Q. David Bowers – Some Reflections on Collecting

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Some reflections on collecting in past times, part of a commentary I am doing on the...

Gem Half Dollars of 1796 and 1797, A Unique Foursome of...

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers....   Among all United States silver coin designs the rarest of the rare is that used only in 1796...

Welcome to Rarities Night, A Stack’s Bowers Galleries Tradition With the...

By Q. David Bowers, Founder - Stack's Bowers Welcome to Rarities Night 2015! This event is always a highlight of our series of auctions with...

Q. David Bowers – Dr. Richard G. Doty: A Reminiscence

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ....   Dr. Richard G. (“Dick”) Doty was a personal friend of mine for many years and was widely...

Coin Collecting Philosophy from Virgil M. Brand

By Q. David Bowers - Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   One of my favorite numismatic experiences was working with Norman Neubauer, the Morgan Guaranty Trust...

Highlights from the D. Brent Pogue Collection: The Finest Certified Proof...

By Q. David Bowers - Founder, Stack's Bowers A Link with Tradition Of all rarities in the American series, the 1827 quarter is one of the most...

Q. David Bowers Eulogizes the Modern Dollar

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers In recent months, I have been working on and off on a manuscript for Whitman covering modern dollar coins...

Prohibitively Rare 1875 $50 Legal Tender Note From Joel R. Anderson...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   It is with great pleasure and excitement that we prepare to offer Part II of the...

Classic US Coins – A Unique Treasure, Wonderful Gem Proof 1833...

Only Proof Certified by PCGS By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   David Akers: “My favorite Pittman Collection coin” One of the most marvelous of...

Falling in Love with Numismatics – Suddenly It’s 1952!

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ...... As I write these words I enjoy numismatics every bit as much as I did when I...

Coin Hoards, Treasures, and Troves: Separating Truth From Taradiddles!

By Q. David Bowers for Whitman Publishing ...... The second edition of Q. David Bowers’ Lost and Found Coin Hoards and Treasures, one of the...

Q. David Bowers: Welcome to the Wonderful World of Morgan Silver...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   (Or, if you're already familiar with this series, you may still enjoy my comments concerning the...

Stack’s Bowers Auctions: Welcome to Baltimore!

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder of Stack's Bowers  ...... Once again the red carpet is rolled out for you at the Stack's Bowers series of...

Encyclopedia of Colonial and Early American Coins By Q. David Bowers

From Q. David Bowers comes a book so comprehensive and authoritative that only the “Dean of American Numismatics” could have created it! Drawing on...

Anderson Collection Finest Graded $10 1890 Treasury Note

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   As you read these words the special catalog for the Joel R. Anderson Collection has been...

Q. David Bowers: My First Coin Convention

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   With George Williams, I went to an Empire State Numismatic Association (ESNA) convention in Syracuse, New...

Q. David Bowers – 1861 $20 Demand Note from the Joel...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Welcome to the first of my series of weekly comments on highlights from the Joel Anderson...

Q. David Bowers: Summertime in Numismatics

By Q. David Bowers, Founder of Stack's Bowers   “Summertime and the Living is Easy,” as the song from Porgy and Bess goes. Welcome to my...

Q. David Bowers – Being a Successful Coin Investor

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ....   ​In the 1970s and '80s I used to teach the "All About Coins" class at the American...

Q. David Bowers – Focus on the Exceedingly Rare $20 Silver...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   At the several offices of Stack's Bowers Galleries we are all busy wrapping up our five...

Q. David Bowers – Focus on the Classic, Affordable $1 1862...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   All across the market, excitement continues to build for our forthcoming sale of the Joel R....

Stack’s Bowers: Get Ready! Get Set! D. Brent Pogue Collection Part...

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Starring the finest known 1804 Class I silver dollar and the finest known 1822 half eagle Now...

Some Comments on Civil War Tokens & an Appreciation of George...

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ......   Over a long period of years, ever since I discovered the world's greatest hobby in 1952 at...

Superb Gem Mint State 1831 Quarter Eagle, Garrett Collection Specimen, Finest...

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers Early Quarter Eagles Prior to our memorable auction of the D. Brent Pogue Collection Part I in May, Christine Karstedt...

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...

Welcome to the D. Brent Pogue Collection Sale Part V

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ....   On behalf of Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s, I welcome you to Part V of our auction...

Q. David Bowers – Focus on Finest Known Rare $100 Date...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Momentum builds for our forthcoming sale of the Joel R. Anderson Collection of large-size paper money...

Highlights from the Pogue V Sale: Legendary 1794 S-18b Large Cent,...

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ......   Among American coin specialties that attract many enthusiasts who enjoy the field for years, large copper cents...

Q. David Bowers – Focus on Only 1861 $500 Interest-Bearing Note...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Excitement and more excitement! The catalog for our forthcoming sale of the Joel R. Anderson Collection...

Bowers: Curious, but True!

by Q. David Bowers – Stack’s Bowers   • Jefferson nickels should actually be called Jefferson coppers, as they contain much more copper (75%) than nickel (25%). • Did the...