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.

PMG Grading Bond and Stock CertificatesPaper Money Guaranty® (PMG) has announced that it is now grading and encapsulating most bond and stock certificates.

Bond and stock certificate collecting, known by specialists as "scripophily," is an important subset of numismatics that has achieved greater recognition in recent years […]

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NGC Certifies Waterbird Collection Of Rare British CoinsNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has certified the Waterbird Collection, an impressive array of rare British coins spanning almost six centuries.

The coins range from a rare gold noble of King Henry IV struck circa 1412-13 to a 2002 Gold Maundy set from the Cook Islands […]

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Investor Advisory: Don't Be Rushed In New Gold RushInvestors wanting to enter the gold and silver markets or add to existing portfolios should be wary of potential counterfeits, plated "gold coins" or overpaying for any purchases.

This advice comes from the Accredited Precious Metals Dealers (APMD) division of the nonprofit Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) […]

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John Herrington, First Native American in Space, Will Autograph NGC LabelsThe only enrolled member of a Native American tribe to fly in space is joining a prestigious group of people who autograph certification labels exclusively for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC).

John Herrington, who was born in the Chickasaw Nation in Wetumka, Oklahoma, was a Mission Specialist aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour’s mission that launched November 23, 2002, on a flight to the International Space Station. During the 13-day mission, Herrington performed three spacewalks totaling nearly 20 hours […]

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PNG Offers To Assist Victims Of Coin DoctoringAs part of its on-going efforts to combat "coin doctoring," the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) is urging dealers and collectors to respect the heritage and historical significance of all coinage to preserve the past as best as possible.

PNG also is offering to assist anyone who suspects he or she unwittingly purchased a doctored coin […]

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NGC Certifies 10 Million American Silver EaglesNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has announced that it has certified more than 10,000,000 American Silver Eagles. It is the first third-party grading service to reach this incredible milestone.

The American Silver Eagle, the official silver bullion coin of the United States, is possibly the most widely collected coin in the world today. More than 530 million have been struck since 1986 […]

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Six Winners in PCGS First Discovery 2019-W San Antonio Quarter QuestFive fortunate collectors in Utah and a lucky collector in Texas were the first to submit to Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) examples of the new 2019 America the Beautiful San Antonio Missions National Historical Park quarter-dollars with the coveted West Point mint mark.

As part of the continuing PCGS Quarter Quest program, the six will split the $2,000 bounty and each receive $333 […]

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Standish Donates $250,000 To Portage Central High SchoolIn gratitude for his academic and athletic education, well-known professional numismatist Michael "Miles" Standish has created a $250,000 trust fund for his Portage, Michigan high school.

The 1983 graduate of Portage Central H.S. also paid for an 8½ foot tall, bronze statue representing the school’s mascot, the Mighty Mustangs, that was formally dedicated at the entrance of McCamley Field football stadium at the school on Thursday, August 29, 2019 […]

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SS Central America Sunken Gold Treasure In Five-Ounce PCGS HoldersHistoric sunken gold treasure, originally discovered by 49ers during the heydays of the California Gold Rush and untouched in the miners’ gold field packets for more than 160 years, is now available in grand format PCGS-certified holders each containing five ounces of the precious metal.

All of the gold dust was recovered from the fabled "Ship of Gold," the SS Central America that sank in 1857 […]

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Stack's Bowers 2019 ANA US Currency Auction HighlightsThe Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official United States Currency Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money realized an impressive $5,320,620 in total sales from two live auction sessions and one internet only session.

In total, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official ANA Auction that featured coins and paper money from the United States and around the world realized over $30.6 million […]

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