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Costa Mesa, CA
– Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce their Winter 2022 Showcase
Auction, the Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter
Expo. The sale will be offered across 15 sessions, beginning on Thursday,
October 27 with live bidding for Part II of the Sydney F. Martin Collection
and ending with the final Internet Only session on Wednesday, November 9.
Presented is an exciting array of Numismatic Americana, U.S. Colonial and
Federal coinage, and Physical Bitcoins and Cryptocurrency, including
several significant collections that represent the pinnacle of their
respective categories.

Part II of the

Sydney F. Martin Collection

will be offered in two live sessions on October 27 and 28 to be held at the
Expo location in Baltimore, Maryland.

Session 1

will include Martin’s French colonial material, Rosa Americana coinage, and
1785-1786 Connecticut coppers, while

Session 2

will feature Washingtoniana. Each of these collections is remarkable and
reflects Martin’s decades of collecting and unparalleled research. Part II
includes such highlights as one of three known

1785 African Head, Miller 4.2-F.6. Connecticut coppers

and a rare

1724/3 Rosa Americana Pattern penny, Martin 4.1-G.1. graded MS-64 BN

that was once in the collections of Virgil Brand and John J. Ford, Jr.

A few highlights from the upcoming Stack’s Bowers auctions

Additional colonial coins in the Winter 2022 Expo Auction include

a recently-discovered NE shilling which tops the population census at
MS-61 (NGC),

a VG-8 (PCGS) 1786 Non Vi Virtute Vici copper,

an EF-45 (PCGS) 1694 Carolina Elephant token, PROPRIETORS, O/E variety


a MS-63 BN (PCGS) 1760 Voce Populi farthing


an EF-40 (PCGS) ca. 1785 Bar copper.

This colonial material is presented in cooperation with the Colonial Coin
Collectors Club (C4).

Presented from the

Harvey B. Jacobson, Jr. Collection

is a complete set of Capped Bust $10 gold eagles, 1795 through 1804,
including all known die varieties struck for circulation. This 32-piece set
is the third known complete collection of this series and the second such
set offered by Stack’s Bowers Galleries, who in 2019 presented the Anthony
Taraszka Collection. Standouts from the Jacobson Collection include a rare

BD-3, 9 Leaves 1795 Capped Bust Right eagle graded AU-58 (NGC)


an exceptional MS-62 (PCGS) BD-1 1796 Capped Bust Right eagle


a BD-2 1797 Heraldic Eagle $10 graded MS-62 (PCGS)


an 1804 BD-1, Crosslet 4 example graded MS-61 (NGC).

The Harvey B. Jacobson, Jr. Collection will open for live bidding on
November 1 at 2:00 pm PDT.


CBL Set of $5, $10, and $20 gold coins

from the Fairmont Collection is another standout offering in the Stack’s
Bowers Galleries Winter sale. Comprising mostly complete runs of each
denomination beginning in 1834, the CBL Set exhibits an astounding
combination of Condition Census and Everyman quality across the rarest
dates and varieties of U.S. gold. Highlights from the CBL Set from the
Fairmont Collection include a superior MS-62 (PCGS)

1909-O Indian half eagle

, a MS-61 (PCGS) CAC

1884-CC Liberty Head eagle

, and an exceptional

No Motto 1866-S Liberty Head double eagle

graded AU-58 (PCGS).

Among other featured cabinets, the Abernathy Collection presents an
impressive array of early copper rarities including

a remarkable VF-25 (PCGS) Sheldon-13 1793 Liberty Cap cent


a bold Good-4 (PCGS) Sheldon-80, Jefferson Head variety of the 1795
Liberty Cap cent.

The Addison Collection offers tremendous early American and territorial
gold rarities highlighted by a group of “1776” Continental dollars that

an AU-55 (PCGS) CAC of the Newman 1-B, CURENCY variety struck in brass


a MS-64 (NGC) pewter striking of the Newman 2-C, CURRENCY variety.

The Augustana Collection is the source for astounding rarities from the
Dahlonega Mint including

a MS-61 (PCGS) 1860-D gold dollar,

an AU-55 (PCGS) 1854-D quarter eagle

, and

a MS-62 (PCGS) 1859-D half eagle.

An impressive assortment of high-end Saint-Gaudens double eagles are
presented from the Collection of Dr. Gregory D. Jay, highlighted by

a MS-60 (PCGS) OGH 1926-D


a MS-62 (PCGS) 1925-S


Of particular note is

an incredible six-piece 1885 gold Proof set

with all denominations from the gold dollar through the double eagle. These
coins all display exceptional eye appeal, and the majority are approved by
CAC. Also offered is a near-complete

nine-piece 1900 Proof set that includes gold coinage

. Remarkably, each coin in this set has been awarded a green sticker by
CAC, and they are all housed in desirable old-style NGC holders.

Accompanying these colonial and federal coins is an exciting selection of
Numismatic Americana including rarities in the token and medal categories.
The Numismatic Americana is highlighted by a pair of Libertas Americana
medals in silver and bronze,

a Feuchtwanger three-cent piece graded MS-63PL (NGC),

a 1953 Assay Commission medal with a Presidential appointment document

, and

a silver 1876 U.S. Diplomatic medal.

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is also proud to present their

Cryptocurrency Anniversary Session

which celebrates one year since their first offering in this category.
Presented in this special session is an unprecedented 104 coins spanning
the Bitcoin, Litecoin, Monero, and Dogecoin cryptocurrencies. This
remarkable selection showcases all the most popular series including
Casascius, Lealana, BTCC, Microsoul, MoonBits, Satori, Crypto Imperator,
Denarium, Titan Mint, and many others. Seventy-two coins are loaded and
funded with cryptocurrency, while 32 lots feature non-loaded coins
including redeemed, unfunded, and crypto-themed items. This diverse
offering will appeal to advanced specialists as well as collectors who are
looking to dip their toes into this category for the first time.

The complete Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin
& Collectibles 2022 Winter Expo is now available for viewing and
pre-bidding on the firm’s website For
questions on this offering or to consign your coins to a future sale,
contact the firm at or
call (800) 566-2580.

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 nearly
90-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, The Sydney F. Martin Collection and The Battle Born
Collection — to name just a few. World coin and currency collections
include The Pinnacle Collection, The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection of
World Gold Coins, The Kroisos Collection, The Alicia and Sidney Belzberg
Collection, The Salton Collection, The Wa She Wong Collection, and The
Thos. H. Law Collection.

The company is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, with galleries in
New York, Philadelphia, and Boston. Offices are also located in New
Hampshire, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Virginia, Hong Kong and Paris. Stack’s
Bowers Galleries hosts an annual Global Showcase in August featuring United
States coins and currency, Ancient coins and World coins and currency in
its Costa Mesa auction gallery. They are also the Official Auctioneer for
several important numismatic events, including the New York International
Numismatic Convention, the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring, Summer
and Winter Expos, the Spring and Fall Hong Kong shows, and the Maastricht
Paper Money Shows.