Did you know the Stack’s
Bowers Galleries July Collectors Choice Sale is now online for your bidding pleasure?
This month’s auction presents 586 lots of choice U.S. coins, of which only 31
have reserves! The auction closes live
on July 13 at 10AM Pacific time. Check
it out at: https://auctions.stacksbowers.com/auctions/3-4MOJ4.
Thinking of selling? Our August
Collectors Choice Sale is open for consignments through July 20. Contact a consignment specialist today at
Stack's Bowers Galleries
By Melissa Karstedt, Auctioneer
Bowers Galleries is one of the official auctioneers of the American Numismatic
Association’s World’s Fair of money, being held August 9-13 in Anaheim,
California. Lot viewing will begin on Saturday, August 6 at 9:00AM in Room
100 of the Convention Center near the bourse floor and will continue through Friday,
August 12 from 9AM-6PM, and then on Saturday, August 13 from 9AM-Noon.
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!
By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger
The Stack’s Bowers Galleries August ANA World’s
Fair of Money Showcase Auction, held this year in Anaheim, California, promises
to be a tremendous event. The World coin auction sessions feature some
fantastic rarities and highly collectible types; seemingly there is something
for everyone. High on the list of extraordinary coins is a rare 1747 Mexican 8
By Q. David Bowers, Founder
There is something to be said for experience. There is
something to be said for tradition. “Been there, done that” counts for a lot.
Money cannot buy this.
By Aris Maragoudakis
Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to present a
historic World War II Emergency Note in our August auction in conjunction with
the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim, California. This classic and highly
sought after piece was issued on Fanning Island, which is the closest landmass
By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist & Cataloger
my many exonumia passions are love tokens. I have been quietly working for
years on a set of never holed and never mounted Liberty Seated dime love
tokens, 1837 to 1891, and I am just a half dozen dates away from completion.
Every now and then another love token that is far outside my field comes along,
the collector in me takes over, and presto, before I know it, I am the owner of
yet another neat exonumia item. Case in point is this installment’s love token.
By Jennifer Meers
As we continue our Numismatic Summer Road Trip
we head this week to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where there is an ultimate
coin-related attraction, the United States Mint at Philadelphia. While this may
be an obvious choice to numismatists, maybe you need to convince family members
that it’s a great place to visit.