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Newly Discovered 1817/4 Half Dollar to be offered by Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Newly Discovered 1817/4 Half Dollar to be offered by Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Eleventh known example consigned to the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money Advanced collectors of U.S. silver coinage will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to acquire a newly discovered and recently certified example of this classic Capped Bust half dollar, the 11th known example of this important rarity, […]

Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Sell Garrett 1804 Dollar (PR-55 NGC)

Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Sell Garrett 1804 Dollar (PR-55 NGC)

“The King of American Coins” A beautiful specimen of the “King of American Coins,” the world-famous 1804 silver dollar, will be presented in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries official auction in conjunction with the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois. The 1804 dollar will be a star attraction in the company’s Rarities […]

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announced New National Banknote Variety

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announced New National Banknote Variety

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to announce the recent discovery of a note which will add a new catalog number to the next edition of the Paper Money of United States, better known as the Friedberg Catalog. The Series 1882 $10 Date Back is from the First National Bank of Hereford, TX (Charter 5604) and […]

Nobel Peace Prize Shines as Medals and Coins bring big numbers at Stack’s March Baltimore Expo Auction

Nobel Peace Prize Shines as Medals and Coins bring big numbers at Stack’s March Baltimore Expo Auction

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo featured an array of five-to-six-figure items, together with thousands of collector coins, medals, tokens, and paper money at every budget level. When all was said and done, over $11.8 million was sold during the live floor sessions. Front-row center was a […]

Rarities Headlines Stack’s Bowers April 2014 Hong Kong Coin Auction

Rarities Headlines Stack’s Bowers April 2014 Hong Kong Coin Auction

Choice, rare and interesting items in all series and price ranges will be offered in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries April 2014 Hong Kong Coin Auction. Chinese, East Asian, and world coins and paper money will cross the block. Collectors can participate in person at the sale or worldwide on the company’s website, StacksBowers.com. Highlights include […]

Stack’s Acquires 30-Ton “West 57th Street Coin Collection” Containing Over 1 Million Coins

Stack’s Acquires 30-Ton “West 57th Street Coin Collection” Containing Over 1 Million Coins

One of the greatest American coin hoards ever to be found has been acquired by Stack’s Bowers Galleries. The hoard, which contains over a million coins, ranges from bags of large copper cents and Capped Bust half dollars, to Morgan and other silver dollars. Other coins include Washington quarters, Franklin half dollars, bags of Flying […]

Libertas Americana to Headline Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Coin Auction

Libertas Americana to Headline Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Coin Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to present an array of American rarities in its upcoming March 2014 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Baltimore Expo, March 26-29 at the Baltimore Convention Center. All series are well represented by pieces certain to attract the attention of a broad cross-section of the numismatic community. Among early […]

Meet Three Legendary Stack’s Bowers Galleries Numismatists

Meet Three Legendary Stack’s Bowers Galleries Numismatists

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Meet and Greet with Three Legendary Numismatists will be held on Friday, March 28, 2014 at Noon ET. Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to present a Question and Answer Symposium with founders Harvey G. Stack, Lawrence R. Stack, and Q. David Bowers, Friday, March 28, 2014, at noon ET, in room 310 […]

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Americana Sale Realizes $6.6 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Americana Sale Realizes $6.6 Million

A multitude of U.S. and colonial coins, together with a large array of important tokens and medals, led the way as the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Americana Sale realized $6.6 million in total. Held February 5-6 in New York City, the sale highlighted a splendid 1796 15 Star half dollar in MS-63, formerly from the collections […]

By February 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Coin Auctions: Stack Bowers Galleries Americana Sale To Be Held February 5–6  In New York City

Coin Auctions: Stack Bowers Galleries Americana Sale To Be Held February 5–6 In New York City

In just a few short days, Stack’s Bowers Galleries will be hosting its annual New York Americana Sale February 5 in its private auction gallery, located at , and will resume February 6 at the Le Parker Méridien. Coins, tokens, medals and related items from the United States will be crossing the block during this […]

By January 31, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Stacks Bowers New York International Nusmismatic Convention World Coin Auctions

Stacks Bowers New York International Nusmismatic Convention World Coin Auctions

AN INTERNATIONAL PARADE OF RARITIES TO BE PRESENTED AT THE  STACK’S BOWERS GALLERIES OFFICIAL AUCTION OF THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL NUMISMATIC CONVENTION January 10-13, 2014, at the New York Waldorf Astoria Hotel and Stack’s Bowers New York Auction Gallery IRVINE, Calif. — Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to serve as an official auctioneer of the […]

By December 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Stacks Bowers Galleries Unveils New Website

Stacks Bowers Galleries Unveils New Website

Introducing an entirely new technology platform and website, ideal for the world’s leading numismatic auctioneer and its valuable clients. Beginning Thursday, December 12, 2013, visitors of Stack’s Bowers Galleries website will enjoy an entirely new state-of-the-art website with dozens of new features, additional content, improved navigation, and an enhanced user-friendly experience. “When we started this […]

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Stack’s Bowers Whitman Baltimore Coin Auction Totals $14.8 million

Stack’s Bowers Whitman Baltimore Coin Auction Totals $14.8 million

Leading numismatic auction house Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducted its Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo from November 6–9, 2013. In total, the three-day sale, which included U.S. and world coins and paper money, realized nearly $15 million. “It was non-stop from beginning to end,” said Brian Kendrella, president of Stack’s Bowers […]

By November 18, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Records Fall at Stack’s Bowers Sale of the Sundman Collection of Massachusetts Silver Coins

Records Fall at Stack’s Bowers Sale of the Sundman Collection of Massachusetts Silver Coins

NE Shilling Sets New Price Record at $440,625 On Friday evening, November 8, 2013, Stack’s Bowers Galleries auctioned a memorable session of colonial and early American coins. The star consignment was the collection of Massachusetts silver coins formed by David M. Sundman, long-time numismatist and president of Littleton Coin Co There were just 18 coins […]

By November 14, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
With over 8000 Lots, Stacks Bowers Awaits November Auctions in Baltimore

With over 8000 Lots, Stacks Bowers Awaits November Auctions in Baltimore

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is once again gearing up for another stellar auction as the Official Auctioneer of the November 2013 Whitman Coin and Collectibles Baltimore Expo. Please join us November 6–8, 2013, at the Baltimore Convention Center, as we present this impressive auction that will feature U.S. coins, currency, tokens and medals, world coins and […]

By October 25, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio to offer more than 2300 lots in World Coins and Ancient Coins Auctions

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio to offer more than 2300 lots in World Coins and Ancient Coins Auctions

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio, the foreign and ancients division of auction powerhouse Stack’s Bowers Galleries, is once again gearing up to sell world and ancient coins and paper money at public auction in November. Ancient and foreign coins will feature a number of important pieces and collections, including the David O’Harrow Collection of Mexican coins. […]

By October 10, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
David M. Sundman Collection of Massachusetts Silver Coins to be Showcased at the Stack’s Bowers Auction in Baltimore

David M. Sundman Collection of Massachusetts Silver Coins to be Showcased at the Stack’s Bowers Auction in Baltimore

The magnificent collection of Massachusetts silver coins assembled by David M. Sundman will cross the block in a sale conducted by Stack’s Bowers Galleries in cooperation with the Colonial Coin Collectors Club (C4) in Baltimore. This sale will be held in conjunction with the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo at the Convention Center, November 4–10, […]

By September 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Stacks Bower’s U.S. Paper Money Auction Draws Superb Results in Chicago

Stacks Bower’s U.S. Paper Money Auction Draws Superb Results in Chicago

For the third straight year, Stack’s Bowers Galleries paper currency sessions at the Official Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money drew rave reviews from collectors and dealers who bid with enthusiasm and often paid record prices for rare and significant notes in all genres. Four currency sessions – commencing with the Sunday, August […]

Stacks Bowers Auction of the Law Collection of English Gold Coins Beyond Expectations

Stacks Bowers Auction of the Law Collection of English Gold Coins Beyond Expectations

The much anticipated Thos. H. Law Collection of English Gold Coins sold Tuesday night. August 13, 2013, at the ANA World’s of Money, realizing prices well beyond pre-sale expectations. The 459 lots offered, which included many extreme rarities that had been off the market for decades, were met with enthusiasm from the moment the 140-page catalog, […]

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Presents the August 2013 Hong Kong Coin Auction

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Presents the August 2013 Hong Kong Coin Auction

Please join Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio as they conduct their annual August Hong Kong coin auction from August 19-21 at the Mira Hong Kong in Kowloon. The sale will showcase three sessions of Asian coins and currency, and includes everything from ancient Chinese coins through Soviet-era issues to modern Chinese issues, foreign coins, and Asian […]

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Presents the August 2013 Hong Kong Auction

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Presents the August 2013 Hong Kong Auction

IRVINE, Calif. –Please join Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio as they conduct their annual August Hong Kong auction from August 19-21 at the Mira Hong Kong in Kowloon. The sale will showcase three sessions of Asian coins and currency, and includes everything from ancient Chinese coins through Soviet-era issues to modern Chinese issues, foreign coins, and […]

Join Stack’s Bowers Galleries at the August 2013 Worlds Fair of Money

Join Stack’s Bowers Galleries at the August 2013 Worlds Fair of Money

The Only Official Auctioneer of the ANA Convention Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to present the Official Auction of the August 2013 ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago, Illinois. Spanning fourteen live auction sessions from August 11-16, Stack’s Bowers will offer everything from U.S. coins and paper money to tokens and medals, ancient and […]

Error Coins: Fascinating Multi-Struck and Brockage 1873-CC With Arrows Half Dollar being offered for Sale

Error Coins: Fascinating Multi-Struck and Brockage 1873-CC With Arrows Half Dollar being offered for Sale

The Stacks Bowers Auction in Chicago this year contains an unusual and interesting peice of numismatic history in the form of an error coin recented discovered to be a “companion” to an error coin from the Nevada State Museum Collection. Below is the Lot description from the Stack’s Bowers Catelog of item #4294, an 1873-CC […]

Coin Collector & Financial Expert John Konop Joins Stack’s Bowers Galleries as VP for Client Services

Coin Collector & Financial Expert John Konop Joins Stack’s Bowers Galleries as VP for Client Services

STACK’S BOWERS GALLERIES NAMES JOHN KONOP AS VICE PRESIDENT Recognized financial industry executive joins leading numismatic auction house  Stack’s Bowers Galleries has announced today that John Konop, a recognized financial industry executive and experienced U.S. and world coin collector, has joined the company as vice president, operating out of the company’s Irvine, Calif., headquarters. “I […]

Brian Kendrella to Lead Stacks Bowers Galleries as They Launch Single, Unified Brand

Brian Kendrella to Lead Stacks Bowers Galleries as They Launch Single, Unified Brand

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, a subsidiary of Fortune 500 Company Spectrum Group International, Inc., announced today that it is combining its operations with those of Teletrade and Spectrum Numismatics, creating a single, integrated operating unit to be known as Stack’s Bowers Galleries. Brian Kendrella, formerly Director of Operations overseeing all three companies, has been named President […]

Stack’s Bowers Offers Gold Coin Collection that Embodies 700 years of British History

Stack’s Bowers Offers Gold Coin Collection that Embodies 700 years of British History

One of the most impressive and historical collections of British gold coinage auctioned in the United States will fall under the gavel at Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money — the largest national numismatic convention held in the United States — August 9-11, 2013, in Chicago, Illinois. The Thos. […]

1891 $1,000 Marcy Silver Certificate Sets New World Record Selling for $2.6 Million

1891 $1,000 Marcy Silver Certificate Sets New World Record Selling for $2.6 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, a subsidiary of Spectrum Group International, Inc. (SPGZ), announces the sale of five of the finest large-size Silver Certificates. In addition to the five privately placed notes, more than 80 Silver Certificates will be placed in Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money, which will take place […]

STACK’S BOWERS GALLERIES SELLS MILLIONS IN NEW ORLEANS

STACK’S BOWERS GALLERIES SELLS MILLIONS IN NEW ORLEANS

On May 9-10, Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducted the Official Auction of the ANA National Money Show in New Orleans, Louisiana. The sale was a resounding success and sales totaled $7,264,344. Anchored by two old-time collections, this sale contained a plethora of fresh material that had been off the market for decades, creating an exciting sale […]

Spectrum Announces Remaining Purchase of Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Spectrum Announces Remaining Purchase of Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Spectrum Group International, Inc. (SPGZ) announced that through its subsidiaries Bowers & Merena Auctions, LLC and Stack’s-Bowers Numismatics, LLC (“SBN”), it has purchased the 49% non-controlling interest in SBN/dba Stack’s Bowers Galleries for an aggregate purchase price of $4.9 million. The Company also agreed to pay the seller, Stack’s LLC, an earn-out based on performance. […]

The King of Morgan Dollars Holds Court in the Stacks Bowers May 2013 New Orleans ANA Auction Event

The King of Morgan Dollars Holds Court in the Stacks Bowers May 2013 New Orleans ANA Auction Event

Article by Frank Van Valen, Numismatist and Cataloger, U.S. Coins.  Based on the catalog description by John Salyer, Numismatist and Cataloger, U.S. Coins.  PCGS Proof-65+ CAC 1895 Morgan Dollar A Star Attraction For better than 100 years numismatic sources had mentioned a mintage for the 1895 Morgan dollar of 12,000 pieces struck for circulation along […]

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