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.

Heritage's FUN and NYINC U.S. & World Coin & Currency Auctions Top $71MHeritage Auctions’ early January numismatic sales topped $71 million for the fourth consecutive year, the company announced Jan. 18.

In just three short weeks, high-dollar bids for U.S. Coins, World & Ancient Coins and World Paper Money reached seven figures in some cases at auctions held during the Florida United Numismatic Convention (FUN) and the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) […]


NGC Introduces Small Multi Coin HolderNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC)  has announced a new NGC Small Multi Coin Holder, a single holder that can encapsulate two coins.

This holder provides a visually appealing and convenient display option for two-coin sets or matched pairs, such as the 2012-S San Francisco Silver Eagle Set or a 2018 Mint State Silver Eagle and a 2018-W Proof Silver Eagle […]


PCGS Partners With AMF For Special Labels On Apollo 11 Commemortive CoinsThe Astronauts Memorial Foundation (, a nonprofit organization that honors and memorializes those astronauts who have sacrificed their lives for the nation and the space program by sponsoring the Space Mirror Memorial, and by implementing innovative educational technology programs, has selected Professional Coin Grading Service ( to create a special label to celebrate the launch of the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins.

PCGS has prepared special inserts featuring the AMF logo juxtaposed against the sun rising behind the earth […]


NCIC To Offer Numismatic Crime Investigations Class at Long Beach ExpoThe Long Beach Expo will host an in-depth Numismatic Crime Investigations class on Jan. 31, 2019 in Long Beach, California.

The class will be presented by the Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) and will provide investigators with the basic skills, knowledge and resources to effectively investigate a crime related to coins, paper money and related numismatic items […]


1885 Trade Dollar Realizes $3.96 Million at Heritage SaleThe finest-known 1885 Trade dollar — among the rarest and most enigmatic issues in all of American coinage – sold for $3,960,000 million through Heritage Auctions Thursday evening, Jan. 10, following a winning bid cast by collector Dell Loy Hansen of Logan, Utah.

The standing-room-only crowd at Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night U.S. Coin Auction roared with laughter and applause after Hansen bested more than 30 bids to make hobby history […]


Rare 1943 Lincoln Cent Sells Above Estimate Contrary to ReportsAn uncorrected reporting error republished by more than 1,000 media outlets worldwide negligently included a bogus pre-auction estimate of the 1943 Bronze Lincoln Cent auctioned Jan. 10, 2019 by Heritage Auctions.

South West News Service (SWNS), a global wire service, issued an article to its subscribers stating that the coin was expected to sell for the inaccurate estimate of $1.7 million […]


NGC-graded Ancient and World Coins Top Heritage New York SaleCoins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) topped the Heritage Auctions World and Ancient Coins sale held January 6-7, 2019 in New York. In all, 10 lots of NGC-certified coins realized prices greater than $100,000.

The sale’s highlight was the 1728 Netherlands East Indies Gold Proof Pattern Ducaton, graded NGC PF 64, that realized $336,000, far exceeding its pre-auction estimate of $80,000 to $100,000 […]


Stack's Bowers Galleries Launches New Auction ArchivesStack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce a complete rebuild and relaunch of their online Auction Archives, available at

The site now features nearly 650,000 past auction records, including many Stack’s and American Numismatic Rarities sales dating back to 2002, which have not been available before […]


PCGS Set Registry Sports Both Fun and GamesProfessional Coin Grading Service ( has added an intriguing and exciting new element of competition and additional awards to its popular PCGS Set Registry®.

"It’s called the PCGS Set Registry Achievement Program, and it challenges current and new PCGS Set Registry members to earn points and accumulate digital achievement medals for their efforts. There also is an opportunity to win numismatic prizes valued at $500 or more during the first ten days of the program’s launch," said Cosetta Robbins, Manager of the PCGS Set Registry […]


NGC To Offer ASF Labels for Apollo 11 Commemorative CoinsNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has officially licensed the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) logo for special NGC certification labels that celebrate the U.S. Mint’s Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins. The coins go on sale January 24, 2019.

The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins are among the most highly anticipated U.S. Mint issues of the last decade. The coins are particularly noteworthy for their curved design, which resembles the view of the moon’s surface from an astronaut’s helmet […]