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Tokens and Medals Offered in the October 2020 Collectors Choice Online Auction

Exceptional Tokens and Medals Offered in our October Collectors Choice Online Auction

By James McCartney, Senior Numismatist and Consignment Director

Author: James McCartney / Tuesday, October 13, 2020 / Categories: Events

​The Stack’s Bowers Galleries monthly Collectors Choice Online Auctions have become a convenient resource for collectors to expand their cabinets with a name they have trusted for over 85 years. While most popular for their high-quality offerings of U.S. coins and currency, these sales also feature impressive selections of Numismatic Americana across nearly every category. 

This month’s October Collectors Choice Online Auction, closing Wednesday, the 14th, showcases a remarkable group of tokens and medals, highlighted by desirable restrikes of the most iconic issues in U.S. numismatics.  

Lot 92005 offers an exceptional MS-65 RB (NGC) restrike of the Daniel Morgan at Cowpens medal in copper that ranks among the finest certified. A post-1861 restrike of the iconic 1801 Thomas Jefferson Indian Peace medal is featured in Lot 92009, graded MS-63 BN (NGC). Lot 92029 is found a stunning Gem MS-65 (NGC) restrike of the 1809 Lincoln Wide Awakes political medalet in silver, a perpetual favorite for both Lincoln enthusiasts and Civil War scholars. Civil War enthusiasts will also be excited by the copper Battle of Merrimac and Monitor medalet featured in lot 92052 with a grade of MS-64 BN (NGC). A Superb Gem MS-67 BN (NGC) 1860 Japanese Embassy medal in copper combines superior visual impact with exceptional preservation in lot 92056.  

Offered alongside these important medals is an impressive group of Civil War tokens, highlighted by a Rarity-9 McClellan/Drums (Fuld-142/348f) token in silver with a grade of MS-66 PL (NGC) in lot 92110

These significant tokens and medals are featured in our October 2020 Collector’s Choice Online Auction, which is available for viewing and bidding on our website www.StacksBowers.com. If you would like to consign your collection to an upcoming Collector’s Choice Online event, contact our offices today to speak with a consignment director at 800-566-2580 or [email protected]