Stack’s Bowers November 2019 Baltimore Currency Auction Highlights

by CoinNews.net on November 26, 2019 · 0 comments

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo saw $1,510,700 in rare United States paper money trade hands between its Thursday, November 14 evening live session in Baltimore and the Tuesday, November 19 Internet-only session.

Fr. 212f. 1865 $500 Interest Bearing Note. PMG Very Fine 25

Fr. 212f. 1865 $500 Interest Bearing Note. PMG Very Fine 25. This rarity realized $264,000 at Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2019 Baltimore Currency.

In total, the Stack’s Bowers Whitman Winter Expo auction realized over $19,124,255 million across 16 sessions offering United States coins, tokens, medals and paper money. All prices include a 20% buyer’s premium.

Lot 10177, a Fr.212f 1865 $500 Interest Bearing Note graded Very Fine 25 by PMG brought the highest price of the auction. Formerly from the Joel R. Anderson Collection, it realized $264,000.

Also pedigreed to the Anderson Collection, lot 10176, a Fr.150 1863 $50 Legal Tender Note graded About New 50 PPQ by PCGS Currency, sold for $192,000.

Fr. 150. 1863 $50 Legal Tender Note. PCGS Currency About New 50 PPQ

Fr. 150. 1863 $50 Legal Tender Note. PCGS Currency About New 50 PPQ. This note brought $192,000.

A previously unreported serial number 1 $10 1902 Plain Back from the First National Bank of Rosebud, Montana graded Choice Uncirculated 64 by PMG was the top selling National Currency note of the auction realizing $48,000 (lot 10361).

Rosebud, Montana. $10 1902 Plain Back. Fr. 632. The First NB

Rosebud, Montana. $10 1902 Plain Back. Fr. 632. The First NB. This note sold for $48,000.

Also among National banknotes, $45,600 was the price brought by a $10 1902 Red Seal from The Farmers National Bank of Kingfisher, Territory of Oklahoma graded Very Fine 30 by PMG (lot 10407).

Kingfisher, Territory of Oklahoma. $10 1902 Red Seal. Fr. 613

Kingfisher, Territory of Oklahoma. $10 1902 Red Seal. Fr. 613. This rarity realized $45,600 at Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2019 Baltimore Currency.

Small size currency was led by a PMG Choice Uncirculated 63 Fr.2407 1928 $500 Gold Certificate that sold for $31,200 (lot 10305).

Fr. 2407. 1928 $500 Gold Certificate. PMG Choice Uncirculated 63

Fr. 2407. 1928 $500 Gold Certificate. PMG Choice Uncirculated 63. This note brought $31,200.

This was the firm’s final live United States currency auction of 2019. Stack’s Bowers Galleries is now accepting consignments for the March 2020 Official U.S. Currency Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring Expo in Baltimore. For more information on that event contact Director of Currency Peter Treglia at petert@stacksbowers.com or Currency Specialist Brad Ciociola at bciociola@stacksbowers.com.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries (StacksBowers.com) conducts live, Internet and specialized auctions of rare U.S. and world coins and currency and ancient coins, as well as direct sales through retail and wholesale channels. The company’s 80-year legacy includes the cataloging and sale of many of the most valuable United States coin and currency collections to ever cross an auction block.

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