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Silver dollar known as "The King of Coins" has sold for more than $3.8 million. Greg Rohan, president of Heritage Auctions of Dallas, says the coin, which is dated 1804, was actually made in 1834 or 1835 and is one of only eight known of its kind. He says it was made on behalf of President Andrew Jackson and intended be given as a diplomatic gift during trade missions to Asia and the Middle East. The coin was valued at $3 million prior to auction, Friday, Aug. 9, 2013.
March 30, 2015 - Birch Cent Brings $1,175,000 at Baltimore Sale
1792 Birch Cent AU58 PCGS CAC sold for $1,175,000 in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Auction at the Whitman Expo in Baltimore, Maryland, March 26-29, 2015...The Stack’s Bowers Galleries official auction contained some thrilling highlights including the 1792 Birch Cent, also known as the “First American Cent”....