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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 Jeremy Bostwick, Senior Numismatist & Cataloger

Gaius Julius Caesar, commonly known by his nomen and cognomen (the second and third parts of his name based upon Latin naming conventions) came to prominence as both a general and a politician in the middle third of the first century B.C., forming a triumvirate with Marcus Licinius Crassus and Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus (Pompey the Great) and leading many successful military campaigns in Gaul and Britannia. His great accomplishments in the latter area, such as victories in the Gallic Wars, allowed him to amass incredible popularity, among his troops and his loving populace, who heard of his exploits in far away terrain.

By Ben Orooji, Senior Numismatist

Though our March Baltimore 2020 Auction is three months away, consignments have been rolling in for this popular and exciting event. One of the highlights received thus far is an exceptionally rare so-called dollar, the famous Erie Canal Completion medal struck in gold.

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

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By Harvey Stack, Co-Founder

​The year 1972 continued some of the trends of earlier years in the hobby. Inflation entered our hobby in force and demand for coins exploded. The American Numismatic Association (ANA) got many new members, as did the Professional Numismatic Guild (PNG). Coin newspapers, especially the weekly editions, added many subscribers, and local clubs developed or expanded their membership.

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

Our December 2019 Collectors Choice Sale is now online! Check out StacksBowers.com to view over 600 lots of U.S. coins and U.S. currency, valued over $1,000,000. Over 85% of the lots are unreserved!  The auction closes live with an auctioneer on our website and mobile Apps on December 11, 2019, beginning with our U.S. Currency session at 9 AM PT followed by our Bullion and Semi Numismatic Coin session at 10:30AM PT. The sale concludes with our U.S. Coin session at 11 AM PDT.

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

Did you know Stack's Bowers Galleries next Precious Metals Auction is closing on December 12, 2019? Our Precious Metals Auctions provide a new auction platform for buying bullion with no buyer's fees. Bullion is available in a wide range of formats across several precious metals, including gold, silver, platinum and palladium. Stack's Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present a valuable resource for today's bullion collector.

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