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Stack’s Bowers Galleries Rings in the New Year with Monumental 2021 Ancient and World Coins Auction
By Stack's Bowers Galleries
Author: Stack's Bowers Galleries
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Costa Mesa, CA (January 27, 2021) – Continuing a series of exceptionally impressive sales, venerable auction house Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their most recent January auction, an officially sanctioned auction of the 2021 New York International Numismatic Convention. Containing 3,690 lots spread across ancient coins and world coins, tokens, medals, and currency, this sale realized a total of over $8.43 million – well surpassing the median pre-sale estimate of $7.24 million – and featured a total sell-through rate of 94%. While the sale was held in California and not the usual New York Convention venue, participation was extremely robust. The firm’s online capabilities, such as the recently acquired Coins In Motion technology, were vital to connecting the live auction experience with bidders who participated from locations across the globe. (All prices listed include the buyer’s fee.)
Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ great offerings in the ancient and world department continue with their Collectors Choice Online (CCO) auction set for February and the always eagerly anticipated Hong Kong sale in early April. If you would like to take advantage of the great market climate and are looking to consign single items or collections and inventories, contact a Stack’s Bowers Galleries consignment director today to achieve the best possible return on your material.
Additional Important January 2021 Prices Realized Include:
Ancient & World Coins
World Paper Money
About Stack's Bowers Galleries
Stack's Bowers Galleries conducts live, Internet and specialized auctions of rare U.S. and world coins and currency and ancient coins, as well as direct sales through retail and wholesale channels. The company's 85-year legacy includes the cataloging and sale of many of the most valuable United States coin and currency collections to ever cross an auction block — The D. Brent Pogue Collection, The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection, The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, The Joel R. Anderson Collection, The Norweb Collection, The Cardinal Collection and The Battle Born Collection — to name just a few. World coin and currency collections include The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection of World Gold Coins, The Kroisos Collection, The Alicia and Sidney Belzberg Collection, The Wa She Wong Collection, The Guia Collection, The Thos. H. Law Collection, and The Robert O. Ebert Collection.
Topping off this amazing numismatic history is the inclusion of the world record for the highest price ever realized at auction for a rare coin, the 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar graded Specimen-66 (PCGS) that realized over $10 million, part of their sale of the famed Cardinal Collection. The company is headquartered in Santa Ana, California, with offices in New York, Tulsa, Wolfeboro, Hong Kong, and Paris. Stack's Bowers Galleries is an Official Auctioneer for several important numismatic conventions, including American Numismatic Association events, the New York International Numismatic Convention, the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring, Summer and Winter Expos, and its April and August Hong Kong Auctions.