SS Central America Gold Rush-Era Artifacts at World’s Fair of Money

SS Central America Gold Rush-Era Artifacts at World’s Fair of Money

Historic items from the legendary “Ship of Gold” that sank in 1857 include Wells Fargo treasure shipment box remnants, gold miner jeans, and a...
Stack's Bowers Galleries to Present Sydney F. Martin Collection

Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Present Sydney F. Martin Collection

Stack's Bowers Galleries has been selected to sell Sydney F. Martin's many remarkable numismatic collections at public auction over a several-year span, beginning in...
Numismatic Americana Offered by Early American History Auctions

Numismatic Americana Offered by Early American History Auctions

Many Unique and Finest Known Historic Numismatic Rarities to be Sold at Auction Saturday, May 14, 2022   The most significant and consequential specialized Numismatic and...
Stack’s Bowers to Sell Unique Gold Daniel Morgan at Cowpens Medal

Nearly $37 Million in U.S. Numismatic Items Sold in Stack’s Bowers Spring 2022 Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries sold nearly $37 million in United States coins and paper money in their Spring 2022 Showcase Auction, surpassing pre-sale estimates by...

The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Centennial Medal

By David Provost for CoinWeek ..... Editor's Note: David Provost wrote the excellent Commemorative Stories series for CoinWeek. The following piece on the Mecklenburg Declaration...
Noteworthy Notes: Classic Colonial New Jersey 6 Shilling

Noteworthy Notes: Classic Colonial New Jersey 6 Shilling

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ......   In the PCGS grading room, we certainly come across our fair share of the earliest types of American banknotes,...
A Brief Exploration of Patriotic Civil War Tokens

A Brief Exploration of Patriotic Civil War Tokens

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   One common social impact of warfare is the general breakdown of confidence in a nation’s economic system. While seen...
Stack’s Bowers to Sell Unique Gold Daniel Morgan at Cowpens Medal

Gold Daniel Morgan at Cowpens Medal Brings $960,000

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Sets a New World Record for an American Historical Medal   The only Daniel Morgan at Cowpens medal known in gold, the sole...
Over $14.7 Million in U.S. Coins, Currency Sold in Stack’s Bowers November Showcase Auction

Over $14.7 Million in U.S. Coins, Currency Sold in Stack’s Bowers November Showcase Auction

Over $14.7 million in U.S. coins, currency, and Americana was sold by Stack’s Bowers Galleries in their official auction for the Whitman Coin &...
Important U.S. Coins, Currency and Americana in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction

Important U.S. Coins, Currency and Americana in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to announce their official auction for the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo, the first such event since the...
Stack’s Bowers to Present Pogue 1804 Dollar in Auction at ANA World’s Fair of Money

Over $31 Million in U.S. Coins Sold in the Stack’s Bowers August ANA Auction

Over $31 million USD in United States coins and Americana was sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2021 ANA Auction, contributing to over...

Important Collections of U.S. Coins, Paper Money Featured in Stack’s Bowers March 2021 Las...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce their March 2021 Las Vegas Auction, the firm’s first Showcase event for Americana and United States coins and paper...

Interesting Coins – A Love Token on Valentine’s Day

On this Valentine's Day, we figured we'd add in a numismatic twist. Love tokens are generally defined as coins where one or sometimes both...
Eisenhower in Acapulco: An American-Mexican Numismatic Memento Featured in Stack's Bowers February Colelctors Choice Online Auction

Eisenhower in Acapulco: An American-Mexican Numismatic Memento

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   The post-World War II period saw an increase in American influence in global affairs,...
Heritage Auction

Three Platinum Sessions Highlight Heritage FUN Signature Auction

Although Florida United Numismatists (FUN) canceled January's Expo in Orlando, Heritage's full slate of auctions change only in their date and location. Heritage will...

PCGS Celebrates Certification of 45 Million Coins, Banknotes, Sees 20,000+ Members

Professional Coin Grading Service closing out a banner 2020 with over 45 million coins, banknotes, medals, and tokens graded, and more than 20,000 members...

Colonial Coins, Washingtoniana, Indian Peace Medals in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Auction

The E Pluribus Unum Collection, Part 2: Colonial Coins and Washingtoniana The E Pluribus Unum Collection, Part 2: Colonial Coins and Washingtoniana will be featured...

Historic Collections of US Coins, Exonumia Offered in Stack’s Bowers August 2020 Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present several important collections of United States coins and Numismatic Americana in their August 2020 Las Vegas Auction....

Over $5 Million Realized in Stack’s Bowers June 2020 Santa Ana Auction

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries June 2020 Auction continued the trend of exceptional prices realized recently demonstrated in their March Santa Ana and May Hong...

Holabird Western Americana Collections 4-Day Big Tent Online Auction April 16-19

The categories include philatelic and numismatic, mining, Americana, railroad   A huge, four-day, online-only Big Tent Auction packed with nearly 3,100 lots of philatelic and numismatic,...

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

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...

Stack’s Bowers Kicks Off March Auction With Over $650,000 in Americana, Colonial Coins

View all lots and bid online in the March 2020 Auction!   Session One of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2020 Auction, showcasing exonumia through colonials,...

Medal Awarded to Inventor of First Large-Scale Electronic Computer Featured in Heritage Americana &...

A medal awarded for one of the most significant technological advancements in the last century is among the most intriguing lots offered in Heritage...

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...

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...

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...

Rare US Life Saving Medal in Gold Featured in Stack’s Bowers November 2019 Baltimore...

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   Our November 2019 Baltimore Auction offers a nearly unprecedented selection of rarities from the Numismatic Americana...

Medallic Portraits of Abraham Lincoln – Beyond Brenner

Abraham Lincoln by Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   When one thinks of the image of Abraham Lincoln upon a coin, Victor David Brenner's cent is...

Cool Coins! 2019 Episode 3: 1885 Trade Dollar, 1652 Pine Tree Shilling, and More!

  CoinWeek's Cool Coins! returns with our third episode of 2019. In this episode, we talk with Russ Augustin of AU Capital Management about a wonderfully...

United States Mint to Release 1st of Four 2019 Presidential Silver Medals January 25

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the Thomas Jefferson Presidential Silver Medal (product code S803) on January 25 at noon EST....