SBG March 2021 Las Vegas Auction Features Impressive Rarities

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce their March 2021 Las Vegas Auction, the firm’s first Showcase event for Americana and United States coins and paper money of the year. The primary highlight of this auction is the magnificent 1822 Capped Head Left half eagle from the D. Brent Pogue Collection.

1822 Capped Head Left half eagle
1822 Capped Head Left half eagle

It is the only specimen in private hands and serves as a linchpin to a complete set of United States coins. Accompanying this piece is the finest known 1797 Draped Bust half dollar, also with provenance to the Virgil Brand and D. Brent Pogue collections. These two pieces will be sold in the firm’s Rarities Night session held on the evening of Thursday, March 25.

1797 Draped Bust half dollar
1797 Draped Bust half dollar

In addition to these treasures, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2021 Las Vegas Auction presents many significant collections spanning every category in the Guide Book. Registry Set participants will be thrilled with the Washington Rainbows Collection, the #1 All-Time Finest PCGS Registry Set of Washington quarters, built with a focus on exceptional toning. The Washington Rainbows set is marked by an impressive MS-66 (PCGS) 1932-S and a vibrantly toned MS-68+ (PCGS) CAC 1948.

1932-D Washington Quarter
1932-D Washington Quarter

An impressive offering of silver dollars and gold coins is from the Collection of Silas Stanley Roberts (1888-1966), which was assembled chiefly in the first half of the 20th century and now comes to market for the first time. It includes a Top Pop AU-58 (PCGS) 1867-S $5 among many other rarities.

1867-S Liberty Head Half Eagle
1867-S Liberty Head Half Eagle

The Bimyway Collection features small cents, silver dollars, and other popular denominations in Choice or Gem Mint State grades, including an exciting MS-64+ (PCGS) 1857-S double eagle with pedigree to the S.S. Central America shipwreck.

1857-S Double Eagle
1857-S Double Eagle

Exceptional Peace dollars and Franklin half dollars are presented from the Pittstown Collection, including a PF-67+ CAM (NGC) CAC 1950 half and an MS-66 (PCGS) 1934-S dollar. Liberty Head gold coins are featured courtesy of the Steve Studer and the Fairmont collections. Magnificent early half dollars in this sale include selections from the E. Horatio Morgan, Richard Jewell and Iron Eagle collections, while additional important United States type coins are offered from the Dr. Jeffrey A. Rudolph and the Trebuchet collections.

1950 Franklin Half Dollar
1950 Franklin Half Dollar

Collectors of Numismatic Americana will also be excited by the Larry Baber Collection of the Medallic Works of William and Charles Barber, as well as Indian Peace medals from the Larry Ness Collection and tokens and medals from the cabinet of Norman G. Peters.

The selection of U.S. Currency is highlighted by the magnificent Karelian Collection, including a PCGS Banknote CU 63 Fr.167a $100 Legal Tender Note, a PMG EF 40 EPQ. Fr. 376. 1891 $50 Treasury Note, and a PCGS Banknote Ch EF 45 Fr. 377. 1890 $100 Treasury Note.

Fr. 167a. 1863 $100 Legal Tender Note
Fr. 167a. 1863 $100 Legal Tender Note

The Live Bidding sessions of the Stack’s Bowers sale will be held March 24 through 26, with Internet-Only sessions hosted on the firm’s website March 29 through April 1. The entire March 2021 Las Vegas Auction is now available for viewing and bidding at www.StacksBowers.com. Contact the firm today by telephone or email at 800-566-2580 or Info@StacksBowers.com with question about any lots or to order copies of the printed catalogs.

About Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Stack’s Bowers Galleries 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 85-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 — The D. Brent Pogue Collection, The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection, The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, The Joel R. Anderson Collection, The Norweb Collection, The Cardinal Collection and The Battle Born Collection — to name just a few.

World coin and currency collections include The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection of World Gold Coins, The Kroisos Collection, The Alicia and Sidney Belzberg Collection, The Wa She Wong Collection, The Guia Collection, The Thos. H. Law Collection, and The Robert O. Ebert Collection.

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Kaiser Wilhelm

We have here a spectacular array of beautiful and (some extremely) rare examples of both classic and contemporary American coinage, all of it to be had by the winning bidders at this Las Vegas auction. Just pull out several hundred or so grand of your pocket money in order for one of these fabulous items to find its way into your personal collection.

Last edited 4 months ago by Kaiser Wilhelm
Kaiser Wilhelm

Here’s a little something for someone’s auction fund just to help them get started.

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Last edited 4 months ago by Kaiser Wilhelm