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Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Joel. R. Anderson Collection Part II Auction Realizes Nearly $10 Million for 70 Lots of United States Paper Money

Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ August 16 offering of Part II of the Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States Paper Money in Philadelphia, achieved nearly $10 million as a room full of enthusiasts vied with online bidders to take home unique, extremely rare and finest known pieces, as well as type notes in incredible condition. In […]

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Q. David Bowers on Enjoying the Guide Book

Ever since its launching in 1946 (with a 1947 cover date) A Guide Book of United States Coins has been the primary source of information relating to coin prices in different grade categories as well as other information such as historical notes and mintage.

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Whitman and Q. David Bowers Shine A Spotlight On American Civil War tokens

Described as “a modern-day classic in American Numismatics”, Q. David Bowers’ Guide Book of Civil War Tokens is “not only broader than heretofore undertaken by any other author, it is also deeper in both its historical and economic references.” The venerable Dr. George J. Fuld, too, weighed in, nearly 70 years after he first learned of Civil War […]

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Q. David Bowers Researches World Fairs

In the course of writing a forthcoming Whitman Book on American Postcards, legendary numismatist Q. David Bowers dives into world’s fairs and expositions, many of which issued tokens, medals, and commemorative coins.

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Stack’s Bowers Whitman Expo Auction Top Five

Even before their two internet auctions concluded, the Stack’s Bowers Official Auction of the Whitman Baltimore Spring Expo brought it $4.7 million, sales which included a rare Paquet 1861-S.

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Q. David Bowers Says Numismatics Is “The Key to Living Longer”

Studies show that hobbies such as numismatics give older adults a greater sense of purpose, especially when that hobby is a life-long passion.

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Jeff Garrett Pays Tribute to Kenneth Bressett, “Red Book” Editor Emeritus

Jeff Garrett, recent past president of the American Numismatic Association, has been named senior editor of the Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”). Here he pays tribute to friend and mentor Kenneth Bressett, the book’s longtime editor, as Ken retires this year into the role of editor emeritus.

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Kenneth Bressett named first Editor Emeritus of the Red Book

Kenneth Bressett, longtime editor of the Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”), has retired into Whitman Publishing’s newly created position of Editor Emeritus.

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Guide Book of Franklin and Kennedy Half Dollars Has Expanded

The updated and expanded new third edition of A Guide Book of Franklin and Kennedy Half Dollars, by professional numismatist Rick Tomaska will be available nationwide on May 8, 2018,  and can be preordered online.

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Meet PNG’s 2018 Young Numismatist Scholarship Recipient

The Professional Numismatists Guild  has selected Michigan State University student Andrew Blinkiewicz, 21, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, as the recipient of their 2018 Young Numismatist Scholarship.

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