Tag: Bowers and Merena
Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #279 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds…. It is likely that the Pogue Collection contained the all-time greatest set of ‘Large Size’ Capped Bust quarters, 1815 to 1828. My preliminary belief is that these are superior […]
Gem Quality Shield Earring Quarter Pattern Coin to be auctioned at the Central States Coin Convention
Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #268 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds…. Broadly defined, a wide variety of items fall into the category of pattern, experimental and trial pieces. Patterns, narrowly defined, are design concepts that should logically have been […]
Stack’s-Bowers Numismatics will conduct their inaugural auction March 28 through April 3, 2011, as the Official Auctioneer of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo in Baltimore, Maryland. The company was created with the merger of two great names in numismatics: Stack’s, the oldest rare coin auction and retail company in America, and Bowers and Merena […]
Chris Napolitano President of Stacks-Bowers explains his management directive as the new president of the recently merged auction firms of Stack’s of New York and Bowers & Merena of California. From the February 2011 Long Beach Coin Expo.[Run time 4:48] The player will show in this paragraph Background: On December 23nd, Spectrum Group International, Inc. […]
Malibu Collection Part II kicks-off promising year for numismatic auctions Bowers and Merena began 2011 with the first major numismatic event of the year, the January Tampa Bay Rarities Sale. The single-day, single-session event held Jan. 4 offered nearly 1,700 lots of rare United States and Colonia-era coinage. With coins performing exceptionally well, sales topped […]
By Steve Roach – Rare Coin Market Report The year 2010 ended with a bang for the rare coin market, as a merger of Bowers and Merena Auctions and Stack’s was announced, to form a new company, Stack’s-Bowers Numismatics. The merger will create a firm with a substantial presence on both coasts, with Los Angeles-based […]
News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #34 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds While the Summer ANA Convention includes a wide variety of items of interest to collectors of U.S. coins, paper money, tokens and medals, plus some coins of the world, the Winter FUN Convention is the […]
Hot Topics by Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics Consolidation in reverse! I expected a few firms to fold and smaller dealers to shut. Out of the blue comes the mega merger of Stacks and Bowers and Merena. I was not so shocked because for the last 3 years it had been no secret I tried […]
Our January 2011 Rarities Sale will be presenting a wide selection of United States, Colonial and Territorial coins which range from affordable collector coins to world-renowned absolute and condition pieces
Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Malibu Collection of Proof Liberty Seated Quarters, with information for beginning and intermediate collectors
Bowers and Merena will auction the second part of the Malibu Collection, among other consignments. The focus here is on Malibu’s collection of Proof Liberty Seated Quarters dating from 1863 to 1891.
A collection of Chinese coinage of this magnitude has not come to market in over 20 years and it surely did not disappoint,” said Rick Ponterio, executive vice president of Bowers and Merena.
Bowers and Merena Auctions, one of the world’s preeminent auctioneers for rare coins and currency and a subsidiary of Spectrum Group International, Inc. (SPGZ.PK), announced today that noted numismatic professional Chris Napolitano has joined the 27-year-old auction house as president. At the same time, Spectrum Group International (SGI) reported that its Collectibles Division achieved a […]