An incredible 8 of the 10 most valuable US coins that crossed the auction block last year were graded by the Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com).
1933 double-headed eagle PCGS MS65. This rarity was sold for $ 18,872,250 at a Sotheby’s auction.
Among these was the 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle, a classic United States gold coin of which only one copy was available for private use and which, being the most expensive coin ever traded, broke all barriers when it sold for 18,872. Hit $ 250. In total, 17 of the 25 most valuable coins for sale in 2021 were rated by PCGS.
“It just shows that the best coins always end up in PCGS holders,” says PCGS President Stephanie Sabin. “Year after year, the vast majority of the most valuable coins auctioned off are in PCGS holders. This speaks for the trust that collectors place in our consistent classification and ability to provide the maximum value, security and liquidity for. to offer collector’s coins. “
Here is a rundown of the top 25 selling US coins in 2021 and the prices they saw (including buyer fees):
# 1: 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle, PCGS MS65 – Sotheby’s, $ 18,872,250
# 2: 1787 $ 15 Wing Punch Brasher Dubloon, MS65 – Heritage Auctions, $ 9,360,000
# 3: 1822 Capped Bust Half Eagle, PCGS AU50 – Stack’s Bowers Galleries, $ 8,400,000
# 4: 1804 Draped Bust Dollar, PCGS PR68 – Stack’s Bowers Galleries, $ 7,680,000
# 5: 1861 Paquet Reverse Double Eagle, PCGS MS67 – Heritage Auctions, $ 7,200,000
# 6: 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar, PCGS MS66 + – Heritage Auctions, $ 6,600,000
# 7: 1804 Draped Bust Eagle, PCGS PR65 + DCAM – Heritage Auctions, $ 5,280,000
# 8: Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle 1907, PR68 – Heritage Auctions, $ 3,600,000
# 9: 1792 J-1 Silver Center Cent, PCGS SP67BN – Heritage Auctions, $ 2,520,000
# 10: 1854-S Liberty Half Eagle, PCGS XF45 – Heritage Auctions, $ 2,400,000
# 11 (TIED): 1885 trade dollars, PCGS PR63 + CAM – Heritage Auctions, $ 2,100,000
# 11 (TIED): Brasher 1786 Lima-style Brasher doubloons, MS61 – Heritage Auctions, $ 2,100,000
# 13: 1893-S Morgan Dollar, PCGS MS67 – GreatCollections, $ 2,086,875
# 14: 1921 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle Satin Special Strike, PR64 + – Heritage Auctions, $ 2,010,000
# 15: 1880 Coiled Hair Stella, PR67CAM – Heritage Auctions, $ 1,860,000
# 16: 1797 Draped Bust Overton-101A Half Dollar, PCGS MS66 – Stack’s Bowers Galleries, $ 1,680,000
# 17: 1870-CC Liberty Head Double Eagle, PCGS AU53 – Heritage Auctions, $ 1,620,000
# 18: 1796 Draped Bust Quarter Eagle Stars, PCGS MS65 – Heritage Auctions, $ 1,380,000
# 19: 1792 25 cents J-13, AU58 – Heritage Auctions, $ 1,260,000
# 20: 1776 Continental Dollar “CURRENCY” silver, VF35 – Heritage Auctions, $ 1,140,000
# 21: 1866 Liberty Seated Dollar No Motto, PCGS PR63 + – Heritage Auctions, $ 1,050,000
# 22: 1794 Flowing Hair Overton 101A Half Dollar, PCGS MS64 + – Heritage Auctions, $ 870,000
# 23: 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar, AU58 – Stack’s Bowers Galleries, $ 840,000
# 24: 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar J-18, VF25 – Heritage Auctions, $ 840,000
# 25: 1943-D Bronze Lincoln Cent, PCGS MS64BN – Heritage Auctions, $ 840,000
PCGS also praises an unusual piece that the company valued and auctioned for an incredible amount, the 2011 25BTC Casascius Bitcoin. This novel piece of Exonumia serves as a physical representation of 25 bitcoins and has been graded PCGS MS67. It sold for $ 1,698,750 in a GreatCollections sale.
1822 Cap bust Halbadler, PCGS AU50. This rarity was auctioned off by Stack’s Bowers Galleries for $ 8,400,000.
It should be noted that in 2021, a staggering 22 US coins among auction houses consulted for this year-end price summary crossed the $ 1 million threshold in pandemic conditions.
For more information and pictures of all of the best-selling coins of 2021, please visit https://www.pcgs.com/top-selling-coins-2021. You can also check out the best-selling PCGS coins of all time at https://www.pcgs.com/top-selling-coins-of-all-time.
Via the professional coin grading service
Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is a third-party company founded in 1986 for the grading of coins and banknotes. In 35 years, PCGS has more than 48 million US and world coins, medals and tokens with a total value of. examines and certifies over $ 47 billion. For more information on PCGS products and services, including submitting your coins for authentication and rating, please visit www.PCGS.com or call PCGS Customer Service at (800) 447-8848.
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