Over US $ 14.7 million in coins, currency and Americana sold at Stack’s Bowers showcase auction in November 2021

Over US $ 14.7 million in coins, currency and Americana sold at Stack’s Bowers showcase auction in November 2021

Over $ 14.7 million in US coins, currency and Americana were sold by Stack’s Bowers Galleries in their official auction for the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo 2021.

Costa Mesa, California –
Over US $ 14.7 million in coins, currency and Americana were sold by Stack’s Bowers Galleries during their official auction for the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo. This was the first such event held since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, with viewing of the lots offered in person at the Baltimore Convention Center and the auction itself being held remotely from Griffin Studios at the company’s headquarters in Costa Mesa, California. With strong auction activity and dozens of record breaking prices across all categories, Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to celebrate this successful final auction of their 2021 season.

The United States coins on sale were marked by several important collections, most notably the

Aberg

,

Ornithologist

, and

Fricke

cabinets, which spanned a variety of categories with fresh, high-quality selections. The greatest treasures among US Federal Coins were on display at the Rarities Night session, starting with impressive proof half-cents, as well as magnificent big, fresh-from-the-market cents.

Collection of Dr Frances W. Constable

. From this collection, a phenomenal CAC AU-55 (PCGS)

1793 Crown

one hundred sold for $ 39,600 (lot 4008). A world-class silver dollar selection started with a number of gorgeous Draped Bust dollars including a CAC AU-58 + (PCGS)

1796 BB-66

, which made $ 81,000 and is now the most valuable outstanding copy ever sold (lot 4046). The gold coins have been showcased by an exceptional selection of Capped Bust Half-Eagles, including the finest single certified Rarity-7.

1797 BD-2

at MS-60 (NGC) which sold for $ 168,000 (lot 4104). the

Aberg collection

offered a wide variety of rarities in all denominations, including a legendary MS-61 BN (PCGS) CAC

1969-S Double coin Obverse cent

which brought in $ 21,600 (lot 4017), an MS-63 (PCGS)

1870-CC dollar

which sold for $ 36,000 (lot 4052), and a Proof-66 Ultra Cameo

1870 quarter eagle

which brought in $ 38,400 (lot 4097).

Stack’s Bowers Galleries were also delighted to present a Silver SP-70 (PCGS)

Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin (BTC)

in lot 4151, representing the very first physical cryptocurrency coin to be offered in a live public auction. With a realized price of $ 33,600, it sold for a premium of almost 500% above the intrinsic face value of Bitcoin at the time of the sale. Other important rarities of this session included an MS-62 (NGC)

1870-CC half dollar

at $ 102,000 (lot 4037), a Proof-68 Cameo (NGC)

1897 dollars

which set a new category record at $ 45,600 (lot 4055), an original Proof-66 Ultra Cameo (NGC)

1873 three dollars

gold coin that set an NGC ranked record of $ 144,000 (lot 4098), an iconic Proof-62 (PCGS)

1879 Stella Floating Hair

which brought in $ 120,000 (lot 4101), a Proof-65 sandblast (NGC)

1912 Saint-Gaudens $ 20

which brought in $ 108,000 (lot 4140), and a magnificent AU-53 (PCGS)

1849 Mormon $ 20

which sold for $ 300,000 (lot 4149).

The November sale also included the official Stack’s Bowers Galleries auction for the

Colonial Coin Collectors Club

, better known as C4, which encompassed all manner of colonial and related coins, from Massachusetts silver to desirable state coppers and early Washington coins. Included were several historic cabinets, including Fugio brass from the

Pierre Fricke collection

and the New Jersey and Connecticut brass of

Norman G. Peters Collection

. Notable results include $ 26,400 for a 1787 Fugio Newman

10-T

(lot 2148) and $ 24,000 for a Newman

11-A

(lot 2149), as well as $ 57,600 for an exception

1787 New Jersey Maris 37-f

(lot 2089). A remarkable selection of pieces from the collection of respected dealers was also offered.

Richard rossa

, formerly of Rossa and Tanenbaum, as well as a newly discovered

1658 shilling Lord Baltimore

which brought in $ 13,200 (2010 lot) and a rare

1790 Standish Barry three pence

which sold for $ 18,000 (lot 2123).

A wide selection of fractional California gold coins presented by the

Oregon Collection, Part II

, including world-class rarities like Rarity-8 EF-45 (PCGS)

BG-209B 1853 Round 25 cents

which sold for $ 31,200 (lot 3496).

American numismatic specialists feasted on a magnificent selection of

Presidential inauguration

medals, including a Gem

bronze 1905 Roosevelt

which sold for $ 57,600 (lot 1047) and the very rare

1921 Harding Bronze Medal

which grossed $ 38,400 (lot 1048), each of which set records for the show. Stack’s Bowers Galleries was also proud to present Part 3 of the

E Pluribus Unum Collection

, marked by an incredible range of

Indian Peace Medals

,

Bolen tokens

, and significant

minted copies

, all of which were of exceptional quality, desirable provenance and extreme rarity.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries official currency auction featured many impressive offers, highlighted by the

Laguna Coast “Gnat” rarity register and collection

which was one of the finest collections of San Francisco District small tickets ever formed. Exceptional results include $ 9,000 for

lot 20111

, a fr. 1954-F 1928D Federal Reserve $ 5 bill from Atlanta and $ 8,100 for

lot 20119

, a single fr. 1957Lm * 1934A $ 5 Federal Reserve Mule. Other highlights include a Fr. 96 1869 $ 10 Legal Tender (

lot 20029

) which sold for $ 66,000, and a Fr. 1132-I 1918 Federal Reserve Banknote of $ 500 (

lot 20067

) which brought in $ 50,400.

The results of the entire official Stack’s Bowers Galleries auction for the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Show are now available at StacksBowers.com. The company is now accepting shipments of US coins and currency for their spring 2022 showcase auction, while their monthly Collectors Choice online auctions provide a convenient venue for the fastest sale at the highest prices. For more information or to log, contact the company at 800-566-2580 or email [email protected]

About Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducts live, internet, and specialty auctions of rare US and World coins and coins, and antique coins, as well as direct sales through retail and wholesale channels. The company’s 85-year heritage includes cataloging and selling many of the most valuable collections of US coins and currencies to ever cross an auction block – the D. Brent Pogue Collection, the John J. Ford, Jr., 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 – for n ‘ to name a few. Global Coin and Currency Collections include the Pinnacle Collection, Louis E. Eliasberg Collection, Senior Global Gold Coin Collection, Kroisos Collection, Alicia & Sidney Belzberg Collection, Wa She Wong Collection, and The Thos. H. Law collection.

The company is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, with offices in New York, Philadelphia, Wolfeboro, Hong Kong, and Paris. Stack’s Bowers Galleries is the official auctioneer for several major numismatic conventions, including the events of the American Numismatic Association, the New York International Numismatic Convention, the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring, Summer and Winter Expos, and its auctions. April and August in Hong Kong.

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Stacks Bowers Galleries

Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducts live, internet, and specialty auctions of rare US and World coins and coins, and antique coins, as well as direct sales through retail and wholesale channels. The company’s 80-year heritage includes cataloging and selling many of the most valuable collections of US coins and currencies to ever cross an auction block – the D. Brent Pogue Collection, the John J. Ford, Jr., 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 – for n ‘ to name a few. The global coin and currency collections include the Louis E. Eliasberg Collection, the Senior Global Gold Coin Collection, the Kroisos Collection, the Alicia and Sidney Belzberg Collection, the Wa She Wong Collection, the Guia Collection, the Thos collection. H. Law Collection and Robert O. Ebert Collection.

To cap this incredible numismatic history, the inclusion of the world record for the highest price ever at auction for a rare coin, the 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar grade Specimen-66 (PCGS) which made over $ 10 million , part of their sale from the famous Cardinal collection. The company is headquartered in Santa Ana, California, with offices in New York, Wolfeboro, Hong Kong, and Paris. Stack’s Bowers Galleries is the official auctioneer for several major numismatic conventions, including the events of the American Numismatic Association, the New York International Numismatic Convention, the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring, Summer and Winter Expos, and its auctions. April and August in Hong Kong.

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