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Warm sunny weather greeted attendees to the annual ANA convention last week as they brought spirited bidding to the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money. The World and Ancient coins sessions realized nearly $4.9 million (including the standard buyer’s premium) as part of the overall Stack’s Bowers Galleries ANA auction, which in total brought over $21 million.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their August 2016 ANA World Paper Money Sale.  This sale produced pleasing results, with many lots fetching above their high estimate. This sale solidified the notion that many areas of the World Paper Money market are continuing to grow! All in all, the entire Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official ANA World’s Fair of Money auction realized over $21 million. (All prices realized include the standard buyer’s premium.)

Even three and a half decades after the original dispersal of his incredible gold coin collection, Louis E Eliasberg, Sr. was the champion at the Stack’s Bowers August 2016 Official Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money. The United States coins realized over $13.1 million as part of the overall Stack’s Bowers Galleries ANA auction, which in total brought over $21 million. With examples included in several significant collections featured in the sale, some of Eliasberg’s more significant treasures provided for much excitement in Thursday’s Rarities Night session at the Anaheim Convention Center in Orange County, California. (All prices include the 17.5% buyer’s premium.)

The U.S. Currency sessions of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money realized more than $3 million as part of the firm’s ANA convention auction, which in total brought over $21 million. All prices realized include a 17.5% buyer’s premium. As could be expected, truly rare notes performed well with a number of census and condition rarities selling well within or above their estimate ranges.

August is always an exciting time in Kowloon, Hong Kong, as hundreds of coin and paper money dealers, collectors and enthusiasts gather for a week of world class auctions. This past week was no exception as Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio brought their annual sale to the Mira Hotel attracting spirited bidders from throughout the world.

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