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World coins and paper money will dominate the Stack’s auction of the Saint-Ludovico and Firth of Clyde Collections when it is held April 22-23 in Rosemont, Ill., prior to the Chicago International Coin Fair.

Collectors of U.S. coins, though, will find more than 400 lots of the approximately 3,000-lot auction will feature U.S. material.World coins and paper money will dominate the Stack’s auction of the Saint-Ludovico and Firth of Clyde Collections when it is held April 22-23 in Rosemont, Ill., prior to the Chicago International Coin Fair.

Collectors of U.S. coins, though, will find more than 400 lots of the approximately 3,000-lot auction will feature U.S. material.

Among the U.S. coin highlights is a group of $1 gold pieces that include an 1880 graded MS-68 by the Professional Coin Grading Service with CAC sticker, an 1874 graded MS-66 by Numismatic Guaranty Corp. with CAC sticker and an 1885 graded Proof-64 CAM by PCGS with CAC sticker.

An 1879 Flowing Hair gold $4 graded NGC Proof-62 Cameo and an NGC MS-66 1932 gold $10 are other gold highlights.

Collectors who wondered if key coins like 1916-D Mercury dimes could ever be found in circulation will see the proof in an AG-3 piece featured in the sale.

The Firth of Clyde collection presents four coins from Scotland’s most famous monarch, Mary Queen of Scots. The most important of these four is a 1555 three-pound piece in fine condition.

Some of the other highlights include a medallic gold 2 ducats of Poland depicting Princess Isabella Czartoryska. It grades AU-55, according to the Numismatic Guaranty Corp.

A gold British pattern dated 1817 of George III by William Wyon featuring a design with a shield on the reverse and the legend, “Incorrupta Fides Veritasque” is called Proof-63 Ultra Cameo by NGC.

Among the paper money issues is a rare set of the 1941 Arias issue for Panama. The 1, 5, 10 and 20 balboas were printed by the Hamilton Bank Note Co.

For more information, visit the Web site at www.stacks.com, or telephone (212) 582-2580.

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