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Nostomania's 100 Most Valuable U.S. Coins

With each pricing update we compute and show here the 100 most valuable U.S. coins. We chose MS-63 (or PF-63, if the item is a Proof), as a "baseline" grade for comparison. Clearly, some of these items may not, and probably do not exist in that grade.

Change Position Issue MS/PF 63 Value Three Month Gain One Year Gain Three Year Gain Five Year Gain Ten Year Gain Fifteen Year Gain
1 Silver Dollars, Draped Bust 1804 Proof Restrike, Class II $9,660,000 -2.4% -1.8% -36.9% - - -
2 Silver Dollars, Draped Bust 1804 Proof Restrike, Class III $9,520,000 -2.4% -2.4% -33.4% -79.7% - -
3 Silver Dollars, Flowing Hair 1794 B-1 BB-1 $7,060,000 -8.5% -26.2% -27.3% -2.8% 344.0% 3168.5%
4 Half Dollars, Flowing Hair 1794 Overton 109 $6,120,000 -7.3% -31.8% - - - -
5 Large One-Cent Pieces, Flowing Hair, Wreath Reverse 1793 S-NC-3 Strawberry Leaf $5,220,000 -8.1% -21.9% -62.7% - - -
6 Large One-Cent Pieces, Flowing Hair, Wreath Reverse 1793 S-NC-2 Strawberry Leaf $5,220,000 -8.1% -23.5% -63.8% - - -
7 Silver Dollars, Draped Bust 1804 Proof Original, Class I $4,250,000 -2.7% -4.1% -30.2% -52.8% -44.9% -33.9%
8 Nickel Five-Cent Pieces, Liberty Head 1913 Proof $3,640,000 -0.8% -5.9% -12.1% -47.7% -49.3% -13.9%
3 9 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1794 Head of 1793 S-17b $3,030,000 19.3% - - - - -
1 10 Half Dollars, Flowing Hair 1794 Overton 110 $3,020,000 7.1% 9.4% -9.3% 7.5% - -
-2 11 Silver Dollars, Flowing Hair 1795 Silver plug $2,920,000 -2.0% -9.0% 3.5% 139.3% 684.9% 7039.4%
1 12 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1795 Jefferson Head Lettered edge $2,760,000 10.0% 10.4% -41.3% - - -
2 13 Half Dollars, Flowing Hair 1794 Overton 101 $2,560,000 4.9% 1.6% -23.4% 2.8% - -
14 Half Dollars, Liberty Seated 1861 Proof CSA Original $2,480,000 -0.8% -18.7% - - - -
-5 15 Half Dollars, Draped Bust 1797 Overton 102 $2,310,000 -19.2% -41.1% - - - -
2 16 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1795 Reeded edge S-79 $2,310,000 13.2% 27.6% -13.5% -77.4% - -
17 Half Dollars, Flowing Hair 1794 Overton 108 $2,190,000 6.8% 7.4% -5.6% 42.2% - -
3 18 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1793 S-15 $2,170,000 14.8% 34.0% -1.4% - - -
1 19 Half Dollars, Flowing Hair 1795 Overton 101 $2,000,000 3.6% 8.1% -3.8% 42.9% - -
-1 20 Silver Dollars, Flowing Hair 1795 Two leaves Silver Plug B-3 BB-11 $2,000,000 -1.0% -2.9% - - - -
-5 21 Eagles ($10.00 Gold Pieces), Capped Bust 1804 Proof, plain 4 $1,920,000 -7.2% 4.3% -34.7% -56.2% - -
1 22 Dimes, Liberty Seated 1873CC No arrows $1,780,000 3.5% -3.8% -57.7% -21.9% -31.5% -47.3%
-1 23 Silver Dollars, Flowing Hair 1795 Three leaves Silver plug B-7 BB-18 $1,720,000 -2.3% -9.5% - - - -
3 24 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1794 Head of 1794 S-37 $1,510,000 15.3% 33.6% 2.7% - - -
3 25 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1794 Head of 1794 S-NC-2 $1,440,000 15.2% 34.6% 5.9% - - -
26 Silver Dollars, Flowing Hair 1795 Two leaves Silver plug B-1 BB-21 $1,310,000 -0.8% -3.7% 23.6% - - -
-2 27 Double Eagles ($20.00 Gold Pieces), Saint-Gaudens 1933 $1,300,000 -3.7% -9.1% -75.9% -84.8% - -
7 28 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1794 Head of 1794 S-66 $1,290,000 18.3% 51.1% - - - -
29 Large One-Cent Pieces, Flowing Hair, Wreath Reverse 1793 Vine and bars edge S-7 $1,260,000 0.8% -1.6% -22.2% - - -
7 30 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1794 Head of 1794 S-NC-10 $1,230,000 16.0% 35.5% 10.8% - - -
-7 31 Half-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1797 Gripped edge $1,220,000 -10.9% -47.6% -69.6% -33.3% -29.1% 77.8%
32 Half Dollars, Flowing Hair 1794 Overton 107 $1,210,000 6.1% 9.0% - - - -
1 33 Half Dollars, Flowing Hair 1794 Overton 103 $1,160,000 4.5% 13.7% - - - -
6 34 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1795 Plain edge S-NC-3 $1,150,000 15.5% 34.3% 12.7% - - -
8 35 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1795 Jefferson Head Plain edge S-80 $1,100,000 15.8% 36.0% 12.8% -37.9% - -
-5 36 Half Eagles ($5.00 Gold Pieces), Capped Head to Left 1822 $1,070,000 -9.3% -24.1% -67.7% -69.3% -62.8% -67.7%
1 37 Silver Dollars, Flowing Hair 1795 Three leaves Silver plug B-5 BB-27 $1,020,000 -1.0% -4.7% - - - -
4 38 Half Dollars, Flowing Hair 1794 Overton 104a $1,020,000 4.7% 14.1% - - - -
-9 39 Half Dollars, Draped Bust 1806 Knobbed 6, stem not through claw $1,010,000 -15.8% -50.0% -62.7% -59.3% -22.9% 55.6%
-7 40 Half Dollars, Draped Bust 1796 15 stars, Overton 101 $1,010,000 -11.4% -38.0% -25.7% -17.9% 89.5% 480.5%
5 41 Half Dollars, Flowing Hair 1794 $993,000 8.3% 14.9% 14.3% 64.4% 298.8% 1473.7%
-6 42 Half Dollars, Draped Bust 1796 16 stars $983,000 -8.1% -30.3% -42.5% -37.8% 29.5% 365.9%
4 43 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1794 Head of 1794 S-33 $978,000 15.7% 37.2% 17.1% - - -
-3 44 Half Dollars, Draped Bust 1797 Overton 101a $930,000 -6.4% -17.7% -19.1% - - -
-6 45 Half Dollars, Draped Bust 1797 $922,000 -7.8% -19.8% 112.4% -31.2% 36.8% 527.2%
-2 46 Half Eagles ($5.00 Gold Pieces), Capped Head to Left 1829 Proof, Large Size $897,000 -4.2% 4.2% 11.7% 16.0% - -
-2 47 Silver Dollars, Flowing Hair 1795 Two leaves $896,000 -2.5% -10.4% 21.2% 182.6% 753.3% 3484.0%
2 48 Half Dollars, Flowing Hair 1794 Overton 106 $857,000 7.7% 12.5% 12.5% 67.4% - -
9 49 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1793 S-13 $840,000 15.4% 36.1% 16.8% - - -
4 50 Half Dollars, Flowing Hair 1794 Overton 101a $837,000 9.3% 15.0% 16.6% 74.4% - -
-3 51 Eagles ($10.00 Gold Pieces), Indian Head 1907 Proof Satin, rolled edge, periods at legend $812,000 -2.4% 10.2% 5.9% 8.8% - -
-3 52 Silver Dollars, Flowing Hair 1795 Three leaves $808,000 -2.1% -9.7% 24.5% 243.8% 579.0% 3900.0%
9 53 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1794 Head of 1794 S-NC-6 $804,000 16.2% 46.7% 29.9% - - -
9 54 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1794 Head of 1794 S-NC-8 $804,000 16.2% 46.7% 29.9% - - -
9 55 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1794 Head of 1795 S-NC-3 $804,000 16.2% 46.7% 29.9% - - -
1 56 Half Dollars, Flowing Hair 1794 Overton 105a $791,000 8.2% 14.8% 19.1% 77.8% - -
-6 57 Silver Dollars, Flowing Hair 1795 Two leaves B-9 BB-13 $778,000 -1.9% -9.6% 2.0% - - -
-5 58 Quarter Dollars, Liberty Seated 1873CC No arrows $755,000 -2.3% 4.6% -39.1% -40.6% -20.1% -41.0%
10 59 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1794 Head of 1794 S-NC-9 $754,000 16.5% 47.0% 32.5% - - -
10 60 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1793 S-16 $754,000 16.5% 48.4% 34.6% - - -
10 61 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1794 Head of 1794 S-NC-1 $753,000 16.6% 47.4% 29.8% - - -
-10 62 Silver Dollars, Flowing Hair 1795 Two leaves B-1 BB-21 $747,000 -5.3% -29.5% -18.5% - - -
-8 63 Silver Dollars, Flowing Hair 1795 Two leaves B-3 BB-11 $733,000 -1.6% -6.5% - - - -
3 64 Half Dollars, Flowing Hair 1794 Overton 104 $725,000 9.0% 17.1% - - - -
-9 65 Silver Dollars, Liberty Seated 1870S $718,000 -2.8% -1.2% -75.4% -66.4% -66.3% -55.7%
9 66 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1793 S-12 $715,000 16.6% 47.7% 31.2% - - -
-8 67 Silver Dollars, Flowing Hair 1795 Two leaves B-4 BB-14 $712,000 -2.1% -7.0% - - - -
8 68 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1794 Head of 1794 S-NC-11 $710,000 16.6% 47.6% 33.2% - - -
-9 69 Large One-Cent Pieces, Draped Bust 1799 9 over 8 S-NC-1 $703,000 -1.5% -32.4% -69.7% - - -
-4 70 Three Dollar Gold Pieces 1870S $676,000 1.2% -19.6% -66.7% -70.6% -74.7% -80.2%
-10 71 Half Eagles ($5.00 Gold Pieces), Capped Head to Left 1825 5 over 4 $663,000 -5.2% -12.0% -50.9% -53.6% -42.8% -23.4%
-4 72 Silver Dollars, Flowing Hair 1795 Three leaves B-12 BB-26 $649,000 -1.5% -6.5% - - - -
15 73 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1794 Head of 1793 S-18a $633,000 17.9% 53.3% - - - -
74 Large One-Cent Pieces, Draped Bust 1803 Large date, small fraction S-264 $613,000 -0.5% -18.5% -55.6% -88.2% -54.3% -
2 75 Half Dollars, Liberty Cap 1838O Proof Reeded edge $611,000 1.3% -5.7% -16.6% -10.3% -21.0% -
-11 76 Three Dollar Gold Pieces 1855S Proof, Cameo $609,000 -9.1% 17.8% -36.5% -24.0% - -
-5 77 Half-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1796 No pole $606,000 -4.3% -22.8% -38.0% 36.8% 47.4% 201.5%
2 78 Dimes, Barber or Liberty Head 1894S Proof $591,000 1.2% -8.4% -8.9% -4.8% -3.9% 39.4%
16 79 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1794 Head of 1794 S-53 $587,000 18.3% 54.1% 38.4% -26.2% - -
-7 80 Half Eagles ($5.00 Gold Pieces), Capped Bust 1798 Small eagle $584,000 -6.0% -16.7% -47.9% -35.4% -36.5% -31.2%
81 Silver Dollars, Flowing Hair 1795 Three leaves B-6 BB-25 $575,000 -1.4% -7.3% 16.2% - - -
10 82 Half Dollars, Flowing Hair 1794 Overton 105 $570,000 10.5% 25.6% - - - -
-4 83 Small One-Cent Pieces, Lincoln, Wheat Reverse 1943 Bronze $568,000 -3.1% 1.6% - - - -
-2 84 Half-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1796 No pole, Red-Brown $565,000 -2.6% -28.2% -32.0% 16.5% 56.5% -
16 85 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1793 S-14 $558,000 18.2% 55.4% - - - -
-8 86 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1794 Starred reverse, Red-Brown $555,000 -7.8% -17.0% -18.0% -10.3% 13.7% -
9 87 Half Dollars, Flowing Hair 1795 1795 over 1795 Recut date, 3 leaves Overton 111 $539,000 8.9% 16.9% 15.9% 65.8% 385.6% 2082.2%
-1 88 Large One-Cent Pieces, Draped Bust 1801 S-NC-5 $538,000 0.2% -35.6% -53.6% - - -
-4 89 Small One-Cent Pieces, Lincoln, Wheat Reverse 1943S Bronze $537,000 -1.5% 3.5% - - - -
90 Large One-Cent Pieces, Draped Bust 1800 S-NC-4 $531,000 1.0% -34.0% -49.4% - - -
-8 91 Half Dollars, Liberty Cap 1823 Overton 113 $525,000 -6.1% -3.3% -41.1% - - -
-3 92 Silver Dollars, Trade Dollars 1885 Proof $523,000 -0.6% -3.5% -31.3% -29.6% -19.9% 21.9%
-7 93 Half Eagles ($5.00 Gold Pieces), Capped Head to Left 1832 Curved base 2, 12 stars $504,000 -6.7% -0.8% -30.6% -34.4% -20.4% 23.8%
-10 94 Half Dollars, Draped Bust 1806 Pointed 6, stem through claw, Overton 127a $497,000 -10.1% -30.6% 7.6% 24.9% - -
-4 95 Half Dollars, Liberty Seated 1853O No arrows $496,000 -4.8% -8.1% -39.7% -19.7% -10.1% -49.6%
10 96 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1794 Head of 1794 S-39 $487,000 17.6% 53.1% 39.5% - - -
-4 97 Half Dollars, Liberty Cap 1817 7 over 4 $481,000 -6.1% -3.4% -55.0% -49.7% 3.2% -39.3%
10 98 Large One-Cent Pieces, Liberty Cap 1794 Starred reverse S-48 $479,000 16.3% 57.6% -59.1% -78.1% -37.8% 34.9%
5 99 Large One-Cent Pieces, Draped Bust 1807 7 over 6, small date S-272 $473,000 9.2% -28.5% -42.8% -78.5% -15.4% 413.6%
-3 100 Half Eagles ($5.00 Gold Pieces), Capped Head to Left 1829 Small date $466,000 -5.5% 6.6% -24.2% -29.3% -10.9% 30.9%