Coins With Hidden Value

1879 $4 Gold Stella – Up to $5,000

1879 $4 Gold Stella


The 1879 $4 Gold Stella is a unique and rare coin produced by the United States Mint as part of a proposed international coinage system. Designed by Charles E. Barber, the coin features a flowing hair Liberty on the obverse and a depiction of a coiled hair eagle on the reverse. The denomination, four dollars, is expressed in Roman numerals as “IV.”

While the Stella was never circulated widely and was primarily intended for presentation purposes, it has become highly sought after by collectors due to its historical significance and distinctive design.