The first-ever flowing hair silver dollar, valued at more than $60 million, was created in 1794.  

In the realm of numismatics, few coins command as much respect, awe, and value as the 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar. 

But beyond its status as a numismatic icon, this coin holds a place in the annals of American history, symbolizing the birth of a nation and the dawn of a new era in coinage. 

The story of the 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar begins with the establishment of the United States Mint in Philadelphia in 1792.  

As the fledgling nation sought to solidify its identity and establish a stable monetary system, the minting of silver dollars was deemed crucial. 

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The reverse displayed an eagle with outstretched wings, clutching arrows and an olive branch, emblematic of strength and peace. 

Only 1,758 of these coins were struck in 1794, making them incredibly rare and highly sought after by collectors. 

Over the centuries, many of these coins have been lost, melted down, or damaged, further increasing their scarcity and value. 

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