Numismatic Auction House Stack's Bowers Galleries Selects JMPR Public Relations As Agency Of Record

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JMPR Public Relations has announced that it has been appointed as the agency of record for Stack's Bowers Galleries, the preeminent numismatic auction and retail company that serves collectors, dealers, investors and museums around the world.  JMPR will be responsible for overseeing media outreach to expand awareness of the company on both a national and regional level beyond the coin collecting world.

JMPR will utilize its extensive auction house and lifestyle industry experience, as well as its relationships within the business and numismatics media to further strengthen Stack's Bowers relationships and raise brand awareness.  JMPR will also work on media activities and outreach programs to promote Stack's Bowers and increase awareness of numismatics for new consumers, curious youth, as well as keeping long-standing collectors informed of upcoming events.  

Stack's Bowers past track record includes the cataloging and sale of many of the most valuable coin and paper money collections to ever cross the auction block. Topping off their amazing numismatic history is the inclusion of the 2013 world record for the highest price ever realized at auction for a rare coin: the Cardinal Collection 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar that realized more than $10 million. Stack's Bowers Galleries is the Official Auctioneer for several important numismatic conventions, including the 2013 ANA World's Fair of Money, the 2013 ANA National Money Show, and the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Baltimore Expo, three times yearly.  Additionally, it holds semi-annual auctions in Hong Kong and specialized events worldwide.

"Stack's Bowers staff is passionate about rare coins and paper money and share their enthusiasm by providing collectors an experience they don't forget," said JMPR President, Joseph Molina. "As a brand-new numismatics enthusiast myself, I am excited to help tell Stack's Bowers' story and attract a broader audience to this world of collecting."

About JMPR Public Relations

JMPR is a leading transportation and consumer lifestyle public relations agency based in Los Angeles with affiliate offices throughout North America.  For 35 years, JMPR has specialized in building brands and raising consumer awareness for its clients.  JMPR is a results-driven, strategic media relations firm whose core competencies include automotive, aftermarket, lifestyle, travel and consumer products. Visit us at www.jmprpublicrelations.com or 'like' us on Facebook.  For the very latest news on JMPR and its clients follow us on Twitter @JMPRNewsAlerts.

About Stack's Bowers Galleries

Stack's Bowers Galleries, a division of Fortune 500 Company Spectrum Group International Inc., combines the extraordinary histories of Stack's, the oldest rare coin auction and retail company in America, with Bowers and Merena Auctions, one of the world's preeminent auctioneers of rare coins and paper money. The two companies unite to share a combined legacy that spans more than 100 years, and includes the cataloging and sale of many of the most valuable collections to ever cross an auction block. The company is headquartered in Irvine, California, with offices in New York, New Hampshire and Hong Kong.

Stack's Bowers and Ponterio is the world and ancients auction division of Stack's Bowers Galleries. It was originally founded in 1982 as Ponterio & Associates by Richard Ponterio, renowned specialist in world and ancient numismatics, who is now executive vice president of Stack's Bowers Galleries. Past auctions have included such notable coin collections as the Wa She Wong Collection, the John S. Davenport Collection, the Witte Museum Collection, the Amat Collection, the Joe Lasser Collection, and the James Hunnicut Collection. Distinguished paper money collections include the East Bay Collection of International Bank Notes, and the Eduard Kann Chinese Bank Note Collection, as well as treasure collections from the shipwrecks "Nicobar," "Rooswijk," and "Capitana."

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