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By Aris Maragoudakis, Director of World Currency Auctions

In our upcoming October World Paper Collectors Choice Sale, we are offering a few different South American Proofs that have not been individually publicly offered since the turn of the century. These pieces, while listed in the catalog, do not show with prices. We therefore have estimated them very conservatively.​​

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

Mexico provides a trio of collectible gold 20 Pesos for this week's preview of the October Collectors Choice Online Auction. These Republican issues are dated 1882/1, 1898 and 1902, with all three produced at the Mexico City mint. These coins share a design, with the obverse featuring a collection of symbolic items. ​​

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Assistant Production Manager

Among the many rarities in our October 2018 Baltimore Auction is an exceptional MS-63 Prooflike (NGC) 1872 Liberty Head quarter eagle that ranks among the finest examples known for the issue.​​​

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

To introduce Part III of the Joel R. Anderson Collection we showcase what has been called the Holy Grail of American currency: the 1890 $1000 "Grand Watermelon" Note. As mentioned below, this note gained the No. 1 position in the wide survey for The 100 Greatest American Currency Notes, the best-selling Whitman book. ​​

By Harvey Stack, Co-Founder

More collectors continued to be attracted to numismatics in  1959. The price for Proof sets and Mint sets of this year remained close to face value at the Mint. Speculation in these sets went on. Old time collectors bought these sets from the Mint or from a dealer like Stack’s in order to keep their collections up to date, while at the same time acquiring the other coins they needed for their growing collections. ​​

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

Our September Collectors Choice auction of U.S. Coins and U.S. Paper Money is now online at StacksBowers.com. The auction features over 800 lots valued at over $620,000! Only 30 of the 807 lots are reserved. The sale offers lots from the Anne Kate Collection and additional coins from the Rosie Collection.​​

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

Did you know Stack’s Bowers Galleries is featuring the Cohasco Collection of Colonials at our official auction of the Whitman Coin and Collections Winter Expo?  The auction is being held in at the Baltimore Convention Center, October 24-26, 2018. 

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

This preview for the Stack's Bowers Galleries October Collectors Choice Online Auction of Ancient and World coins is the first gold coin issued for independent Finland. Russian Emperor Alexander I conquered Finland in 1809, though he granted the new "Grand Duchy of Finland" some autonomy within the empire.​​

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