Harvey Stack - Numismatic PersonalityHarvey G. Stack

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com….
 

In this mini-series of interviews, Stack’s Bowers founder Harvey Stack shares his thoughts and recollections about three of the 20th century’s most important collectors, their most important coins, and how they got them.

 

Harvey Stack: Amon Carter and His 1822 Five Dollar Gold Coin

Harvey knew the coin collector Amon Cart of Fort Worth, Texas. Amon had purchased a rare 1822 $5 gold piece from B. Mex Mehl that was needed by Stack’s for the John Lilly collection. Harvey shares how is transaction took place.

 

Harvey Stack: Challenge of Finding a 1926-S $20 Gold for the Lilly Collection

There was a time when the Lilly Collection needed a 1926-S Saint Gaudens $20 to finish to the series. Stack’s went to extraordinary efforts to procure an example with interesting results. Harvey tells the story.

 

Harvey Stack: John Jay Pittman and Tales of the King Farouk Coin Sale

Harvey knew the collector John Jay Pittman of Rochester, New York. He shares some stories about John as well of his participation in the sale of the King Farouk Coin Collection.

 

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