 S Indian Head Gold Eagle, estimated maximum price: $150,000

1920 S Indian Head Gold EagleSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $13,000, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $150,000. The face value of this coin is $10.

22

1796 Draped Bust Half Dollar (15-star version), estimated maximum price: $150,000

1796 Draped Bust Half DollarSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $20,000, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $150,000. Only 3,000 of these coins were produced.

21

1870 CC Liberty Seated Quarter, estimated maximum price: $150,000

1870 CC Liberty Seated QuarterSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $7,800, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $150,000. Only 8,000 of these coins were produced.

20

1893 O Morgan Silver Dollar, estimated maximum price: $150,000

1893 O Morgan Silver DollarSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $446, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $150,000. The silver content of this coin is 90%.

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1804 Draped Bust Quarter, estimated maximum price: $157,702

1804 Draped Bust QuarterSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $1,588, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $157,702. Only 6,000 of these coins were produced.

18

1873 CC Liberty Seated Dollar, estimated maximum price: $165,094

1873 CC Liberty Seated DollarSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $6,024, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $165,094. Only 2,000 of these coins were produced.

17

1871 CC Liberty Seated Dollar, estimated maximum price: $171,298

1871 CC Liberty Seated DollarSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $3,275, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $171,298. Only 1,000 of these coins were produced.

16

1881 Liberty Head Double Eagle, estimated maximum price: $175,000

1881 Liberty Head Double EagleSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $11,000, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $175,000. The face value of this coin is $20.

15

1891 Liberty Head Double Eagle, estimated maximum price: $180,000

1891 Liberty Head Double EagleSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $5,000, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $180,000. Only 1,000 of these coins were produced.

14

1919 D Walking Liberty Half Dollar, estimated maximum price: $190,000

1919 D Walking Liberty Half DollarSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of just $31 (as more than a million of these coins were minted), but one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $190,000.

13

1884 S Morgan Silver Dollar, estimated maximum price: $215,000

1884 S Morgan Silver DollarSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of just $32 (as more than 3 millions of these coins were minted), but one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $215,000.

12

1796 Draped Bust Half Dollar (15-star version), estimated maximum price: $220,000

1796 Draped Bust Half DollarSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $18,000, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $220,000. Only 3,000 of these coins were produced.

11

1889 CC Morgan Silver Dollar, estimated maximum price: $280,000

1889 CC Morgan Silver DollarSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $1,591, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $280,000. The silver content of this coin is 90%.

10

1893 S Morgan Silver Dollar, estimated maximum price: $300,000

1893 S Morgan Silver DollarSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $6,492, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $300,000. The silver content of this coin is 90%.

9

1901 Morgan Silver Dollar, estimated maximum price: $425,000

1901 Morgan Silver DollarSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of just $48 (as almost 7 millions of these coins were minted), but one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $425,000.

8

1797 Draped Bust Half Dollar, estimated maximum price: $500,000

1797 Draped Bust Half DollarSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $20,000, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $500,000. Only 3,000 of these coins were produced.

7

1817 Capped Bust Half Dollar, estimated maximum price: $500,000

1817 Capped Bust Half DollarSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $100,000, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $500,000. These are the most valuable capped bust halves ever minted.

6

1933 Indian Head Gold Eagle, estimated maximum price: $600,000

1933 Indian Head Gold EagleSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $70,000, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $600,000. The face value of this coin is $10.

5

1838 O Capped Bust Half Dollar, estimated maximum price: $745,000

1838 O Capped Bust Half DollarSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $160,000, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $745,000. Only 20 of these coins were produced.

4

1794 Flowing Hair Dollar, estimated maximum price: $825,098

1794 Flowing Hair DollarSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $47,148, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $825,098. Only 2,000 of these coins were produced.

3

1927 D St Gaudens Double Eagle, estimated maximum price: $1,200,000

1927 D St Gaudens Double EagleSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $270,000, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $1,200,000. It is one of the most valuable gold coins ever issued in the US.

2

1870 S Liberty Seated Dollar, estimated maximum price: $1,959,995

1870 S Liberty Seated DollarSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $177,286, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $1,959,995. This coin was minted in Carson City and San Francisco.

1

1913 Liberty Head V Nickel, estimated maximum price: $4,408,650

1913 Liberty Head V NickelSource: cointrackers.com

CoinTrackers.com has estimated this coin value at an average of $3,428,950, while one in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth up to $4,408,650. Only 5 of these coins were produced.



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