Rare 1964 SMS Kennedy Half Dollar Sells for $47K

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   A 1964 Special Mint Set Kennedy half dollar recently turned heads when it was offered by Heritage Auctions during...

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

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 On our visit to Eagle's Nest to deliver the gold...

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...

Eliasberg Gold Shines Brightly at Stack’s Bowers 2016 ANA U.S. Coins...

Even three-and-a-half decades after the original dispersal of his incredible gold coin collection, Louis E Eliasberg, Sr. was the champion at the Stack’s Bowers...

Stacks Bowers Auctions – 1862-S Liberty Seated Quarter with CAC Gold...

1862-S Liberty Seated Quarter. Briggs 1-A. MS-62 (PCGS). CAC--Gold Label. OGH. Offered is an incredible Mint State example of this key date early San Francisco...

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...

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

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 | Part 2 As I explained in an earlier part of this story, Stack’s involvement with...

Harvey Stack Remembers Chet Krause

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   It was with great sadness and a feeling of personal loss that I learned of the recent...

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

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 In the late fall of 1951 Josiah K. Lilly stopped off at Stack's on his way...

ALMOST THERE! – See you on May 24th at Part IV...

By Q. David Bowers, Founder ...........   As I write these words, our sale of the D. Brent Pogue Collection Part IV at Sotheby's international headquarters...

Regulated Gold Coins in Early America – Unique Largest Known Gold...

Ephraim Brasher - the Assayer The money supply in the fledgling United States consisted of a bewildering hodge-podge of foreign coins, private issues, and state...

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...

Building an Almost Uncirculated, Complete Type Set of Half Eagles (U.S....

 News and Analysis regarding scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #331 A Weekly Analytical CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ....... There are eight design...

Classic US Coins – The Sultan of Muscat-Watters-Brand-Childs-Pogue 1804 Dollar

1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar. Class I Original. Bowers Borckardt-304. Proof-68 (PCGS) The Finest Known Example of the King of American Coins Stack's Bowers Pogue IV...

US Gold Coins – Overlooked 1892 Carson City Eagle in Stacks...

1892-CC Liberty Eagle. MS-62+ (PCGS). CAC. A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds  ........ News and Analysis  on coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community...

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...

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio April Hong Kong Sale to Feature Many Rarities

  Bank of China 1 Dollar, 1909 Banknote & Kwangtung. 3 Mace 6 ½ Candareens Coin   Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce details of...

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...

Coin Library – Deluxe Hardbound Pogue Coin Collection Catalogs and Books

By Q. David Bowers - StacksBowers.com ........   The D. Brent Pogue Collection, after just three sales, has become the most valuable numismatic collection ever sold....

Stack’s Bowers, Sotheby’s to Make Unprecedented Offering of Rarities in Pogue...

On May 25, 2016, in cooperation with Sotheby’s at Sotheby’s International Headquarters in New York City, Stack’s Bowers Galleries will offer not only the...

Counterfeit Coins, Third Party Grading and the Effects on Numismatics, Pt....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   Editors Note: Links to the previous two Articles.... Part 1     Part 2 In this article I continue to...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Pt. 15: Reich Half Dollars...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #319 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds........ On Tuesday, February 9, Stack’s...

Stack’s Bowers: D. Brent Pogue Collection Becomes Most Valuable Ever Sold

Pogue III Sale Brings Over $17 Million Garrett 1793 Chain Cent Leads All Lots at $998,750 5-1/2 Cents Worth of Half Cents Bring $4.16 Million With the...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Part 13: Probable Finest Known...

LOT 3047 - 1823 Capped Bust Half Dollar  Broken 3  Mint State-65+ (PCGS) Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin...

Paper Money – $5 Treasury Notes of 1890-1891 with General George...

General George H. Thomas on $5 Treasury Notes By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist at Stack's Bowers Galleries ........   Several prominent Union Civil War generals are featured...

Gold and Silver – Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces Expanded Gold Trading...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries today announced the return of Richard Gonzales as its Director of Gold Trading. Mr. Gonzales has over 30 years of experience...

Paper Money – Stack’s Bowers Galleries Acquires Manifest Auctions

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the purchase of the assets of Manifest Auctions. Brian Kendrella, president of Stack’s Bowers Galleries, commented: “Under the...

The D. Brent Pogue Collection Part III, An Appreciation

By John Kraljevich, Numismatic Consultant -  Stacks Bowers .....   Coin collectors may not seem an especially reverent lot. Casual demeanor and good senses of humor...

US Gold Coin Profile – Proof 1836 Quarter Eagle

1836 Classic Head Quarter Eagle.  Proof-64 Cameo (PCGS). CAC. Secure Holder. This outstanding early Proof gold rarity would serve as a highlight in the finest...

Incredible Gem 1793 Chain AMERICA Cent – A Numismatic Landmark

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers.... Finest Ever Certified! There is something incredible, something special, about any 1793 Chain cent. First delivered by the coiner at...