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.

Stack's Bowers To Offer Famous 1894-S Dime At ANA August ShowOf all great American coin rarities, the 1894-S dime stands high in the front rank. The appearance of one in the marketplace is always a cause for excitement. Over a long period of years Stack’s Bowers Galleries has offered several, always to excitement and acclaim.

Now comes another — a coin that has been off the market for more than three decades and is fresh to most of the present generation of bidders […]


NGC Grades Four Colossal Coins Containing Over $1.5 Million In GoldNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has certified an incredible group of colossal gold pieces: three 10-kilogram coins and a 5-kilogram "Show Panda." The NGC Mega Holder® was used to encapsulate these massive gold pieces, which together contain over $1.5 million in gold.

The first is a 2019 China Year of the Pig 100,000 Yuan 10-kilogram gold coin. It has been graded NGC PF 70 Ultra Cameo […]


Discovered 1854-S $5 Gold Coin At ANA August 2019 ShowThe fourth known 1854 San Francisco Mint Liberty Head Half Eagle, discovered just last year and subsequently sold at auction for $2.16 million, will be publicly exhibited for the first time during the American Numismatic Association Chicago World’s Fair of Money (, August 13-17, 2019.

It will be a featured display in the Museum Showcase (booth #1829) […]


Three Winners in PCGS 2019-W War in the Pacific Quarter QuestThe thrill of the hunt and the happiness of rewards continue with three more lucky coin finders in the Professional Coin Grading Service ( Quarter Quest.

The latest three bounty winners, one each from Georgia, Kentucky and Utah, were the first to discover and submit to PCGS for authentication and grading examples of the new 2019-W War in the Pacific National Historical Park quarters […]


Heritage Website Now Displays PCGS TrueView and NGC PhotoVision ImagesHeritage Auctions, the world’s leading coins auctioneer, has launched a new feature on its website that displays high-quality photographs of world and ancient coins taken by independent third-party grading companies whenever they are available for internet auction lots. now displays the PCGS TrueView or NGC PhotoVision images whenever those photos are available for all internet auction lots. Previously, coins received just Heritage’s in-house photos of the encapsulated coins […]


Special NGC Label and Designation for Apollo 11 Anniversary WeekNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) is offering a special label and designation that is available exclusively for 2019 Apollo 11-themed coins received during the anniversary of the historic moon mission.

On July 16, 1969, the Apollo 11 mission launched from Florida, landing astronauts on the moon on July 20 and returning them safely to Earth on July 24 […]


CAG Offers Verification Service for CAG-Certified ArtifactsCollectors can now visit the website of Collectibles Authentication Guaranty™ (CAG) to look up CAG-certified artifacts by their unique CAG certification numbers to see their descriptions, images (if any) and more. This valuable resource, which is available for free at, can also help buyers to verify that an artifact is an authentic CAG-certified item.

CAG has already certified thousands of artifacts since it was founded in 2018. Among them are collectibles from the Armstrong Family Collection™, which features items saved by astronaut Neil Armstrong — the first man to walk on the moon — and his immediate family members […]


Public Invited to 2019 PNG Day Show on Aug. 12The Professional Numismatists Guild will conduct its 2019 PNG Day show on Monday, August 12, in Hall F of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois. It will be open to the public.

The show conveniently will be in the same location at 5555 N. River Road as the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money® that begins the next day […]


Heritage to Offer Castle Collection of Indian Head CentsHeritage Auctions ( is honored to announce it has been chosen to present The Castle Collection of Indian Cents — the world’s finest examples obtainable of this widely collected 19th century set — at the ANA’s World’s Fair of Money in August.

The Castle Collection is estimated to bring seven figures when it makes its auction debut, based on its completeness and rare issues in extraordinary condition […]

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PNG: Beware of Overpriced Gold CoinsIf you’re purchasing modern precious metals coins strictly for their silver, gold or platinum content, beware of significantly overpaying simply because the coins may be housed in fancy holders or accompanied by autographs of celebrities or the coins’ designers, cautions the Professional Numismatists Guild (

"The personal finance market is filled with slick advertisements touting gold bullion coins labeled with a superb grade or in holders with decorative, autographed inserts. These may be fine collectibles for some, but you could pay more than twice the value of the precious metal content of the coin […]