Stack’s Bowers Galleries will be presenting their first
United States currency auction event of the year in Baltimore, Maryland, March
18-20, 2020. Headlined by the D. Brent Pogue Collection of United States Paper
Money, the U.S. Currency sessions will feature more than 600 live lots with
estimates totaling in excess of $11 million!
The marvelous D. Brent Pogue Collection comprises
approximately 230 notes encompassing large size type notes, small size type
notes and National currency. Many of the notes are among the finest examples
known for their type. The collection was also assembled with an appreciation for
serial number 1 notes and rare “Star” replacement notes.
Among the highlights of the collection is the finest graded
Fr.167a “Spread Eagle” 1863 $100 Legal Tender Note graded Gem Uncirculated 65
EPQ by PMG. The note carries a pre-auction estimate of $400,000-$600,000. Also
estimated at $400,000-$600,000 is the finest known Fr.377 “Watermelon” 1890
$100 Treasury Note graded Choice Uncirculated 63 EPQ by PMG.
Additionally, the auction will feature a fine collection of
Confederate Treasury notes from the Q. David Bowers Collection. Among the highlights of the collection are
pleasing examples of all “Big Six” types, including a T-1 1861 $1000 in PMG
Choice Very Fine 35 Net, estimated at $25,000-$35,000, and a T-2 1861 $500 PMG
graded Very Fine 30 and estimated at $20,000-$30,000.
In the National Currency section, a serial number 1 1882 $5
Brown Back from the Central National Bank of Columbia, South Carolina graded
Extremely Fine 40 by PMG carries a pre-auction estimate of $50,000-$100,000.
Small size currency specialists will be excited by a Fr.2408
1928 $1000 Gold Certificate graded Gem New 65 PPQ by PCGS Currency. That lot
carries an estimate of $175,000-$275,000.
The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Currency Auction of
the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring Expo will be held in Baltimore,
Maryland March 18-20, 2020. For more information about the auction or to
consign to a future event contact Director of Currency Peter Treglia at [email protected] or Currency
Specialist Brad Ciociola at [email protected].