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Lovely Aureus of Nero

Lovely Aureus of Nero

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited about our upcoming world and ancient coin auction held in Baltimore in conjunction with the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo. In just about a month numismatists and coin dealers from around the nation and beyond will gather to buy, sell and trade. Among the highlights of our ancient coin sale is this lovely Aureus of the Roman emperor Nero. 

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Choice Mint State 1733 Pillar Type 8 Reales from the David Gray Collection

Choice Mint State 1733 Pillar Type 8 Reales from the David Gray Collection

By Greg Cohen, Professional Numismatist & Consignment Director, U.S. & World Coins. Based on the catalog description by Kent Ponterio, Senior Numismatist

One of the highlights from our offering of Mexican coins in our Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo, anchored by the David Gray and Demar Collections, is this beautiful 1733-Mo MF, certified MS-63 (NGC). Attributed as Small crown, two mouldings on pillars variety, listed in the references as KM-103; Cal-type-146#776; Gil-M-8-5; FC-3a. 
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Bar Kochba Revolt

Bar Kochba Revolt

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries late October, early November Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo will offer a robust collection of ancient coins -- a variety of ancient coins from a multitude of regions, each with an interesting story. This week’s ancient coin highlight has its origins in fierce Jewish resistance to Roman Imperialism in an all-out revolt.
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One of the Finest Certified Iturbide 8 Escudos

One of the Finest Certified Iturbide 8 Escudos

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

Following last week’s preview of three Oaxaca gold pieces from the Mexican Revolution, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries world coin team would like to continue our preview of Mexican gold issues to be offered in our Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo. For this week we have an Iturbide 8 Escudos which is tied for finest certified for its type. 
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Mexican Revolution Oaxaca Gold

Mexican Revolution Oaxaca Gold

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

As summer draws to a close, the Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio world coin team is eagerly preparing for our next sale, the Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo, October 29 through November 1. We are enthusiastic to share highlights with you, including the trio of coins we feature this week as “World Coin of the Week.” 
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Lovely Henry VI Noble

Lovely Henry VI Noble

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

Our preview of our upcoming Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo continues with a lovely Henry VI Noble. This exquisite Annulet issue is housed in a PCGS MS-63 holder, and is pedigreed to our Stack’s sale of December 1999, lot 368. 
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Exceedingly Rare German Weimar Republic Overdate 5 Reichsmark

Exceedingly Rare German Weimar Republic Overdate 5 Reichsmark

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

With the recent close of our Stack’s Bowers Galleries August ANA World’s Fair of Money auction in Chicago and the Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Hong Kong Showcase Auction, the time has come to begin looking toward our next world coin auction. Held in conjunction with the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo in Baltimore this October, Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to continue as the official auctioneers for this event. 
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Hong Kong Internet Session Preview

Hong Kong Internet Session Preview

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

Our live sessions for our Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Hong Kong Showcase Auction have recently closed and a detailed recap of the big performers will be posted within a few days. Auction results can be found here. There is still time to get in on the action for our stellar August Hong Kong Showcase auction, as our internet sessions are still open.
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