7 Little-Known Facts About the Most Valuable U.S. Coins Ever!

Here are seven interesting facts about some of the most expensive U.S. coins ever made:   

The 1794–1795 Flowing Hair Dollar is one of the rarest and most precious U.S. coins. On one side is a depiction of Liberty with flowing hair and on the other an eagle. Collectors prize these coins since only 1,758 were made.  

1. Flowing Hair Dollar

The 1913 Liberty Head Nickel is a popular and valuable U.S. coin. Five of these coins were mysteriously struck. That year, the Buffalo Nickel was scheduled to replace Liberty Head Nickels, but some were made.  

2. 1913 Liberty Head Nickel

Due to its rarity and value, the 1804 Silver Dollar is considered the "King of American Coins". Despite the date, no coins were produced in 1804. They became diplomatic presents for dignitaries in the 1830s. Today, only 15 remain.  

3. 1804 Silver Dollar

The 1913 Liberty Head V Nickel is uncommon like the Liberty Head Nickel. The five known specimens were illegally struck. Samuel W. Brown, a mint employee, allegedly minted them after hours using mint machinery.  

4. 1913 Liberty Head V Nickel

The first US large cent was the 1793 Chain Cent. The reverse has a chain to signify the new nation's unity. Only 36,103 of these coins were produced before the chain theme was criticized and modified.  

5. 1793 Chain Cent

One of the rarest and most precious Barber Dime coins is the 1894-S. Only 24 were minted, and only nine remain. It's possible they were struck as proofs for presentation sets, given their low mintage.  

6. 1894-S Barber Dime

The 1804 Bust Dollar is another collector favorite. Despite its date, none were struck in 1804. In the 1830s, special proof sets were made as diplomatic gifts. Only 15 specimens remain.  

7. 1804 Bust Dollar

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