Thursday, June 25, 2015

US Small size notes in Stack's Bowers Auction

Some of the important United States small size currency will be offered in the Stack's Bowers Galleries upcoming Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectible Summer Expo on uly 16-19, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Currency will be offered in Session Two at 6:00 pm Eastern Time on Thursday, July 15. Internet-only currency session will be closing beginning at 10:00 AM Pacific Time on Monday, July 20.

$10 Silver Certificate

Among the more than 1,200 lots of currency offered in the auction is an impressive Fr. 1700 1933 $10 Silver Certificate graded Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ by PMG and pedigreed to The Collection of Doug Kaselitz. The small size rarity, one of just over 50 known, is estimated to bring $25,000 to $35,000.

Also crossing the block will be an impressive original pack of 100 Fr. 1950-K 1928 $5 Federal Reserve Notes from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Texas. The pack, which ranges in grades from About Uncirculated to Gem Uncirculated, could sell for $12,500 to $17,500.

A scarce Fr. 2150-L 1928 $100 Federal Reserve Note from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, California, graded Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ by PMG, is expected to realize $7,500 to $12,500.

Among large size notes, a stunning Fr. 288 1880 "Black Back" $10 Silver Certificate graded Choice About New 58 PPQ by PCGS, also from The Collection of Doug Kaselitz, carries an estimate of $12,500 to $17,500.

In National Currency, an uncut sheet of four $10 1902 Plain Backs from The Jamaica National Bank of New York, New York and graded About Uncirculated 53 Net "Stains" by PMG is expected to bring $8,000 to $12,000. A newly discovered 1902 $10 Plain Back from the First National Bank of Pequot, Minnesota, Charter #11267, is estimated at $5,000 to $7,000. This note, which grades Fine, is just the fourth to be found from this rare Crow Wing County bank.

Confederate currency specialists will appreciate a rare high grade T-29 1861 $10 graded Extremely Fine 40 by PCGS. The type is very hard to find in grades above Very Fine. This darkly printed note appears nearly Uncirculated and is estimated at $2,500 to $3,500.

For more information regarding the Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectible Summer Expo visit