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Stack's Bowers Galleries Sets a New World Record for an American Historical Medal

The only Daniel Morgan at Cowpens medal known in gold, the sole gold example struck at the Philadelphia Mint in 1839, set a new world record for any American historical medal today, selling for nearly one million dollars in an auction conducted by Stack's Bowers Galleries. Breaking the previous record of $600,000 set by Stack's Bowers Galleries last year, the medal brought $960,000, including the 20% buyer's fee.

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

Stack's Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to present a large and varied selection of Asian and Asian related coins and paper money in their biannual Hong Kong Showcase auction. The sale comprises eight live sessions and 10 internet sessions spanning 13 days, beginning at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, May 3 Hong Kong Time (Monday, May 2, 7:00 PM PST) and concluding on Monday May 16 at 9 AM HKT (Sunday May 15, 6 PM PST). The sale will offer items spanning nearly the entire gamut of value and rarity, with a stunning selection of seldom seen items as well as popular numismatic mainstays.​

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

Stack's Bowers Galleries sold nearly $37 million in United States coins and paper money in their Spring 2022 Showcase Auction, surpassing pre-sale estimates by nearly 60% and setting hundreds of records in the process. The sale was highlighted by a quartet of gold treasures including the $1.1 million 1907 Rounded Rim $10 and the $840,000 1907 Wire Rim $10 from the Zito Collection, the unique Daniel Morgan at Cowpens gold medal that earned $960,000, and the incredible Fairmont-Hendricks 1870-CC double eagle that sold for $840,000.

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Over $500,000 in physical bitcoins and other cryptocurrency was sold by Stack's Bowers Galleries in their Spring 2022 Showcase Auction, contributing to nearly $37 million in overall prices realized for the sale—a 60% increase above the pre-sale estimate. The Stack's Bowers Galleries Spring 2022 sale was largest and most diverse offering of physical cryptocurrency ever by a major auction house, confirming Stack's Bowers Galleries as a market leader among today's expanding community of collectors.

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

The incredible Hendricks Set of United States Gold Coins from the Fairmont Collection sold for over $13.6 million in the Stack's Bowers Galleries Spring 2022 Showcase Auction, more than doubling the overall pre-sale estimate. Presented across 506 lots, the coins in the Hendricks Set realized an average value of nearly $30,000, with 17 lots achieving six-figure prices. More than 350 lots, over 70% of the collection, set new auction records for the grade or overall issue. All of the coins were certified by PCGS and 349 coins, almost 69%, were approved by CAC. 

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