1794 U.S. Silver Dollar Sells At Auction For Record $10M
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A 1794 silver dollar, which many experts believe was the first such coin struck by the U.S. Mint, sold for a record $10 million (USD) at auction on Thursday (January 24). The Flowing Hair Silver Dollar more than doubled the previous $4.1 million record for a coin set in 1999, auction house Stack's Bowers Galleries said. Legend Numismatics, a rare-coin firm based in New Jersey, bought the coin, which was the highlight of the evening sale in New York that fetched a total of $17.2 million. "There w