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Stack’s Bowers to auction gold

 Double eagles begin with the 1850 in Stack’s Bowers Baltimore auction.

Double eagles begin with the 1850 in Stack’s Bowers Baltimore auction.

A collection of about 220 $20 gold pieces will open the Stack’s Bowers auction of the Beasley and Fairmont Collections and other important properties June 21, 22, 25 and 26.

This is the official auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo in Baltimore.

The run of double eagles commences with an 1850 Liberty Head and ends with a 1926-S Saint-Gaudens.

The 1850 is graded AU-55 by the Professional Coin Grading Service.

The 1926-S is PCGS MS-64.

Interesting pieces include an 1856-S recovered from the wreck of the S.S. Central America, which sank off the Coast of North Carolina in an 1857 hurricane.

It grades AU-58 as certified by PCGS and Certified Acceptance Corporation.

It is Variety-17K, No Serif, Spiked F., according to the catalog.

Nongold lots include an 1877 Indian Head cent. Cataloged as Snow-1, it is graded MS-65 RD by PCGS.

Among Morgan silver dollars is a PCGS MS-63 1901. Peace dollars feature a 1934-S graded MS-65 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation with a CAC sticker.

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