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Q. David Bowers: Abraham "Abe" Kosoff - Stack's Bowers Galleries

Q. David Bowers: Abraham “Abe” Kosoff

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers ..... Abraham Kosoff, born in New York City in 1912, gave his name in print as A....
Q. David Bowers: Two 1860 Lincoln Tokens in One!

Q. David Bowers: Two 1860 Lincoln Tokens in One!

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers ..... I have always enjoyed tokens and medals of all kinds and have collected, studied and written...
The Once Unknown, Now Famous 1817/4 Half Dollar

The Once Unknown, Now Famous 1817/4 Half Dollar

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers ..... Classic rarities among American silver coins have commanded attention for a long time. The 1804 silver...
Q. David Bowers: The Rise and Fall of the Commemorative Coin Market

Q. David Bowers: The Rise and Fall of the Commemorative Coin Market

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers ..... If you've been following the coin market in recent years, then you might know that the...
Q. David Bowers: Amon G. Carter, Sr. and Amon G. Carter, Jr.

Q. David Bowers: Amon G. Carter, Sr. and Amon G. Carter, Jr.

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers ..... Amon Carter, Sr. Born on December 11, 1879, Amon Gamaliel Carter, Sr., was a Texas oilman in...
Q. David Bowers: Brief Notes on Indian Head Cents

Q. David Bowers: Brief Notes on Indian Head Cents

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers ..... In 1859, a new design was adopted for the cent, incorporating on the obverse Miss Liberty...
Q. David Bowers: The Curious 1817 Cent With 15 Stars

Q. David Bowers: The Curious 1817 Cent With 15 Stars

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers ..... I have always liked large copper cents. First minted in 1793, they were made continuously until...
The Wreck of Le Chameau - Q. David Bowers, Stack's Bowers Galleries

Q. David Bowers: The Wreck of Le Chameau

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers ..... During the night of August 25-26, 1725, the 600-ton, 48-gun French transport ship Le Chameau foundered...
Q. David Bowers: Two Remarkable Finds of US Gold Coins

Q. David Bowers: Two Remarkable Finds of US Gold Coins

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers ..... A Remarkable Find In August of 1908, two boys named James McFarland and John May were swimming...
A Cache of 1826 Large Cents Hidden in the 1800s - Q. David Bowers, Stack's Bowers Galleries

An Odd Cache of 1826 Large Cents Hidden in the 1800s

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers ..... The late Oscar G. Schilke lived on the shore of Dodge Pond in Niantic, Connecticut, in...
Q. David Bowers: Silver Coin Excitement in New Orleans. Courtesy Stack's Bowers Galleries

Q. David Bowers: Silver Coin Excitement in New Orleans

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers ..... On October 29, 1982, a few minutes past noon, pandemonium prevailed in the French Quarter in...
A Sag Harbor Physician's Hoard of Capped Bust Half Dollars - Q. David Bowers for Stack's Bowers Galleries

A Sag Harbor Physician’s Hoard of Capped Bust Half Dollars

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers ..... It must have been a free-for-all among collectors on Long Island, New York in 1880, by...
Q. David Bowers: Earliest Federal Coinage Was Hidden in an Old Desk

Q. David Bowers: Earliest Federal Coinage Was Hidden in an Old Desk

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers ..... This story begins in 1783, when a remarkable group of pattern coins was struck: the 5-unit...
Higley Copper Coinage - Q. David Bowers for Stack's Bowers Galleries

Q. David Bowers: A Brief Introduction to Higley Copper Coinage

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers ..... Among the most interesting of all early American issues are the copper tokens struck circa 1737-1739...
Q. David Bowers: Revisiting Charles E. Barber

Q. David Bowers: Revisiting Charles E. Barber

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers ..... Charles Edward Barber became the sixth engraver at the Philadelphia Mint in 1880, following the death...
Q. David Bowers: Cycles of the US Rare Coin Market 1900 to Date

Q. David Bowers: Cycles of the US Rare Coin Market 1900 to Date

Rare Coin Market Observations by Q. David Bowers for CoinWeek ..... When one thinks of boom and bust cycles, the word "investment" usually comes to...

Q. David Bowers: My First Coin Convention

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ...... With George Williams, I went to an Empire State Numismatic Association (ESNA) convention in Syracuse, New...

Q. David Bowers – Some Reflections on Collecting

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ...... Some reflections on collecting in past times, part of a commentary I am doing on the...
Stack's Bowers presents the sale of the Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States Paper Money, Part IV

The Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States Paper Money — Part IV

By Q. David Bowers – Co-founder, Stack’s Bowers ...... Welcome to our fourth offering from the most extensive, most rarity-laden collection of paper money by design types ever formed or...

Q. David Bowers – Fascinating Coin Treasures

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ...... Hoards and finds are endlessly interesting. My Lost and Found Coin Hoards and Treasures book published...

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