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.

Comments Off on Q. David Bowers on Enjoying the Guide Book Continue Reading →

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 […]

Comments Off on Whitman and Q. David Bowers Shine A Spotlight On American Civil War tokens Continue Reading →

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.

Comments Off on Q. David Bowers Researches World Fairs Continue Reading →

John and Nancy Wilson: Red Book Recollections

Whitman Publishing’s Guide Book of United States Coins, also known as the Red Book, now in its 72nd edition, has a long and storied history. Noted numismatists John and Nancy Wilson share their thoughts.

Comments Off on John and Nancy Wilson: Red Book Recollections Continue Reading →

Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Feature the Archangel Collection of Colonial and 1792 Coinage in their October Baltimore Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the Archangel Collection of Colonial and 1792 Coinage as a featured highlight of their October 2018 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo in Baltimore. Comprising a comprehensive type set of early American and related issues, the cabinet showcases some of the greatest rarities of the […]

Comments Off on Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Feature the Archangel Collection of Colonial and 1792 Coinage in their October Baltimore Auction Continue Reading →

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.

Comments Off on Stack’s Bowers Whitman Expo Auction Top Five Continue Reading →

Highlights From The Stack’s Bowers Official Auction of the Whitman Summer Expo

The specialists at Stack’s Bowers Galleries have offered some insights into a few of the wonderful selections from their official coin auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Summer Expo.

Comments Off on Highlights From The Stack’s Bowers Official Auction of the Whitman Summer Expo Continue Reading →

Mint State 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime Featured in June 2018 Baltimore Auction

Among the significant rarities in the Stack’s Bowers June 2018 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Summer Expo is an exceptional 1795 Flowing Hair half dime certified MS-61 by NGC. This handsome and boldly defined 18th-century rarity is offered in lot 1226. This beautiful half dime showcases deep navy and violet on both sides, accented by golden-tan on the central […]

Comments Off on Mint State 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime Featured in June 2018 Baltimore Auction Continue Reading →

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Presents THE FAIRMONT COLLECTION

The Fairmont Collection will be featured in the Stack’s Bowers Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Summer Expo, Thursday, June 21, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Fairmont Collection is currently ranked as the second finest PCGS Set Registry in the category “Liberty Head $20 Gold with Major Varieties, Circulation Strikes (1850-1907)” and comprises […]

Comments Off on Stack’s Bowers Galleries Presents THE FAIRMONT COLLECTION Continue Reading →

Incredible 1874 Trade Dollar From Beasley Collection at Stack’s Bowers June Baltimore Auction

Among the significant cabinets featured in our June 2018 Baltimore Auction is the Beasley Collection, comprising an assortment of high-grade 19th- and 20th-century United States type coins, most of which are Gem or finer.

Comments Off on Incredible 1874 Trade Dollar From Beasley Collection at Stack’s Bowers June Baltimore Auction Continue Reading →