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Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Display The Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation Tribute to Benjamin Franklin’s Libertas Americana Medal

Stack's Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce that it will display an incredible tribute to the Libertas Americana medal, assembled by the Cardinal Collection Education Foundation, at the upcoming Florida United Numismatists Convention in Orlando, January 9-11, 2020. The display, centered around one of the most beautiful and important medals struck in American history, will be found at the firm's bourse tables 420-422.

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries November Baltimore Currency Auction Realizes Over $1.5 Million

The Stack's Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo saw $1,510,700 in rare United States paper money trade hands between its Thursday, November 14 evening live session in Baltimore and the Tuesday, November 19 Internet-only session. In total, the Stack's Bowers Whitman Winter Expo auction realized over $19,124,255 million across 16 sessions offering United States coins, tokens, medals and paper money. All prices include a 20% buyer's premium.

John W. Adams Collection of Comitia Americana Medals Makes History, the Stacks Bowers Galleries Offering of 110 Historic American Medals Nets $1.7 Million

Numismatist John W. Adams is known worldwide as the foremost expert on the medals authorized by the Continental Congress during the American Revolution. His decades of collecting and research culminated in the most extraordinary cabinet of Comitia Americana medals ever assembled and resulted in a spectacular published work, Comitia Americana and Related Medals, which he co-authored with Anne Bentley in 2007.

Henrik Holt Christensen Joins Stack’s Bowers Galleries as Consignment Director of Europe

Stack's Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce that Henrik Holt Christensen has joined the company as Consignment Director of Europe. Drawing on his extensive knowledge and experience, Mr. Christensen will focus on expanding Stack's Bowers Galleries' European network and growing the firm's World Paper Money department. He will be at the Maastricht Paper Money Fair to review and appraise items, as well as to accept consignments for future auctions. To set up an appointment, please contact him at Holt@StacksBowers.Com.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official ANA 2019 Auctions of Ancient and World Coins and World Paper Money Produce Strong Results, Realizing Nearly $5.5 Million.

Stack's Bowers Galleries is excited to announce the results of their August 2019 Ancient and World Coin and World Paper Money auctions held in conjunction with the World's Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois. As an official auctioneer of this annual event presented by the American Numismatic Association, Stack's Bowers offered over 4,600 lots comprising interesting and attractive ancient, medieval, early modern, and modern coinage, as well as important paper currency.

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries ANA U.S. Currency Auction Realizes $5.3 Million

The Stack's Bowers Galleries Official United States Currency Auction at the ANA World's Fair of Money realized an impressive $5,320,620 in total sales from two live auction sessions and one internet only session. In total, the Stack's Bowers Galleries Official ANA Auction that featured coins and paper money from the United States and around the world realized over $30.6 million.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Sets Record for Most Valuable Modern U.S. Coin

The Stack's Bowers Galleries official auction of the 2019 ANA World's Fair of Money set several records for United States coinage earlier this month in Rosemont, Illinois. Among these was lot 5231 of their Rarities Night session, a 1964 Kennedy half dollar produced as part of an unreported Special Mint Set (SMS) and certified SP-68 by PCGS. After intense bidding, it sold for an astounding $156,000, setting a new record for the most valuable non-error modern United States coin ever sold at auction.

Over $19.8 Million of United States Coins sold by Stack’s Bowers Galleries in their 2019 ANA Auction

The Stack's Bowers Galleries Official Auction at the ANA World' Fair of Money attracted collectors from all over the world to Rosemont, Illinois for one of the largest numismatic auctions of the year. This event was met with resounding success, realizing over $19.8 million in United States coins sold, and overall sales of $30.6 million for the firm. Headlined by the E. Horatio Morgan, Anthony J. Taraszka, Maurice Snow and ESM collections, the Stack's Bowers Galleries sale included impressive material from every corner of the Red Book and beyond.

Legendary 1894-S Dime Sells for Over $1.3 Million in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries 2019 ANA Auction

Numismatic history was made in the Stack's Bowers Galleries Official Auction at the 2019 ANA World's Fair of Money, where an example of the legendary 1894-S Barber dime sold for over $1.3 million in lot 5178. Certified Branch Mint Proof-63 by PCGS and verified by CAC, this coin is one of just nine confirmed survivors from an original mintage of only 24 pieces.

Taraszka Collection of Early $10 Eagles Earns Over $3.2 Million in the Stack’s Bowers 2019 ANA Auction

A milestone in early American numismatics was realized at the Stack's Bowers Galleries Official Auction at the ANA World's Fair of Money, where the incredible Anthony J. Taraszka Collection of 1795 to 1804 $10 Gold Eagles was sold to a standing-room audience on the evening of Thursday, August 15. The catalog featured 41 coins, comprising every known variety from 1795 through 1804. When the auctioneer's hammer fell on the final lot, the collection had realized over $3.2 million. (All prices include the buyer's premium.)

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