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.

Lutes and Wing 1943 Bronze Lincoln Cents Brought Together Under One OwnerTwo of the rarest and most famous US coins have been brought together under a single owner.

The 76-year-old coins look like regular Lincoln Cents from the era — bronze with the 16th president on one side, wheat ears on the other. Yet they were not supposed to exist. For years, US Mint officials claimed that they didn’t […]

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PCGS Banknote Launches January 2020Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) will again be authenticating, grading, and certifying United States and world paper money domestically with the launch of a new service, PCGS Banknote (www.PCGS.com/banknote), in early January 2020.

The company has successfully provided PCGS Gold Shield brand grading of U.S. and world paper money at its international Asia and Europe offices for the past four years […]

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Public To Select Sacagawea Dollar 20th Anniversary NGC Label DesignNext year is the 20th anniversary of the groundbreaking Sacagawea Dollar, and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) will celebrate the occasion with a special NGC certification label.

For the first time, the public will be able choose the design of NGC’s label, which will be offered for free to NGC members for 2020 Sacagawea Dollars submitted throughout the year […]

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APMEX MintDirect American Silver Eagles To Qualify For PCGS FirstStrike DesignationProfessional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has partnered with APMEX (www.APMEX.com), the largest online retailer of precious metals, to offer an exciting new product geared toward bullion enthusiasts beginning in 2020. It combines APMEX’s popular MintDirect® products with desirable PCGS FirstStrike® certification eligibility.

For years, APMEX has had success selling United States Mint products sealed in protective plastic to ensure they remain in the same unopened, untouched, unsorted and unsearched condition just as they were received from the U.S. Mint […]

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GreatCollections to Offer Ultimate Collection of Rattlers and Old HoldersGreatCollections is pleased to announce the Ultimate Collection of Rattlers and Old Holders. The collection comprises nearly 100 certified coins that were graded in the early years of PCGS and NGC and have resided with one owner ever since.

The collection of important early U.S. coins includes a 1796 Draped Bust Quarter, graded PCGS MS-64 and a 1796 Draped Bust Dime, graded PCGS MS-63. Both are encapsulated in small "rattler" holders, the original type by PCGS […]

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UK's Royal Mint Selected NGC To Certify Rare 1819 George III Sovereign The Royal Mint of the United Kingdom entrusted Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) to certify an example of one of the greatest rarities of British coinage: the 1819 George III Sovereign. The Royal Mint sold the sovereign through a ballot, with the winning collector purchasing it for £100,000 (about $129,000 USD).

The 1819 Sovereign was submitted by the Royal Mint to NGC International UK Ltd. (NGC UK), an affiliate of NGC in London […]

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PCGS to Encapsulate COAs With 2019-S Enhanced Reverse Proof Silver EaglesProfessional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) will begin encapsulating United States Mint serialized Certificates of Authenticity (COA) alongside the coins they guarantee. The service will also provide a pedigree on the coin insert with the matching serial number.

This new service is being launched in conjunction with the new, low-mintage American Eagle 2019 One Ounce Silver Enhanced Reverse Proof Coin, which will be accompanied from the Mint with COAs bearing a serial number […]

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Lucky Collectors Find "First Discovery" & "Early Circulation" 2019-W Idaho QuartersFour lucky collectors in Arkansas, Louisiana, Maryland, and Mississippi were the first to submit to Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) examples of the new 2019 America the Beautiful® Program Idaho quarters with the elusive West Point mintmark.

The fortunate finder in Arkansas discovered more than 300 2019-W Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness quarters on October 29, a week before the United States Mint officially began sales of the coins on November 4 […]

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Former House Speaker Boehner To Autograph NGC LabelsThe Honorable John Boehner, who represented Ohio in the US House of Representatives from 1991 to 2015 and served as Speaker of the House from 2011 to 2015, has agreed to individually hand-sign certification labels exclusively for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC).

In January 2011, the House of Representatives elected Boehner as Speaker, making him third in line to the United States presidency. Before becoming Speaker, Boehner had served as minority leader since 2007 and was elected his party’s majority leader in 2006 […]

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PNG Tips To Avoid Gold ScamsAdding gold, silver or platinum bullion coins or ingots to an investment portfolio can be a smart choice, but knowing your seller can be a crucial choice, advises the Professional Numismatists Guild, a nonprofit organization of many of the country’s top rare coin and bullion coin experts.

In recent months, law enforcement officials in Florida, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania and Utah have charged several reputedly unscrupulous merchants with selling counterfeit coins to unsuspecting investors and/or not paying for genuine coins submitted for sale by customers […]

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