World Record Prices

When it’s time to sell, your consignment will be in great company, as the most discerning consignors continue to choose Stack’s Bowers Galleries time and time again as the best choice to auction their coins, medals, tokens and paper money. Led by the most reputable professionals in numismatics, our legendary team of award-winning numismatists and researchers​ continues to shape and lead the industry through the writing and publishing of highly acclaimed books, articles and auction catalogs featuring the most prominent collections and rarities. Our leading expertise, combined with our unmatched auction presentation, widespread marketing, industry leading technology, and global access result in the highest prices for your consignments.​

World Record Coins Sold at Stack’s Bowers Galleries

$10,016,875
1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar

2013 to 2021 World Record

January 2013 New York Americana Auction (Image Courtesy of PCGS)
Read About the 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar
$7,590,020
1933 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle

2002 to 2013 World Record

July 2002 Double Eagle Auction (Image Courtesy of PCGS)
Read About the 1933 St. Gaudens $20 Gold
$7,680,000
1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar, Class I

1999 to 2002 World Record ($4,140,000)

August 2021 ANA Rarities Auction (Image Courtesy of PCGS)
Read About the 1804 Draped Bust Dollar
$3,360,000
1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar, Class I

1997 to 1999 World Record ($1,815,000)

The 2020 Larry H. Miller Collection, Part II
Read About the 1804 Draped Bust Dollar
$4,560,000
1913 Liberty Head Nickel

1996 to 1997 World Record ($1,485,000)

August 2018 ANA Rarities Auction (Image Courtesy of PCGS)
Read About the 1913 Liberty Head Nickel
$3,290,000
1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar, Class I

1989 to 1996 World Record ($990,000)

The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part V
Read About the 1804 Draped Bust Dollar
$725,000
1787 Brasher Doubloon, EB on Wing

1979 to 1989 World Record

The Garrett Collection, Part I (Image Courtesy of NGC)
Read About the 1787 Brasher Doubloon

United States Coin Highlights Sold at Stack’s Bowers Galleries

$8,400,000
1822 Capped Head Left Half Eagle

The Only 1822 $5 Available to Collectors

March 2021 Las Vegas Rarities Auction (Image Courtesy of PCGS)
Read About the 1822 Capped Head $5
$2,820,000
MCMVII Saint Gaudens Double Eagle

Finest Known Example, Graded PR-69

June 2012 Baltimore Auction (Image Courtesy of PCGS)
Read About the 1907 St. Gaudens $20 Gold
$2,585,000
1795 Capped Bust Right Eagle

Finest Example of the First $10 Gold Coin

The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part II
Read More About the 1795 Capped Bust Eagle
$2,350,000
1808 Capped Bust Left Quarter Eagle

The Rarest American Type Coin

The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part I
Read More About the 1808 Capped Bust Quarter Eagle
$1,880,000
1873-CC Liberty Seated Dime, No Arrows

A Unique Example From Carson City

August 2012 ANA Auction (Image Courtesy of PCGS)
Read About the 1873-CC Liberty Seated Dime
$1,320,000
1894-S Barber Dime

1 of 9 Examples Known, 24 Coins Struck

August 2019 ANA Auction (Image Courtesy of PCGS)
Read About the 1894-S Barber Dime
$587,500
1652 Willow Tree Threepence

Only One in Private Hands, 1 of 3 Known

March 2015 Baltimore Auction (Image Courtesy of PCGS)
Read About the 1652 Willow Tree Threepence

United States Currency Highlights Sold at Stack’s Bowers Galleries

$2,040,000
1890 $1,000 Treasury Note, Fr. 379a

The First Banknote to Cross $1,000,000

The Joel R. Anderson Collection, Part III
Read About the 1890 $1,000 Note
$1,920,000
1891 $1,000 Silver Certificate, Fr. 346e

The Only Privately Held “Marcy” Note

The Joel R. Anderson Collection, Part IV
Read About the 1891 $1,000 Note
$1,440,000
1869 $1,000 Legal Tender Note, Fr. 186f

Only Privately Held Rainbow Legal Tender

The Joel R. Anderson Collection, Part IV
Read About the 1869 $1,000 Note
$1,265,000
1896 $1, $2, & $5 Uncut Educational Sheets

Obtained at the Time of Issuance

August 2011 ANA Auction
Read More About the Uncut Educational Notes
$1,020,000
1861 $50 Interest Bearing Note, Fr. 202a

The Only Collectible Issue From the Series

The Joel R. Anderson Collection, Part II
Read About the 1861 $50 Note
$300,000
1875 $100 The FNB of Lincoln, IL, Fr. 462

A Unique Example and Serial Number One

The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part VI
Read About the 1875 $100 Note

World Coin Highlights Sold at Stack’s Bowers Galleries

$3,000,000
Year 3 Chinese Silver “Long Whisker Dragon” Dollar Pattern

World Record Price for a Dragon Dollar

May 2022 Hong Kong Auction
Read More About the 1911 Chinese Pattern Dragon Dollar
$2,640,000
1825-CNB Russian Silver Ruble Pattern

1 of 3 Known With Plain Edge

The Pinnacle Collection
Read About the 1825-CNB Russian Ruble
$2,280,000
Year 17 Chinese Silver “Mukden Tiger”

Most Valuable Chinese Coin Ever Sold

The Pinnacle Collection (Image Courtesy of PCGS)
Read About the 1928 Chinese Silver Dollar
$1,920,000
Ca. 1588 Japanese Hishi Oban (10 Ryo)

Most Valuable Japanese Coin Ever Sold

The Pinnacle Collection (Image Courtesy of PCGS)
Read About the 1588 Japanese 10 Ryo
$456,000
1844-MV Ecuadorian 8 Escudos, Unique

Most Valuable Ecuadorian Coin Ever Sold

The Eldorado Collection, Part I (Image Courtesy of PCGS)
Read About the 1844 Ecuadorian 8 Escudos
$180,000
1834-37 Philippines 8E with Mex. CM

Most Valuable Filipino Coin Ever Sold

The Pinnacle Collection (Image Courtesy of PCGS)
Read About the 1834-37 Philippine 8 Escudos

World Bank Note Highlights Sold at Stack’s Bowers Galleries

$358,500
1951 People’s Republic of China 10,000 Y.

Most Valuable World Bank Note Ever Sold

April 2017 Hong Kong Auction
Read About the 1951 People’s Republic Note
$240,000
1975 People’s Republic of China 2 Y.

Rare Unissued Proof Note

March 2019 Hong Kong Auction
Read About the 1975 People’s Republic Note
$195,500
1902 Banque De L’Indo-Chine 1 Piastre

1 of 2/3 Known Pieces in Issued Form

December 2010 Hong Kong Auction
Read About the Banque De L’Indo-Chine Note
$129,250
1908 Zanzibar 5 Rupees

Finest Known Uncancelled Issued Note

January 2017 NYINC Auction
Read About the 1908 Zanzibar Note
$48,000
1919 Merchants Bank of Canada $5

1919 Prince of Wales Serial Number One

April 2021 Hong Kong Auction
Read About the 1919 Merchants Bank Note

Other Notable Items Sold at Stack’s Bowers Galleries

$1,116,250
1936 Gold Nobel Peace Prize Medal®

Awarded to Carlos Saavedra Lamas

March 2014 Baltimore Auction
Read About the 1936 Gold Nobel Peace Prize®
$960,000
1839 Daniel Morgan at Cowpens Gold Medal

Most Valuable U.S. Historical Medal Ever Sold

Spring 2022 Showcase Auction
Read More About the Unique Daniel Morgan Gold Medal
$600,000
“1818” Congressional Gold Medal

Awarded to William Henry Harrison

August 2021 ANA Auction
Read About the 1818 Harrison Gold Medal
$550,000
217.78 Gram Native Gold Specimen

From the J.A. Sherman Collection

The J.A. Sherman and Roraima Shield Collections
Read About the 217.78 Gram Gold Specimen
$140,000
1918 24¢ Inverted Jenny Postal Stamp

A Gift From Col. E.H.R. Green to His Wife

May 2015 Rarities Auction
Read About the 1918 Inverted Jenny Stamp
$33,600
2013 Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin, 1/4 Troy Ounce

1st Physical BTC Sold at a Major Auction

November 2021 Baltimore Auction (Image Courtesy of PCGS)
Read About the 2013 Lealana 0.1 BTC

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