Million Dollar Ingot Set: 24k Gold Ingots Representing Most Valuable Gold Coins. A set of 10 representing the most valuable gold coins in history. Layered entirely in 24k gold. 1.18 x 2.75 (30 mm x 70 mm).
When America banned private ownership of gold in 1933, only a handful of Gold Double Eagles escaped the melting pot. Two were sent to the Smithsonian and a handful were secreted away by the Mint's chief cashier. 1621 100 Dukaten Sigismund III. This Polish coin was minted with nearly one troy ounce of pure gold!
A special issue celebratingthe Polish victory over the Turks at the Battle of Chocim, only 3 original specimens are known to exist today. Two reside in the National Numismatic Collectionat the Smithsonian and one currently sits in a private collection. Minted in small quantities, the vast majority of original specimens have been melted down over the last 150+ years. 1907 Indian Head Double Eagle.
In 1907, Augustus Saint-Gaudens created new designs for America's goldcoins. One of the test coins featured the Indian Head design from the Eagle with the reverse of the Double Eagle. The largest gold coin of its time, the 100 escudos was minted to be used as rewards for select people in Spanish King Philip III's inner circle.
Before there was a U. Mint, a goldsmith named Ephraim Brasher hand-stamped gold coins.
1849 Liberty Head Double Eagle. The first gold Double Eagle ever minted in the U.
However, only one coin was produced as a pattern. 1898 Single 9 South African Pond. South Africa began minting its own coinage in 1899.
When the dies for the 1-pound coin were confiscated, old dies were modified with the new year. A tribute to some of the most coveted goldcoins in the world, the Million Dollar commemorative ingot set features ten finely minted "Proof" quality ingots.
Luxuriously layered in 24k gold, this stunning ingot set showcases classic rare gold coins from around the world such as the U. 1933 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle, the Mexican 1609 100 Escudos, the South African 1898 Single 9 Pond, the U. 1787 Brasher Doubloon, and more. Limitation:9,999 complete collections. Material (details):Copper, layered in 24k gold.
Diameter:1.18" x 2.75" (30 mm x 70 mm).