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.

Eleventh Annual PNG 2015 YN Scholarship Competition AnnouncedThe Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) will provide a scholarship for a young numismatist (YN) to attend the 2015 ANA Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Young numismatists between 13 and 22 are invited to apply.

This is the 11 consecutive year of PNG YN scholarships for the popular, annual American Numismatic Association educational programs […]

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PNG Seeks 2015 Award NominationsThe Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) is seeking 2015 nominations for its series of annual awards to recognize achievements in various areas of the hobby and profession, according to a company statement released Thursday, March 5.

Award winners will be announced at the PNG Day summer baguette on Aug. 10, the evening prior to the ANA’s World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois […]

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Lost 1879 Stella Gold Coin Returned at ANA ShowHonesty turned out to be its own reward when it came to a gold coin lost at the recent American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show in Portland, Oregon.

Brian Hendelson, owner of Classic Coin Company in Bridgewater, New Jersey, accidentally lost an 1879 Flowing Hair variety Stella gold coin […]

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Rare 1897 British Trade Dollar in Gold Grades NGC PF61An exceedingly rare 1897-dated British Trade Dollar, struck by the Bombay Mint of India in gold and with a ‘B’ mint mark, has been graded NGC PF61, the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced Wednesday, Feb. 25.

Less than 10 of these gold pieces are believed to have survived, and this one will go under the hammer in Baldwin’s 58th Hong Kong Coin Auction on April 2 […]

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ANA Grading Seminar Augments MSNS April ShowMichigan State Numismatic Society (MSNS) and American Numismatic Association (ANA) have partnered to offer a two-day seminar on grading mint-state United States coins.

The seminar, entitled Grading Mint State Coins, will be held in conjunction with the MSNS Spring Convention & Coin Show in April and offered by the American Numismatic Association School of Numismatics […]

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ANA and Shepherd Reach SettlementLitigation has ended between the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and former ANA Executive Director Larry Shepherd.

On Wednesday, Feb. 11, the ANA and Shepherd jointly announced that all claims arising from a lawsuit filed by Shepherd against the ANA and various individual defendants have been settled […]

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Coin & Currency Set's Mint Error 2014-D $1 Under the HammerA U.S. Mint 2014 Native American $1 Coin with missing edge lettering is positioned to score big in a GreatCollections sale ending Feb 8. Current bidding has the mint error at $6,450.

This piece, graded ANACS EU69, is distinct from standard annual issues. Coming from a 2014 American $1 Coin and Currency Set, it has a special enhanced uncirculated finish of which only 50,000 had been produced, and it’s the only known example with missing edge letterings […]

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NGC Buying Back Labels to Increase Census AccuracyNumismatic Guaranty Corporation is buying back its NGC certifications labels, the company announced Monday, July 2.

These labels show a coin’s description, its grade and a unique certification number. They also indicate a coin’s placement in the NGC Census population report, and this is the reason for the buyback program […]

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Paper Money Guaranty Grades 1 Million NotesPaper Money Guaranty (PMG) has graded 1 million notes, an industry milestone, the company said Friday, Jan. 30.

"This remarkable achievement illustrates the transformative effect that PMG has had on the hobby of paper money collecting in the last decade," stated Mark Salzberg, chairman of Certified Collectibles Group (CCG), the parent company of PMG.

Salzberg asserted that […]

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PCGS Introduces Digital Coin AlbumsProfessional Coin Grading Service has created a stylish way to display, enjoy and share your PCGS Set Registry® coins without having to pull them from storage.

It’s called the PCGS Digital Coin Albums, and as the name suggests, it presents your collection online in an attractive format that looks like a coin album […]

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