Gold Quarter Mohurs of the Zand at Stack’s Bowers Collectors Choice...

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   While the American colonies were in the midst of a revolution that would see...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Acquires Carter Numismatics

Jason Carter Joins SBG as Executive Vice President   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce the acquisition of Carter Numismatics Incorporated and the addition of...

Condition Census 1845 Liberty Seated Dollar in Stack’s Bowers June 2020...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Throughout the 1840s, the United States Mint struck silver dollars only at the request of bullion...

Historic Browning Plate 1823/2 Quarter in Stack’s Bowers June 2020 Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Few American rarities have been so carefully documented and studied for provenance as the 1823/2 Capped...

Over $13,000,000 in Coins and Banknotes Sold at Stack’s Bowers Ponterio’s...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is proud to announce the results from their recently concluded May Hong Kong auction. Total prices realized for this monumental...

Gem 1891-CC Morgan Dollar: Stack’s Bowers Direct Coin of the Week

By Stack's Bowers ......   Desirable Gem 1891-CC Morgan Dollar 1891-CC Morgan Silver Dollar. MS-65 (PCGS).   This is an exceptionally well-preserved, highly attractive example of a conditionally challenging...

The “Dolphin Rider” Coinage of Tarentum: Stack’s Bowers Ancient Coins

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   An ever-popular collecting motif on ancient coins, the “dolphin rider” types represent an extremely...

Finest Graded 1862 Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2020 Santa...

Featured in the Stack's Bowers Galleries upcoming June 2020 Santa Ana Auction is an incredible MS-68 (PCGS) 1862 Indian cent that stands alone at...

NGC Coins and PMG Notes Impress in Stack’s Bowers May Sale

A coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and a note certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) achieved the top results in the Stack’s...

Superb Gem 1878 Three-Dollar Gold: Stack’s Bowers Direct Coin of the...

1878 Three-Dollar Gold Piece Description Astonishing Superb Gem 1878 Three-Dollar Gold From the D. Brent Pogue Collection 1878 Three-Dollar Gold Piece. MS-67 (PCGS). CAC.   A magnificent...

Medals of Li Hung-Chang—Strategist, Diplomat & World Traveler

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   After spending his early life in scholarly pursuits, the rise of Li Hung-chang (李鴻章,...

Mint State 1801 $10 Eagle Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2020...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Struck from 1795 through 1804, the Capped Bust Right gold eagles are among the most beautiful...

Superb Gem 1892 Barber Quarter: Stack’s Bowers Direct Coin of the...

1892 Barber Quarter Description Stunning Superb Gem 1892 Barber Quarter The D. Brent Pogue Specimen MS-67 (PCGS) CAC Type II Reverse 1892 Barber Quarter. Type...

The Curious Gold Fantasy Coins of Shanghai

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Outside the realm of normal Chinese numismatics is a series of unusual 50 and...

Rare Ultra Cameo Proof 1883 $10 Eagle in Stack’s Bowers June...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Proof gold coinage provides a special focus in United States numismatics, usually combining incredible visual appeal...

Live Bidding Begins This Week for Stack’s Bowers 10th Anniversary Hong...

Dear Friends, It is finally here – our 10th Anniversary Hong Kong Auction! Before I share some of the wonderful numismatic items that have been...

Sole Finest 1835 Classic Head $5: Stack’s Bowers Direct Coin of...

1835 Classic Head $5 Gold Eagle Description The Sole Finest 1835 Classic Head $5 MS-65 PL (NGC) McCloskey-3 Variety 1835 Classic Head Half Eagle. McCloskey-3....

Stack’s Bowers Presents May 2020 “Pop-Up” Collectors Choice Online Ancient &...

No Reserve Live Auction May 13, 2020 at 10:00 am PT   With most of the world still paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic and coin...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Relocates Their June 2020 Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ June 2020 Auction has been relocated from the Baltimore Convention Center to their Santa Ana, California home office. Lot viewing for...

Off-Metal Pattern Coins in the Early Chinese Republic

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Following over two millennia of highly standardized and predictable currency in the form of...

Rare Hong Kong 1893 10 Dollar Note: Only Issued Pick-143 Certified...

By Aris Maragoudakis - Director of World Currency Auctions, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   In lot 50281 of the upcoming Stack's Bowers May 4, 2020 Hong...

Near Mint 1862 Three Dollar Gold Piece Featured in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Over 30 years ago, United States gold coin specialist David Akers wrote, "the 1862 is the...

1880-CC Morgan Dollar VAM-5: Stack’s Bowers Direct Coin of the Week

1880-CC Morgan Dollar Description Superb Gem 1880-CC 8/7 Morgan Dollar VAM-5, Ex GSA Hoard Just one finer in this category 1880-CC Morgan Silver Dollar. VAM-5....

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Highlights May 2020 Hong Kong Coin, Paper Money...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is tremendously excited to present their May Hong Kong Coin and Paper Money auction—a monumental event that marks a decade...

Recent Auctions Show Coin Market, Banknotes Strong Amid Global Crisis

As the world faces an unprecedented economic and public health crisis brought on by the coronavirus COVID-19, the numismatic markets have demonstrated incredible resiliency. Indeed,...

The MBMY Collection—Chinese Pattern Coins (and More!) for the Connoisseur

Chinese Pattern Coins by Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Our monumental 10th Anniversary Hong Kong auction, marking a decade of...

Gem Proof 1868 Judd-611 Pattern Large Cent in Stack’s Bowers June...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The Braided Hair large cent was struck for circulation from 1839 through 1857, when it was...

Stack’s Bowers March 2020 Auction Sells Over $26.59 Million in U.S....

Eleven Sessions of U.S. Coins and Paper Money Bring a Total of More Than $37.5 Million   The Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2020 Auction marked a...

Superior Gem 1911 Double Eagle Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2020...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   With only 197,250 pieces produced, the 1911 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle gold coin has one of...

The Pogue VII Sale – My Perspective Through A Dozen Coins:...

The Pogue VII Sale by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   You couldn’t have picked a more dire set of circumstances faced by...