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Thinking of Selling? If so, let our success be your success. If you have a fine collection for sale—large or small, or interesting duplicates, or other valuable items, tap into the world’s finest rare coin auction service. Our official auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring Expo is closing for consignments on January 22, 2018.  Let us present your coins, tokens, medals, and paper money alongside these amazing collections already consigned to the sale.

Did you know the sale of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, which over the course of five landmark sales became the most valuable single owner collection ever sold at auction, had achieved $107 million in prices realized when it concluded on March 31, 2017.

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist

Attendees at last week’s 63rd Annual F.U.N. Convention were treated to an incredible array of United States paper money at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries booth, where highlights from the Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States Paper Money were on display. Spread among four showcases were roughly 50 highlights from the collection, including several of the most valuable federal large size type notes in private hands.

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger

The 1879 Flowing Hair Stella is one of the most legendary issues to emerge from the United States Mint. Struck as patterns initially for examination by Congressmen and later sold directly to collectors (perhaps clandestinely), as few as 200 pieces are thought to survive. Examples of this design were also produced in copper, aluminum, and white metal, though it is the gold specimens that capture the imaginations of numismatists.

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries January New York International Auction is now underway. In addition to our live sessions that will conclude on January 13, this sale offers Internet Only Sessions beginning on Monday January 15 at 9 AM PST. Please visit the Upcoming Auctions page here for more information. A highlight from our Internet sessions is a commemorative for the proposed kingdom of Araucania and Patagonia, listed as lot 22200.

By Harvey G. Stack, Co-Founder

With all the activity in the coin market in the early 1950s, plus the major sales Stack’s was offering at public auction, the staff and all five members of the family were kept very busy. Among the Stack family the work was divided.

Here is the answer to last week's test your knowledge! Did you pass the test?  Stay tuned for a new trivia question next week​!

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

Welcome to 2018! Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to ring in the New Year next week with our official auction of the New York International Numismatic Convention. This penultimate preview (lot 21286) is a lovely Latin American gold coin from the short-lived South Peru Republic, a portion of the larger Peru-Bolivian Confederacy.

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