1794 Silver Dollar coming to auction.... wow

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  1. bradgator2

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  3. QuintupleSovereign

    QuintupleSovereign Well-Known Member

    Meh. I'd rather have a 1933 double eagle.
     
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  4. longshot

    longshot Enthusiast Supporter

    Awesome coin. Though from my view point $10,000,000 is a lot for a coin, any coin. Will be interesting to see what it brings.
     
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  5. Randy Abercrombie

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    I am like @longshot.... Absolutely spectacular to view and every coin collectors dream to own..... Even if I were worth a hundred million, I couldn't bring myself to drop ten million on a coin...... But I could sure think really hard about it!!
     
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  6. Penna_Boy

    Penna_Boy Just a nobody from the past

    Wow! That's a lot money.
     
  7. J.T. Parker

    J.T. Parker Well-Known Member

    $10,000000 in 2020 dollars,
    Not in 1794 dollars.
    ( Again, How much did we pay for Alaska?)
    Just wonderin'
    J.T.
     
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  8. tibor

    tibor Well-Known Member

    I'm afraid I will be an under bidder on this treasure.
     
  9. serdogthehound

    serdogthehound Active Member

    It is such an awesome coin there will be crazy bidding for sure
     
  10. manny9655

    manny9655 Active Member

    How would he know that it was the first one struck? Does it have a "pedigree" of some kind?
     
  11. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Numismatic jack of all trades & specialist in none Moderator

    Indeed it does. A rather long one.
     
  12. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Numismatic jack of all trades & specialist in none Moderator

    Pretty remarkable that they know the very day it was struck.
     
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  13. David Betts

    David Betts Well-Known Member

    $27 dollars worth of trinkets for Manhattan still a good deal! lol
     
  14. Mainebill

    Mainebill Wild Bill

    I was surprised Bruce was selling his collection. His ms 65 1804 also selling
     
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  15. Mainebill

    Mainebill Wild Bill

    Not by any means. A 1822 $5 would be a tough call though
     
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  16. Mainebill

    Mainebill Wild Bill

    They should give it back. I wouldn’t take it for any price
     
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  17. David Betts

    David Betts Well-Known Member

    1 of 8 is special!
     
  18. David Betts

    David Betts Well-Known Member

    There's a statue over looking Manhattan with hookers, drugs, prostitutes and the Indian looks at statue and says we still made a good deal!!!! Take a bite of the rotten apple!
     
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  19. ArthurK11

    ArthurK11 Active Member

    Do the people of CoinTalk want to pull our money together and make a bid? If all of us contribute we might be able to make it.
     
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  20. Malleus Maleficarum

    Malleus Maleficarum Well-Known Member

    I claim possession. :woot:
     
  21. Conder101

    Conder101 Numismatist

    It does have a nice pedigree, but there is no way to prove it is the very first one, and I highly suspect it wasn't. But it IS one of the very first ones struck,

    Not that remarkable, all 1758 1794 dollars were struck that day.
     
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