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Brad Ciociola visits some of the upcoming ANA currency highlights

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries ANA Auction of US Currency Auction Now Online and Open for Bidding

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist

Author: Brad Ciociola / Wednesday, July 24, 2019 / Categories: Paper Money of the Week

​The Stack’s Bowers Galleries official US Currency Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money is now online and open for bidding at www.stacksbowers.com. This auction features a number of exciting new-to-the-market discoveries as well as some well-known ultra-rarities.

Among those rarities, we are pleased to offer the only privately held Fr.1202a 1882 “Triple Signature” $100 Gold Certificate. This incredible rarity has been off of the market for five years, and during that time the market for ultra-rarities has matured. The Joel R. Anderson example of the Fr.345c 1880 $500 Silver Certificate of Deposit will once again be presented,. A remarkable high-grade Fr.151 1869 $50 “Rainbow” Legal Tender Note provides another highlight among large size type notes.

Fans of ultra-high denomination notes will be treated to a nice lineup of $5000 and $10,000 Federal Reserve Notes that includes a Very Choice New 1934 $10,000 note from the famed Binion Hoard. Also offered is a unique and newly discovered 1928 $5000 from the Cleveland Federal Reserve District.

National Currency rarities abound in this ANA auction. A fresh 1875 $5 from the First National Bank of Fort Benton, Montana Territory should appeal to a multitude of collectors. This About Uncirculated note is the finest graded territorial known on the state. Peach State collectors will be excited by a serial number 1 sheet of 1929 $10s from the rare National Bank of Tifton, Georgia. We are also thrilled to offer a serial number 1 Third Charter $100 Red Seal, our second this year. This example, from the Merchants National Bank of Portland, Oregon, has been off of the market for decades and is sure to garner considerable interest. A newly discovered Serial Number 1 Series of 1902 Red Seal on the First National Bank of Santa Maria, California will also be found within the pages of this catalog. In addition, collectors will find notes from advanced Florida and New York collections that comprise many desirable selections.

Lastly, the Caine Collection of Fractional Currency is a magnificent cabinet that includes many fascinating error notes as well as courtesy autographed examples and uncut sheets. Many of the pieces in the collection trace their pedigrees to legendary collectors such as F.C.C. Boyd and John J. Ford, Jr.

The live sessions of the auction will be held Wednesday and Friday August 14th and 16th. Internet sessions will be held the following week. For more information regarding the auction contact Director of Currency Peter Treglia at 800-458-4646 or [email protected].

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