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2000-P Sacagawea Dollar/Washington Quarter Mule (Obverse)

Newly Discovered Sacagawea Dollar / Washington Quarter Mule

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is delighted to offer the 17th known example of the famous (2000)-P Sacagawea dollar / Washington quarter mule in their Official Auction of the Whitman Coins & Collectibles Baltimore Expo this March. This blunder is among the greatest Mint errors of modern numismatics and has captured the imagination of collectors and roll […]

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Rare 1882 Gold Certificate To Attract Strong Bidding

An extremely rare 1882 gold certificate that could sell for $500,000 or more is expected to draw the heaviest pursuit among serious collectors at the FUN Currency Auction in Tampa, Fla. “The January FUN auction is like no other event,” Heritage Auctions Currency Director Dustin Johnston said. “Each year, we encounter some really extraordinary rarities, […]

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The Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States Paper Money

With great pleasure, Stack’s Bowers Galleries brings to market The Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States paper money, the largest, finest, and most complete collection of Large Size United States paper money types in existence today. It is rivaled only by great collections of generations ago that have long since been dispersed, including those […]

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Historic 1792 Silver Center Cent

Whitman Coin Expo Stack’s Bowers Auction Realizes Over $15.4 Million

The official auction of the 2017 Whitman Coins & Collectibles Winter Expo held by Stack’s Bowers Galleries was an astounding success, realizing over $13.3 million across eight sessions of United States coinage and related issues. Nearly $2 million in paper money also crossed the block with superb results. The sale was highlighted by significant collections […]

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1861 Original Confederate Half Dollar Headlines Auction

Heritage Auctions is pleased to announce their ninth presentation of selections from the incomparable Eric P. Newman Collection. Both currency and U.S. coins from the Eric P. Newman Collection highlight Day One of our three-day Signature Auction, to be held November 1-3 at Heritage’s World Headquarters at 3500 Maple Avenue in Dallas. Currency items start […]

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Fully Original Atlanta 1928 $5000 FRN Realized $129,250 at Auction

The auction room of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official United States Currency Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money bustled with activity the evening of August 2, as bidders eagerly competed for a diverse offering of collectible paper money. Prices realized for the auction totaled $2,300,756. All prices quoted include the buyer’s fee. The […]

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Two U.S. Pennies Equal Nearly $500,000

Two of the rarest U.S. coins ever discovered sold for nearly $500,000 at a public auction held in conjunction with the world’s largest coin show. A newly-discovered 1943 Lincoln penny shot to $282,000 because it was made of the wrong material and a 1792 Penny – lost for 130 years – sold for $211,500 Wednesday, […]

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Rare, High-Grade U.S. Gold, Ancient Shekel Offered at ANA Convention Auction

The largest numismatic convention of the year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Convention, will feature historically-important discoveries during Heritage Auctions’ Aug. 2-3 Platinum Night events in Denver. The live auctions span U.S. gold, World and Ancient rarities and choice currency specimens. “We are offering rarities not seen on the market in generations,” said Greg Rohan, […]

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Birch Cent Not Seen in 55 Years

The consignment deadline for Heritage Auctions’ 2017 American Numismatic Association Auction July 31-Aug. 7 is June 21, so sellers still have a few days to submit their high-end collections to appear along with special offerings, such as a 1792 Parmelee Birch Cent offered at auction for the first time in 55 years. “This elusive Birch […]

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