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.

French Coins In $10M Exhibit At September Long Beach ShowAn exhibit of rare, historic French coins described as the best and most comprehensive ever displayed in the United States will be showcased from the extensive Tyrant Collection at the September 5-7, 2019 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo.

Entitled "Tyrants of the Seine," this will be the fifth exhibition in a multi-year series of different displays of portions of the extensive Tyrant Collection, described as the world’s most valuable rare coin collection in private hands […]


Taraszka Collection of 1795-1804 $10 Gold Eagles Tops $3.2M in Stack's Bowers AuctionA milestone in early American numismatics was realized at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money, where the incredible Anthony J. Taraszka Collection of 1795 to 1804 $10 Gold Eagles was sold to a standing-room audience on the evening of Thursday, August 15.

The catalog featured 41 coins, comprising every known variety from 1795 through 1804. When the auctioneer’s hammer fell on the final lot, the collection had realized over $3.2 million […]

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1894-S Barber Dime Acquired For $1.32 MillionOn Thursday night, Aug. 16, at the Stack’s-Bowers Rarities Night Auction during the ANA’s World’s Fair of Money, John Brush, President of David Lawrence Rare Coins and D.L. Hansen, the owner of the Greatest U.S. Coin Collection of All-Time, acquired the famous 1894-S Dime, graded by PCGS as Proof 63 for $1,320,000.

Mr. Hansen, assisted by John Brush of DLRC, has been on a mission for the past 3 years to put together the first privately held coin collection of items from 1792 to Present […]


Rare Chinese Coins From Tanant Collection Available in August Hong Kong AuctionFormed during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Charles E. Tanant Collection contained some of the finest preserved Chinese rarities to ever enter the marketplace.

While serving as an official in the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Service, Tanant received many of the pieces in his collection as gifts from colleagues during the late Empire and into the early Republic […]


PMG Certifies Three Rare East African Currency Board NotesPaper Money Guaranty® (PMG) has certified a stunning trio of rare East African Currency Board notes issued for British East Africa.

The notes will be featured in the Heritage World Currency Signature Auction, which will be held September 4-9, 2019, in Long Beach, California […]


NGC Certifies Gold Nuggets From S.S. Central America Shipwreck Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC)  has been selected to certify gold nuggets recovered from the shipwreck of the SS Central America, one of the most famous treasures of all time.

Known as the "Ship of Gold," the SS Central America sank in a hurricane in September 1857 while carrying an astonishing 30,000 pounds of gold. The gold was being transported from California to New York by way of Panama during the early years of the California Gold Rush […]


2019 PNG Awards AnnouncedThe Professional Numismatists Guild ( has honored Paul Nugget of East Meadow, New York with the PNG 2019 Abe Kosoff Founders Award for his steadfast dedication to the entire numismatic community and significant contributions to the Guild and the numismatic fraternity in general.

The award is named after PNG’s Founding President who spearheaded the 1953 launch of the organization […]


Rare U.S. Proof Coinage at August 2019 ANA AuctionStack’s Bowers Galleries will offer rare selections of U.S. proof coinage as part of their official auction of the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois, Aug. 13 to 17.

A sampling of the rarities to go under the hammer include complete sets of proof Shield nickels and proof Barber half dollars, as well as a nearly complete set of proof Trade dollars […]


Stack's Bowers To Display Tribute to Benjamin Franklin's Libertas Medal at ANA ShowAt the upcoming American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money Convention in Rosemont, Illinois, August 13-18, Stack’s Bowers Galleries will have at their bourse table 1005 an incredible display assembled by the Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation and centered around one of the most beautiful and important medals struck in American history.

Following decisive victories at Saratoga and Yorktown, Benjamin Franklin wrote to the United States Secretary of Foreign Affairs Robert Livingston […]


NGC-Graded 700-Old French Coin At August 2019 ANA ShowNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has certified one of only six known examples of a Royal d’Or struck during the 1314-16 reign of Louis X of France. The gold coin was graded NGC AU 55.

The six known examples were discovered in France in 1861 in the Treasure of Deauville and then sold to collectors. One was given to the Bibliotheque National de France in 1931. The only other example whose whereabouts are currently known is the one just graded by NGC […]