Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The History...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The year of 1984 showed continued regrowth in the public's interest in Numismatics. Serious collectors returned...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The History...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   After the economic upheaval of 1981 and earlier, the numismatic market seemed to withstand the uncertainties...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The History...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Changes in the Numismatic World The year 1979 featured several influential numismatic events, including heavy precious metal...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   A Dip in the Market 1981 became a very difficult and costly year to deal with. Basic silver...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Merovingians – Coinage of the Do-Nothing...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   The Franks had little idea of the state as a public institution, and the regnum Francorum (kingdom of the...

Harvey Stack – Growing Up in a Numismatic Family: The History...

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries ......   The year 1975 became a great year for the continued growth of Stack's. It was in January of 1975 that Harvey G....

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The History...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Stack's Turns 50 1983 was a super year for Stack's. As the markets got stronger, old-time collectors...

Million Dollar Coins, Part 2: U.S. Silver Dollars & Trade Dollars

Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #352 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ......   In part 1, 1792 patterns that are...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The History...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Changes in the Numismatic World The year 1980 began with a crash in the silver market. For years...

Willow Tree Silver Coins of Massachusetts: The Second Type of Coins...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #269 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Counterfeit Coins and the Effects on Numismatics

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Editors Note: Links to the next two Articles.... Part2     Part 3 Counterfeiting, or making something false, has...

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...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   CoinWeek continues to post Harvey Stack's wonderful series of blogs on not only the building of one...

The Rarest Half Dollar Coin of the Philadelphia Mint: The 1817/4...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #295 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ....... Before 2005, just...

World Coins – Rose-Ryals, 30 Shilling Gold Coins of King James...

Lot 1008 - James I, third coinage, rose ryal, mm. spur rowel (1619-1620) A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ..... Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and...

World Gold Coins – Incredible Albanian Prova 100 Franga Ari

ALBANIA. 100 Franga Ari, 1927-R. President Amet Zogu (1926-28) By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ..... This week’s preview for the Stack’s Bowers Galleries...

Half Dollars Fare Well in Baltimore Coin Auction; Markets for Silver...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #287 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Finest Known 1913 Liberty Head Nickel Realizes Record-Breaking Price

Legendary numismatic auction firm Stack’s Bowers Galleries realized another record breaking price when it sold the rarest and most valuable U.S. nickel at their...

New York Copper Coins and Patterns in the Kendall Collection

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #270 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Numismatic History – 1830s Vintage Coin Screw Press From Frontier, Deviercy...

In the Stacks January 2011 New York  Americana Sale there was an extraordinary offering of a 1830s style German or French vintage coin screw ...

Key Date Coins: 1801 Draped Bust Half Dollars – Heraldic Eagle

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #280 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Harvey Stack’s Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Links to earlier parts: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The History...

As inflation continued, so did interest in numismatic items By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   In both numismatics and general business, 1978 continued...

Better Know Your Notes: Robert Morris and the “Black Back” $10...

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist - Stacks Bowers....   Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Summer Expo features a stunning Fr....

Harvey Stack – Growing Up in a Numismatic Family: The History...

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries ......   The Nixon Shock The year 1972 followed closely some of the events and happenings in the earlier years in the hobby. It was in...

Ancient Coins – Highly Desirable Signed Decadrachm by Kimon

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stacks Bowers ........ The inaugural preview for the upcoming January New York International Numismatic Convention Auction hosted by...

US Coins – Pogue Family Coin Collection, part 16 – ...

1834 Capped Bust Dime. John Reich-5. Rarity-1. Large 4. Mint State-67+ (PCGS). News and Analysis regarding scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #321 A...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   In my early years of working full time at Stack's in New York, I had the privilege...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Pt. 21: Matron...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #343 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Modern US Coins – Where Have All the 50 State Quarters...

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Over the years the United States Mint has issued many commemorative coins. There are the “Classic” commemoratives...