Consign U.S. Coins & Currency, World Coins Banknotes,
Ancient Coins, Medals, Tokens, Exonumia, and Americana
The Leader in Achieving the Highest Prices at Auction
From 2013 through 2021, we held the world record for the most expensive coin ever sold at auction, a silver dollar that brought more than $10,000,000.
We have sold every major date, mintmark and type of U.S. coin.
We hold the record for most valuable numismatic collection ever sold for our series of auctions of the D. Brent Pogue Collection in association with Sotheby’s.
We Have a Team of Trusted Experts
Our distinguished staff of professionals is considered the finest of any numismatic auction house in the world. With a combined 1,250 years of experience among them, our team of incredible catalogers and researchers specialize in all areas of U.S., world and ancient coins, medals, tokens and paper money. Many of our experts are also award-wining authors of renowned numismatic reference books.
Q. David Bowers, the most renowned numismatist of our time, personally oversees our auction program, as well as our team of the finest catalogers in the industry. All members of our staff have been individually selected to ensure we have the expertise to best present the various types of materials included in every collection cataloged. We are constantly hiring new talent and leaders of the industry to join our illustrious team.
Unparalleled Expertise in All Areas of Numismatics
Stack’s Bowers Galleries and its predecessor firms have handled virtually every major collection of classic U.S. coinage to cross the auction block, including the Pogue, Norweb, Eliasberg, Garrett, Whitney and Jimmy Hayes collections. Our legacy also features record setting auctions of paper money such as the Joel Anderson Collection, and world coin cabinets like the Pinnacle Collection. Our team of highly skilled experts is prepared to bring your treasured collection to public auction.
Trusted by the Most Astute and Discerning Consignors
For nearly a century, the most sophisticated and demanding consignors have put their trust in Stack’s Bowers Galleries. Hundreds of financial institutions, banks and trust companies; museums, colleges and historical societies; and experienced trustees and boards of directors have chosen us to showcase and sell their coins, medals, tokens and paper money.
Each year, Stack’s Bowers Galleries invests millions of dollars to market and advertise our auctions. In addition to the frequently covered stories by international media outlets and targeted numismatic media, we work to ensure your collection achieves maximum auction awareness by creating strategic advertising and marketing campaigns that include full-page ads in the top industry publications, e-newsletters, brochures and award-winning catalog descriptions.
Our fully integrated website allows an unlimited number of bidders from around the globe to conveniently bid on your coins and currency from their computer or mobile device. Furthermore, our site provides a series of enhancements and new features; auction archives; intuitive and user-friendly search and filtering tools; single sign-on; the latest numismatic content and research; a redesigned My Account page; and virtual library.
Coast-to-Coast Lot Viewing
Your consignment will be featured during lot viewing of all items consigned to our Showcase Auctions at our Southern California corporate office, New York office, Hong Kong office, and at all auction venues. Some select items may be selected for our Coins in Motion services, a revolutionary way to view coins as if you were holding them in your hand. This service provides bidders the best angles of the coin and takes the guess work out of buying rare coins.