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.

PMG Certified Over 200 Notes in Ibrahim Salem Collection Sale, Part IIMore than 200 banknotes certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG) are part of the Ibrahim Salem Collection of British Commonwealth Banknotes Part 2 sale being held October 2, 2019, by renowned global auction house Spink & Son Ltd. Most of these notes were certified at a PMG on-site grading event held in Munich over the summer.

The top lot in the auction is an extremely rare Zanzibar 1928 10 Rupees, graded PMG 25 Very Fine […]

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1975 No S Proof Dime Changes Hands Twice In Less Than A WeekThe most valuable United States modern coin ever sold at auction, a 1975 proof No S dime, changed hands twice in less than a week, both times for record prices.

The finer of the two known 1975 proof dimes without the San Francisco S mint mark was jointly purchased on September 6, 2019 for $456,000 by modern coin specialist Mitch Spivack along with his son, Justin, owner of MonsterCoinMart in Orange County California, and with collector Steven Heller also as a partner on the deal. They then sold it five days later […]

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PCGS and Basketball Hall of Fame Partner on 2020 Basketball CoinsProfessional Coin Grading Service (PSGS, www.PCGS.com) is partnering with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (www.HoopHall.com) on a 2020 basketball commemorative coin program.

The planned $5 denomination gold, $1 silver and 50-cent clad legal tender coins to be struck by the United States Mint will honor the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s 60th anniversary. PCGS will be creating customized designs for encapsulation inserts in conjunction with the Springfield, Mass.-based museum […]

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Jon J. Cameron, Veteran U.S. Mint Official, To Autograph NGC LabelsJon J. Cameron, who recently retired from his position as the US Mint’s Associate Director of Numismatic, Bullion and Coin Studies, has agreed to autograph certification labels exclusively for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC).

Cameron spent 41 years in federal service. In 2013, he joined the US Mint, where his first job was to establish and serve as Director of the Office of Coin Studies, which monitored trends in the use of cash, emerging payment technologies, research into alternative metals and trends and policies of other nations’ mints […]

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PMG Grading Bond and Stock CertificatesPaper Money Guaranty® (PMG) has announced that it is now grading and encapsulating most bond and stock certificates.

Bond and stock certificate collecting, known by specialists as "scripophily," is an important subset of numismatics that has achieved greater recognition in recent years […]

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NGC Certifies Waterbird Collection Of Rare British CoinsNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has certified the Waterbird Collection, an impressive array of rare British coins spanning almost six centuries.

The coins range from a rare gold noble of King Henry IV struck circa 1412-13 to a 2002 Gold Maundy set from the Cook Islands […]

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Investor Advisory: Don't Be Rushed In New Gold RushInvestors wanting to enter the gold and silver markets or add to existing portfolios should be wary of potential counterfeits, plated "gold coins" or overpaying for any purchases.

This advice comes from the Accredited Precious Metals Dealers (APMD) division of the nonprofit Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) […]

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John Herrington, First Native American in Space, Will Autograph NGC LabelsThe only enrolled member of a Native American tribe to fly in space is joining a prestigious group of people who autograph certification labels exclusively for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC).

John Herrington, who was born in the Chickasaw Nation in Wetumka, Oklahoma, was a Mission Specialist aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour’s mission that launched November 23, 2002, on a flight to the International Space Station. During the 13-day mission, Herrington performed three spacewalks totaling nearly 20 hours […]

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PNG Offers To Assist Victims Of Coin DoctoringAs part of its on-going efforts to combat "coin doctoring," the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) is urging dealers and collectors to respect the heritage and historical significance of all coinage to preserve the past as best as possible.

PNG also is offering to assist anyone who suspects he or she unwittingly purchased a doctored coin […]

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NGC Certifies 10 Million American Silver EaglesNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has announced that it has certified more than 10,000,000 American Silver Eagles. It is the first third-party grading service to reach this incredible milestone.

The American Silver Eagle, the official silver bullion coin of the United States, is possibly the most widely collected coin in the world today. More than 530 million have been struck since 1986 […]

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