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.

Roman Coin Exhibit Valued Above $30M at June Long Beach ExpoJulius Caesar and the 11 other Caesars of long-ago Rome, along with more than 400 other superb quality ancient and Papal coins from the unparalleled Tyrant Collection, will be publicly displayed together for the first time at the Long Beach Coin, Currency Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo, June 6-8, 2019.

Entitled "Tyrants of the Tiber," this will be the fourth exhibition in a multi-year series of different displays of portions of the extensive Tyrant Collection, described as the world’s most valuable rare coin collection in private hands […]

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Mistakenly Released 2019-W Reverse Proof Lincoln Cent Graded by NGCNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has certified a 2019-W Reverse Proof Lincoln Cent that was mistakenly released several weeks early by the United States Mint. The coin was not supposed to be released until April 17.

This year, the US Mint is releasing three different 2019-W cents, which are notable for being the first cents to bear the "W" mint mark of the West Point Mint […]


PNG Clarifies Ethics Language on Counterfeit CoinsRecently adopted anti-counterfeiting language in the Bylaws of the Professional Numismatists Guild ( has been revised to clarify the organization’s commitment to fighting against modern fakes entering the marketplace.

PNG leaders also have now amended anti-counterfeiting language in their Code of Ethics […]


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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