The Top 5 Most Valuable U.S. Gold Coins

D. Brent Pogue put together one of the best coin collections ever.

1833 Proof Capped Bust $5 Gold Half Eagle - Large Date

57,422 Capped Bust five dollar gold half eagles were struck for general circulation, according to United States Mint records. 

1880 Proof $4 Stella Coiled Hair

In 1856, the United States Mint produced a mere 2,250 gold double eagles at its mint in New Orleans. 

1795 Draped Bust $10 Gold Eagle - 13 Leaves

When Sotheby's auction house offered an example of a 1921 Saint-Gaudens twenty dollar double eagle gold coin with a unique

1907 Proof Saint-Gaudens Gold Double Eagle Ultra High Relief Lettered Edge

Proof Roman-finish in the summer of 2000, numismatists throughout the country were taken aback. 

1907 Proof Saint-Gaudens Gold Double Eagle Ultra High Relief Lettered Edge

There are just four of these 1839 Proof Liberty Head ten dollar gold eagles in circulation, making it a very rare coin.

1933 Saint-Gaudens $20 Gold Double Eagle

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