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Introducing the Collector Appreciation Sale

Introducing the Collector Appreciation Sale

August 22-31, 2014, Online at StacksBowers.com Consignment Deadline: August 19, 2014

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, the longtime leader in live and Internet auctions, is proud to add another sale to its already dynamic auction program — the Collector Appreciation Sale.
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Name That Coin!

Name That Coin!

Here is this week's Test Your Knowledge question! Answer correctly and be entered in a drawing to win a certificate for a FREE consigned item to one of our Showcase or iAuctions. The answer will be revealed next week! Can't wait for the next email newsletter? Visit us on Facebook or Twitter for the answer on Monday!

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know Stack’s Bowers Galleries had our first official ANA sale in 1939?
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Choice Very Fine 1796 Half Dollar Rarity Anchors Our Premiere October 2014 PNG Invitational Auction Event

Choice Very Fine 1796 Half Dollar Rarity Anchors Our Premiere October 2014 PNG Invitational Auction Event

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

Keep your schedule open from October 9 to 11, 2014, when Stack’s Bowers Galleries will present our premiere PNG Auction event. The Professional Numismatists Guild has been a part of American numismatics for over half a century, and the reputations both of the organization and of the individuals who make up the prestigious group represent the epitome of numismatic professionalism.
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“Message from the President of the A.N.A.” Written 100 Years Ago

“Message from the President of the A.N.A.” Written 100 Years Ago

By Q. David Bowers, Founder

Greetings from Chicago and the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money for 2014 (59 years and now 60 conventions after attending my first ANA convention in 1955., I think of the many ways the hobby has changed over my years in numismatics, as well as in the over 120 years since the ANA was formed in 1891. But, there are also many things remain the same, including the mission of the association. I like to review old numismatic publications, and came across this portion of the “Message from the President of the A.N.A.” written 100 years ago by Frank C. Duffield and printed in the January 1914 issue of The Numismatist. The younger set comes to the fore:

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Highlights from the World Paper Money Session of our August 2014 ANA Sale

Highlights from the World Paper Money Session of our August 2014 ANA Sale

By Matt Quinn, Assistant Director of Currency

The recent Stacks Bowers Galleries official world paper money auction of the 2014 ANA World’s Fair of Money was an important offering of high value rarities that saw fierce competition throughout the 136-lot offering. Particular focus was on a sensational collection of Icelandic notes with designs that have not been publically available to collectors for several years. 
Author: Matt Quinn
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The Amon G. Carter. Jr. Family Collection, Part 8

The Amon G. Carter. Jr. Family Collection, Part 8

By Harvey G. Stack, Senior Numismatic Consultant

From the earlier parts of my story about the Amon G. Carter Family Collection, you can appreciate what a father and son can accomplish when they work together to assemble a coin collection. This was especially true for this father and son as they were collecting when other great collections were coming to market. These 
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The First Dragon Dollar of China

The First Dragon Dollar of China

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

Our weekly preview item for our upcoming Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio August Hong Kong Showcase Auction is very exciting, with serious historical significance and prestige, as it stands as the First Dragon Dollar of China. Authorization to establish the Kwangtung mint was granted in 1887, implemented by Viceroy Chang Chi-Tung. 
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