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Stacks Bowers and Ponterio Announces Details of August 24-26 ?Hong Kong Auction of Chinese and Asian Coins and Currency
Stacks Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce details of our upcoming Hong Kong Auction of Chinese and Asian coins and currency, to be held August 24th through 26th at The Mira Hong Kong, 118 Nathan Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Stacks Bowers Galleries Showcases World Coins and Currency in the Upcoming 2015 Worlds Fair of Money

Stacks-Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce details of their upcoming World Coin, Ancient Coin and World Paper Money Auction, to be held in conjunction with the 2015 Worlds Fair of Money.  The convention will be hosted by the American Numismatic Association and will be held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, August 11-15, 2015.

Small Size Type Notes Highlighted in the Stacks Bowers Galleries July Baltimore Currency Auction

Stack's Bowers Galleries upcoming Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectible Summer Expo will feature a number of important United States small size currency offerings. Among the more than 1,200 lots of currency offered in the auction is an impressive Fr. 1700 1933 $10 Silver Certificate graded Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ by PMG and pedigreed to The Collection of Doug Kaselitz. The small size rarity, one of just over 50 known, is estimated to bring $25,000 to $35,000.

Extremely Rare Proof 1859 Quarter Eagle with the New Reverse Among Highlights of the Rubin Family Collection to be sold at the Stacks Bowers Galleries Official ANA Sale in August

Stacks Bowers Galleries is pleased to present the Rubin Family Collection as part of our Official Auction in conjunction with the ANA Worlds Fair of Money to be held in Rosemont, Illinois in August of this year. This small collection of gold, silver and copper coins includes the finest of three known Proof 1859 quarter eagles with the New Reverse hub style. The Rubin Collection example is graded Proof-65 Deep Cameo by PCGS, and is pedigreed to the famous and historic Amon G. Carter, Jr. Collection. Aside from being the finest New Reverse 1859 Proof quarter eagle, it is arguably the second or third finest certified quarter eagle of the date, the finest being the Harry Bass coin that is graded by PCGS as a Proof-66. 

First D. Brent Pogue Collection Sale Rewrites Record Book

No fewer than 16 major price records were breached during the first offering of coins from the D. Brent Pogue Collection, sold in New York City on May 19 by Stacks Bowers Galleries in partnership with Sothebys. While the majority of coins brought record prices for their PCGS grade designation and variety, more than a dozen set new standards for any example of the date or major variety.

World Records Fall at the Stacks Bowers / Sothebys Coin Auction
Collectors bid over $25 million to purchase just 128 coins Tuesday night at the sale of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, presented by Stacks Bowers Galleries and Sothebys in New York City. The single finest known example of the 1808 quarter eagle, graded MS-65 (PCGS), realized $2.35 million, a new world record for any coin of the quarter eagle denomination. It also became the most valuable 19th century U.S. gold coin ever sold at auction. 
New World Records Set at Stacks Bowers and Sothebys D. Brent Pogue Collection Coin Auction
Collectors bid over $25 million to purchase just 128 coins Tuesday night at the sale of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, presented by auctioneers Stacks Bowers Galleries and Sothebys in New York City. A small gold coin from 1808, called a quarter eagle and worth just $2.50 when it was minted, realized $2.35 million, a new world record for any coin of the quarter eagle denomination. 
Space Traveling Cent Consigned to the Stacks Bowers Galleries Rarities Sale to be held in Association with Sothebys May 20, 2015

A nearly forgotten piece of history from the early United States space program returns to the fore with the recent consignment to auction of a rare American coin that traveled in space! The coin, a rare 1793 one-cent piece, also happens to have been made the first year that the United States Mint produced coins in large numbers for general circulation, so it is a particularly historic piece.

Finest Certified MCMVII (1907) Ultra High Relief Double Eagle to Star in Stacks Bowers and Sothebys New York Rarities Sale May 20th

Stacks Bowers Galleries and Sothebys are pleased to announce the consignment of the finest certified 1907 Ultra High Relief double eagle, arguably the most beautiful coin design ever struck by the U.S. Mint. Graded and encapsulated by the Professional Coin Grading Service as Proof-69, this example last sold in the June 2012 Stacks Bowers Baltimore sale for $2,760,000.

Nearly $9 Million of Rare Asian Coins Hammer at Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio April 2015 Hong Kong Auction Sale
Anchored by the W & B Capital Collection, the April 2015 Stacks Bowers and Ponterio Hong Kong auction was another major success for the firm. Bidders actively competed for coins, banknotes, medals, and other Asian numismatic items offered. The total price realized of $8,983,418 exceeded the high end estimate by $1,640,000 (all prices include the 19.5% buyers premium). 

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