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Solid Results Achieved at Stack’s Bowers’ January 2016 NYINC Auction!

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their January 2016 NYINC auction of World Coins, World Paper Money and Ancient Coins. The firm’s first sale of 2016 featured a fabulous array of material that was anchored by several prominent collections, including Part III of the Syracuse Collection of highly prized Greek and Roman issues, as well as the legendary Lennart Philipson Collection of Swedish coinage. Other notable consignments included the Groh Collection of Czechoslovakia gold and the Dr. Michael Phillip Collection. Overall results were a vote of confidence in the current market, with over $3.9 million in prices realized. (All prices realized include the standard buyer’s premium.)

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The Stack’s Bowers Galleries 2016 NYINC Auction to Kick Off The New Year!

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce details of their upcoming New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) sale of world coins, world paper money and ancient coins to be held January 8-9, 2016, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in beautiful New York City. 
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Highly Desirable Signed Decadrachm by Kimon

Highly Desirable Signed Decadrachm by Kimon

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

The inaugural preview for the upcoming January New York International Numismatic Convention Auction hosted by Stack’s Bowers Galleries is an exciting coin. The Decadrachms of Syracuse are widely considered to be some of the finest pieces of numismatic art in antiquity if not in the entire history of numismatics. 
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An Impressive Collection of Islamic Kingdoms Gold Coinage can be found in Session D (Internet-Only Session) in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries 2015 Chicago ANA as lots 33369 to 33452

An Impressive Collection of Islamic Kingdoms Gold Coinage can be found in Session D (Internet-Only Session) in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries 2015 Chicago ANA as lots 33369 to 33452

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

Though the live sessions of the Stack’s Bowers 2015 Chicago ANA Auction close on Friday are still many numismatic opportunities to be found in the Internet-Only Session. Ancient coins, world coins and medals can all be found in the Internet Session D, starting Monday August 17th at 10:00 AM PT. A plethora of hidden treasures can be found here, such as a remarkable collection of Islamic Kingdoms gold coinage.

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Unique and Historically Significant Honorius Solidus Featured as lot #30102 in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries 2015 Chicago ANA

Unique and Historically Significant Honorius Solidus Featured as lot #30102 in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries 2015 Chicago ANA

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

The official Stack’s Bowers Galleries auction for the ANA World’s Fair of Money is nearly here, and we have a final ancient coin to preview -- a historically significant piece and a terrific rarity. This piece is deserving of a word not often thrown around in numismatics: unique. The Solidus described here is truly one of a kind. 
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Outstanding Euainetos Decadrachm

Outstanding Euainetos Decadrachm

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

As we look toward the August ANA World’s Fair of Money, we are thrilled to begin highlighting some numismatic treasures we will offer in our official auction. The coin selected for this preview has an exceptional lineage of brilliant numismatic curators. Originally held in the Lawrence R. Stack Collection of Ancient Greek Coins, this piece was subsequently purchased by none other than Q. David Bowers.
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Very Interesting Ostrogoth Solidus Struck in the Name of Justinian I

Very Interesting Ostrogoth Solidus Struck in the Name of Justinian I

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

Our Stack's Bowers Galleries New York International Numismatic Convention live Ancient coin sessions will take place on Friday evening. Once the excitement of the live sessions are over, an array of interesting Ancient coins will be still be avaialble for bidding in our Internet-only session. Today's preview coin, at first glance, appears to be a fairly common gold Solidus of the Byzantine emperor Justinian I. Closer examination reveals telling differences in style, and minor variances in the legend. 

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An Overview of the 2015 Stack’s Bowers Galleries NYINC Showcase Auction

An Overview of the 2015 Stack’s Bowers Galleries NYINC Showcase Auction

By Greg Cohen, Professional Numismatist & Consignment Director, U.S. & World Coins

Over the past few weeks, Chris Chatigny, Kyle Ponterio, Kent Ponterio, and I have been giving in-depth looks at highlights from our January NYINC auction in our blog page and in our weekly newsletter. With the sale just a week or so away, we give an overview and mention a few more important items.

Author: Greg Cohen
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