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The Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio August Hong Kong Coin and Paper Money Auction to be held August 19-22 at the Hong Kong Coin Show

Stack's Bowers and Ponterio is excited to present their August Hong Kong Coin and Paper Money auction, August 19-22 in conjunction with the Hong Kong Coin Show (HKCS). This comprehensive sale features numerous Pan-Asian rarities and highlights comprising over 3,500 lots of coins, paper money, tokens and medals.

US Proof Rarities to be Featured in the Stack’s Bowers 2019 ANA Auction

Stack's Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present an impressive selection of United States Proof coinage as part of their official auction of the 2019 American Numismatic Association's World's Fair of Money.  Featured in the sale are complete sets of Proof Shield nickels and Proof Barber half dollars, as well as a nearly complete set of Proof Trade Dollars, among many other Proof rarities.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Present The Q. David Bowers Reference Collection of Encased Postage Stamps

One of the most interesting collections to cross the block this August at the American Numismatic Association's World's Fair of Money is the personal reference collection of encased postage stamps assembled by Q. David Bowers.

Stack’s Bowers & Ponterio to Present Chinese Coins from the Famed Charles E. Tanant Collection

Formed during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Charles E. Tanant Collection contained some of the finest preserved Chinese rarities to ever enter the marketplace. While serving as an official in the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Service, Tanant received many of the pieces in his collection as gifts from colleagues during the late Empire and into the early Republic. Held privately for more than 90 years, a large segment of the Tanant Collection was sold by Champion Auction Hong Kong in 2017 and 2018. Some of the most-select pieces, however, will also be presented in our upcoming Hong Kong auction which will take place from August 19-22, 2019.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Ancient and World Coin Auction at the 2019 World’s Fair of Money

Stack's Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce their official auction at the highly anticipated American Numismatic Association (ANA) World's Fair of Money, August 13-17, 2019 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.  Replete with historically important and condition sensitive rarities, this auction features a handsome selection of Ancient and World treasuresa veritable numismatic cornucopia with something for just about everyone.

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

At the upcoming American Numismatic Association's World's Fair of Money Convention in Rosemont, Illinois, August 13-18, Stack's Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce it will have at their bourse table 1005 an incredible display assembled by the Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation and centered around one of the most beautiful and important medals struck in American history.

Famous 1876-CC Twenty-Cent Rarity to be Offered by Stack’s Bowers Galleries

For a long time the 1876-CC twenty-cent piece has been recognized as one of the most famous and most desired of all American coins, and the offering of an example attracts great attention in the numismatic community. Not only is it a great rarity with fewer than 20 pieces believed to exist, but it also possesses the added romance that accompanies coins from the historic and short-lived Carson City Mint.

Stacks Bowers Galleries to Showcase the Famous 1894-S Dime in their Auction at the ANA Worlds Fair of Money

Of all great American coin rarities, the 1894-S dime stands high in the front rank. The appearance of one in the marketplace is always a cause for excitement. Over a long period of years Stack's Bowers Galleries has offered several, always to excitement and acclaim.

Over $5.6 Million in U.S. Coins Sold in Stacks Bowers Galleries May 2019 Baltimore Auction

Santa Ana, CA -  Collectors from across the country descended on Baltimores Inner Harbor in the days leading up to Memorial Day, where Stacks Bowers Galleries presented two days of exciting auction sessions in their May 2019 Official Auction of the Whitman Coins & Collectibles Summer Expo. Highlighted by the Drummer, Fairmont and Newmark Collections, over $5.6 million in United States coins and Numismatic Americana were sold, kicking off an exciting summer season of auction events for the firm. All prices include the 20% buyers premium.

Stacks Bowers and Ponterio Annual Spring Hong Kong Auction Shows Exceptional Strength Realizing Nearly $7 Million

Stack's Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce the results of their Spring 2019 auction presented in conjunction with the 6th Hong Kong Coin Show held at the Mira Hotel. The vibrant market, aided by an impressive and dynamic offering of desirable rarities, helped the sale exceed expectations, with total prices realized of $6,969,395 (all prices reported include the standard buyer's premium).

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