Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo to Reconvene March 2021

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Auction Will Still Be Held in November 2020   The Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo was prohibited from being held November 12–14, 2020,...

Whitman Cancels Nov. Expo in Baltimore, Looking for Alternate Venue

Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo Forced to Cancel November 2020 Bourse at Baltimore Convention Center: “Save the Date” Issued for Alternate Venue   The Whitman 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...

Whitman Coin Expo Cancels June Bourse, Plans to Reopen in November

Ongoing Public Health Crisis Has Restricted the Baltimore Convention Center Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo, Will Hold its...

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

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

Maryland State of Emergency Forces Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo to Cancel Bourse

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Auction to Be Held as Scheduled in California   On Thursday, March 12, under a state of emergency declared by Maryland Governor Larry...
Welcome to The D. Brent Pogue Collection: Masterpieces of United States Coinage Part VII - Stack's Bowers Galleries

Welcome to The D. Brent Pogue Collection: Masterpieces of United States Coinage Part VII

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   The D. Brent Pogue Collection will forever be known as an incredible assembly of the very...

Rare Proof Restrike 1852 Liberty Seated Dollar in Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The Philadelphia Mint struck only 1,100 silver dollars for commercial use in 1852, a fact that...

Unique 1800 S-209 Obverse Brockage Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   We are thrilled to present a rare mint error large cent among the many early American...

Finest Known $100 “Watermelon” Note Featured in Stack’s Bowers March Baltimore Auction

By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   The finest known Fr. 377 1890 $100 Treasury Note will be offered in the Stack’s Bowers...

D. Brent Pogue Paper Money, Q. David Bowers Confederate Collection Headline Stack’s Bowers March...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries will be presenting their first United States currency auction event of the year in Baltimore, Maryland, March 18-20, 2020. Headlined by...

Million-Dollar Piece of Baltimore History Set for March Stack’s Bowers Whitman Auction

Famous 1804 Dollar once owned by Garrett Family and Johns Hopkins University   A rare 1804 silver dollar, the most famous prize in coin collecting, will...

Rare Silver Plug 1795 Half Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The early United States Mint practice of inserting silver plugs into half dollars and dollars to...

Condition Census 1793 Wreath Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers 2020 Baltimore Auction

Fresh-to-Market S-11c Variety a Major Wreath Cent Rarity   By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The large cents struck by the United States Mint...
Fr.223 1891 $1 “Martha Washington” Silver Certificate. Images courtesy Stack's Bowers Auction

Daniel Morgan Autographed $1 Martha Note to be Offered in March 2020 Pogue VI...

Note Originally Presented to Famed Collector Albert Grinnell... By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   One of the fascinating notes we have encountered while...

Lustrous 1795 Half Dime to be Featured in Stack’s Bowers March 2020 Baltimore Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The half dime is significant as the first denomination struck by the United States Mint, starting...

Stack’s Bowers Present Rarities From D. Brent Pogue Collection in March 2020 Baltimore Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce Part VI and Part VII of the now legendary D. Brent Pogue Collection. The Pogue Collection will...

D. Brent Pogue Collection of United States Paper Money at Whitman Baltimore Expo

The D. Brent Pogue Collection of United States Paper Money is considered to be one of the finest ever assembled. For nearly two decades Brent...

Legendary 1884 and 1885 Trade Dollars From E. Horatio Morgan Collection to be Featured...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to continue their tradition of presenting world-class rarities at auction by featuring 1884 and 1885 Proof Trade dollars in...

Gem Red 1835 Classic Head Half Cent Offered in Stack’s Bowers March 2020 Baltimore...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Assistant Engraver John Reich’s Classic Head design type was introduced on the large cents of 1808...

Rare 1953-S Half Dollar With Full Bell Lines Featured in Stack’s Bowers March 2020...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Though often overlooked by seasoned collectors, the "modern" US series struck in the mid-to-late 20th century...

Near-Gem 1797 Large Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers March 2020 Baltimore Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The large cents struck by the United States Mint in the 18th century were crucial to...

Confederate $20 Held by Lee at Appomattox Featured in Stack’s Bowers March Baltimore Currency...

By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   A Confederate T-67 $20 bill that was held by General Robert E. Lee during his surrender...

Rare 1838-O, Other Half Dollars From E. Horatio Morgan Collection Perform Exceptionally Well in...

By Ben Orooji - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   When the E. Horatio Morgan Collection arrived in our offices, we knew we were looking...

Over $17.6 Million in US Coins and Related Issues Sold by Stack’s Bowers in...

2019 Whitman Winter Expo Brings a Total of More than $19 million   The Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2019 Baltimore Auction brought together collectors of every...

CoinWeek Podcast #123: Two Weeks in the Life & the 2019-S Reverse Proof Silver...

 CoinWeek Podcast #123: Two Weeks in the Life and the 2019-S Reverse Proof Double Eagle Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading...

Douglas Winter Numismatics Buys 1838-O Half Dollar for $504,000

Douglas Winter Numismatics (DWN), a rare coin dealership based in Portland, Oregon, was the buyer of a very rare 1838-O half dollar graded SP63...

John W. Adams Collection of Comitia Americana Medals Nets $1.7 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries-  110 Historic American Medals Makes History Numismatist John W. Adams is known worldwide as the foremost expert on the medals authorized by...

Visit to the National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian

National Numismatic Collection Visit by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the curator of the National Numismatic Collection (NNC) Dr. Ellen...

A Busy Week: Smithsonian Event and Stack’s Bowers Whitman Auction Lots We’re Following

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   It's shaping up to be a very busy week for numismatics and, weather permitting (sleet is currently coming down...