November Bitcoin Auction Pushes Crypto Past $2 Million for Stacks Bowers Galleries
Stacks Bowers Galleries has now sold over $2 million in physical cryptocurrency, propelled by strong results in their November 2022 Cryptocurrency Anniversary Session, which realized nearly $450,000. This special auction featured an unprecedented 101 coins spanning the Bitcoin, Litecoin, Monero, and Dogecoin cryptocurrencies.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Sell Coin Collection of T. Boone Pickens
Stacks Bowers Galleries is honored to have been selected to auction the coin collection of the late T. Boone Pickens, influential businessman and financier. Pickens gained recognition in the 1980s through his impact on the oil industry and eventually earned the nickname Oracle of Oil. He went on to apply his expertise in many other areas of the energy industry, advocating for natural gas, wind power, nuclear power and other alternative energies.
Over $23 Million Sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Winter 2022 Auction
Over $23 million in United States coins and currency was sold in the Stacks Bowers Galleries Winter 2022 Showcase Auction, marking an incredibly successful close to the firms 2022 U.S. Showcase Auction season. Presented was an exciting array of Numismatic Americana, U.S. colonial and federal coinage, and physical Bitcoins and Cryptocurrency, including several significant collections that represented the pinnacles of their respective categories.
Part II of the Sydney F. Martin Collection Realizes Nearly $4.2 Million in the
Stacks Bowers Galleries Winter 2022 Showcase Auction
Stacks Bowers Galleries Winter 2022 Showcase Auction
Stacks Bowers Galleries was proud to conduct Part II of the Sydney F. Martin Collection in Baltimore at their Winter 2022 Showcase Auction, the official auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo. Martin was a longtime supporter and enthusiastic member of the Colonial Coin Collectors Club (C4), and it was fitting that his sale was also the official auction of that clubs Annual Convention.
Colonial Coin Collectors Club (C4) Recognized Christine Karstedt With Honorary Life Membership
At the annual C4 Board of Directors meeting held in Baltimore, Maryland, last week, the C4 Board of Directors unanimously agreed to recognize Christine Karstedts contributions in the area of colonial numismatics by designating her an Honorary Life Member of the Club. Christine has been a regular dues-paying member of C4 for many years. This is the highest honor that can be bestowed by the Club and is rarely awarded. Christine is only the sixth person since 1993 and the first woman to be recognized in this way. She joins past honorees Q. David Bowers, Eric Newman, Kenneth Bressett, Phil Mossman, and Gary Trudgen.
Bitcoin and Crypto Anniversary Session Presented by Stack’s Bowers Galleries on November 4, 2022
Costa Mesa, CA Stacks Bowers Galleries is proud to present the Cryptocurrency Anniversary Session of their Winter 2022 Showcase Auction, the Official Auction of the Whitman 2022 Baltimore Expo. With live bidding taking place on Friday, November 4, this special stand-alone session marks the one-year anniversary of the firms first ever offering of physical cryptocurrency in November 2021. In that sale, they sold a silver 2013 Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin for $33,600, representing a nearly 500% premium above the face value at the time. Since then, Stacks Bowers Galleries has sold 85 cryptocurrency coins totaling over $1.6 million in prices realized and setting numerous records for the premiums achieved.
Polish Rarities from The Anthony J. Taraszka Collection to be Featured in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries 2023 NYINC Auction
Costa Mesa, CA Stacks Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the offering of Polish rarities from The Anthony J. Taraszka Collection in their January 2023 New York City auction. Prized among European issues are the coins of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and of Poland more broadly. Many of the most notable collections in history have featured Polish rarities: Farouk, Czapski, and Brand, among a litany of others. To this renowned group can be added Anthony J. Taraszka.
Colonial and Gold Rarities Highlight the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Winter 2022 Auction
Stacks Bowers Galleries is proud to announce their Winter 2022 Showcase Auction, the Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo. The sale will be offered across 15 sessions, beginning on Thursday, October 27 with live bidding for Part II of the Sydney F. Martin Collection and ending with the final Internet Only session on Wednesday, November 9. Presented is an exciting array of Numismatic Americana, U.S. Colonial and Federal coinage, and Physical Bitcoins and Cryptocurrency, including several significant collections that represent the pinnacle of their respective categories.
CAC-Approved 1900 Proof Set Featured in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Winter 2022 Auction
Stacks Bowers Galleries will offer two remarkable early Proof sets, one from 1855 and one from 1900, in their November 2022 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo. The 1900 Proof set is nearly complete (missing only the Barber dime) including the gold denominations and all coins feature CAC approval. The 1855 set showcases the silver and minor denominations from the silver dollar to down to the half cent and includes several coins with CAC approval. The coins will be offered individually in consecutive lots in the firms Rarities Night session on Tuesday, November 1.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Sell the Harvey B. Jacobson, Jr. Collection of 1795 to 1804 $10 Gold Eagles Only the Third Complete Set by Die Marriage Ever Formed
Costa Mesa, CA(September 27, 2022) Stacks Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the sale of the Harvey B. Jacobson, Jr. Collection of 1795 to 1804 $10 Gold Eagles. Mr. Jacobson is only the third collector known to have completed this setby die marriage,joining the august company of Anthony J. Taraszka and the owner of the Tyrant Collection.