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.

One of the two known 1861-P "Paquet Reverse" Double Eagles will be displayed during the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money® convention in Baltimore, July 30 – August 3, 2008.  The famous coin’s previous owners include Baltimore banker Waldo Newcomer; former U.S. Treasury Secretary William Woodin; Egyptian King Farouk and Ambassador and Mrs. R. […]

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Coin Auction Total for June Goes Over $4.75 Million! Teletrade Special Friday Auction on June 27 Tops $1 Million, With Five Coins Exceeding $100,000 Each.

IRVINE, Calif. – Teletrade, America’s largest fully automated Internet auction company for certified coins and currency, hosted a very special Friday online auction on June 27, 2008, in addition to their three regular weekly auctions.

$4 Gold Stella 1879 Proof Flowing Hair PCGS PR-62

Teletrade Auction 2549, consisting of just more than 200 exclusive certified coin lots, realized an outstanding $1,050,000, bringing Teletrade’s June auction total to more than $4.75 million, a record high month for Teletrade prices realized!

This special Friday auction featured an amazing selection of certified coins highlighted by another original hoard of PCGS Green Holders, including many Wells Fargo $20 pieces, auctioned alongside a variety of other extraordinary U.S. rarities certified by PCGS and NGC.

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Dallas, TX. Market demand remained strong for significant American numismatic rarities in the June 2008 Summer FUN Signature® Auction presented by Heritage Auction Galleries in West Palm Beach, June 26-27. Total prices realized for the American coins exceeded $12 million, and the total will rise further when the concluding session and post auction buys are finalized.

June 2008 Summer FUN Heritage Auction coin highlights

“The strong market is continuing to bring great rarities — and great prices realized — onto the Heritage auction block,” commented Heritage President Greg Rohan.

“We note that Lot 1960, an 1880 $4 Flowing Hair (Judd-1657, Pollock-1857) and certified PR64 by PCGS, realized: $431,250. This auction contained a wide range of rarities at many price levels, to which more than 5000 bidders responded enthusiastically.”

 

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The finest known U.S. territorial gold coin, the 1854 Kellogg & Co. $20, graded PCGS SP-69, will return to Baltimore for a public exhibit for the first time since it was sold by The John Hopkins University as part of the legendary Garrett Collection more than a quarter century ago. "This is a homecoming.  It’s […]

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The American Numismatic Association’s 2008 World’s Fair of Money® will give visitors a chance to see millions of dollars in rare coins, learn from the world’s top numismatists, and explore the history of Baltimore. The event, held July 30 to August 3 at the Baltimore Convention Center, will feature over 1,100 dealers and numismatic vendors, […]

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Highlights of Bowers and Merena’s Baltimore Rarities Sale, which is prior to ANA World’s Fair of Money, include extraordinary 1866-S No Motto Liberty Double Eagle in NGC MS-60 and elusive 1808 Capped Bust Left Quarter Eagle in NGC MS-61

1866-S No Motto Liberty Double Eagle and 1808 Capped Bust Left Quarter Eagle Gold Coins

IRVINE, Calif. – Bowers and Merena Auctions, America’s leading rare coin auction house, will host their Baltimore Rarities Sale in July at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, just prior to the ANA World’s Fair of Money. The auction of nearly 1,300 lots will be presented on Saturday, July 26, with lot viewing scheduled for Thursday to Saturday, July 24-26, and lot pick-up on Sunday, July 27. The catalog includes approximately 1,100 coin and 200 currency lots.

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Collectors will first see the 2009 Ultra-High-Relief Saint-Gaudens $20 gold coin July 30 at ANA’s World’s Fair of Money® in Baltimore. The United States Mint announced today that Mint Director Ed Moy will reveal the coin, which is a modern version of the 1907 Augustus Saint-Gaudens $20 Double Eagle — often described as the most […]

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The United States Mint announced today that Mint Director Ed Moy will unveil the commemorative 2009 Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollar coin design in Dallas, TX on Wednesday morning, July 2, 2008. The ceremony at AT&T Plaza at the American Airlines Center in Dallas will open the National Federation of the Blind’s 2008 National Convention, […]

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Winter Park, FL — Treasure Fever has struck again! Expert numismatist and auctioneer of shipwreck coins and artifacts Daniel Frank Sedwick has released the results of his Treasure Auction #3. This mail-bid auction surpassed predictions by grossing over $800,000 ($700,000 + 15%), with an unprecedented 92%+ of the lots sold. Consignments for Sedwick’s next auction […]

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IRVINE, Calif. – Teletrade, America’s largest fully automated Internet auction company for certified coins and currency, will host a very special Friday online auction on June 27, 2008, in addition to their regularly scheduled three weekly auctions on Sunday, Monday and Wednesday.

1879 Gold Stella Coin

This is Teletrade Auction 2549 consisting of more than 200 exclusive certified coin lots, and will be live at www.teletrade.com from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. eastern time. Bidding is open now and the complete catalog is viewable on the Teletrade website.

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