Highlights from the D. Brent Pogue Collection: The Finest Certified Proof 1827 Quarter Dollar...

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...

Gem Half Dollars of 1796 and 1797, A Unique Foursome of Rarities!

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...

Q. David Bowers: Welcome to The D. Brent Pogue Collection Sale, Part I

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

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

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...

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

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: 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 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...

Q. David Bowers: The D. Brent Pogue Collection Sale, Part II

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

Q. David Bowers: More Numismatic Curiosities

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ......   • The seated figure of a goddess on coinage was not new with the Liberty Seated silver...

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...

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

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...
Pogue IV - Pittman 1833 gold $5 half eagle, PR67

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

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...

Stack’s Bowers: The Secret of Owl Creek, Plus a Special Opportunity

The Launching of a Project A number of years ago Whitman Publishing launched one of the most extensive research projects ever undertaken in numismatics. In...
CoinWeek Podcast #39: Q. David Bowers Discusses the 1964 Morgan Dollar

CoinWeek Podcast #39: Q. David Bowers Discusses the 1964 Morgan Dollar

CoinWeek Podcast #39: Q. David Bowers Discusses the 1964 Morgan Dollar Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

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...

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 – 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...

US Coins – Pogue Sale Part V: The Landmark Hines 1799 Cent

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ....   Fact: The most popular American series to collect by die varieties is copper cents from 1793 to...
1794 S-18b Large Cent, Head of 1793. Images courtesy Stack's Bowers

Highlights from the Pogue V Sale: Legendary 1794 S-18b Large Cent, Head of 1793

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ......   Among American coin specialties that attract many enthusiasts who enjoy the field for years, large copper cents...
Close up of reverse of Dexter 1804 dollar

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...

Keeping up with Moderns, and Why I Don’t Collect Roosevelt Dimes: Q. David Bowers

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ......   I enjoy being part of the Stack's Bowers Galleries team, including the auction program. Often I have...

Civil War Tokens and Store Cards in Stack’s Bowers June Baltimore Auction

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ......   Welcome to our offering of Civil War store cards--a presentation of scarce, rare, and unique coins--including many...

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...

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

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...
Finest Certified 1858-O Liberty Head Double Eagle at Stack's Bowers Whitman Baltimore Rarities Auction

Finest Certified 1858-O Liberty Head Double Eagle Featured in Baltimore Rarities Night Auction

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Among early double eagles, the rarest of the rare are New Orleans coins in Mint State....

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

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...

Coin Collecting & Numismatics: An Exciting Potential for Retirees!

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ...... At the recent Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo in Baltimore I spent the best part of...

Unlocking Numismatic History on the Internet

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Civil War tokens have been one of my great pleasures in numismatics. I first discovered them...

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

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 – Focus on a $1,000 “Trophy Note”

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   One of the pleasures in my life as a professional numismatist is having the opportunity to...