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​By Ben Mahaffey, Web Content Manager

​This week’s Coins in Motion Highlight of the Week is an exceptional Red 1909-S Indian Head cent graded MS-66 by NGC. This was the second mintmarked cent in U.S. history, with the first being struck the year before – the 1908-S Indian Head cent. Not many of the 309,000 coins produced were set aside by collectors due to the enthusiasm for the 1909-S V.D.B. Lincoln cent that was released the same year. Therefore, this is a difficult coin to find in this high state of preservation. We offer this 1909-S Indian Head cent through Stack’s Bowers Galleries Direct for $9,250.

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist

​Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ April United States Currency Collectors Choice Online Auction features an exciting array of high-powered notes including a Fr.1132-G 1918 $500 Federal Reserve Note from the Chicago district. This evenly circulated note has been graded Very Fine 30 by PMG and is found in lot 91086.

By Jeremy Bostwick, Senior Numismatist and Cataloger

​The monumental Pinnacle Collection realized unbelievable results, obliterating numerous records. One such record was the number of lots to realize more than $1 million. Prior to The Pinnacle Collection, no single auction presented by Stack's Bowers Galleries (including United States sales) has exceeded four lots that sold for  $1 million or more. Part II of the D. Brent Pogue Collection in September 2015 was the prior record holder with four items that crossed that benchmark.

By James McCartney, Senior Numismatist and Consignment Director

​The finest known 1797 Draped Bust half dollar sold for $1.68 million in the Stack's Bowers Galleries March 2021 Las Vegas Auction, setting a new record as the most valuable United States half dollar. Graded MS-66 by PCGS with provenance to the magnificent Pogue Collection, it was offered on March 25th in the firm's Rarities Night session which will be remembered as an historic evening for American numismatics.

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

​Last week we asked: What inscription was removed from the Quarter Dollar in 1831. Thank you for checking back. The correct answer is "E Pluribus Unum".

By Harvey Stack, Co-Founder

​To start off our landmark auction year in 1984 Stack's presented the astounding coin collection of Amon G. Carter, Jr. This collection had been started by Amon Carter, Sr. and later enhanced by his son. The Carter family owned the Fort  Worth Star Journal, was a major shareholder of American Airlines, and in 1953 the Amon Carter Field airport was opened in Fort Worth.

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

​​The June Costa Mesa Auction consignment deadline has officially passed, but there are still great upcoming opportunities for you to realize the best possible prices for your coins, medals, tokens and paper money.

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

​In March 2021, Stack’s Bowers Galleries sold the most valuable gold coin issued by the United State for $8,400,000. The 1822 half eagle sold in our March Las Vegas Auction had only been in three collections in the past 115 years.

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