The Duke of Lansing Collection of British Coronation Medals

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   The crowning of any monarch is always a momentous celebration, highly anticipated and carefully...

Mint State 1796 Stars on Obverse Quarter Eagle in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The Coinage Act of April 2, 1792 authorized the production of three gold denominations at the...

Top Pop 1913-S Lincoln Cent: Stack’s Bowers Direct

By Stack's Bowers ......   Top Pop 1913-S Lincoln Cent - Finest RB Seen at PCGS or CAC MS-66 RB (PCGS). CAC.   Attractive and impressively preserved, this Gem...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Presents the D. Brent Pogue Numismatic Library

Part of the August 5-7, 2020 Auction in Las Vegas, Nevada   Stack's Bowers Galleries is pleased to present the numismatic library of D. Brent Pogue...

Stack’s Bowers Announces Schedule for August Auction in Las Vegas

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce details of their upcoming August 2020 showcase auction of United States coins and paper money and World...

The Royal Presentation Escudo Coinage—the Pinnacle of Spanish Colonial Numismatics

By Kyle Ponterio and Matthew Orsini - Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   An enigma to this day, the exceedingly rare "Royal" presentation issues struck at mints...

Eagerly Sought Pattern Morgan Half Dollar: Stack’s Bowers Direct

By Stack's Bowers ......   Judd-1602 1879 Pattern Morgan Half Dollar Just One Finer 1879 Pattern Morgan Half Dollar. Judd-1602, Pollock-1797. Rarity-6. Copper. Reeded Edge. Proof-66+ RB (PCGS).   The...

Finest Known Pedigreed Large Cents of ESM Collection at Stack’s Bowers...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present the ESM Collection of United States Large Cents as part of our August 2020 Auction. The collection comprises...

Spectacular Gem 1915-S Pan-Pac Round $50 in Stack’s Bowers August Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   At the time of issue in 1915, the round version of the Panama-Pacific Exposition $50 did...

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

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...

Gem Carson City 1882 Morgan Dollar Toner in SBG June Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   For most collectors, the 1882-CC Morgan dollar is the quintessential Carson City issue. Just 1.1 million...

Double Eagle Rarities: Gem 1932 Saint-Gaudens at Stack’s Bowers Direct

Double Eagle Rarities by Stack's Bowers ......   1932 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle. MS-65+ (PCGS). A stunning example of this historic rarity toned in sandy-gold hues and a...

US Gold Coin Francesca Collection at Stack’s Bowers June Auction TODAY!

The Francesca Collection by Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The Francesca Collection encompasses nearly every United States gold coin series from the early Capped Bust type...

Gem 1809 Classic Head Half Cent: Stack’s Bowers Direct

By Stack's Bowers ......   Incredible Gem 1809 Classic Head Half Cent The Green-Newman-Pogue Specimen 1809 Classic Head Half Cent. C-6, B-6. Rarity-1. MS-65+ BN (PCGS). CAC. This is...

Gem Proof 1897 Quarter Eagle Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2020...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Proof 1897 Quarter Eagle​ The 1897, along with the 1898 and 1899, is the most consistently well...

Stack’s Bowers Collectors Choice Auction Features the Timeless Medals of Erik...

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   In the world of medallic art, France may come to mind for its association...

Finest Known “Grand Watermelon” 1890 $1000 Treasury Note: Stack’s Bowers Direct

Finest Known "Grand Watermelon" 1890 $1000 Treasury Note The "Holy Grail" of American Currency Friedberg 379a (W-4580). 1890 $1000 Treasury Note. PCGS Currency About New 50.   Perhaps...

Famous “1776” Continental Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2020 Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   No specific documentation has ever been found detailing the origins of the enigmatic Continental "dollar”. The...

Alexander the Great and Hellenistic Coins at Stack’s Bowers Collectors Choice...

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Outside of an Athenian “owl”, there may be no more desired and iconic coinage...

Top Pop Proof 1958 Franklin Half Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The Proof 1958 Franklin half dollar is a modern rarity that presents a severe challenge to...

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...

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,...