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CAC-Approved 1900 Proof Set Featured in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Winter 2022 Auction
Stacks Bowers Galleries will offer two remarkable early Proof sets, one from 1855 and one from 1900, in their November 2022 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo. The 1900 Proof set is nearly complete (missing only the Barber dime) including the gold denominations and all coins feature CAC approval. The 1855 set showcases the silver and minor denominations from the silver dollar to down to the half cent and includes several coins with CAC approval. The coins will be offered individually in consecutive lots in the firms Rarities Night session on Tuesday, November 1.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Sell the Harvey B. Jacobson, Jr. Collection of 1795 to 1804 $10 Gold Eagles Only the Third Complete Set by Die Marriage Ever Formed
Costa Mesa, CA(September 27, 2022) Stacks Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the sale of the Harvey B. Jacobson, Jr. Collection of 1795 to 1804 $10 Gold Eagles. Mr. Jacobson is only the third collector known to have completed this setby die marriage,joining the august company of Anthony J. Taraszka and the owner of the Tyrant Collection.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces Part II of the Sydney F. Martin Collection Sale To Be Held Live in Baltimore at the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo / C4 Annual Convention
Costa Mesa, CA Stacks Bowers Galleries will present the second installment in the sale of the vast Sydney F. Martin Collection of early American coins, tokens, medals, and paper money in its October/November 2022 Showcase Auction, the official auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo and the C4 (Colonial Coin Collectors Club) Annual Convention. In the spirit of Martins longtime support of and enthusiastic participation in the C4 organization, the auction will be held live and in person at the Whitman Expo in Baltimore, MD where the club holds its annual convention.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries Celebrates Highly Successful Global Showcase Auction Total Prices Realized Top $60 Million Across All Categories
Costa Mesa, CA Continuing the resounding triumphs achieved in Januarys NYINC sale and Mays Hong Kong auction, Stacks Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their 2022 Summer Global Showcase Auction held as an official auctioneer partner of the American Numismatic Association Worlds Fair of Money. The World and Ancient coins comprised 3,178 lots, with an astounding 97.6% sell through rate and a total realization of $12.77 million. Across the entire nine-day event, the Summer Global Showcase Auction brought over $60 million, becoming the firms highest grossing auction of all time.
Over $43 Million in U.S. Coins Sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries 2022 Summer Global Showcase Auction Entire Auction Brings More Than $60 Million Across All Categories
Over $60 million in numismatic items were sold in the Stacks Bowers Galleries 2022 Summer Global Showcase Auction including over $43 million in United States coins. The incredible result set a new record as the highest-grossing auction in the firms 89-year history. The sale was highlighted by the finest known Proof 1825/4/1 Capped Head Left half eagle which sold for a record price of $4.08 million, nearly doubling the pre-sale high estimate.
35th Anniversary American Eagle Coins Sell for Over $4.6 Million at Stacks Bowers Galleries Summer Global Showcase Auction
The special 2021 35th Anniversary American Eagle 1 Ounce Gold and Silver Coins realized over $4.6 million in total sales at the Stacks Bowers Galleries Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction conducted at Griffin Studios. Presented across 700 lots in a standalone session on September 1, these 35th Anniversary coins saw fierce competition from collectors.
Proof 1825/4/1 Half Eagle Sells for Record $4.08 Million at Stack’s Bowers Galleries
The finest of three known Proof 1825/4/1 Capped Head Left half eagles sold for a record price of $4.08 million in the Stacks Bowers Galleries Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction, nearly doubling the pre-sale high estimate. It set a new record as the most valuable pre-1834 Proof United States gold coin ever sold at auction. It also ranks as the second most valuable $5 gold coin of any format, sitting behind only the $8.4 million 1822 $5 which was also sold by Stacks Bowers Galleries.
Landmark U.S. Coins and Numismatic Americana Featured in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction
Stacks Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present an exceptional selection of United States coins and Numismatic Americana in their Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction. This will be remembered as a historic milestone in numismatics, highlighted by the finest known Proof 1825/4/1 half eagle offered as part of the Mocatta Collection. Graded Proof-67 Cameo (PCGS) CAC, this specimen is one of just three known and can be traced to before 1864, through the cabinets of such luminaries as Parmelee, Eliasberg and King Farouk of Egypt. It is accompanied in the Mocatta Collection by numerous other rarities including a pair of 1796 Stars and No Stars $2.50 quarter eagles, a lovely 1879 Flowing Hair $4 Stella, Wire Rim and Rolled Rim Pattern 1907 Indian $10 pieces, a Gem Proof 1887 Liberty Head $20, and many others.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces Auction Schedule for Sydney F. Martin Collection Part II October 27-28, 2022, Baltimore, Maryland
Stacks Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the Sydney F. Martin Collection Part II will be held at the 2022 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo in Baltimore in association with the C4 annual convention. Syd was an avid member of C4, and the sale being held live during this convention is a tribute to his significant contributions to the club and the friendships he built among the members.
Important United States Currency to Cross the Block at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Summer Global Showcase Auction
Costa Mesa, CA (August 10, 2022) Stacks Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present an important offering of United States Currency in their Summer Global Showcase Auction. The firms first showcase currency sale since their Spring 2022 Auction, it features many rarities and advanced collections. Given the strong prices realized in their Spring 2022 Auction, another record-breaking sale is anticipated.
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