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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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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New 2019 Official Blue Book™ Expanded With Full-color Sections

The newest edition of the Handbook of United States Coins debuts in late May 2018. Known to collectors as the Blue Book, it is the best-selling annual guide to wholesale prices paid by U.S. coin dealers. The 304-page 76th edition, with a 2019 cover date, has been fully updated and expanded with a 16-page color section. It can […]

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Reserve Your Room A Few Steps Away From The Whitman Baltimore Expo!

Will you be at the Whitman Baltimore Summer Expo? We have a special relationship with several hotels – all of which are just a short distance from the Expo – that are ready to welcome Expo attendees! Click the link below to explore your options, but be aware that the reserved blocks often sell out. […]

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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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