The Most Valuable Coin In The Whole Wide World

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The Most Valuable Coin In The Whole Wide World

A 1933 $20 Gold Double Eagle is a rare coin. A very rare coin. A coin that should not exist.

The Most Valuable Coin In The Whole Wide World

In 1933, the US dropped the Gold Standard, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt had all of the Double Eagles melted, never having been circulated. A handful managed to escape, and popped up all over the world since.

One in particular surfaced in 1996, and after a strange legal process, auctioned for7.59 MILLION DOLLARS.

The mysterious winner of that auction, never having revealed his identityhas allowed for the coin to be displayed to the public.

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