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The Official Currency Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo, presented by Stack's Bowers Galleries, saw total sales that exceeded $11.1 million. Part III of the Joel R. Anderson Collection realized over $8.6 million, while the Caine Collection of Federal Proofs and Essays, Part I, brought over a million dollars.​​

With over $23.9 million in total prices realized, including $12.7 million in United States coins, the Stack's Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo was a successful conclusion to the firm's 2018 showcase auction season. Highlighted by the Archangel Collection of Colonial and 1792 Coinage, the sale featured a parade of exceptional rarities, many of which had been off the market for decades prior to the Baltimore event. All prices listed include the 20% buyer's fee.​

Stack's Bowers Galleries' August 14-16 Official Currency Auction of the ANA World's Fair of Money was a great success, with many items exceeding estimate on their way to new homes. Two name collections,  Part II of the Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States Paper Money and Part I of the John E. Herzog Collection of United States Treasury Bonds attracted intense interest, as well as enthusiastic bidding. In all, the paper money portion of the firm's Philadelphia auction realized $12,294,094.​​

Numismatists from around the world descended upon the birthplace of United States coinage last week for the 2018 ANA World's Fair of Money in Philadelphia, where once again, records were broken in Stack's Bowers Galleries' official auction. Nearly 5,000 United States coin lots and an incomparable selection of historic rarities were offered in the firm's summer 2018 sale and were met with strong enthusiasm from collectors of every segment. Over $21.1 million in U.S. coins were sold, including the record-breaking $4.5 million auction sale of the finest known 1913 Liberty Head nickel. This event demonstrates continued strength in nearly every segment of the U.S. coin market and points to Stack's Bowers Galleries as a leader in numismatic auctions. ​​

Stack's Bowers Galleries' August 16 offering of Part II of the Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States Paper Money in Philadelphia, achieved nearly $10 million as a room full of enthusiasts vied with online bidders to take home unique, extremely rare and finest known pieces, as well as type notes in incredible condition.  In all, the 70 lots realized $9,652,860, with two notes bringing over $1 million each and well over a quarter of the lots crossing the $100,000 mark.​​