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Rare Money Blog

By Aris Maragoudakis, Director of World Currency Auctions

​Welcome to our World Paper Money Sale at the New York International Numismatic Convention for the year 2020. Enclosed within this catalog, you will find many lots that have never been offered at public auction, along with pieces that are the finest of their kind. Even the most advanced collectors will find items in this sale that they have never had the opportunity to purchase before

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist

​A Confederate T-67 $20 bill that was held by General Robert E. Lee during his surrender at Appomattox Court House, Virginia on April 9, 1865 will be offered in Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ March 2020 Official Currency Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring Expo.

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

In our Official Auction at the January 2020 New York International Numismatic Convention we will be offering a very special 1884 Bank of British North America 5 Dollar note certified by PCGS Currency.  This extremely rare example is one of only seven pieces known. Two are housed in an institutional collection and another is stamped cancelled. This leaves only four redeemable notes in private hands.

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

We are nearing the consignment deadline for our New York International Sale, with just under two weeks left to consign. Already, we have some strong, collector driven, sections of currency that promise a very exciting event. ​

By Aris Maragoudakis, Director of World Currency Auctions

Known for great variety and good prices, the Baltimore show is always a popular event.  Stack’s Bowers World Paper Consignment Director of Europe, Henrik Holt Christensen, will be on hand to take consignments at the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo in Baltimore, November 14-17.  This large convention is a great way to connect with dealers and collectors on the East Coast.​​

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist

A recently rediscovered Series of 1928 $500 Gold Certificate will be available to the collecting public for the first time in decades in Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Official Currency Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo, November 14 in Baltimore, Maryland. The note, found in lot 10305, was recently graded by PMG, receiving a grade of Choice Uncirculated 63. It is one of just 10 examples of the type to be graded uncirculated by the service. ​

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

​Stack’s Bowers Galleries will be at the USMEX show from Thursday, October 17 to Saturday, October 19 at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas. Our Director of World Paper, Aris Maragoudakis, and Director of Client Services, Wayne Berkley, will be on hand to show a full preview for the October World Collectors Choice Online Auction. The live online auction will be held October 22-23. 

By Aris Maragoudakis, Director of World Currency Auctions

​We are currently building an extensive selection of banknotes to offer in our January 2020 New York International Numismatic Convention sale, which will be held at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. One of these incredible lots will be a brilliant Palestine Pick 9a 10 Pound Banknote featuring a key date of 1927.

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