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Welcome to Rarities Night, A Stack’s Bowers Galleries Tradition With the ANA World’s Fair of Money

Welcome to Rarities Night, A Stack’s Bowers Galleries Tradition With the ANA World’s Fair of Money

By Q. David Bowers, Founder

Welcome to Rarities Night 2014! What a great way and what a great day to start our series of auctions for the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money. The eyes of the numismatic world will join you as you contemplate our Rarities Night presentation, which this year offers not one but three catalogs. 

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Gorgeous Gem Specimen-65 1794 Flowing Hair Half Dime Among Classic Rarities in Our 2014 ANA Sale

Gorgeous Gem Specimen-65 1794 Flowing Hair Half Dime Among Classic Rarities in Our 2014 ANA Sale

By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist & Cataloger, U.S. Coins

Among the most important and rarest coins in the Rarities Night session of our Official Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money is a 1794 half dime called Specimen-65 by NGC. This beautiful Gem is one of just a few pieces known in the Specimen format and is readily among the finest of those extant. 
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Looking Forward to the 2014 World’s Fair of Money

Looking Forward to the 2014 World’s Fair of Money

By Q. David Bowers, Founder

As you read these words the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money is coming up very quickly. The main show opens to the public on Tuesday, August 5, after which there will be non-stop activity through Saturday. I plan to be there for most of the show. 
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The Amon G. Carter. Jr. Family Collection, Part 6

The Amon G. Carter. Jr. Family Collection, Part 6

By Harvey G. Stack, Senior Numismatic Consultant

The Amon G. Carter Family Collection had as a major feature private and territorial gold coins. This portion of the collection was showcased in a Stack's Public Auction catalog and sold in January 1984.

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Welcome to Our Official U.S. Coin Auction Sessions of the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money

Welcome to Our Official U.S. Coin Auction Sessions of the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money

By Brian Kendrella, President

Welcome to our Official U.S. Coin Auction Sessions of the 2014 Chicago ANA World’s Fair of Money—one of several sessions that Stack’s Bowers Galleries is offering in conjunction with the most important numismatic convention of the year. This is a collectors’ sale encompassing colonial, federal, and related coinage from the earliest days of colonial America down to the modern era. Scarce and rare coins are offered, as are many affordable pieces—literally something for everyone. Get out your “want list” and be prepared to compete for many choice, interesting, and desirable coins. 

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Reminiscing About the ANA Convention

Reminiscing About the ANA Convention

By Q. David Bowers, Chairman Emeritus

As I write these words I and many other staff members are looking forward to and getting ready to attend the World’s Fair of Money in Chicago. This will be a multi-faceted event for all of us -- what with multiple auction sessions, programs, an active bourse and more. 

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know Stack’s Bowers Galleries is one of the official auctioneers of the PNG New York Invitational? The PNG New York Invitational is October 9-11, 2014 at the Millennium Broadway Hotel. The deadline for consigning your U.S. coins to this exciting auction event is August 25.  Call your favorite consignment director today for details, or make an appointment to see one of us at the ANA World’s Fair of Money coming up next month in Rosemont, Illinois and drop off your consignment in person.

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The Amon G. Carter. Jr. Family Collection, Part 3

The Amon G. Carter. Jr. Family Collection, Part 3

By Harvey G. Stack, Senior Numismatic Consultant

In parts 1 and 2 of this story, I spoke of Amon G. Carter, Sr., and his son Amon, Jr. This family shows how a father and son can enjoy numismatics together and build warm feelings within the family.

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