Coin Shows, Auctions and Numismatic Events

Learn about upcoming U.S. and world coin collector shows, expos and other collecting events, including numismatic auctions — both in rare coins and currency. For the latest information on what’s happening today in the hobby community, check out the following coin news articles.

Heritage World and Ancient Coins & Paper Money Sale in Hong Kong Realizes $4.38MLed by strong bidding across the board, especially for Chinese coins and currency, Heritage Auctions’ World Coins & Ancient Coins Auction and its World Currency Auction in Hong Kong combined to bring $4.38 million.

With a combined sell-through rate of 94 percent by value, the events added up to the company’s third-largest event ever held in Hong Kong. When combined, the two events yielded the second-highest average lot value of any Heritage event in Hong Kong: $2,946 […]

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SBG August 2018 ANA Sale Features World and Ancient Coins & Paper MoneyStack’s Bowers Galleries (StacksBowers.com) is pleased to announce details of their upcoming World Coin, Ancient Coin & World Paper Money Auction, to be held in conjunction with the 2018 ANA World’s Fair of Money between August 14 and 18. The event will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

The Ancient and World Coin sale will be offered on two days, with Session A commencing on Tuesday August 14, at 9:00 AM ET in Room 115A of the Convention Center […]

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NGC Certifies New York Bank Hoard of Morgan DollarsNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified the New York Bank Hoard, a group of 16,000 Morgan Dollars that had been stored in sealed US Treasury bags for more than 50 years. The remarkably well-preserved hoard boasts a number of high grade pieces, including 118 that graded NGC MS 67.

Each canvas US Treasury bag in the New York Bank Hoard contained 1,000 Uncirculated Morgan Dollars of the same date and mintmark combination […]

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2018 NLG Symposium At ANA August 2018 World's Fair of MoneyThe Numismatic Literary Guild (www.NLGonline.org), a nonprofit organization composed of hobby writers, editors and content producers, will conduct its 2018 NLG Symposium from 10 am to 11 am, Thursday, August 16, at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money® (www.WorldsFairofMoney.com) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The group’s annual dinner and awards ceremony, known as "The Bash," will be held that evening.

The symposium topic will be "Cultivating New Collectors with Online Blogs and Publicity," and the symposium will be open to the public […]

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SS Central America Treasure Includes Finest Known SF Mint Denomination SetThe latest recovery of sunken treasure from the legendary "Ship of Gold," the SS Central America, includes six coins that now comprise the finest known "San Francisco Mint denomination set" for $1, $2.50, $3, $5, $10 and $20 gold pieces, according to the California Gold Marketing Group (CGMG).

The Double Eagle in the recently assembled set is graded PCGS MS67+, the highest grade ever given to any 1857-S $20 by Professional Coin Grading Service […]

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John E. Herzog Collection To Be Sold At 2018 World's Fair of MoneyStack’s Bowers Galleries (StacksBowers.com) will offer the museum caliber John E. Herzog collection of United States Loan Certificates on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the ANA 2018 World’s Fair of Money show in Philadelphia.

John Herzog is well known in the numismatic community, through his charitable pursuits, and on Wall Street as the founder of the Museum of American Finance […]

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Veteran Dealer: "We Have Seen the 2018 Low for Gold""The reality of a real trade war and its effect on the U.S. and world economies has finally hit the precious metal markets. We have seen the 2018 low for gold," stated Barry Stuppler of Woodland Hills, California, President of the Accredited Precious Metals Dealers, a division of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG).

The premium between the intrinsic value and market value of many pre-1934 dated gold coins is at its lowest point in decades, he noted […]

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Barry Goldwater Jr. to Autograph NGC LabelsNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that Barry Goldwater Jr., a member of the US House of Representatives from California for 14 years, will exclusively and individually autograph NGC certification labels. Goldwater is the son of former US Senator and 1964 presidential candidate Barry Goldwater.

Serving alongside his father in Congress, Goldwater earned a reputation as a champion of individual liberty and co-authored the Privacy Act of 1974, which protected the distribution of personally identifiable information […]

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SS Central America Treasure Includes Rare Territorial Gold CoinsSome of the finest known Kellogg & Co. and Wass Molitor & Co. San Francisco gold coins are among the 105 historic California Gold Rush Territorial coins recovered during the last expedition to the fabled "Ship of Gold," the SS Central America, that sank in 1857.

The headline-making recovery also includes a rare variety U.S. Assay Office $20 coin and an unusual counterstamped Wass Molitor $5 gold piece […]

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DLRC Purchase of 1804 Draped Bust DollarDavid Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) has acquired one of only fifteen known examples of the world-famous 1804 Draped Bust Dollar — known as the "King of American Coins" — on behalf of a partner, Dell Loy Hansen.

Mr. Hansen is a lifelong coin collector, businessman and owner of the Real Salt Lake major league soccer team in Salt Lake City, Utah […]

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