Most Expensive Coin

The Double Eagle was discontinued in 1933 by executive order, when President Franklin Roosevelt took the country off the gold standard in an attempt to right the course of the U.S. economy during the Great Depression. Because People in the U.S. were hoarding gold, the nation’s financial system was undermined and any coins in circulation were strictly forbidden. With payment …

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Most Expensive Beatles Collectibles

Wikicollecting.org, a new collaborative wiki project for collectors, has created the list of five most expensive collectibles associated with The Beatles. The popular band has spawned many museums and items that are associated with members of the band, especially in relation to the creation of their music, sell very well, often at an auction of some of the world’s top …

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Most Expensive Photographs

1. Andreas Gursky: ” 99 Cent II Diptychon” , 2001 ($3,346,456) Sotheby’s London , February 2007 The sale of this colorful work was a milestone in the Art market. It was not only the most expensive photograph ever sold, but also almost triplicated the auction record for contemporary photography. 2. Edward Steichen: ” The pond – moonlight”, 1904 ($2,928,000) Sotheby’s …

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Most Expensive Paintings Ever

Art is expensive and everyone knows that. This list features the top 10 most expensive paintings ever that went under the hammer. They are not necessarily the best or the most beautiful paintings; they are however, created by those painters who are amongst the most popular masters of art. Each painting’s value is time relative while their price tags are …

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Macallan in Lalique Cire Perdue auctioned at Sotheby’s, New York

It’s time to raise the toast for the world’s most expensive whisky in the world, the Macallan in Lalique Cire Perdue! This one is a 64-year-old single malt Scotch whisky filled in a crystal flask. It has been auctioned at Sotheby’s, New York Lalique, for a whooping $460,000. The bottle has been specially designed and created by the renowned French …

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