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...

Counterfeit Coins, Bureaucracy and the Effects on Numismatics, Pt. 2

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers.... Editors Note: Links to the related two Articles.... Part 1     Part 3 In the early days after World War...

Remarkable Large Cents from Pogue Collection to Cross Block in 2016

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, in Association with Sotheby’s, Presents The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part III February 9, 2016   The D. Brent Pogue Collection will forever be remembered...

Coin Profiles – Proof 1825 Capped Bust Half Dollar

Extremely Rare Proof 1825 Half Dollar The Finest Specimen Certified by Either Service 1825 Capped Bust Half Dollar. Overton-113. Rarity-8 as a Proof. Proof-66 (NGC). The Encyclopedia...

World Coins – Unique And Exotic Madagascar Numismatic Treasure to be...

MADAGASCAR. Pattern Kirobo, 1891. Ravalona III (1883-1897). PCGS SP-62 BN. Kingdom of Madagascar Background - Madagascar is a large island off the southern East African coast,...

World Coin Profiles – English Gold Coin Spur-Ryal (15 Shillings) of...

Spur-Ryal (15 Shillings), ND (1619-24). Third Coinage James I (1603-25). NGC MS-64. James I (James VI of Scotland) came to power at the age of...

Stacks Bowers NYINC Auction – The Lennart Philipson Collection of Swedish...

Extremely Rare 1/2 Riksdaler, One Of Perhaps Three Known By Bruce Walker for Stack's Bowers Auctions ......   The Lennart Philipson Collection of Swedish coinage is one...

2015 Year In Review- Insights, Market Analysis From Numismatic Notables

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Holiday Collecting Memories - What’s in store for 2016? As this article posts, Christmas Eve 2015 is at hand!...

Coin Collecting and Numismatics – Thoughts on Rarity, Part 5

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers....   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 In this article I will continue to discuss...

Stack’s Bowers / Ponterio Hong Kong Auction Produces Terrific Results!

Lot 60164 - Kwangtung. 7 Mace 3 Candareens  ND (1889). NGC MS-62. Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio have announced the results of their December 2015...

Coin Collecting and Numismatics – Thoughts on Rarity, Part 4

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers....   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 When I left off last time I was discussing how the...

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...

Coin Collecting and Numismatics – Thoughts on Rarity, Part 3

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers....   Part 1 Part 2 Here I continue my thoughts on rarities, and the factors that affect this important aspect of...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio December Hong Kong Sale to Offer Many...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce details of their upcoming Hong Kong Auction of Chinese and Asian coins and currency, to be...

Stack’s Bowers Nov. 2015 Baltimore Auction Realizes over $5 Million in...

Total Prices Realized over $7.9 million for World and U.S. Coins Once again, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coins & Collectibles...

Coin Collecting and Numismatics – Thoughts on Rarity, Part 2

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers....   Click Here for Part 1 In this article I continue my thoughts on rarity by stating that you cannot...

Stack’s Bowers Baltimore World Coin Sale Achieves Stellar Results

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce results of their recent November Baltimore Sale of World Coins, World Paper Money and Ancient Coins, held...

Coin Collecting and Numismatics – Thoughts on Rarity

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers....   Every hobby has rarities. In this way collecting coins is no different than collecting stamps, artifacts, paintings, trading...

Amazing Barber Dimes Highlight Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Coin Auction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #303 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Stacks Bowers to offer an Important $5 1850 Mormon Gold Rarity...

1850 Mormon $5. K-5. Rarity-5+. AU-55 (NGC). Starting in the mid-1840s, many members of the early Mormon Church traveled west from Nauvoo, Illinois in what...

Mexican Coins – Pattern 8 Reales from Durango Mint in Stacks...

MEXICO. Pattern 8 Reales, 1840-DoOMC. NGC AU-53. By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Stack's Bowers Cataloger ......... Stack’s Bowers November Baltimore is just a few days away,...

Stack’s Bowers Baltimore World Coin Auction Offers Excitement!

Stack’s Bowers Galleries has announced details of their November 5-10 Official Auction in conjunction with the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo at the...

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...

The Pogue Family Coin Collection, Part 11 – A Puzzling...

1822 Capped Bust Half Dollar. Overton-105. Rarity-3. Mint State-66 (PCGS) Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the...

Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Currency Auction to Include Unique $500 Interest-Bearing Note

 Unique Fr. 212b $500 Interest Bearing Note Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ November Baltimore official currency auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo has opened...

The Pogue Family Coin Collection, Part 10 – Gem Capped...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #299 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Part 9 – US...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #298 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Coin Auctions – POGUE II Sale Tops $26 Million In NYC

Legendary Lord St. Oswald 1794 Dollar Leads All Lots at $4.993 Million Gem 1795 Eagle passes $2.5 Million, Doubling High Estimate The second installment of the...