Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce their Official U.S. Currency Auction for the ANA World’s Fair of Money, hosted at Griffin Studios, their state-of-the-art auction venue in Costa Mesa, California. The August sale represents the firm’s first Showcase Auction of U.S. Currency since their record-setting sale in March, and collectors are sure to greet this summer event with tremendous enthusiasm.
The standout highlight of the sale is a Fr. 345d 1880 $500 Silver Certificate graded PMG Fine 15, which is the only privately available example of the catalog number and has been off the market since its last public auction sale in 2006. This treasure is offered alongside an array of sophisticated collections that include some of the greatest rarities of the Friedberg reference.
Part II of the Tarzan Collection features an impressive selection of rare large and small size type notes across the most recognizable design types in the hobby. Among the highlights from this cabinet are a Fr. 187j 1880 $1,000 Legal Tender Note graded Very Fine 30 by PMG and a Fr. 2221-E 1934 $5,000 Richmond Federal Reserve Note graded AU 58 EPQ by PMG.
The Cape May Collection presents an unprecedented selection of Colonial and National Bank Notes of New Jersey, fittingly highlighted by a Cape May $10 1902 Plain Back graded PCGS Banknote Very Fine 25. Other notable rarities include a Boonton $10 1902 Plain Back graded PCGS Banknote Very Fine 30, an Uncut Sheet of four Woodbridge $5 1902 Plain Back notes graded PCGS Banknote About Uncirculated 50, and a March 25, 1776 6 shillings graded PCGS Currency Superb Gem New 67 PPQ.
An exceptional group of high-end Demand Notes, Legal Tender Notes, and Silver Certificates are offered from the Silver Springs Collection, with such incredible highlights as a Fr. 2 1861 $5 Demand Note graded PMG Extremely Fine 40, a Fr. 119 1901 $10 Legal Tender Note graded PCGS Currency Gem New 66 PPQ, and a Fr. 282 1923 $5 Silver Certificate certified PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.
Beyond these cabinets, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official U.S. Currency Auction offers numerous individual rarities, including:
- A uniquely styled and exceedingly rare American Bank Note Company presentation frame of Proof notes from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia-Panama, Ecuador, Greece, Peru, Nova Scotia, and the United States.
- An incredible solid serial number 9 1995 $10 BEP 12-piece set.
- An 1865 $50 Interest Bearing Note, plated in the Friedberg reference.
- A Fr. 1189a countersigned 1882 $50 Gold Certificate graded PMG Very Fine 30.
- A Fr. 180 1880 $100 Legal Tender that ranks as the finest of only six known.
- A magnificent Rawdon, Wright, Hatch and Edson advertising sheet
The entire Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2021 U.S. Currency Auction is currently available on the firm’s website www.StacksBowers.com for viewing and bidding, featuring high-resolution images, Coins In Motion animations, and a user-friendly bidding platform. The Live portions of the August sale will be held from August 16-21 and broadcast in high definition across a number of platforms including their website, Facebook and YouTube. The Internet-Only sessions will take place the next week, August 23-25.
For questions about bidding or to request an in-hand inspection from one of their specialists, please contact their auction services department at 800-458-4646 or e-mail [email protected].