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.

The United States Mint peaked curiosity further for the ANA World’s Fair of Money® convention by announcing their unveiling of the 2009 Saint-Gaudens double eagle designed gold coin and adding a display of six real gold bars that were refined at West Point. The Mint previously announced they would show the modern $20 gold coin, […]

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The United States Mint has announced that Director Moy will host a public forum at the Baltimore 2008 ANA World’s Fair of Money® on Friday, August 1. The meet and greet event offers coin collectors the opportunity to ask questions, and receive answers directly from the head of the U.S. Mint. Directory Moy has held […]

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The world-record 100-kg, 99.999% pure gold maple leaf bullion coin will be displayed at the 2008 annual convention of the Canadian Numismatic Association Media representatives and the general public are invited(*) to a one-day showing of the world’s largest, purest and highest denomination gold coin at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ottawa on Saturday, July […]

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Dallas, TX. Significant and classic rarities from all series in American numismatics are available in Heritage’s Platinum Night catalog for the Official Auction of the Baltimore 2008 ANA World’s Fair of Money®. The auction will be held in Baltimore July 30 – Aug. 3, with Platinum Night on July 31, 2008. The auction is now posted by Heritage Auction Galleries on their HA.com website, and all lots are available for inspection and bidding.

Nine Heritage Coin Highlights in Platinum Night Rarities for Baltimore ANA Auction

“The great rarities included in this auction are dazzling,” commented Heritage President Greg Rohan, “and in such a strong market, we predict that many records will be set.

The Baltimore ANA contains rarities from 400 consignors, but I must call special attention to the magnificent gold in Part Five of the Stephen Stokely Collection (his $20 Saint-Gaudens Registry Collection) and the Pierson MacDonald Grieve Collection, the Large Cents of the Joshua Collection;

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The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will next meet at the upcoming American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money convention in Baltimore.  In addition to reviewing reverse designs for the 2009 American Eagle Platinum Proof Coin, the CCAC has invited the public to share their views, opinions and suggestions in an open forum.   “Every […]

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(Tiburon, California) – Well-known numismatic firm, Kagin’s, Inc. (www.Kagins.com) of Tiburon, California, founded in 1933 by Arthur M. "Art" Kagin, will celebrate the company’s 75th anniversary during the upcoming American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money convention in Baltimore.  A lucky visitor to the Kagin’s booth (#531) will be awarded a free half-ounce American Eagle […]

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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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