Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Joel R. Anderson Collection Part III Auction realized over $8.6 Million. Highlight during the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo sale in Baltimore was a 1890 $1,000 “Grand Watermelon” note that was sold for more than $2 million.
Stack’s Bowers Galleries held their Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo in Baltimore from October, 24-30, 2018. Highlighted by the Archangel Collection of Colonial and 1792 Coinage, the sale featured a parade of exceptional rarities.
On 20 October 2018, Stéphane Palombo held his 17th numismatic auction in Geneva. Among the 714 lots there was selection of high value ancient coins, including several from the well known A.A. collection. A gold stater set a new record price for a Roman Republican coin.
Part II of the Joel R. Anderson Collection of US Paper Money was offered by Stack’s Bowers Galleries. The 70 unique, extremely rare and finest known pieces and type notes in incredible condition realized $9,652,860, with two notes bringing over $1 million each.
Three coins highlighted Heritage’s ANA Auctions: A newly discovered 1854-S $5 Gold Coin sold for $2.1m, a 1792 Gold Piece supposed to have belonged to George Washington realized $1.74m, and Spain’s Legendary ‘First Dollar of the Americas’ realized $528,000.