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Heritage's Historical Platinum Auction in July, Spanning Centuries of Human Achievement, Is One For the Ages
Museum-quality event features the 1791 congressional resolution authorizing the creation of the U.S. Mint signed by Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State.
Stack's Bowers is expanding its footprint into Virginia Beach with the addition of industry-expert, Devin Hipp, and Kyle Honoré to their staff.
Sky-High Demand for Asian Coins and Currency Puts Heritage Auctions in Spotlight at Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair
Best-known 'Dragon Dollar' from Kuang-hsü's reign could top $800,000.
Historic items from legendary ""Ship of Gold"" that sank in 1857 include Wells Fargo treasure shipment box remnants, gold miner's jeans, and a mysterious ""Mona Lisa of the Deep"" photograph.
A few of the prices realized for $10 gold coins (eagles) in the May 5 Heritage Platinum Night sessions were astonishing and many auction results were reflective of ascents in market levels that had already occurred during 2021 and early 2022.
On June 17th, 2022, Ventris C. Gibson took the oath of office as Director of the United States Mint.
California Gold Rush-era treasures recovered from the fabled ""Ship of Gold,"" the SS Central America that sank in 1857, will be offered for the first time in the Pre-Long Beach auction by Goldberg Coins & Collectibles on June 27, 2022.
JBR Set from the Fairmont Collection to be Offered in the Stack's Bowers Galleries August 2022 Global Showcase Auction
Stack's Bowers Galleries is thrilled to announce the incredible JBR Set of $5, $10, and $20 Gold Coins from the Fairmont Collection, a landmark feature of their August 2022 Global Showcase Auction.
In April 2021, Stack's Bowers Galleries sold an incredibly rare Tensho-era ca. 1588 Japanese Oban for $1.9 million. Taking inspiration from this record-setting treasure, Stack's Bowers Galleries is now offering commemorative Oban ingots struck in 1 ounce of .999 fine gold in their bi-monthly Precious Metals Auction (PMA) sales.
ANA Philanthropy Awards Presented to Q. David Bowers, Stack Family for Legendary Numismatic Contributions
The American Numismatic Association (ANA) will recognize Q. David Bowers and the Stack family at the Chicago World's Fair of Money ® (August 16-20).
Stack's Bowers Galleries is thrilled to announce another unprecedented selection of Bitcoins and physical cryptocurrency in their June 2022 Showcase Auction.
Saxonia in Nummis, the collection of the Berlin savings bank with rarities from Brandenburg-Prussia, gold coins from the Köhlmoos Collection and the Liska Collection with Czechoslovak gold coins – these are just a few of the private collections on offer at Künker's Summer Auction Sales.
Julie Abrams is Stack's Bowers Galleries most recent valued addition to the firm's growing worldwide operations.
In 1975, Venezuela nationalized its oil industry – an important step in the long and eventful relationship between the country and its oil supplies. A gold coin commemorates the event. It is one of the rarest pieces of Venezuelan numismatics.
Stack's Bowers Galleries is excited to present their June 2022 Showcase Auction of United States Coins and Numismatic Americana, the official Auction for the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Summer 2022 Expo.
In part 1, I discussed the importance of the spring SBG auction extravaganza, especially the offering of much fresh material from multiple sources. I then focused on the collection of Paul and Rosalie Zito. Here in part 2, the topic is the very impressive set of Three Dollar Gold pieces (Threes) assembled by someone named ""Huberman,"" which was auctioned by Stack's Bowers Galleries (SBG) on April 5 in Costa Mesa, California.
On April 5, the Paul and Rosalie Zito consignment of just ninety-two coins was auctioned for more than $4.25 million in total. This was a very important offering of fresh material, and a newsworthy assortment of U.S. gold coins was featured.
The monthly currency market commentary for June 2022 by Patrick Ian Perez.
Gift from California business executive Dwight Manley honors ship's brave Captain, Commander William Lewis Herndon.
Stack's Bowers and Ponterio's May 2022 Auction netted a stunning final figure of over $43,000,000 in prices realized.
With a highly prized ""Una and the Lion"" leading the way, more than 400 rare coins from a phenomenal collection certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company™ (NGC®) realized CHF 5.8 million (about $5.8 million).
Prominent collector and benefactor Dwight N. Manley of Brea, California has donated to the American Numismatic Association (www.money.org) more than 60 books, auction catalogs, and photographs previously owned or annotated by noted numismatic researcher and author Walter Breen.
Gold Ingot, Simpson Collection Lead Heritage Auctions' Central States Numismatic Sales Past $65 Million
Justh & Hunter gold bar, once thought lost forever at sea, brings $1.32 million, in record-smashing event.