Costa Mesa, CA (June 8, 2022) – Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to announce another unprecedented selection of Bitcoins and physical cryptocurrency in their June 2022 Showcase Auction. This offering comes on the heels of the firm’s record-setting $500,000 sale of Bitcoins in their April 2022 auction, where strong premiums of up to 500% were realized. Collector demand for physical cryptocurrency continues to grow among both crypto enthusiasts and traditional numismatists, and Stack’s Bowers Galleries has positioned themselves as the clear leader in this new and exciting category.
The June sale features the popular Casascius, Lealana, Satori, and BTCC series in a range of denominations from 0.001 Bitcoin to 1 Bitcoin, as well as several 1 Litecoin pieces. This selection is highlighted by a Top Pop MS-68 (PCGS) 2013 Casascius 1 Bitcoin that was acquired directly from series creator Mike Caldwell. This Ultra Gem ranks as the sole finest Casascius 1 Bitcoin graded by PCGS across all dates and varieties. The historic 2011 Casascius “CASACIUS ERROR” 1 Bitcoin is represented by several MS-67 (PCGS) examples which are tied for finest known of the issue. This issue is significant as the very first funded physical bitcoin ever produced. The Stack’s Bowers Galleries June 2022 Auction also marks the first time an example of this quality will be sold in a live auction. In addition, fractional Satori 1K Bits and BTCC 5K Bits offer attractive entry-points for collectors looking to dip a toe into this category.
Featuring 23 lots in total, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries June 2022 sale represents the largest offering of physical cryptocurrency ever presented in a live auction. These pieces will be sold at the end of Session 2 which opens for live bidding on Wednesday, June 15 at 10:00 AM PDT. Stack’s Bowers Galleries is also excited to offer their clients the ability to pay for their purchases with Bitcoin. The firm has arranged with BitPay to facilitate all Bitcoin payments and a 1% fee will be added to all invoices for this service. Additional terms and conditions apply, and bidders are encouraged to contact Stack’s Bowers Galleries before the sale with any questions relating to payment via BitPay. For questions on this offering of Bitcoins or to consign your physical cryptocurrency to a future auction, contact Stack’s Bowers Galleries today at Consign@StacksBowers.com or 800-566-2580.
About Stack’s Bowers Galleries
Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducts live, Internet and specialized auctions of rare U.S. and world coins and currency and ancient coins, as well as direct sales through retail and wholesale channels. The company’s nearly 90-year legacy includes the cataloging and sale of many of the most valuable United States coin and currency collections to ever cross an auction block — The D. Brent Pogue Collection, The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection, The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, The Joel R. Anderson Collection, The Norweb Collection, The Cardinal Collection and The Battle Born Collection — to name just a few. World coin and currency collections include The Pinnacle Collection, The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection of World Gold Coins, The Kroisos Collection, The Alicia and Sidney Belzberg Collection, The Wa She Wong Collection, and The Thos. H. Law Collection.