Q. David Bowers: Abraham "Abe" Kosoff - Stack's Bowers Galleries

Q. David Bowers: Abraham “Abe” Kosoff

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   Abraham Kosoff, born in New York City in 1912, gave his name in print as A....

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...
The Only 1861 $500 Interest-Bearing Note Friedberg-209a in Private Hands. Images courtesy Stack's Bowers Auctions

Q. David Bowers – Focus on Only 1861 $500 Interest-Bearing Note Friedberg-209a in Private...

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...

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...
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...

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....

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...

Q. David Bowers – Fascinating Coin Treasures

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Hoards and finds are endlessly interesting. My Lost and Found Coin Hoards and Treasures book published...

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

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...

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...

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 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...

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...
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...
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....
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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...