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Did you know Stack’s Bowers Galleries Director of Currency, Peter Treglia, starred in a recent episode of Pawn Stars?  Peter was called by our good friend Rick Harrison, co-owner at The Gold and Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas, to review a banknote that a customer had found in an old book.  After examination it was determined the note was an 1891 $1 Silver Certificate with a retail value of roughly $1,500.  The note was successfully purchased by the “Pawn Stars” and the episode aired on February 24, 2016. 

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Did you know Stack's Bowers Galleries, Director of Currency, Peter Treglia will be attending the Chicago Paper Money Expo (CPMX) coming up in Rosemont, Illinois, March 16-18, 2016.  The show is being held at the Crowne Plaza and Peter will be set up at the first table to the left of the entrance. CPMX attendees can meet with Peter Treglia between 2 pm and 6 pm during the professional preview day on Thursday and between 10 am and 6 pm both Friday and Saturday at the Stack’s Bowers booth. Selected highlights from our March Baltimore Currency Auction will be displayed at the booth. Mr. Treglia will be accepting consignments to future auctions as well as buying currency and selling selections from inventory. To schedule a time to meet with Mr. Treglia please call 1-800-458-4646 or email PeterT@stacksbowers.com.  

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Did you know Stack’s Bowers Galleries is selling The Monument Hill Collection, a cabinet of high grade, premium quality type coins with a concentration of Proof Liberty Seated and Morgan silver dollars? This collection will be featured in our upcoming official auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring Expo in Baltimore. Highlights include an 1838 Liberty Seated quarter. No Drapery. Briggs 1-A. Open Claws Reverse. MS-64 (PCGS) (CAC), a 1795 Draped Bust silver dollar. AU-55 (NGC), an 1887 Morgan silver dollar. Proof-65 Cameo (PCGS) (CAC), and an 1882 trade dollar. Proof-64 Ultra Cameo (NGC) (CAC). 

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...Part II of the magnificent Twin Leaf Collection is on the auction schedule!

The Twin Leaf Collection stands tall among the greatest cabinets of Middle and Late Date large cents ever formed. At its peak of completion, it was the finest collection of this specialty. We were honored to have been selected to sell this magnificent holding in our July 2015 Baltimore sale where it was a highlight of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Summer Expo. It included nearly every 

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Did you know, with the third sale of a planned series of five, the D. Brent Pogue Collection sales, presented by Stack’s Bowers Galleries in association with Sotheby’s, became the most valuable series of numismatic auctions in history?  When Lot 3132, a MS-67+ (PCGS) 1807 half eagle, brought $282,000, the D. Brent Pogue sales officially surpassed the $62 million in sales netted by the 26 parts of the John J. Ford, Jr. Collection between 2003 and 2013. In 158 lots, the third installment realized a total of $17,135,612.50, bringing the total sales of the three Pogue auctions held thus far to a record breaking $68,577,182.

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Did you know that Stack’s Bowers Galleries will have on display at their booth in Long Beach the D. Brent Pogue Collection “King of American Coins.” That coin is the finest known 1804 silver dollar, the Sultan of Muscat Presentation Specimen pedigreed to the Walter H. Childs Collection. And there’s more! Also on display will be the landmark 1822 half eagle, the only one in private hands, pedigreed to the Brand and Eliasberg collections. Come by Table 502 to view these legendary Pogue Collection coins before they cross the auction block!

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Did you know the Stack’s Bowers Galleries team will be headed to the Long Beach Coin Expo February 4-6, 2016, and the London Coin Fair on February 6, 2016.  Read more...

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Did you know Stack’s Bowers Galleries in conjunction with Sotheby’s is selling selections from the extensive holdings of the Swiss noble Family Grad d’Hauteville in our February Rarities sale? View and bid on these exciting selections from Library of Chateau d’Hauteville, including important items relating to the career of Commanding General of the United States Army Alexander Macomb, online here.

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