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U.S. Currency Rarities Presented in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction for the ANA World’s Fair of Money in August

by Stacks Bowers Galleries

Published on July 22, 2021

The standout highlight of the U.S. Currency Auction for the ANA World's Fair of Money is a Fr. 345d 1880 $500 Silver Certificate
The standout highlight of the U.S. Currency Auction for the ANA World's Fair of Money is a Fr. 345d 1880 $500 Silver Certificate


Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce their Official U.S. Currency Auction for the ANA World's Fair of Money. The August sale represents the firm’s first Showcase Auction of U.S. Currency since their record-setting sale in March, and collectors are sure to greet this summer event with tremendous enthusiasm.


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Costa Mesa, CA -- Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce their Official U.S. Currency Auction for the ANA World's Fair of Money, hosted from Griffin Studios, their state-of-the-art auction venue in Costa Mesa, California. The August sale represents the firm’s first Showcase Auction of U.S. Currency since their record-setting sale in March, and collectors are sure to greet this summer event with tremendous enthusiasm.

The standout highlight of the sale is a Fr. 345d 1880 $500 Silver Certificate graded PMG Fine 15, which is the only privately available example of the catalog number and has been off the market since its last public auction sale in 2006. This treasure is offered alongside an array of sophisticated collections that include some of the greatest rarities of the Friedberg reference.

Part II of the Tarzan Collection features an impressive selection of rare large and small size type notes across the most recognizable design types in the hobby. Among the highlights from this cabinet are a Fr. 187j 1880 $1000 Legal Tender Note graded Very Fine 30 by PMG and a Fr. 2221-E 1934 $5000 Richmond Federal Reserve Note graded AU 58 EPQ by PMG.

The Cape May Collection presents an unprecedented selection of Colonial and National Bank Notes of New Jersey, fittingly highlighted by a Cape May $10 1902 Plain Back graded PCGS Banknote Very Fine 25. Other notable rarities include a Boonton $10 1902 Plain Back graded PCGS Banknote Very Fine 30, an Uncut Sheet of four Woodbridge $5 1902 Plain Back notes graded PCGS Banknote About Uncirculated 50, and a March 25, 1776 6 shillings graded PCGS Currency Superb Gem New 67 PPQ.

An exceptional group of high-end Demand Notes, Legal Tender Notes, and Silver Certificates are offered from the Silver Springs Collection, with such incredible highlights as a Fr. 2 1861 $5 Demand Note graded PMG Extremely Fine 40, a Fr. 119 1901 $10 Legal Tender Note graded PCGS Currency Gem New 66 PPQ, and a Fr. 282 1923 $5 Silver Certificate certified PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

Beyond these cabinets, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official U.S. Currency Auction offers numerous individual rarities, including:

The entire Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2021 U.S. Currency Auction is currently available on the firm’s website www.StacksBowers.com for viewing and bidding, featuring high-resolution images, Coins In Motion animations and their user-friendly bidding platform. The Live portions of the August sale will be held from August 16th through the 21st and broadcast in high definition across a number of platforms including their website, Facebook and YouTube. The Internet-Only sessions will take place the next week, August 23rd through 25th. For questions about bidding or to request an in-hand inspection from one of their specialists, please contact their auction services department at 800-458-4646 or e-mail info@stacksbowers.com.

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 85-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 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 Wa She Wong Collection, and The Thos. H. Law Collection.

The company is headquartered in Costa Mesa, 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 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring, Summer and Winter Expos, and its April and August Hong Kong Auctions.



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