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By Ben Mahaffey, Web Content Manager

​As the final Coins in Motion Highlight video prior to the April 2021 Hong Kong Auction, we present the rare Tehran Mint Iranian 25 Toman in Gold. This striking piece weighs an astounding 71.41 grams. While restrikes come on the market from time to time, originals such as this are seldom seen. This piece is presented as Lot 51193 in our sale that will take place next week.

By Christopher Dahncke, Currency Auction Associate

The April Hong Kong Paper Money Auction will take place on Monday, April 5 at 10:00 AM HKT. This is your last chance to place any final bids before the session begins. We expect to see spirited bidding in this sale, with many extraordinary notes being offered. Some of the highlights of the sale are found below:​

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist

​Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ first live United States currency auction event of 2021 was a tremendous success that saw nine lots cross the six-figure mark on Thursday night, March 25. In all 525 lots of U.S. paper money realized a total of more than $4.06 million during the live session.

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

​Stack’s Bowers Galleries will host its June Showcase Auction in a new onsite auction gallery with dedicated lot viewing facilities in their headquarters in Costa Mesa. While visiting the office to attend the sale or lot viewing, collectors will be able to consult with experts across all numismatic categories by appointment, a valuable resource for appraisals, purchases, sales, and auction consignments.  

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.

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 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

​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".