Unearthing Hidden Numismatic Treasures

The world of coin collecting is full of surprising finds, with some coins worth staggering amounts. Recently, a 1976 Bicentennial quarter made headlines by fetching nearly $40 million USD. This has sparked renewed interest in other rare and valuable coins. Hereโ€™s a look at some of the most significant ones:

1976 Bicentennial Quarter: Nearly $40 Million

This rare quarter, made with 40% silver, has reached an astonishing value due to its uniqueness and limited availability.

1796 Draped Bust Quarter: Valued Over $1 Million

From the early years of American coinage, this quarter is extremely rare and highly valued.

1913 Liberty Head Nickel: Worth Over $3 Million

With only five known examples, this nickel is a prized possession in the numismatic world.

1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar: Valued at $7.6 Million

Though minted in the 1830s, this coin is dated 1804, making it a historic and valuable piece.

1794 Flowing Hair Dollar: Over $10 Million

As the first dollar coin minted by the U.S., this coin symbolizes early American prosperity.

1907 Ultra-High Relief Double Eagle: Worth Over $4 Million

Designed by the renowned artist Augustus Saint-Gaudens, this gold coin is both valuable and artistically significant.

1880 Coiled Hair Stella: Valued Over $5 Million

Initially a pattern coin, its rarity and unique design make it extremely valuable.

Key Values at a Glance

CoinValue (USD)
1976 Bicentennial Quarter$40 million
1796 Draped Bust Quarter$1 million
1913 Liberty Head Nickel$3 million
1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar$7.6 million
1794 Flowing Hair Dollar$10 million
1907 Ultra-High Relief Double Eagle$4 million
1880 Coiled Hair Stella$5 million


Exploring the world of rare coins can be both exciting and financially rewarding. From the monumental value of the Bicentennial quarter to other historically significant coins, collectors have the chance to uncover remarkable treasures. Keeping an eye out for these valuable pieces can lead to incredible discoveries and investments