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Our July Collectors Choice auction of U.S. Coins and U.S. Paper Money is now online at StacksBowers.com. The auction features over 700 lots valued at $775,000! The U.S. Paper Money session is 100% unreserved! The U.S. Coin session has only 42 lots reserved and also features more selections from the Rosie Collection of Franklin Half Dollars and a special section of gold group lots that are not certified. The auction closes live with an auctioneer on our website or mobile App on July 25, beginning with our U.S. Paper Money Session at 9 AM PT, followed by our U.S. Coin Session at 11 AM PT.  

By Aris Maragoudakis, Director of World Currency Auctions

Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Offer Archival Collection of Qatar Proofs for the Monetary Agency, Monetary Authority, and Monetary Council. Certified by PCGS Currency. The World Currency Department of Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce our offering of a scarce Qatar Proof group in lot 30220 of our Official Auction of the 2018 ANA World’s Fair of Money, held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center at 1101 Arch Street in Philadelphia.

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

The Stack's Bowers and Ponterio August Hong Kong Showcase Auction is just weeks away, and anticipation is building rapidly. If you have not yet browsed the auction online I welcome you to do so here. Today's feature is a remarkable Central Mint 10 Tael gold ingot produced in 1945. It displays the bust of Sun Yat-sen. The specifications regarding the ingot can be found in the lot description here. ​​

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

The Stack's Bowers Galleries World Coin Auction Sessions for the August ANA World's Fair of Money are now online and can be viewed here. Our current highlight is a fabulous and large world gold type: a Queen Anne Post-Union 5 Guineas. ​​

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Assistant Production Manager

The magnificent MS-64 (PCGS) 1806 half dollar in lot 1150 of our August 2018 ANA Auction is an extraordinary Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle half dollar. However, with the added considerations of die variety and die state, this piece becomes a monumental rarity. A faint splash of golden peach iridescence accents the centers of each side, framed by deeper shades of bronze and sapphire at the borders.​​

By Stack's Bowers Galleries

Test you knowledge this week and see if you can come up with the correct answer. Check back again next week to see if you got it right!​

By Q. David Bowers, Co-Founder

Are you planning to attend the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money convention in Philadelphia? I hope so. If you do, Stack’s Bowers Galleries has a lot of events—multiple auction sessions, a dynamic bourse setup, and the opportunity to meet, greet, and chat with our staff.​​

By Brad Ciociola, Currency Specialist

The museum caliber John E. Herzog Collection of United States ​Treasury Bonds will be offered by Stack’s Bowers Galleries at the 2018 ANA World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The collection, assembled over five decades by Museum of American Finance founder John Herzog, reflects America’s financial history and its development of capital markets. ​​