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Landmark U.S. Coins and Numismatic Americana Featured in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction
Stacks Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present an exceptional selection of United States coins and Numismatic Americana in their Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction. This will be remembered as a historic milestone in numismatics, highlighted by the finest known Proof 1825/4/1 half eagle offered as part of the Mocatta Collection. Graded Proof-67 Cameo (PCGS) CAC, this specimen is one of just three known and can be traced to before 1864, through the cabinets of such luminaries as Parmelee, Eliasberg and King Farouk of Egypt. It is accompanied in the Mocatta Collection by numerous other rarities including a pair of 1796 Stars and No Stars $2.50 quarter eagles, a lovely 1879 Flowing Hair $4 Stella, Wire Rim and Rolled Rim Pattern 1907 Indian $10 pieces, a Gem Proof 1887 Liberty Head $20, and many others.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces Auction Schedule for Sydney F. Martin Collection Part II October 27-28, 2022, Baltimore, Maryland
Stacks Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the Sydney F. Martin Collection Part II will be held at the 2022 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo in Baltimore in association with the C4 annual convention. Syd was an avid member of C4, and the sale being held live during this convention is a tribute to his significant contributions to the club and the friendships he built among the members.
Important United States Currency to Cross the Block at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Summer Global Showcase Auction
Costa Mesa, CA (August 10, 2022) Stacks Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present an important offering of United States Currency in their Summer Global Showcase Auction. The firms first showcase currency sale since their Spring 2022 Auction, it features many rarities and advanced collections. Given the strong prices realized in their Spring 2022 Auction, another record-breaking sale is anticipated.
The United States Mint Selects Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Sell American Eagle 35th Anniversary Coins
Stacks Bowers Galleries is honored to announce that they have been awarded a contract from the United States Mint to auction the 2021 American Eagle at Dusk and at Dawn 35th Anniversary coins as part of the firms Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction. The United States Mint was established by the Coinage Act of April 2, 1792 and has served as a crucial foundation to the American economy for 230 years. Stacks Bowers Galleries was founded in New York City in 1933 and has built a reputation as Americas leading auctioneer of rare coins over the past century, handing some of the greatest rarities and most valuable collections ever sold. Together, these entities will present the 35th Anniversary American Eagle at Dusk and at Dawn coins to collectors at auction this summer.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces the Paradise Collection
Stacks Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce that they have been chosen to present the Paradise Collection to the numismatic community. This important cabinet features treasures that span the entire globe and represent hundreds of years of history. This private collection was thoughtfully curated with both quality and prestige in mind.
Bitcoins and Physical Cryptocurrency Featured in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Summer 2022 Auction
Costa Mesa, CA (July 27, 2022) Stacks Bowers Galleries is thrilled to announce another unprecedented selection of Bitcoins and physical cryptocurrency in their Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction. This offering comes on the heels of the firms record-setting sales of Bitcoins in their April and June 2022 auctions, where strong premiums of up to 5000% were realized. Collector demand for physical cryptocurrency continues to grow among both crypto enthusiasts and traditional numismatists, and Stacks Bowers Galleries has positioned themselves as the clear leader in this new and exciting category. Their Summer 2022 sale features the popular Casascius, Satori, BTCC, and MoonBits series in a range of denominations from 0.001 Bitcoin to 5 Bitcoin, as well as several Fresh LTC 0.5 Litecoin pieces for collectors to pursue.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Conduct Eclectic and Important World Coin Sale as Part of their Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction
Continuing their monumentally successful year of world and ancient coin auctions, Stacks Bowers Galleries is pleased to present the world and ancient coin auction that is a part of the firms slate of sales during the Summer Global Showcase Auction. This impressive array of materialfrom cultures ancient to modern, and from locales spanning the entire globewill comprise seven live and online sessions, running from August 22 through 30.
Finest Known Proof 1825/4/1 Half Eagle from the Mocatta Collection Offered by Stack’s Bowers Galleries
Stacks Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present the finest of three known Proof 1825/4/1 Capped Head Left half eagles in their Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction, offered as part of the Mocatta Collection of U.S. Gold Rarities. Graded Proof-67 Cameo by PCGS and awarded a CAC sticker for superior quality, it boasts a magnificent provenance stretching back to before 1864 and has been held privately off the market since the early 1970s.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Offer the Collection of Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul A. Volcker at the Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction
In a career spanning nearly six decades including public service under five U.S. presidents, Paul A. Volcker, Jr. worked for private and public firms as an esteemed economist and helped shape the nations economic policies. In these roles he received numerous awards, medals, and commendations from entities both domestic and foreign, which Stacks Bowers Galleries is proud to offer at auction to private collectors and museums.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces Inaugural Offering of Coins from the Sydney F. Martin Collection
For three decades, Sydney F. Martin of Doylestown, Pennsylvania and Amelia Island, Florida was a preeminent figure in American numismatics. He served as president of the American Numismatic Society and was the author of standard references on four early American numismatic specialties. Mr. Martin was a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and founder of The Sytex Group, which provided services to the defense and intelligence communities before its acquisition by Lockheed Martin in 2005.
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