Coast Mesa, Calif.
– Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to present the Cryptocurrency Anniversary Session of its Winter 2022 Exhibition Auction, the Official Auction of the Whitman 2022 Baltimore Expo. With live bidding taking place on Friday, November 4, this special standalone session marks the first anniversary of the firm’s first physical cryptocurrency offering in November 2021. In that sale, they sold a 2013 Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin Silver for $ 33,600, which represents a premium of nearly 500% over face value at the time. Since then, Stack’s Bowers Galleries has sold 85 cryptocurrencies for a total of over $1.6 million in realized prices and setting numerous records for realized premiums.
This special cryptocurrency anniversary session features an unprecedented offering of 101 coins spanning the cryptocurrencies Bitcoin, Litecoin, Monero, and Dogecoin. This remarkable selection showcases all of the most popular series including Casascius, Lealana, BTCC, MoonBits, Satori, Crypto Imperator, Denarium, Titan Mint, and many others. 69 coins are loaded and funded with cryptocurrencies, while 32 lots feature non-loaded coins, including redeemed, unfunded, and crypto-themed items. This incredibly diverse offering will appeal to advanced specialists as well as collectors looking to dive into this category and HODL for the first time.
Brass Casascius coins are highlighted by a magnificent MS-68 (PCGS) 2012 1 BTC which ranks as the only top ranked by PCGS. Also featured are several of the historic “CASACIUS ERROR” 1 BTC from 2011, including an exceptional example of MS-67 (PCGS).
Highlights among the silver issues include a 2013 0.5 BTC rated Proof-67 Deep Cameo (PCGS), an incredible 2013 “Gold Rim” 1 BTC rated Proof-69 Deep Cameo (PCGS), and a rare 2013 Lealana gold hologram. 0.25 BTC rated Proof-68 Deep Cameo (PCGS) among many others. We are also proud to introduce an exciting variety of BTCC “Poker Chips” ranging from the popular 1K Bits to the impressive 500K Titanium Minted Bits.
Among the many rarities in the Non-Loaded category are a 2013 Lealana “Gold B” 1 BTC redeemed in silver, a 2013 Lealana 0.1 BTC redeemed in brass, an unfunded 2015 Casascius “Bitnickel” 5 BTC increasingly popular, a 2015 Anarcoins The Goxxed” medal in a gold-plated finish, a 2017 Frankie “Silver Sun” series token in silver, and a 2013 redeemed Lealana 25 Litecoin in silver offered as part of the Burrows Collection.
Winning bidders may pay their invoice via BitPay for a 1% fee after authorization from Stack’s Bowers Galleries prior to sale and additional terms and conditions may apply. For questions about this historic anniversary offering or to submit your physical bitcoins and cryptocurrencies to a future auction, please contact Specialist James McCartney at JMcCartney@StacksBowers.com or 212-582-2580 ext. 5455. Stack’s Bowers Galleries is now accepting cryptocurrency consignments for its March 2023 display auction through December 16 the.
About Stack Bowers Galleries
Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducts live, online and specialty auctions of rare US and world coins 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 collections of United States coins and bills 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. Collection of Laws.
The company is based 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 world exhibit in August featuring coins and currency from the United States, antique coins, and coins and currency from around the world at its Costa Mesa auction gallery. They are also the official auctioneer for several major numismatic events, including the New York International Numismatic Convention, the Whitman Spring, Summer and Winter Coin & Collectible Exhibitions, the Hong Kong Spring and Autumn Shows and the Paper Shows. Maastricht coin.