“In the past, our Americana sales have included some of the greatest rarities in all of numismatics, including the world-record sale of The Cardinal Collection, where the most prominent rarity, a 1794 Flowing Hair silver dollar, realized over $10 million — far and away a world record for any coin sold at auction,” said Q. David Bowers, founder of Stack’s Bowers Galleries.
“Our Americana Sales have become one of the greatest traditions in numismatics, eagerly awaited by collectors and drawing numerous participants,” said Brian Kendrella, president of Stack’s Bowers Galleries. “Our upcoming sale contains many noted highlights and rarities, as well as more affordable coins, and everything in between. This will be a great event for all collectors of American coinage.”
Lot viewing for the New York Americana Showcase and Rarities Night Auction begins in Irvine, Calif. at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries corporate headquarters January 19-28, 2015, and will continue in New York at the company’s auction gallery February 3-6, 2015. To consign U.S. coins, medals and tokens from colonial issues onward, contact a consignment specialist at 800.458.4646 (West Coast) or 800.566.2580 (East Coast) before December 5, 2014.
About Stack’s Bowers Galleries
Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducts live, Internet and specialized auctions of rare U.S. and world coins and currency and ancient coins, as well as direct sales through retail and wholesale channels. The company’s 80-year legacy includes the cataloging and sale of many of the most valuable United States coin and currency collections to ever cross an auction block — The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection, The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, The Norweb Collection, The Cardinal Collection and The Battle Born Collection — to name just a few. World coin and currency collections include The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection of World Gold Coins, The Kroisos Collection, The Alicia and Sidney Belzberg Collection, The Wa She Wong Collection, The Guia Collection, The Thos. H. Law Collection, and The Robert O. Ebert Collection.
Topping off this amazing numismatic history is the inclusion of the world record for the highest price ever realized at auction for a rare coin, the 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar graded Specimen-66 (PCGS) that realized over $10 million, part of their sale of the famed Cardinal Collection. The company is headquartered in Irvine, California, with offices in New York, Wolfeboro, Hong Kong, and Paris. Stack’s Bowers Galleries is an Official Auctioneer for several important numismatic conventions, including American Numismatic Association events, the New York International Numismatic Convention, the Professional Numismatists Guild New York Invitational, the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring, Summer and Winter Expos, and its April and August Hong Kong Auctions.