Throughout their legendary 90+ year history in numismatics, Stack’s Bowers Galleries has had an unparalleled team of experts at the core of their business. Their current list of professionals is world renown in all areas of numismatics, a staff that is among the best in the field. To continue this legacy, Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce its 2024 Professional Numismatist Program scheduled to be held from July 15-19, 2024. The program’s mission statement: To provide practical tools and build professional connections for the next generation of young adult numismatists. The lead instructor will be Devin Hipp, joined by industry leaders Greg Roberts, Jason Carter, Matt Orsini, John Pack, Rick Ponterio, Kyle Ponterio, Peter Treglia, and Aris Maragoudakis to name just a few. Covered topics will include advanced coin grading, wholesale trading and valuation, bullion trading, cataloging, introduction to world numismatics, and auctioneering.
“Our inaugural Professional Numismatist Program was a special moment for us here at Stack’s Bowers Galleries. The selected students were some of the finest talents in their age group, and the opportunity for us to interact with them in an educational setting further motivates our commitment to numismatic education and career development for aspiring young professionals. We are delighted to be offering this program again in 2024, and we look forward to hearing from this year’s group of applicants” noted Devin Hipp.
The Professional Numismatist Program will be fully funded by Stack’s Bowers Galleries, with all expenses – travel, lodging, food, beverages, and entertainment – provided by the firm upon acceptance to the program. The program will take place in Griffin Studios, located in their worldwide headquarters in Costa Mesa, California, allowing students to enjoy the best that Southern California has to offer with its diverse recreational environment. For exceptional students, paid positions and internships may be available immediately.
If you have ever considered making your hobby your profession, here is the perfect opportunity to observe and acquire the skills necessary to be successful in this exciting field. Applications are due by May 1, 2024.
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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 nearly 90-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 D. Brent Pogue Collection, The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection, The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, The Joel R. Anderson Collection, The Norweb Collection, The Cardinal Collection, The Sydney F. Martin Collection and The Battle Born Collection — to name just a few. World coin and currency collections include The Pinnacle Collection, The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection of World Gold Coins, The Kroisos Collection, The Alicia and Sidney Belzberg Collection, The Salton Collection, The Wa She Wong Collection, and The Thos. H. Law Collection.
The company is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, with galleries in New York, Boston and Philadelphia. Offices are also located in New Hampshire, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Virginia, Hong Kong, Paris and Vancouver. Stack’s Bowers Galleries hosts an annual Global Showcase in August featuring United States coins and currency, Ancient coins and World coins and currency in its Costa Mesa auction gallery. They are also the Official Auctioneer for several important numismatic events, including the New York International Numismatic Convention, the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring, Summer and Winter Expos, the Spring and Fall Hong Kong shows, and the Maastricht Paper Money Shows.