Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces Highly Anticipated August 2023 U.S. Currency Auction

Author: By Stack’s Bowers Galleries / July 24, 2023

Costa Mesa, CA –Stacks Bowers Galleries, renowned leader in numismatic auctions, is thrilled to announce the upcoming their August 2023 Global Showcase Auction of U.S Currency. This highly anticipated event will take place in Costa Mesa, California and promises to be a resounding success, appealing to esteemed paper money collectors from around the world.

The auction presents an extraordinary selection of rare and fascinating currency from various featured collections. The spotlight shines on The Mid-Continent Collection Part II, the stunning conclusion of this remarkable cabinet. Devoted exclusively to Continental and Colonial notes, highlights in this offering include an exquisite 1776 $1/6 in PMG 66 EPQ and a remarkable 1777 $6 in PMG 67 EPQ.

Stacks Bowers Galleries proudly presents two additional important featured collections dedicated to fancy serial numbers: the Wisconsin Collection and the Issie Chaimovitch Collection of Radars. This auction hosts the largest and most diverse assortment of Fancy Serial Number notes ever offered by the firm. Collectors and enthusiasts can expect an electrifying day on Thursday, August 17, as these collections cross the auction block in their own standalone session.

Beyond featured collections, the auction presents an abundance of remarkable and historically significant notes, in series from High Denomination notes to rare large and small size types. Of particular note is a recently discovered Fr. 187k 1880 $1000 Legal Tender in PCGS Banknote Very Fine 25, as well as a 1928 $100 Gold Certificate in PMG 66EPQ. Noteworthy highlights also include the second finest 1928 $100 Gold Certificate Star Note in PMG 50EPQ and an 1882 $100 Gold Certificate in PMG 67 EPQ. The selection of High Denomination notes is splendid, featuring a 1934 $5000 note from Chicago in PMG 64 EPQ, alongside many scarce and high-grade $500 and $1000 Federal Reserve Notes.

The entire Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2023 Global Showcase Auction is available for viewing and bidding at For more information on the sale or to consign to an upcoming auction call 800-458-4646 or email

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, The Sydney F. Martin 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 Salton Collection, The Wa She Wong Collection, and The Thos. H. Law Collection. 

The company is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, with galleries in New York, Boston and Philadelphia. Offices are also located in New Hampshire, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Virginia, Hong Kong, Paris and Vancouver. Stack’s Bowers Galleries hosts an annual Global Showcase in August featuring United States coins and currency, Ancient coins and World coins and currency in its Costa Mesa auction gallery. They are also the Official Auctioneer for several important numismatic events, including the New York International Numismatic Convention, the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring, Summer and Winter Expos, the Spring and Fall Hong Kong shows, and the Maastricht Paper Money Shows. 

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