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Stack’s Bowers Galleries Sale Of The Stephen Winthrop Collection Raises Over $1.3 Million For Harvard ALS Program

On Friday, February 6, 2015, Stack’s Bowers Galleries sold The Stephen Winthrop Collection at its New York Americana Sale, raising over $1.3 million to support ALS research at Harvard University. Crossing the auction block were many choice, rare and interesting coins, several of which had been off the market for 30 years or more.

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries Presents A Diverse Selection Of US Coins In The Winter 2014 Official Auction Of The Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo

A wide range of rarities, collector coins and exonumia from the United States are among the highlights of the upcoming Stack’s Bowers Galleries Winter 2014 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo, October 30—November 2, 2014. Extensive collections, including The 1853 Collection, The George Gund III Collection, The Stu Keen Portfolio, The […]

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A Unique Copy of Q. David Bowers’ Coins And Collectors: Golden Anniversary Edition

There was spirited bidding for a unique copy of Q. David Bowers’ new book, Coins and Collectors: Golden Anniversary Edition, at the close of the 2014 Numismatic Bibliomania Society symposium.

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“The Great Ones” to Include Well-Known Whitman Author Q. David Bowers

With the Whitman Baltimore Winter Expo just around the corner, the ANA’s World Fair of Money in Chicago has a special event planned featuring prominent Whitman author, Q. David Bowers, and his fellow numismatic legends Larry and Harvey Stack.

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2014 Hall of Fame Coin Auctions for Nine Times the Initial Price

Recently, one of the Deep Cameo 2014-W National Baseball Hall of Fame gold $5 half eagle, rated Proof 70 by PCGS, sold on eBay at the end of March for $3,995, more than nine times the U.S. Mint’s retail price of $424.75.

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Young Orioles Fan First to Buy Baseball Commem

A twelve-year-old Orioles fan was the first purchaser of the U.S. Mint’s National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin, when they went on sale today at Noon at the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo. Cole Bank, 12, of Vienna, Virginia took a social studies test before school hours, so he could attend the Expo, […]

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Stack’s Bowers’ Incredible American Coin Hoard

When a numismatist like Lawrence R. Stack says that he’s “never seen anything like it”, the coin world pays attention. Stack’s Bowers has announced the acquisition of one of the greatest American coin hoards ever to be discovered, and you’ll be seeing key lots at the Whitman Baltimore Expos.

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Whitman Publishing Announces Commemorative Updated Edition of Q. David Bowers’s Coins and Collectors

Whitman Publishing announces the release of Coins and Collectors: Golden Anniversary Edition, marking the 50th year since the best-selling original was published. The 416-page hardcover book is illustrated in full color and retails for $29.95. It will debut at the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo, March 30, 2014, and then will be available from […]

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John Mercanti Designs Two New Australian Proof Coins

John Mercanti, who retired from his position as Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint in 2010, continues to design coins. His latest? Two new high relief Australian Proof 2014 coins celebrating Australia’s wedge-tailed eagle.

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