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.

NGC Grades Hercules Collection of Modern Chinese CoinsNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) authenticated and graded the Hercules Collection, one of the finest and most complete sets of modern Chinese coins ever assembled.

The Hercules Collection of more than 2,000 pieces includes a high-grade example of virtually every non-circulating modern coin issued by China since 1979 […]

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PCGS Certifies Rare Washington 25c Errors, Including Two-Tailed QuarterProfessional Coin Grading Service certified two extremely rare and unusual Washington Quarter errors.

The first is the third-known example of a two-tailed quarter likely struck in the 1965-1967 period. This piece, now graded PCGS MS62, was purchased by noted error specialist Fred Weinberg at the September 2017 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo […]

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NGC Grades Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IXNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) authenticated and graded an additional 427 coins, tokens and medals from the Eric P. Newman Collection. These selections comprise the ninth part in a series of auctions of the legendary collection and will be sold by Heritage Auctions, Nov. 1-3, 2017.

The centerpiece of Newman IX is an 1861 Confederate Half Dollar, one of only four struck. It is graded NGC PF 40 and was previously owned by the famous collectors Waldo Newcomer and "Col." E.H.R. Green […]

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British 1839 'Una and the Lion' Coin Sells for About $460,000A rare British 1839 "Una and the Lion" gold coin, graded NGC PF 65 Ultra Cameo, brought approximately $460,000, or £340,000, at the September 2017 Premier Coinex auction in London.

Sold by Baldwin’s of St. James’s, the rarity doubled its pre-auction estimate of £150,000 to £200,000 […]

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Stack's Bowers to Offer Part 1 of Eldorado Collection at NYINCStack’s Bowers Galleries will present Part 1 of the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins and Paper Money this January in New York City.

This incredible collection will be featured alongside other world coins and paper money as part of the firm’s official auction of the 2018 New York International Numismatic Convention […]

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PMG Certifies Rare China 1951 10,000 Yuan NotePaper Money Guaranty® (PMG) certified a rare, high-denomination banknote from the early years of the People’s Republic of China. The 1951 10,000 Yuan note is attributed as Pick 858Aa (Pick refers to the catalog numbers originally developed by Albert Pick and used by the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money) and graded PMG AU 50.

Pick 858Aa is considered to be the rarest type of all 1951 First Series Renminbi (RMB). Only 100 examples of this note are believed to still exist […]

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Heritage Tops $21.5M in Sept. 2017 Long Beach Coin and Currency AuctionsMore than $21.5 million worth of U.S. coins, world & ancient coins and currency changed hands during Heritage Auctions’ Long Beach Coin and Currency events, as more than 99 percent of U.S. coins by value and quantity were sold.

The Sept. 6-12 auctions, held in conjunctions with the Long Beach Coin & Collectibles Expo, saw intense bidder interest in 18th Century copper coinage and rare Russian coinage of discernable quality […]

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PNG: Three Steps To Avoid Gold ScamsFollowing the recent fraud charges filed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission against a California gold seller, a trade group composed of veteran precious metals experts is urging investors to take three important steps before making any purchases of gold, silver or platinum ​bullion coins or ingots.

"To avoid paying too much when you buy or receiving too little when you sell, and to avoid potential scams, investors absolutely must know the credentials of the bullion dealer […]

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Heritage Auctions Opens London Office and GalleryHeritage Auctions, one of the world’s largest auction companies, opened an office in London, England at 6 Shepherd Street, London, Mayfair W1J 7JE. The office will be staffed by veteran coin collectors and experts Max Tursi and Nicholas Mathioudakis.

The London office joins Paris, Geneva, Amsterdam and Hong Kong in the international footprint for Heritage Auctions […]

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PCGS to Recognize Cameo and Deep CameoOn Sept. 1, 2017, the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) started recognizing Cameo and Deep Cameo contrast on MS-60 and higher Prooflike and Specimen Canadian coins.

According to Mike Sargent, Director of World Coin Grading for PCGS, the move was made in response to numerous inquiries and requests from the Canadian numismatic community […]

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