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.

Heritage Website Now Displays PCGS TrueView and NGC PhotoVision ImagesHeritage Auctions, the world’s leading coins auctioneer, has launched a new feature on its website that displays high-quality photographs of world and ancient coins taken by independent third-party grading companies whenever they are available for internet auction lots.

HA.com now displays the PCGS TrueView or NGC PhotoVision images whenever those photos are available for all internet auction lots. Previously, coins received just Heritage’s in-house photos of the encapsulated coins […]

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Special NGC Label and Designation for Apollo 11 Anniversary WeekNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) is offering a special label and designation that is available exclusively for 2019 Apollo 11-themed coins received during the anniversary of the historic moon mission.

On July 16, 1969, the Apollo 11 mission launched from Florida, landing astronauts on the moon on July 20 and returning them safely to Earth on July 24 […]

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CAG Offers Verification Service for CAG-Certified ArtifactsCollectors can now visit the website of Collectibles Authentication Guaranty™ (CAG) to look up CAG-certified artifacts by their unique CAG certification numbers to see their descriptions, images (if any) and more. This valuable resource, which is available for free at CAGcertified.com/verify, can also help buyers to verify that an artifact is an authentic CAG-certified item.

CAG has already certified thousands of artifacts since it was founded in 2018. Among them are collectibles from the Armstrong Family Collection™, which features items saved by astronaut Neil Armstrong — the first man to walk on the moon — and his immediate family members […]

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Public Invited to 2019 PNG Day Show on Aug. 12The Professional Numismatists Guild will conduct its 2019 PNG Day show on Monday, August 12, in Hall F of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois. It will be open to the public.

The show conveniently will be in the same location at 5555 N. River Road as the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money® that begins the next day […]

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Heritage to Offer Castle Collection of Indian Head CentsHeritage Auctions (HA.com) is honored to announce it has been chosen to present The Castle Collection of Indian Cents — the world’s finest examples obtainable of this widely collected 19th century set — at the ANA’s World’s Fair of Money in August.

The Castle Collection is estimated to bring seven figures when it makes its auction debut, based on its completeness and rare issues in extraordinary condition […]

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PNG: Beware of Overpriced Gold CoinsIf you’re purchasing modern precious metals coins strictly for their silver, gold or platinum content, beware of significantly overpaying simply because the coins may be housed in fancy holders or accompanied by autographs of celebrities or the coins’ designers, cautions the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org).

"The personal finance market is filled with slick advertisements touting gold bullion coins labeled with a superb grade or in holders with decorative, autographed inserts. These may be fine collectibles for some, but you could pay more than twice the value of the precious metal content of the coin […]

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Canadian 2019 $2 Coin Commemorates 75th Anniversary of D-DayThe Royal Canadian Mint is proud to launch a $2 circulation coin honouring the brave Canadians who, landing in Normandy, France 75 years ago, helped establish the Allied foothold that would lead to the liberation of Western Europe.

This coin was unveiled today at the Moncton Garrison, home to the 37 Brigade of the North Shore Regiment (New Brunswick) whose troops were among the 13 Canadian regiments landing at Juno Beach on June 6, 1944 […]

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Legend 32nd Regency Auction HighlightsLegend Rare Coin Auctions presented their 32nd Regency Auction, conducted as the official auction for the PCGS Members Show in New Orleans. Featuring over 630 lots, this auction included a separate session for silver dollars, held Wednesday, May 15, while type coins and gold were offered on Thursday, May 16.

Important collections were offered, including the Pug Collection, the Issaquah Estate, selections from the Vanderbilt Collection, the Wolverine Collection, the Northern Lights Collection of Proof Buffalo Nickels, and other very impressive properties from many different consignors […]

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Shipwrecked "Supernova" 1857-S Double Eagle Realize $282,000The spectacular 1857-S Double Eagle, recovered in 2014 from the fabled S.S. Central America and nicknamed "Supernova" because of its amazing, unique natural toning, set a record price for any 1857 San Francisco Mint $20 gold coin in a public auction conducted by Legend Rare Coin Auctions (www.LegendAuctions.com) in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 16, 2019.

Described by Legend President Laura Sperber as "the most beautifully and amazingly colorful toned gold coin we have ever seen," the sunken treasure Double Eagle, graded PCGS MS67, sold for $282,000 […]

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Second Armstrong Family Collection Sale Tops $2.3 MillionThe second sale of the Armstrong Family Collection™, which was entirely certified by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty® (CAG), realized more than $2.3 million at Heritage Auctions, May 9.

The Armstrong Family Collection features items saved by astronaut Neil Armstrong — the first man to walk on the moon — and his immediate family members […]

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