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​​Here is this week's test your knowledge! Can you name that note? Find out on our Facebook page on Sunday or check next week's email newsletter.  Good luck!​

The Stack’s Bowers team is headed to the American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show, in Orlando, Florida from March 9-11, 2017.  If you are an ANA member, admission is free. 

By Andrew Bowers, Sales Manager

In addition to handling coins every day, we do quite a bit with paper money here at the store as well. Shown is a small group that we purchased today from a new client. We were able to make an offer that exceeded expectations.

Did you know that Stack’s Bowers Galleries now offers pricing information and population reports for our U.S. coin auction lots?  Log in to your Stack’s Bowers account, click on an auction lot to go to the lot detail page and scroll down for past Stack’s Bowers auction prices realized, pricing guide information, PCGS, NGC and CAC Population guides.  We hope this service provides as much information as possible to help you make informed bidding decisions.  Happy bidding!

By Q. David Bowers, Founder

​"FUGIO" is the inscription on Continental dollars of 1776 and the Fugio copper cents of 1787—referring to the rapid passage of time. Tempus fugit, "time flies," is better known to non-numismatists.

By Aris Maragoudakis, Currency Specialist

In our upcoming April 2017 Hong Kong Auction, we are pleased to offer a Bank of China 1912 Provisional One Dollar Note. It features Bank of China overprints on Ta Ching Government Bank P-A77. This rare overprinted Bank of China type is the first we have handled for the catalog number, regardless of issuing branch.

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger

Lot 3133 in our Rarities Night Session of our March 2017 Baltimore Auction will spotlight a gorgeous MS-60 (PCGS) CAC example of the 1852-O double eagle, struck just two years after the introduction of the denomination to American commerce.

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

In preparation for the Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio April Hong Kong auction, this week we offer a preview of a limited mintage Chinese gold coin. This piece commemorates the birth of the founder of modern Communist China, Mao Zedong.