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By Stack's Bowers Galleries

​The Stack's Bowers Galleries Official United States Currency Auction at the ANA World's Fair of Money realized an impressive $5,320,620 in total sales from two live auction sessions and one internet only session. In total, the Stack's Bowers Galleries Official ANA Auction that featured coins and paper money from the United States and around the world realized over $30.6 million.

By Aris Maragoudakis, Director of World Currency Auction

​An Upper Canada 1 Dollar Note from 1831 brought an incredible $8,400 USD in lot 30105. Other strong results for the country of Canada were the Upper Canada 4 Dollar that sold in lot 30106 for $4,800, as well as a Royal Bank of Canada 50 Dollar note that realized $7,200.

By Aris Maragoudakis, Director of World Currency Auctions

​At both the August ANA Convention auction and the August Hong Kong auction Stack’s Bowers will be showcasing auction highlights in our lot viewing rooms. Our Paper Money experts will be on hand to accept consignments for the Collector’s Choice Online Auction in October, as well as the January New York International Numismatic Convention sale at the beginning of 2020 in New York City.

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

​A high-grade example of one of the famed “Binion Hoard” $10,000 Federal Reserve Notes (once displayed at Las Vegas’ Binion’s Horseshow Casino) will be offered in Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Currency Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money. This Series of 1934 note, found in lot 11402, was graded Very Choice New 64 by PCGS Currency and is among the nicest examples of this ultra-high denomination type available to collectors.

By Aris Maragoudakis, Director of World Currency Auctions

​The World Currency Department of Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to offer the catalog for our 2019 August ANA Auction, held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.  Click here to view the sale online. Included in this sale is one of the finest sections of collectible Indian paper money offered in one place.

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist

​We are very fortunate to offer to the collecting a community a significant and highly desirable Montana Territory first charter five dollar banknote in the Stack’s Bowers Official Currency Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money. At some point a diligent collector must have seen this note in passing, because the serial number and plate position are recorded in the census. There are in fact four territorials known from The First National Bank of Fort Benton, two of which are sheet mates to the specimen offered here.

By Aris Maragoudakis, Director of World Currency Auctions

​​Our August Hong Kong Sale taking place at the Mira Hotel in August will contain some very interesting Test Notes from Beijing. In lot 60162 we are offering a CHN 10 Yuan Test Note. This very scarce Gem 65EPQ piece from the Beijing Banknote Printing Company shows a well detailed portrait of Confucius at right center. A watermark of Chairman Mao Zedong can be seen at left. This ultra rate note is missing from even the most famous and respectable collections of Chinese Banknotes, as just a few of any Beijing Test Notes are ever available across all designs or denominations.

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist

​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.

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