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-Certified China 1975 2 Yuan Proof Brings $240,000A stunning China 1975 2 Yuan Proof that was certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG) was the star of a Stack’s Bowers paper money auction held March 25 in Hong Kong.

Graded PMG 62 Uncirculated, the note was the top lot in the auction, realizing $240,000 (USD), far above its pre-auction estimate of $75,000 to $100,000 […]


Stack's Bowers Spring 2019 Whitman Auction of U.S. Coins Tops $10.3 MillionThe Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring Expo gathered collectors from all over the country to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor for the first of three exciting Expo auctions in 2019.

This event met with resounding success, with over $10.3 million in United States coins sold out of $21,035,520 in overall prices realized […]

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PMG Certifies Rare British Commonwealth Banknotes From Ibrahim Salem CollectionPaper Money Guaranty® (PMG) certified over 250 selections from part one of the Ibrahim Salem Collection of British Commonwealth Banknotes. The amazing group includes numerous rare and important issues from current and former territories of the United Kingdom.

PMG certified the notes at its first London on-site grading event, which was held in January 2019 at the office of NGC International UK Limited (NGC UK), the London-based affiliate of PMG […]


NGC Authenticates New 1795 Half Cent VarietyNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has identified a new variety of 1795 Half Cent. It is the first example of this obverse and reverse pairing known with a lettered edge; all other examples have a plain edge.

The worn and corroded 1795 Half Cent was recently submitted to NGC for certification and attribution under NGC’s VarietyPlus® service […]


PMG Grades Trio of Million-Dollar Banknotes Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG) certified three important US notes that recently sold at auction for a combined $5 million.

The group comprises three of the rarest and most iconic US notes, each of which is unique in private hands […]


PNG's Anti-Counterfeiting Bylaws StrengthenedAs part of the organization’s anti-counterfeiting efforts, the Professional Numismatists Guild ( has added additional conduct restrictions to its Code of Ethics regarding involvement with fakes.

Four words, indicated here in italics, have been added and are now part of section seven of PNG’s Bylaws […]


Heritage to Offer George Cook Collection of Canadian CoinsThe world’s most comprehensive and complete collection of Canadian coins ever assembled — including Canada’s 1911 Silver dollar and the finest known 1936 Dot Cent — is heading to auction later this year.

The late collector, George Cook, devoted more than 25 years to seeking out every major rarity issued by the Canadian government and successfully assembled one of the most significant numismatic collections in North America […]

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Shipwrecked "Supernova" 1857-S Double Eagle Consigned to Legend AuctionsThe spectacular 1857-S Double Eagle, recovered in 2014 from the fabled S.S. Central America and now nicknamed "Supernova" because of its amazing, unique natural toning, will be offered to the public for the first time through Legend Rare Coin Auctions (

Graded PCGS MS67, the coin displays a mixture of vibrant red and deep blue hues over much of its lustrous gold obverse surface as well as remarkable blue and red toning on the reverse […]


Robert Fligel Opens Bullion and Rare Coin FirmRobert Fligel, a prominent New York City and former Big 4 Certified Public Accountant and CPA firm advisor, has opened a rare coins and precious metals consulting company, RF Precious Metals, LLC, to assist collectors, investors, financial planners and asset and estate managers with buying and selling of rare coins and bullion coins.

The Greenwich, Connecticut-based company is a Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) Authorized Dealer and offers advice on IRA and other strategies in the acquisition and disposition of bullion and coins, as well as assistance with insurance and storage […]


Storied 1879 Flowing Hair Stella in Heritage's U.S. Coins AuctionA superb example of an extremely rare 140-year-old U.S. coin that sat, untouched and perhaps unknown, in a family safe is among lots in highest demand being offered at Heritage Auctions’ U.S. Coins Auction March 14-16.

This 1879 $4 Flowing Hair, Judd-1635, Pollock-1833, JD-1, R.3, PR66 Cameo PCGS sat untouched in a family safe for decades in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, discovered in an estate that included antiques and other artwork […]

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