Whats the most you have paid for a coin

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Atlas37, Dec 29, 2017.

  1. Atlas37

    Atlas37 New Member

    s-l225.jpg Hey im interested to hear what is most you have paid for a coin and why you payed it.

    The most i paid was £600 just this week for this gold and silver bermuda triangle set. Reason i paid it was i fell in love with coins as they are different not many people have it and its stunning
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  3. Kirkuleez

    Kirkuleez 80 proof

    My avatar NGC PR-65 1852 half cent cost me the most cash, but I have a few other more valuable pieces that I received as part of my family’s collection and one as a gift from my boss.
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  4. sakata

    sakata Devil's Advocate

    Are you including bullion coins? The most I paid was for a one ounce AGE. Excluding that it was one of the early West German commemoratives, which generally catalog around $700 in the grade I bought. I'm not telling what I paid for it though. I have a couple worth more but I did not pay as much for them.
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  5. Nathan401

    Nathan401 Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

    For me it's a 1 oz gold as well. Krugerrand. As far as numismatic coins go, I'm not wealthy, and I'm more of a quantity guy. I love the diversity of pieces from different countries, circulated coinage, and learning history from the time periods. So, for example, I'd rather have a hundred $10 coins than one $1000 coin. But that's just me.
  6. fish4uinmd

    fish4uinmd Well-Known Member

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  7. fish4uinmd

    fish4uinmd Well-Known Member

    Welcome to CT...
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  8. Beefer518

    Beefer518 Well-Known Member

    1893-S Morgan - Cost was a little over $3k from a nearby auction house, that I bid on from home. Hadn't seen it in hand before bidding, but was able to get to the auction house before the auction ended. I paid for the coin, and then, with it in hand, realized it was a fake. Luckily, I was able to show the auctioneer why I felt it was fake, and he canceled the sale. Phew!

    After that, most expensive is my 1928 Hawaiian commemorative. That one I actually bought, paid for, and proudly have it tucked away in the safe.
  9. Atlas37

    Atlas37 New Member

    Hey thanks im new to the hobby
  10. fish4uinmd

    fish4uinmd Well-Known Member

    '93 S Morgan...TOUGH DATE!
    Auction Record:
    $646,250 • PCGS MS65 • 10-2-2014 • Legend Rare Coin Auctions
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  11. fish4uinmd

    fish4uinmd Well-Known Member

    Great group of people here with immense knowledge and opinions (Ahem...)
    Best collecting to all!
  12. Atlas37

    Atlas37 New Member

    Cool im not in this to makd money. I pick coins that i like the look of over anything else. The gibraltor coins i bought because they are different and doesnt hurt they can become heirlooms
  13. Insider

    Insider Talent on loan from...

    $32.18 for a 1922 Peace dollar.
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  14. jake1932

    jake1932 Active Member

    Several years back I kept my eye on a 1928 P Peace Dollar in a local coin shop. Actually a gun shop with a small rotating table of "pricey" coins. I watched that 28 P like a hawk for over a year just hoping nobody would buy it while i got the 375 dollars raised for it. I had decided it was ms60 in my mind as it was raw of course. I bought it, sent it to NGC and it came back AU details. I don't guess I'll ever get my money back on that one!!!! But it sure was an exciting endeavor (I thought) at the time!!
    Thanks for reminding me of that story!!... I guess...;)
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  15. green18

    green18 Unknown member Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    Heck, I don't kiss and tell........:)

    Oh dear. Sorry. Lacking in my manners. Welcome to the forum Atlas. Hope you 'stay' a spell and learn a thing or two. :)
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  16. TheFinn

    TheFinn Well-Known Member

    $7000.00 for an 1847 Gothic Crown Choice Proof.
  17. Youngcoin

    Youngcoin Everything Collector

    $20 for a 1912 Barber Half. :)

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  18. TheGame

    TheGame Well-Known Member

    $65 for a Mexican 2 Peso a couple years back.
  19. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    $750 on Belgium 10 centimes copper coin. graded by NGC MS65 RB. a grade rarity. never regretted either. it is the king of my collection. It was a once in a lifetime kind of buy. Usually I only spend between $15-400 on a coin. I have been collecting 19 years now. welcome to CT. :cool::cat::cat::cat:
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  20. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    can you a take a pic of this coin set to show us it bigger in detail.
  21. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    9000 Swiss Francs for this AV Aureus ND struck 305 AD Ticinum Mint FDC
    Emperor Constantius I Chlorus 2 known Tkalec AG 2006
    9000US$ for this AV Aureus ND struck 286AD Rome Mint FDC
    Emperor Diocletian Triton V 2005
    7000US$ Aureus ND struck circa 221AD Rome Mint FDC
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