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 Opens NGC Registry to PCGS-Certified US CoinsNumismatic Guaranty Corporation™ (NGC) has announced that US coins graded by PCGS will now be eligible for NGC Registry competitive sets.

The NGC Registry is a free online platform where collectors register and display their coins and compete against other collectors around the world for recognition and prizes. The immensely popular resource boasts more than 15,000 users, 130,000 registered sets and 1.1 million registered coins […]


1897 Szechuan Ferracute Pattern Set Tops $1 Million In Heritage HKINF AuctionAn 1897 Szechuan Ferracute Pattern Set certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) realized $1,020,000 at auction, an impressive figure that reflects the set’s extreme rarity and numismatic importance.

The 10 silver and brass coins in the set were sold as a single lot in the Heritage Auctions Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair (HKINF) World and Ancient Coins Signature Auction, which concluded December 6, 2019 […]


$50 Million Gold Eagles From Tyrant Collection At February Long Beach ExpoA never-before seen exhibit of United States $10 Eagle gold coins from the extensive Tyrant Collection ( will be publicly displayed at the February 20-22, 2020 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectibles Expo (

The unprecedented display, "Eagles of The Tyrant Collection," will showcase examples of every business strike and most of the proof Eagles from 1795 to 1933, including varieties […]


U.S. Mint Releases Free "Map Mania" Game For KidsThe United States Mint this week launched a new game dubbed Map Mania. Designed to teach U.S. geography, Map Mania is one of 12 free online educational games found on the Mint’s Kids Site, which was recently named a finalist for the Best Public Education Website in the International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA) Excellence in Currency 2019 Coin Awards.

The latest game was created to help students learn the 50 states, state capitals, and state trivia based on the Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters® and 50 State Quarters Programs […]


SS Central America Treasure Includes Nine Rare 1856-S/s Quarters The fabled SS Central America, the famous "Ship of Gold" that sank in 1857 carrying tons of California Gold Rush treasure, continues to surprise and delight the numismatic world.

California Gold Marketing Group LLC (CGMG) of Brea, California has confirmed discovery in the ship’s latest recovered sunken treasure of nine rare 1856 San Francisco Mint large S over small s mint mark Seated Liberty No Motto quarter dollars […]


Sixteenth Annual PNG YN Scholarship Competition OpensThe Professional Numismatists Guild ( will offer, for a 16th straight year, a scholarship to attend one session of the 2020 American Numismatic Association ( Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 27-July 2 or July 4-9.

Young numismatists (YN) between the ages of 13 and 22 are invited to apply for the scholarship, which will cover the cost of airfare, tuition for one of the ANA Summer Seminar sessions, meals and five nights of dormitory accommodations on the campus of Colorado College, site of the ANA headquarters […]


Stack's Bowers November 2019 Baltimore U.S. Coin and Medal Auction HighlightsThe Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2019 Baltimore Auction brought together collectors of every discipline for a historic offering of five important collections and numerous additional rarities.

In total, over $17.6 million was realized across more than 6,000 lots of United States coins and related issues. In total, the firm’s Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo realized $19,124,255 across 16 sessions […]


Stack's Bowers November 2019 Baltimore Currency Auction HighlightsThe Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo saw $1,510,700 in rare United States paper money trade hands between its Thursday, November 14 evening live session in Baltimore and the Tuesday, November 19 Internet-only session.

In total, the Stack’s Bowers Whitman Winter Expo auction realized over $19,124,255 million across 16 sessions offering United States coins, tokens, medals and paper money[…]


Lutes and Wing 1943 Bronze Lincoln Cents Brought Together Under One OwnerTwo of the rarest and most famous US coins have been brought together under a single owner.

The 76-year-old coins look like regular Lincoln Cents from the era — bronze with the 16th president on one side, wheat ears on the other. Yet they were not supposed to exist. For years, US Mint officials claimed that they didn’t […]


PCGS Banknote Launches January 2020Professional Coin Grading Service ( will again be authenticating, grading, and certifying United States and world paper money domestically with the launch of a new service, PCGS Banknote (, in early January 2020.

The company has successfully provided PCGS Gold Shield brand grading of U.S. and world paper money at its international Asia and Europe offices for the past four years […]