StacksBowers Galleries is pleased to announce the sale of the finest known 1913Liberty Head nickel graded Proof 66 by PCGS and pedigreed to the Louis E.Eliasberg, Sr. Collection. In 1996 this specimen was the first coin in theworld to cross the million-dollar threshold.
TheStacks Bowers and Ponterio bi-annual Hong Kong auctions are always highlyanticipated and heavily attended. Thefirms most recent April 2-5, 2018, auction was no exception, featuring the Q.David Bowers/R.B. White Collection of Chinese Copper Coins, as well as othermajor coin and currency rarities. In total, the Stacks Bowers and PonterioApril 2018 Hong Kong auction realized in excess of $11 million (all pricesinclude the standard buyers premium).
Thefour sessions of Stacks Bowers Galleries much anticipated Official CurrencyAuction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring Expo realized $10,440,026(all prices include the buyers fee).
TheStacks Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the March 2018 Whitman Coin &Collectibles Expo was one of the most dynamic and impressive Baltimore sales inrecent memory. The entire event realized a total over $24.6 million, including$14.2 million in U.S. coins sold across six sessions. The significant offering of fresh and premiumquality material is reflective of the Baltimore Expo auctions, which are heldby Stacks Bowers Galleries three times per year. All prices realized to followinclude the 20% buyers premium.
Anotherrecord was shattered in Stacks Bowers Galleries March 2018 Baltimore Auctionas the 17th known example of the famed (2000)-P Sacagawea dollar /Washington quarter mule crossed the auction block. Offered in lot2382 and certified MS-67 by NGC, the newly discovered piece sawfierce bidding activity up to $192,000, establishing a new public auctionrecord for this rare modern Mint error. This new price record significantly surpassedthe previous record of $158,625, set by Stacks Bowers Galleries in theirAugust 2012 Philadelphia ANA Sale.