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Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Spring Showcase Auction Shatters Records as Demand for Important Rarities Remains Strong
Stacks Bowers Galleries inaugurated their 2024 U.S. Coin and Currency showcase auction season with a blockbuster sale that contained 14 sessions of U.S. coins, banknotes, numismatic Americana, and physical cryptocurrency. The auction, held in conjunction with the Spring Whitman Baltimore Expo, realized a total of more than $32 million. (All prices include the buyers premium.)
U.S. Paper Rarities Bring Strong Prices in Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Spring 2024 Showcase Auction
The Stacks Bowers Galleries Spring 2024 Showcase Auction saw intense collector interest, realizing $32 million over 14 sessions of U.S. coins, banknotes, numismatic Americana, and physical cryptocurrency. Included were two live U.S. currency session in which a number of impeccable and historic rarities realized strong bids against their initial estimates. (All prices include the buyers premium.)
Stack’s Bowers Galleries Sets World Records as $1.7 Million in Physical Bitcoin is Sold in the Spring 2024 Showcase Auction
Stacks Bowers Galleries sold over $1.7 million in Physical Cryptocurrency in their recent Bitcoin Halving Sale, presented as part of the Spring 2024 Showcase Auction. This sale now ranks as the firms single largest offering in this category and pushes their total prices realized above $6.3 million to date. With industry-leading prices and a 100% sell-through rate, the recent sale confirms Stacks Bowers Galleries leadership in this category.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Richard Margolis Collection Part I Sets New Records
Stacks Bowers Galleries continued its dominance in the Numismatic Americana market with their March 25, 2024 record-breaking sale of the Richard Margolis Collection Part I. Formed over 60 years by an important American professional numismatist and researcher, the Margolis Collection was led by the only intact 1779 (1789) John Stewart at Stony Point medal available to collectors. As the only example of the rarest Comitia Americana medal in private hands, the MS-62 (PCGS) bronze example saw frenzied competition selling for $900,000, a new world record for any bronze medal ever sold at auction. (All prices include the buyers premium.)
Stack’s Bowers Galleries Acquires World Banknote Auctions
Stacks Bowers Galleries, a global leader in numismatic auctions, proudly announces its acquisition of substantially all the assets of World Banknote Auctions. This strategic move sees the integration of World Banknote Auctions founder Dennis Hengeveld, a renowned authority in rare paper money and world coins, into Stacks Bowers Galleries distinguished team of specialists.
Stack’s Bowers & Ponterio Offers Eclectic Spring Hong Kong Auction Full of Rarities
Continuing its legacy of trend-setting sales that define the market for Asian numismatics, Stacks Bowers & Ponterio is pleased to announce the Spring 2024 Hong Kong Auctiona stunning array of nearly 9,600 lots of coins, medals, tokens, and currency. This colossal sale will be presented in 13 live and internet-only sessions spread across eight days from April 15 through 22 (HKT). One of the largest sales that the firm has presented, this auction features total high-end estimates that exceed $27 million.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries Selected to Auction the L. E. Bruun Collection
In a much-anticipated event a century in the making, the extraordinary coin, medal, banknote, and book collection of Danish industrialist Lars Emil Bruun (1852-1923) is finally set to be sold in a series of auctions spanning several years. Commencing in fall 2024, Stacks Bowers Galleries will present at public auction this prized collection of Scandinavian coinage.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Spring 2024 Showcase Auction is a Landmark Numismatic Event
Featuring specialized cabinets and important rarities, the Stacks Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles 2024 Spring Expo presents a diverse range of items from all series of American numismatics, including U.S. coins and currency, Numismatic Americana, and Physical Cryptocurrency. Truly one of the most impressive and diverse offerings in recent memory. Specialized curated cabinets, long off the market collections, singular rarities and Registry Set quality coins abound in multiple live and online sessions.
A Trove of U.S. Currency Rarities to be Offered in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Spring 2024 Showcase Auction
Stacks Bowers Galleries is excited to present theirSpring 2024 Showcase Auction of U.S. Currency. Two sessions will be hosted at Griffin Studios in the firms Costa Mesa, California headquarters, one on Wednesday March 27 and one on Thursday March 28. Both sessions offer diverse rarities drawn together from multiple areas of interest.
Long-Awaited Richard Margolis Collection to Sell in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Spring Auction
Stacks Bowers Galleries is pleased to present Part I of the Richard Margolis Collection on March 25 at Griffin Studios in Costa Mesa, California. Gathered over more than six decades of dedication to numismatics, Richard Margolis collection of American medals and related items showcases his scholarship, his international network of friends and colleagues, and his endless curiosity for objects and their stories. The 243-lot session will feature Margolis collections of Betts medals, illustrating persons and events related to American history during the second half of the 18th century. Also featured will be Margolis world class collection of portrait medallions of the period.

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