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    When it’s time to sell, your consignment will be in great company, as the most discerning consignors continue to choose Stack’s Bowers Galleries time and time again as the best choice to auction their coins, medals, tokens and paper money. Led by the most reputable professionals in numismatics, our legendary team of award-winning numismatists and researchers continues to shape and lead the industry through the writing and publishing of highly acclaimed books, articles and auction catalogs featuring the most prominent collections and rarities. Our leading expertise, combined with our unmatched auction presentation, widespread marketing, and global access result in the highest prices for your consignments.​
    U.S. Coin World Record Price Holders — 1979 Through 2013
    Date Range PriceCoinAuction Company
    January 2013-Present$10,016,8751794 Silver DollarStack's Bowers
    July 2002-January 2013$7,590,0201933 Double EagleStack's Bowers/Sotheby's
    August 1999-July 2002$4,140,0001804 Class I Silver DollarStack's Bowers
    April 1997-August 1999$1,815,0001804 Class I Silver DollarStack's Bowers
    May 1996-April 1997$1,485,0001913 Liberty Head NickelStack's Bowers
    July 1989-May 1996$990,0001804 Class I Silver DollarRARCOA
    November 1979-July 1989$725,0001787 Brasher DoubloonStack's Bowers
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    1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar. B-1, BB-1, the only known dies. Rarity-4. Silver Plug. Specimen-66 (PCGS). CAC. 
    PCGS Population: just 1 in all grades with a Specimen designation. The finest certified Mint State examples of the issue are graded MS-66. Sold January 22, 2013.

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    1933 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle. The only Legally owned example. Gem-BU.
    The Property of the United States of America sold by order of the United States Mint.
    Sold July 20, 2002, in conjunction with Sotheby's.

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    1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar. Bowers Borckardt-1, Bolender-1. Rarity-4. Mint State-66+ (PCGS).
    PCGS Population: 2; none finer. Sold September 30, 2016, in conjunction with Sotheby's.

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    1913 Liberty Head Nickel. Proof-66 (PCGS). CAC.
    Sold August 15, 2018.

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    1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar. Class I Original. Bowers Borckardt-304. Rarity-7. Proof-65 (PCGS).
    PCGS Population: 2, 2 finer (Proof-68 finest). (1804 Original, Class I). Sold March 31, 2017, in conjunction with Sotheby's.

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    1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar. BB-1, B-1, the only known dies. Rarity-4. MS-64 (PCGS). CAC.
    Sold August 3, 2017.

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    MCMVII (1907) Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle. Ultra High Relief. Lettered Edge. Proof-69 (PCGS).
    Combined PCGS and NGC Population: just 1; 0 finer. Sold June 27, 2012.

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    1795 Capped Bust Right Eagle. Bass Dannreuther-4. Rarity-5. 13 Leaves. Mint State-66+ (PCGS).
    PCGS Population: 1, none finer. (13 leaves) . Sold September 30, 2015, in conjunction with Sotheby's. 

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    1808 Capped Bust Left Quarter Eagle. Bass Dannreuther-1. Rarity-4. Mint State-65 (PCGS).
    PCGS Population: 1, none finer. Sold May 19, 2015, in conjunction with Sotheby's.

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    Friedberg 379a (W-4580). 1890 $1000 Treasury Note. PCGS Currency About New 50.
    PCGS Population: 2, none finer. Sold October 25, 2018.

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    1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar. Class III Restrike. BB-306. Second Reverse. Proof-55 (NGC).
    Sold August 2014.

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    1873-CC Liberty Seated Dime. No Arrows. MS-65 (PCGS). Secure Holder.
    Sold August 7, 2012.

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    1894-S Proof-64 Branch Mint (PCGS).
    Sold August 16, 2007.

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    1796 Draped Bust Quarter. Browning-2. Rarity-3. Mint State-66 (PCGS).
    PCGS Population: 2, 1 finer (MS-67). A single additional specimen, the Stickney-Eliasberg coin, has been certified as Specimen-66 by PCGS. Sold May 19, 2015, in conjunction with Sotheby's.

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    1797 Draped Bust Half Dollar. Overton-101a. Rarity-4+. MS-66 (PCGS).
    PCGS Population: 1, none finer. Sold May 19, 2015, in conjunction with Sotheby's.

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    1797 O-101a. Rarity-5. 15 Stars. MS-66 (NGC). 
    NGC Census: 1; none finer. Sold July 27, 2008.  

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    POLAND. KINGDOM. Sigismund III, 1587-1632. 100 Ducats.
    Sold January 14, 2008.

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    1796 Breen-1. Rarity-5. No Stars. MS-65 (PCGS).
    PCGS Population: 1; none finer. This is the only example of the issue certified finer than MS-62 by PCGS. Sold June 30, 2005.

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    1833 Capped Head Left Half Eagle. Bass Dannreuther-1. Rarity-8 as a Proof. Large Date. Proof-67 (PCGS).
    PCGS Population: 1, none finer. Sold  May 24, 2016, in conjunction with Sotheby's.

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    Large Size. 1896. Silver Certificates. Bound Presentation Set of the First Educational Uncut Sheets. $1, $2, and $5.
    Sold August 13, 2011.



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