Iconic 1794 Flowing Hair dollar at this year’s World’s Fair of Money

The highly prized 1794 Flowing Hair dollar, reputed to be the first silver dollar minted by the United States, will make a rare appearance at the World’s Fair of Money in Chicago from Aug.  6-10.

Valued at $15 million and insured for the same amount, this coin will be displayed publicly for possibly the last time before it joins a private collection.

This exceptional dollar, along with the rare 1861 Paquet Reverse Double Eagle and the most comprehensive collection of Red Seal National Bank Notes—all marked with serial number one—will be showcased as part of a $30 million exhibition sponsored by GreatCollections, the official auctioneer of the American Numismatic Association (ANA).

The exhibition will also feature the unprecedented Tyrants of the Nile exhibit, which includes Egyptian coins from the Tyrant Collection, and the ANA’s Money Museum Showcase with significant pieces from the Black Cat Collection.

Additionally, the event will host over 1,200 dealers and world mints, including the U.S. Mint, offering an extensive selection of world coins, U.S. coins, ancient coins, bullion, paper currency, tokens, medals, and more.

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