Q. David Bowers

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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...

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