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 Releases Second Generation of Certified RollsNumismatic Guaranty Corporation has updated its certified rolls, the grading service announced. Its latest holder features a new design with enhanced security and label options.

Able to hold 20 American Silver Eagles or 20 Chinese Silver Pandas, the transparent rolls are […]

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NGC Certifies Unique 2005 Silver Maple Leaf ErrorNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) certified a unique and rare mint error, a Canadian 2005 $5 Silver Maple Leaf (SML) struck on a planchet intended for smaller silver dollars.

Produced annually by the Royal Canadian Mint with more than 150 million made since launching in 1988, the .9999 fine one-ounce bullion coins feature a weight of […]

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PCGS Set Registry Now MobileThe PCGS Set Registry is now mobile, meaning users can update, review and share their coin collections from smartphones.

Developed in 2001, the registry was the hobby’s first online tool for organizing and analyzing collections. There are now more than 82,280 registered sets […]

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PNG Accepting Education and Internship ApplicationsThe Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has mentored 17 prospective coin and bank note dealers since launching its internship project in 2014. The nonprofit organization is now accepting applications for its next round of openings, seeking candidates from young men and women, ages 21 to 32.

Entitled the Promoting Numismatic Growth Internship Program, the project offers educational courses and hands-on experience working at prominent, PNG member-dealer companies […]

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PNG Seeks 2017 Award NominationsThe Professional Numismatists Guild is seeking 2017 nominations for its series of annual awards to recognize outstanding achievements in various areas of the hobby and profession.

PNG is a nonprofit organization composed of the country’s top rare coin and paper money dealers who must adhere to a strict Code of Ethics in the buying and selling of numismatic merchandise […]

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NGC Grades Rare 1982 CentNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has authenticated and graded a 1982 Small Date Lincoln cent that was struck in bronze at the U.S. Mint in Denver. It is the only known coin of its type, and is attributed as a mint error.

In 1982, the U.S. Mint altered its cents from bronze to brass-plated zinc and changed their bust, lettering and date […]

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Thirteenth Annual PNG YN Scholarship Competition AnnouncedFor a 13th straight year, Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) will offer a scholarship to attend the annual ANA Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Young numismatists (YN) between the ages of 13 and 22 are invited to apply. The scholarship will cover the cost of one of the six-day courses ANA provides during its annual summer series of education programs […]

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ANA Passes $5.55 Million Budget for 2017; Sets Priorities for YearThe American Numismatic Association Board of Governors approved a $5.55 million budget for fiscal year 2017, the non-profit organization announced Friday, Jan. 6.

The budget was discussed and passed at the Board’s Oct. 28 to 29 meetings in Colorado Springs, Colo., and a subsequent teleconference on Dec. 20 […]

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1942 Experimental Glass U.S. Cent Goes for $70,500An experimental cent made from glass sold for $70,500 at a public auction held in conjunction with the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) convention in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Heritage Auctions presented the all-glass cent on Friday, Jan. 6, as part of its $65 million offering of rare coins and paper money this week. A war between bidders on the phone and floor drove the cent’s selling price to more than double its $30,000 expected value […]

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Heritage Offers Coin and Medal Rarities at January 2017 FUN AuctionA plethora of rare coins and medals will be offered in Heritage’s U.S. coins auction Jan. 4 to 9 around the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) show in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

One coin highlight includes an 1879 $4 Flowing Hair Stella, one of fewer than 500 ever made before Congress canceled their production in 1880 […]

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