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.

Pearlman Named Numismatic Literary Guild Acting Executive DirectorThe Board of Directors of the Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG), a nonprofit organization composed of over 400 writers, editors, authors and content producers, has selected award-winning author, journalist and former CBS broadcaster Donn Pearlman of Las Vegas, Nevada to be its Acting Executive Director.

He succeeds legendary journalist Ed Reiter of Nanticoke, Pennsylvania who served as NLG Executive Director from 1990 until his death this past August 24, 2017 […]

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Prominent Hobby Journalist Ed Reiter PassesEd Reiter of Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, a one-man institution in coin writing for over half a century, died at the age of 79 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on August 24. According to his wife, Patricia, the cause was multiple organ failure.

At the time of his death, Reiter was still a powerful force in journalism for the coin hobby and trade, serving as senior editor of COINage magazine for his 32nd year and executive director of the prestigious non-profit Numismatic Literary Guild in his 27th year […]


Stack's Bowers Realize $19.2M in 2017 ANA US Coins Auctions The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money met with incredible success, realizing a total of $19.2 million across all sessions, including over $12.4 million in United States coins.

Showcasing the High Rise Collection, the Magnolia Collection, and other important properties, the sale offered an incomparable lineup of rarities that included the finest known 1853-O No Arrows half dollar and the Lord St. Oswald-Norweb 1794 Flowing Hair dollar […]


Stack's Bowers Realize $4.54M in 2017 ANA World Coins, Ancient Coins and Currency AuctionsStack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their August 2017 auction of world coins, world paper money and ancient coins.

In total, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries ANA World’s Fair of Money auction realized over $19 million (including the standard buyer’s premium) with the ancient coins, world coins and world paper money realizing $4.54 million […]


Stack's Bowers Realize $2.3 Million in 2017 ANA U.S. Currency AuctionThe auction room of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official United States Currency Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money bustled with activity the evening of August 2, as bidders eagerly competed for a diverse offering of collectible paper money.

Prices realized for the auction totaled $2,300,756. All prices quoted include the buyer’s fee […]


Last Long Beach Expo of the Year Sept. 7-9It’s time for the last Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp and Sports Collectible Expo of the year, and as usual, the show is filled with fun for everyone. The three-day event will feature coin giveaways, the latest offerings and unveiling of a new 5 ounce silver coin from the United States Mint, and the display of two award-winning world coin sets.

Held September 7-9, 2017, the Long Beach Expo showcases collectibles from over 500 dealers, featuring everything from coins to cards […]


NGC-Certified Coins Top Heritage ANA SaleCoins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) stood out in Heritage Auctions’ recent Platinum Night sale, held in conjunction with the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Denver.

The sale was headlined by a group of nine NGC-certified Japanese Proof coins from the 1870s that sold for a combined $793,125 […]

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NGC Authenticates 'Mule' Error on 2017 Canadian Timber Wolf Gold CoinNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified an extremely unusual "mule" error of the 2017 $2,500 Canadian In the Eyes of the Timber Wolf 1 Kilo Gold Coin.

A mule is an error in which the two sides of a coin were incorrectly paired. In this case, the large Royal Canadian Mint coin was struck with the obverse intended for the silver kilogram version […]

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Two Rare U.S. Cents Realize Nearly $500,000Two of the rarest U.S. coins ever discovered sold for nearly $500,000 at a Heritage sales event held Aug. 2 in conjunction with the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Denver.

A newly-discovered 1943 Lincoln cent shot to $282,000 because it was made of the wrong material and a 1792 cent – lost for 130 years – sold for $211,500 […]


Lipton and Proskey Added to PCGS CoinFacts Coin Dealer Hall of FameOn Friday, August 4, 2017, two more renowned numismatists joined the ranks of the PCGS CoinFacts Coin Dealer Hall of Fame.

In the final days of this year’s World’s Fair of Money, during the PCGS Set Registry Luncheon, Kevin Lipton and the late David Proskey joined the esteemed list of numismatists that comprise the PCGS CoinFacts Hall of Fame […]

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