Stack?s has hired James M. Matthews and Bruce R. Hagen as full-time specialist catalogers.
?We?ve been pursuing both Jim and Bruce for a while, and I?m ecstatic that conditions allowed both to come on board full time, further enhancing our already outstanding staff,? said firm principal Lawrence R. Stack.
Matthews is a cataloger of U.S. Federal and Colonial coins. He is a contributor to The Complete Encyclopedia of Silver Dollars of the United States by Q. David Bowers and other books. He began his numismatic auction cataloging career in 1988 and has worked as a consultant for a number of numismatic firms.
Hagen has worked as a private consultant to major numismatic auction houses. Most recently, Hagen was the lead paper money cataloger for Stack?s auctions of the John J. Ford Jr. collection.
For more information on Stack?s, visit www.stacks.com, call (212) 582-2580, fax (212) 245-5018, or write to: Stack?s Rare Coins, 123 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019.