Bowers and Merena

1866 Seated Liberty Silver DollarBowers and Merena, one of the world’s preeminent auctioneers for rare coins and currency, began 2011 with the first major numismatic event of the year, the January Tampa Bay Rarities Sale.

The single-day, single-session event held Jan. 4 offered nearly 1,700 lots of rare United States and Colonia-era coinage. With coins performing exceptionally well, sales topped $4 million […]

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Spectrum Group International, Inc. (SPGZ.PK) announced today that its subsidiary Bowers and Merena Auctions, one of the world’s pre-eminent auctioneers of rare coins and currency, has entered into an agreement with Stack’s, the oldest rare coin retail and auction company in the U.S., to combine their operations.

The new company, which will be known as Stack’s-Bowers Numismatics, with a world coin division to be known as Stack’s-Bowers and Ponterio, will be owned 51% by Bowers and Merena Auctions and 49% by Stack’s […]

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1866 Seated Liberty Silver DollarBowers and Merena, one of the world’s preeminent auctioneers for rare coins and currency, will conduct the January Rarities Sale as its first event of 2011.

The single-session sale on January 4 at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay will offer nearly 1,700 lots of rare and desirable United State and Colonial-era coinage […]

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Two of Five Coins in Kwangtung Mint Specimen SetOver 300 anxious bidders filled the live auction floor for the highly anticipated sale of the Wa She Wong Collection of Chinese and other Asian Coins on Dec. 3-4.

The Hong Kong auction, presented by Ponterio & Associates, a division of Bowers and Merena Auctions, featured 1,107 lots with total sales reaching $10.7 million […]

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Standing Liberty Quarter

Bowers and Merena saw spirited bidding as the Official Auctioneer of the November 2010 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo.

Nearly 3,900 lots of rare US coins and currency crossed the auction block in the Nov. 4-6 sale and realized $11.6 million. Ponterio & Associates, Bowers and Merena’s world and ancient coin division, brought over 2,900 lots and added an additional $1.6 million to the sale […]

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ANABowers and Merena Auctions has been selected by the American Numismatic Association as the official auctioneer for the ANA Pre-Show, which will immediately precede the World’s Fair of Money conventions.

This three-year agreement includes the ANA Pre-Shows to be held in Chicago in 2011, Philadelphia in 2012 and Chicago in 2013 […]

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1875 Three-Dollar Gold PieceBowers and Merena, one of the world’s preeminent auctioneers for rare coins and currency, will conduct the official auction of the November 2010 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo.

Scheduled for November 4-5 at the Baltimore Convention Center, the sale will present more than 3,500 lots of important United States coins and currency […]

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The acclaimed Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation’s large cents collection, the number one-ranked set of its kind in both the PGCS and NGC Set Registry listings, will be publicly displayed for the first time in the Baltimore-Washington area during the first two days of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo, November 4 and 5, 2010. […]

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Bowers and Merena, the world’s preeminent auctioneer for rare coins and currency, will feature the important and extremely rare proof gold coins from the Zürich Collection in the Official auction of the November 2010 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo. "We are extremely honored to include the Zürich Collection among the anchor consignments in our […]

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Bowers and Merena Auctions, one of the world’s preeminent auctioneers for rare coins and currency, realized an impressive $9.3 million at its Boston Rarities Sale on Aug. 7. The sale, conducted in two sessions with 1,750 lots, featured the rare condition census #4 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar, certified MS-64 by NGC, that sold for […]

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