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.

NGC Grades Chinese Patterns Featuring Mao ZedongNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has certified a spectacular collection of patterns featuring the likeness of Mao Zedong, the leader of the People’s Republic of China from its founding in 1949 until his death in 1976.

These 28 patterns — 14 copper and 14 aluminum — were struck in the Fen and 5 Fen denominations. A pattern is a coin struck with a proposed design or composition. In this case, they demonstrate a remarkable combination of artistry and production techniques […]


PMG Certifies 1925 India 1,000 Rupees 'Discovery Note'Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG) has certified a previously unknown British India banknote at its recent on-site grading event in Hong Kong.

The 1925 1,000 Rupees note was issued in Kurrachee, now spelled Karachi, a city that has been part of Pakistan since 1947 […]

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Model for the Sacajawea Dollar to Hand-Sign NGC LabelsRandy’L Teton, the only person still alive who has served as a model for a circulating US coin, has agreed to individually hand-sign certification labels exclusively for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC).

Teton served as the likeness of Sacagawea, a Shoshone who appears with her baby, Jean Baptiste, on the US Sacagawea dollar coins issued since 2000 […]


PCGS Announces New Team MembersThe Professional Coin Grading Service ( team has gained three new members bringing a wide range of numismatic knowledge and business acumen.

Well-known banknote and counterfeit expert Bruce Thornton has joined as the Director of Banknote Grading, numismatic educator and vintage coin grader Steve Feltner began a role as Director of Numismatic Education and Outreach, and Michael Oviedo, business development expert, has taken on the role of Director of International Business […]


Book Reveals Secrets of S.S. Central America TreasureNever before revealed information about the greatest American treasure ever found, the tons of California Gold Rush-era coins, ingots and gold dust recovered from the 1857 sinking of the S.S. Central America, the fabled "Ship of Gold," are revealed in an exciting new reference book written by acclaimed, award-winning rare coins researcher and writer Q. David Bowers with well-known numismatist Dwight Manley.

The new book, "America’s Greatest Treasure Ship: the S.S. Central America — the Second Treasure-Finding Journey," publicly presents for the first time a useful and intriguing complete inventory of the more than 15,000 U.S. and world coins and 45 historic assayers’ ingots retrieved from the Atlantic Ocean during the last recovery expedition to the legendary ship in 2014 […]


2019-W $5 Apollo 11 First Day Of Issue PF70 Ultra Cameo Charlie Duke SignatureNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has expanded its collaboration with the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) to create limited edition labels individually hand-signed by American astronauts.

The special NGC labels pair the autographs of 20 NASA veterans with the logo of the ASF, a nonprofit organization that annually provides more than 50 scholarships to the brightest and most talented college students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The ASF was created in 1984 by the six Mercury program astronauts then alive and the widow of the seventh […]


Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 Flown Gold Medal Sells For $2 MillionAn extremely rare gold medal graded by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) that traveled on the Apollo 11 mission to the moon realized $2,055,000 at an auction held on the mission’s 50th anniversary.

It is one of the highest prices ever paid for a medal, and it is the highest price realized to date for any item from the Armstrong Family Collection™, which comprises items saved by astronaut Neil Armstrong and his immediate family members […]


PMG Offers Expert Reviews For Uncertified Notes On eBayPaper Money Guaranty® (PMG) and eBay have partnered to launch PMG Expert Review, a low-cost service that provides a preliminary review of notes by PMG experts. The service is available for banknotes on eBay that have not been certified by a third-party grading service.

PMG is the world’s largest third-party paper money grading and encapsulation service. It is an approved grading company of eBay, a leading online marketplace that connects buyers and sellers around the world […]


Stack's Bowers To Offer Rare 1876-CC Twenty-Cent Piece At ANA August ShowFor a long time the 1876-CC twenty-cent piece has been recognized as one of the most famous and most desired of all American coins, and the offering of an example attracts great attention in the numismatic community.

Not only is it a great rarity with fewer than 20 pieces believed to exist, but it also possesses the added romance that accompanies coins from the historic and short-lived Carson City Mint […]


Highlights From Legend's 33rd Regency Sale in Las Vegas Record prices fell at Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ June 2019 Regency Auction as multiple advanced Registry Set collectors fought it out to add finest known issues to their top ranking sets on the PCGS Registry.

Besides the Finest Known coins, the action was as hot as the summer sun in the Las Vegas desert […]