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Stack’s Bowers Galleries Presents the Q. David Bowers Collection of Confederate Currency in March Baltimore

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist

Author: Brad Ciociola / Friday, March 06, 2020 / Categories: Paper Money of the Week

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Official Currency Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring Expo will feature remarkable Confederate Currency from the collection of SBG founder Q. David Bowers.

All of the rare types are represented in the collection including the “Big Six” notes; Types 1 through 4 as well as types 27 and 35. Additionally popular 1861 notes from the Southern Bank Note Company series will be offered.

The Montgomery series notes are all in grades of Very Fine or above. The T-1 1861 $1000 is graded Choice Very Fine 35 Net “Cancelled, Cancellation Repairs” and carries a pre-auction estimate of $25,000-$35,000.  A stunning T-2 1861 $500 is beautifully colored and graded Very Fine 30 with a comment for “Minor Restoration. That note is estimated to sell for $20,000-$30,000.

A well printed T-27 1861 $10 from the collection is graded Very Fine 25 Apparent “Minor Restorations” and is estimated to sell for $8000-$12,000 while a sharply detailed T-35 “Indian Princess” 1861 $5 is graded Fine 12 by PMG with comments for “Cancellation Repairs, Tape” on the back of the holder. That note is also estimated at $8000-$12,000.

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Currency Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring Expo will be held March 18-20, 2020, in Baltimore, Maryland. For more information about the auction or to consign to a future sale contact Director of Currency Peter Treglia at [email protected] or Currency Specialist Brad Ciociola at [email protected].