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Stack’s Bowers Battle Born Collection of Carson City Coin Auction Highlights

The Battle Born Collection represented a complete collection of 111 coins struck by the Carson City Mint in Nevada. Many of these coins were the finest available.

Hear commentary from Christine Karstedt, Rusty Goe, and Q. David Bowers as they describe the magnitude of the accomplishment of this collection.

Then enjoy as you watch the sale and see images of some of the numismatic highlights from the Summer ANA World’s Fair Of Money and the Stack’s Bowers Auction.
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Million Dollar Auction Sale of Unique 1873-CC No Arrows Dime by Stack’s Bowers

Another million dollar has crossed the auction block. This rare seated dime was part of the Battle Born Collection of Carson City Mint Coinage.

See this coin and watch the sale and Melissa Karstedt, Auctioneer, sell this historic numismatic item as a room full of people wonder who will be the final bidder.

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American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money

The country’s premier coin show and convention is held every summer at cities around the country. This year the show was hosted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The convention features spectacular educational programs and events, and the most stunning collections of early American rarities ever assembled for the ANA’s signature Museum Showcase.

The bourse, which is always sold out,  includes the finest rare coin and currency dealers in the world, with special sections for U.S., world and ancient coins as well as paper money. The Mint Promenade will feature representatives of world mints from five continents along with collector exhibits.

For more information about the ANA or any of its conventions, visit www.money.org and/or visit the Coin and Paper Money Shows  section on Coinweek for the latest information, news stories and calendar of upcoming shows.

Coinweek is the top independent online media source for rare coin and currency news, with analysis and information contributed by leading experts across the numismatic spectrum.

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