Coins that you'd buy if you win a lottery?!

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by JayAg47, May 9, 2021.

  1. JayAg47

    JayAg47 Well-Known Member

    Let's say you've suddenly become a billionaire, what coin would be the first on your list?
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  3. AidenAlexander

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  4. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    St. Gaudens $20 Gold Piece and a 1955 Doubled Die Penny . The one coin I fantasized about as a kid . :happy:
  5. YoloBagels

    YoloBagels Well-Known Member

    I would buy ten billion wheat pennies!

    No but seriously, if I had a billion to spend on coins the first thing I would do is assemble a date set of high MS Capped bust half dollars.

    Then I'd fill my type set with extremely high end coins

    Then I would get to work on a draped bust silver (all denominations) high grade date set.

    But realistically I would blow about 10 million on coins and spend the rest on real life things. I would also buy a lot of draped bust coins and give them away on here.
  6. CoinJockey73

    CoinJockey73 Here comes trouble... Dealer

  7. Restitutor

    Restitutor Well-Known Member

    Aurelian Aureus…. and a Gordian III on horseback Denarius, those suckers are expensive now-a-days :)
  8. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    1849 double eagle if I can't make a deal well can't tell you what my plans are:D:D.
  9. ToughCOINS

    ToughCOINS Dealer Member Moderator

    1870-S Half Dime, if only I could find one for sale.
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  10. YoloBagels

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  11. CoinJockey73

    CoinJockey73 Here comes trouble... Dealer

    If i go nuts around here giving away V75 quarters i just found, and I'm dead broke, can you imagine what I'd do if i were a billionaire?
    (Just kidding, I'm not DEAD broke, sigh)...
  12. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    Yes please:rolleyes::rolleyes:.
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  13. CoinJockey73

    CoinJockey73 Here comes trouble... Dealer

    You got one already. I only have 24 left.
  14. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    24 now 100's more to come;).
  15. CoinJockey73

    CoinJockey73 Here comes trouble... Dealer

    One never knows. Maybe that's it?
  16. YoloBagels

    YoloBagels Well-Known Member

    Like I said in my first post, if I got that kind of money from the lottery I would do a huge GAW. Imagine a 500 St gaudens giveaway, or a 3,000 $2.5 gold giveaway.
  17. CoinJockey73

    CoinJockey73 Here comes trouble... Dealer

    I like the way you think.
  18. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    I would start adding aurei to my Faustina collection.
  19. ambr0zie

    ambr0zie Dacian Taraboste


    On a serious note, I would get 1st and 2nd century coins in XF condition or better, all denominations and all the emperors and empresses + Caesars.
    Plus Greek coins in same conditions - currently happy with what I can steal but certainly not "billionaire" coins.
  20. chascat

    chascat Well-Known Member

    Well, I think I'll win it first and then think about it..Don't cross your chickens before your bridges are hatched.
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  21. Bill H.

    Bill H. Active Member

    1915 Pan Pac $50 both round AND octagonal as good a MS as there is. Hopefully MS 66+ I guess I can expect to pay between $200 and 300k EACH.
    Last edited: May 9, 2021
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