Many commercial foundries giving away some of their fonts for free. Literally hundreds of high quality free fonts can be found at My Fonts web site. The problem is finding them.
This is another list of high quality commercial designer fonts to download for free. Each image represents a commercial font family. The designer has decided to offer one or more styles for free.
These fonts are offered for free by MyFonts.com, an online store of commercial typography. To download these fonts you simply have to add them to the shopping cart and proceed to the checkout without paying anything. As a matter of fact, the price for each of these fonts is just $0.