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.

CAG Artifact Registry Debuts with Armstrong ItemsCollectibles Authentication Guaranty® (CAG) has launched the CAG Artifact Registry™, a searchable online gallery of CAG-certified collectibles. It can be viewed at CAGcertified.com/Registry.

The first collection to be featured in the CAG Artifact Registry is the Armstrong Family Collection™, thousands of artifacts saved by astronaut Neil Armstrong — the first man to walk on the moon — and his immediate family members […]

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PNG Steps Up Fight Against FakesThe Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) accomplished major victories combatting fakes and educating the public about counterfeits in the marketplace in 2018, according to ACTF Coordinator Beth Deisher.

She envisions continued success in 2019 following the recent major reorganization of the group’s parent organization, the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) […]

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NGC Certifies Rare Medal Struck for 1970 Brazilian Soccer Team Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has certified a very rare gold medal struck by Mexico for the Brazilian soccer team to celebrate them as the first to win three World Cups. The historic feat was achieved in 1970 in Mexico, which hosted the World Cup tournament that year.

The medal was purchased in a private sale and recently submitted to NGC, which graded it NGC MS 66 […]

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Holarbird To Auction Token Dies From Northwest Territorial MintHolabird Western Americana Collections has planned a sale "to die for" that spans five days — from December 5th thru the 9th — featuring a massive offering of token dies from the Northwest Territorial Mint Liquidation, plus other items in a wide array of collecting categories, a staggering 3,500 lots in all, at 8 am Pacific time all five days.

The auction will be held online and in Holabird’s gallery located at 3555 Airway Drive (Suite 308) in Reno […]

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Sedwick's Treasure Auction #24 Tops $3.1 MillionA variety of rarities and strong turnout by bidders helped propel Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s Treasure Auction 24 results to over $3.1 million, a record-breaking sale for the firm.

The sale, held live on Nov. 2-3 in Orlando, Florida and online on Nov. 5, featured over 2,300 lots. All prices cited include a 19 percent buyer’s premium […]

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Legend's XXIX Regency Auction HighlightsLegend Rare Coin Auctions (www.legendauctions.com) presented their 29th Regency Auction on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 15.

The official auctioneer of the PCGS Members Only Show in San Antonio saw more than 90% of the sales going to collectors […]

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PCGS Thanks Don Willis For A Decade of ServiceProfessional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has announced the resignation of Don Willis who served as PCGS President since 2008.

"We sincerely thank Don for his service during the past 10 years and appreciate his contributions to the company, the hobby and the profession," stated Joe Orlando, President and Chief Executive Officer of Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT), parent company of PCGS […]

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NGC-Certified Newman Coins Top $60 MillionNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC), the third-party grading service that has certified all of Eric P. Newman’s coins, has announced that the total prices realized for NGC-certified Newman coins has topped $60 million. The milestone comes after the Newman Part XI sale by Heritage Auctions, Nov. 7-10, 2018.

The top coin in the sale was a 1792 Washington President Pattern Silver Half Dollar, graded NGC XF Details. One of only five examples known, it realized $204,000 […]

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RARCOA and Standard Numismatics Complete MergerRare Coin Company of America, Inc. (RARCOA, www.rarcoa.com) of Willowbrook, Illinois and Standard Numismatics LLC of Chicago have completed their previously announced merger.

In recognition of finalizing the arrangement, leaders of both firms, RARCOA Chief Executive Officer Wayde Milas and Standard Numismatics President Brett Charville, are each donating $50,000 to the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) to help combat counterfeits […]

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PMG To Attribute Pre-Star Replacement NotesPaper Money Guaranty® (PMG) will attribute "Pre-Star Replacement Notes" for Large Size National Bank Notes, Small Size National Bank Notes and Large Size Type Notes (such as Legal Tender, Silver and Gold Certificates and Federal Reserve Notes) starting Nov. 15, 2018.

Replacement notes are those that took the place of notes that were deemed unfit for circulation. Today, replacement notes for US Federal Reserve Notes are easy to identify thanks to a star (★) in their serial number […]

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