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Choice Mint State 1795 Eagle, Rare 9-Leaves Variety, Tied for Finest PCGS Rating

Choice Mint State 1795 Eagle, Rare 9-Leaves Variety, Tied for Finest PCGS Rating

By Q. David Bowers, Founder

D. Brent Pogue Collection Part 2 Update

As you read these words we are immersed in creating the catalog for Part II of the most valuable collection ever to cross the auction block. The venue will be the gallery of Sotheby’s in New York City, and the date is September 30. We invite you to participate as a bidder or as an observer in an event that will forever echo in the halls of numismatics.

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Welcome to Baltimore!

Welcome to Baltimore!

By Q. David Bowers, Founder

Once again we welcome you to America’s favorite convention city, Baltimore, and the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo. These events are held three times a year and are ranked among the top five conventions held annually in the United States. We have been the official auctioneer since day one. 

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Ptolemaic Egypt Gold Octodrachm

Ptolemaic Egypt Gold Octodrachm

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited about our upcoming ancient and world coin auction held in conjunction with the ANA World’s Fair of Money this August in Chicago. We have a tremendous line-up of world and ancient coins to be featured in future blogs. Today’s feature is a spectacular piece from Ancient Egypt. In the wake of Alexander the Great’s death his generals warred over the right to rule his empire.
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Important Mint State 1871-CC Liberty Seated Dime To Be Showcased in our Upcoming 2015 ANA World’s Fair of Money Auction.

Important Mint State 1871-CC Liberty Seated Dime To Be Showcased in our Upcoming 2015 ANA World’s Fair of Money Auction.

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger. Based on the lot description by Frank Van Valen, Numismatist & Cataloger.

The Carson City, or “CC”, mintmark evokes nostalgia in the hearts of most collectors. Due to the limited production figures and the association with the “Wild West,” coins produced by this facility are often more desired and treasured than their Philadelphia, or even other branch mint, peers. 

Very Rare Thailand 1908 Gold Pattern Set

Very Rare Thailand 1908 Gold Pattern Set

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

Our Stack’s Bowers Galleries August Hong Kong Showcase Auction will offer numismatic material that appeals to a wide swath of collectors, including significant vintage Chinese, Modern Chinese and highly desirable items from other areas of Asian numismatic collectibles. Today’s featured group was produced in Thailand, which has seen interest in its numismatics grow over the past years.
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know that Stack’s Bowers Galleries is selling the finest known 1807/6 Sheldon-273 cent in our official auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money?  This full Red Gem piece is from the Cardinal Collection and is an unparalleled specimen with an extraordinary provenance to the year of its manufacture. The history of the coin from 1807 was recorded in Samuel Hudson Chapman's 1923 catalog of the magnificent Dr. Henry W. Beckwith Collection. Graded MS-66 RD (PCGS). Click here to learn more.

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Better Know Your Notes: Robert Morris and the “Black Back” $10 Silver Certificates of the Series of 1880

Better Know Your Notes: Robert Morris and the “Black Back” $10 Silver Certificates of the Series of 1880

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist

Our upcoming Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Summer Expo features a stunning Fr. 288 “Black Back” 1880 $10 Silver Certificate. Featured on these scarce notes is the portrait of founding father and financer of the American Revolution, Robert Morris. 

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What Do You Know?

What Do You Know?

Here are the answers to last week’s Test Your Knowledge! Did you pass the test? Chung D. was selected from our Facebook page and Roger R. was selected from our NewsMedia Page as the winners for The Official Red Book, A Guide Book of Mercury Dimes, Standing Liberty Quarters, and Liberty Walking Half Dollars. Congratulations. Stay tuned for the next Test Your Knowledge challenge in next week’s eNewsletter! 

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