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.

PCGS Discovers Rare Overdate Liberty Head Gold Eagle in ParisThis Eagle flew far from home. A rare 1853/2 overdate U.S. Liberty Head $10 gold coin was discovered when it was recently submitted to the Professional Coin Grading Service ( office in Paris, France. The submitter did not know it was a rare variety Eagle and unknowingly included it with a group of "common" U.S. gold pieces.

The overdate coin is now graded PCGS Gold Shield MS62, the highest 1853/2 Eagle ever graded by the company in its 32 years of rare coin authentication, according to PCGS President Don Willis […]


Stack's Bowers to Offer Archangel Collection of Colonial and 1792 CoinageStack’s Bowers Galleries ( is pleased to announce the Archangel Collection of Colonial and 1792 Coinage as a featured highlight of their October 2018 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo in Baltimore.

Comprising a comprehensive type set of early American and related issues, the cabinet showcases some of the greatest rarities of the era, from the Massachusetts silver coinage through the earliest U.S. Mint issues, all displaying exceptionally superb quality […]


NGC Certifies Rare 1916 Standing Liberty Quarter PatternNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified an extremely rare pattern 1916 Standing Liberty Quarter. Graded NGC PF 61, it is believed to be only the third example in existence.

The coin was originally graded by another third-party grading service, which had identified it as a regular 1916 Standing Liberty Quarter. The error was undetected until […]


SS Central America Treasure Selling QuicklyThe "Ship of Gold" is sailing quickly. A total of 2,935 U.S. Mint gold coins retrieved from the last recovery of sunken treasure from the fabled SS Central America and made available in the market already have been sold out by the California Gold Marketing Group (CGMG).

A total of 3,129 federal, private mint and world gold coins were brought up from the SS Central America in 2014 […]

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J&L Commemorative Coin Exhibit at ANA World's Fair of MoneyVisitors to the ANA 2018 World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia can see an impressive exhibit of classic United States commemorative coins, many of them the finest known and many with spectacular, original toning.

The 144-coin collection, "The J&L 144 Complete Set," is ranked as both the Current Finest and All-Time Finest in the Professional Coin Grading Service […]


DLRC and D.L. Hansen Acquire 1804 Dollar for $2.64MDavid Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC), on behalf of Dell Loy Hansen, acquired one of the fifteen known examples of the world-famous 1804 Draped Bust Dollar, known as the "King of American Coins."

The rarity brought $2.64 million in a Heritage Auctions event held June 14th, hosted by the Long Beach Coin Expo […]


SS Central America Treasure Includes Prooflike Fractional Gold CoinsAn amazing grouping of extraordinary quality California fractional gold coins were recovered during the latest mission to the fabled "Ship of Gold," the SS Central America, that sank in 1857 on a voyage from Panama to New York City, according to the California Gold Marketing Group (CGMG) of Brea, California. Many of the coins are now the finest known.

"A total of 112 privately-minted, California Gold Rush fractional coins in denominations of 25 cents, 50 cents and $1 were retrieved from the Atlantic Ocean, and an unprecedented 54 of them now have been designated prooflike by Professional Coin Grading Service," revealed Dwight Manley, CGMG managing partner […]


Historic Rarities in Liptons's ANA August 2018 World's Fair of Money ExhibitThe only complete, four denominations set of the USA’s first proposed coins, the 1783 Nova Constellatio patterns, along with the finest known 1792 Birch cent and the only privately owned 1792 Eagle-on-Globe copper pattern quarter dollar will be publicly displayed for the first time together in their "birthplace," Philadelphia.

The exhibit of these six historic, early American coins will be at the American Numismatic Association 2018 World’s Fair of Money® in Philadelphia, August 14-18 […]


Heritage Auctions Shows Comparable Sales for Ancient CoinsCollectors of ancient coins now have more information at their fingertips with Heritage Auctions’ new feature, which serves up comparable auction results and census statistics on coins auctioned through The auctioneer’s World & Ancient Coins portal provides more information available in one convenient search.

Below nearly every ancient coin graded by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) in a Heritage Auction appears an Auction Comparable Results Grid and a Population Guide […]


Heritage: 1854-S $5 Half Eagle to Cross Auction Block on Aug. 16Heritage Auctions will offer an 1854-S Liberty Head Half Eagle, considered among the rarest of all U.S. coins, in its Aug. 16 Platinum Night sale during the ANA’s 2018 Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money.

Previously unknown and initially believed to be counterfeit, the gold piece is just the fourth specimen known to exist and will be the first to appear at auction since the 1982 sale of the Louis Eliasberg Collection […]