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Come and See Us at the Singapore International Coin Fair!

Come and See Us at the Singapore International Coin Fair!

Come and see us at the Singapore International Coin Fair a Table B-8.  The show is located at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, Marina Bay Sands Hall A Level 1 and admission is free. The show is open to the public this Friday, March 27, from 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM, continuing through Sunday.  
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A Beautiful Duo: Quarter Eagles of 1796

A Beautiful Duo: Quarter Eagles of 1796

By Q. David Bowers, Founder

The Mint Act of April 2, 1792, provided for various coin denominations from the copper half cent to the $10 gold eagle.  Gold denominations included $2.50 and $5 as well. The first half eagles were delivered by the coiner at the end of July 1795, followed by the first delivery of eagles shortly thereafter. 
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Excellent Gem Quality 1915-S Panama-Pacific Octagonal Gold $50 In Our Upcoming July 2015 Baltimore Rarities Night Auction

Excellent Gem Quality 1915-S Panama-Pacific Octagonal Gold $50 In Our Upcoming July 2015 Baltimore Rarities Night Auction

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

One of the most popular – and certainly one of the most beautiful of all American commemorative coinage design types, gold or otherwise – is the 1915-S Panama-Pacific gold $50. Our upcoming Rarities Night sale, to be held in conjunction with the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo this July, will feature a Gem Mint State-65 NGC-certified example of this popular and unique design type. 

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries March Baltimore Currency Auction Internet-Only Session Goes Live Monday

Stack’s Bowers Galleries March Baltimore Currency Auction Internet-Only Session Goes Live Monday

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist

The Internet-only session of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries March Baltimore Currency Auction begins with live Internet bidding on Monday, March 30 at 9AM Pacific Time. Over 1,400 lots will be offered in this session that includes Colonial and Continental Currency, Obsoletes, Confederate Currency, Fractional Currency, Large and Small Type Notes, National Currency and more. 

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know the upcoming sales of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, presented by Stack’s Bowers Galleries in association with Sotheby’s, will be featured in the April 13, 2015, issue of Forbes magazine.  Check out the online article here and the featured video here.

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Exceptional Wu Hsu Kiangnan Dollar with Circlet-Like Scales on Dragon

Exceptional Wu Hsu Kiangnan Dollar with Circlet-Like Scales on Dragon

By Todd McKenna, Numismatist & Cataloger and Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

The time has come! Our Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio April Hong Kong Showcase Auction is just a few days away. This sale contains a vast array of numismatic rarities and stellar collectible items. Today we highlight a gem piece from the Kiangnan Province. 
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A Tour Through A Guide Book of United States Coins, Part Nine

A Tour Through A Guide Book of United States Coins, Part Nine

By Q. David Bowers, Founder

I continue my tour of A Guide Book of United States Coins, based on the 2015 edition. You can follow along by turning to page 39 of that text. In addition to what is in that familiar red-covered book, I give other details. This part of the tour will focus on the silver coins of Maryland.

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Stack’s Bowers is Proud to Present the Deer Grove Collection of Indian Head Half Eagles for Direct Purchase

Stack’s Bowers is Proud to Present the Deer Grove Collection of Indian Head Half Eagles for Direct Purchase

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

Built over a dozen years, the Deer Grove Collection of Indian Head Half Eagles is the Current #2 PCGS Registry Set, and #7 All Time PCGS Registry Set for the series, with a weighted GPA, of 63.935, and grades ranging from MS-63 to MS-65+. To put this in perspective, the all-time finest set, the Simpson Collection, has a weighted GPA of 65.32. 

Author: Greg Cohen
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