Q. David Bowers on Stack’s Americana Sale – February 5-7, 2015

by Q. David Bowers  - Stack's Bowers Each year at this time, and in some years at other times as well, we hold an Americana Sale. The...

World Coins – Enigmatic and Extremely Rare Philippines/French Pattern Mule

By Greg Cohen & Kyle Ponterio - Stack's Bowers Auctions ......   An intriguing specialty in numismatics is “pattern coinage.” While this area has long been...

Paper Money Profile: $10 Silver Certificate Tombstone Notes of 1886-1908

By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers Galleries .......   Many types of United States currency are known by popular nicknames such as Chiefs, Bisons,...

Nobel Peace Prize Shines as Medals and Coins bring big numbers...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo featured an array of five-to-six-figure items, together with thousands of...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Liberty “V” Murder Mystery + John W. Adams...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   How many times has the United States employed Roman numerals on its coinage? The silver three-cent piece debuted...

PMG-Certified Note Sells for Record $2.6 Million

A note graded by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has set a new world record price after it was sold for $2.6 million. Graded VF...

Baltimore On Deck – Stack’s Bowers Sales Feature Strong Line Up

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   High Grade Saints & World Gold Targeted. Lower Gold Spot Has Rejuvenated Collectors - Rare Black NGC...

A Record-Breaking Dahlonega Quarter Eagle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Lost in the post-sale chatter about the 1794 dollar was a record-breaking Dahlonega coin which became the...

1794 Silver Dollar Sets 10 Million+ World Record at Stacks Bowers...

Highest price ever realized for any rare coin at auction   Leading rare coin auctioneer Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducted one of the most highly-anticipated events in...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Incredible 1794 Silver Dollar To be...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #149 ......   On Thursday, January 24,...

Stack’s Bowers Battle Born Collection of Carson City Coin Auction Highlights

The Battle Born Collection represented a complete collection of 111 coins struck by the Carson City Mint in Nevada. Many of these coins were...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The ANA Rarities Night, Part 2:...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #123 ......   On Thursday, Aug. 9th,...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio to Offer Over 2,000 Ancient & World...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio as they conduct the Official Auction of the August 2012 World’s Fair of Money! The world and ancients division of...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The June 2011 Baltimore Auction, part...

News and Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #57 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds   In my columns of April 6 and of...

Collecting Three Cent Nickels

News and Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #53 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ......   More than 20 years ago, there was...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Fun Has Begun

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #34 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...