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.

PNG Seeks 2019 Award NominationsThe Professional Numismatists Guild ( now is accepting nominations for its 2019 awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Barry Stuppler.

The Professional Numismatists Guild is a nonprofit trade association composed of the country’s top rare coin and paper money dealers who must adhere to a strict Code of Ethics in the buying and selling of numismatic merchandise […]


Arrow&Branch Creates Numismatics-Inspired 60 Pound Bottle of WineA Napa Valley California wine company, whose name was inspired by the design of the fabled 1787 Brasher Doubloon once owned by the vineyard proprietor, has created a mega-size bottle of fine wine standing over 2½ feet tall and weighing about 60 pounds.

It was purchased by another numismatist who took delivery of the huge bottle at the January-February 2019 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp and Sports Collectibles Expo (www.LongBeachExpo) […]


Dustin Johnston Promoted To VP of Currency At HeritageHeritage Auctions has announced that Dustin Johnston has been promoted to Vice President.

Now in his 20th year at Heritage Auctions, Johnston has been active in just about every aspect of the business. Most recently, as Director of the Heritage Auctions Currency department, Johnston oversaw all aspects of the department, including […]


Fifteenth Annual PNG YN Scholarship Competition OpensFor the 15th year in a row, the Professional Numismatists Guild ( will offer a scholarship to attend one session of the annual American Numismatic Association ( Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Young numismatists (YN) between the ages of 13 and 22 are invited to apply. The scholarship will cover the cost of airfare, tuition for one of the ANA Summer Seminar sessions held June 15 to 20 or June 22 to 27, meals and five nights of dormitory accommodations on the campus of Colorado College, site of the ANA headquarters […]


Heritage's FUN and NYINC U.S. & World Coin & Currency Auctions Top $71MHeritage Auctions’ early January numismatic sales topped $71 million for the fourth consecutive year, the company announced Jan. 18.

In just three short weeks, high-dollar bids for U.S. Coins, World & Ancient Coins and World Paper Money reached seven figures in some cases at auctions held during the Florida United Numismatic Convention (FUN) and the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) […]


NGC Introduces Small Multi Coin HolderNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC)  has announced a new NGC Small Multi Coin Holder, a single holder that can encapsulate two coins.

This holder provides a visually appealing and convenient display option for two-coin sets or matched pairs, such as the 2012-S San Francisco Silver Eagle Set or a 2018 Mint State Silver Eagle and a 2018-W Proof Silver Eagle […]


PCGS Partners With AMF For Special Labels On Apollo 11 Commemortive CoinsThe Astronauts Memorial Foundation (, a nonprofit organization that honors and memorializes those astronauts who have sacrificed their lives for the nation and the space program by sponsoring the Space Mirror Memorial, and by implementing innovative educational technology programs, has selected Professional Coin Grading Service ( to create a special label to celebrate the launch of the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins.

PCGS has prepared special inserts featuring the AMF logo juxtaposed against the sun rising behind the earth […]


NCIC To Offer Numismatic Crime Investigations Class at Long Beach ExpoThe Long Beach Expo will host an in-depth Numismatic Crime Investigations class on Jan. 31, 2019 in Long Beach, California.

The class will be presented by the Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) and will provide investigators with the basic skills, knowledge and resources to effectively investigate a crime related to coins, paper money and related numismatic items […]


1885 Trade Dollar Realizes $3.96 Million at Heritage SaleThe finest-known 1885 Trade dollar — among the rarest and most enigmatic issues in all of American coinage – sold for $3,960,000 million through Heritage Auctions Thursday evening, Jan. 10, following a winning bid cast by collector Dell Loy Hansen of Logan, Utah.

The standing-room-only crowd at Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night U.S. Coin Auction roared with laughter and applause after Hansen bested more than 30 bids to make hobby history […]


Rare 1943 Lincoln Cent Sells Above Estimate Contrary to ReportsAn uncorrected reporting error republished by more than 1,000 media outlets worldwide negligently included a bogus pre-auction estimate of the 1943 Bronze Lincoln Cent auctioned Jan. 10, 2019 by Heritage Auctions.

South West News Service (SWNS), a global wire service, issued an article to its subscribers stating that the coin was expected to sell for the inaccurate estimate of $1.7 million […]