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.

PMG Certifies ANA Bebee Collection of Uncut Banknote SheetsPaper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) was honored to recently certify nearly 20 uncut sheets of banknotes from the legendary ANA Bebee Collection. The sheets were submitted to PMG by the American Numismatic Association (ANA), the country’s largest nonprofit numismatic organization, which received the Bebee Collection in 1988.

Banknotes are printed in sheets that are then cut into individual notes for circulation. Uncut sheets of vintage US banknotes are exceedingly rare as typically only a handful were saved for presentation purposes […]

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Numismatics Markets Strong Amid Global CrisisAs the world faces an unprecedented economic and public health crisis brought on by the coronavirus COVID-19, the numismatic markets have demonstrated incredible resiliency. Indeed, coins and banknotes represent one of the rare pockets of stability, safety and even strength during this period of fear and uncertainty.

Significant volatility of the stock market is often a harbinger of increased investment in collectibles, and that has proven to be the case yet again since the coronavirus became a pandemic […]

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NGC-Certified 1945 Silver Threepence Sells for £62,000A 1945 Silver Threepence certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) realized £62,000 (almost $74,000 USD) — more than double its presale estimate — in a March 25 onlineonly auction presented by Baldwin’s of St. James’s. No live bidding was allowed due to the coronavirus situation.

The tiny silver coin, graded NGC MS 63, was found in an ordinary Whitman folder and brought to Baldwin’s of St. James’s in London in a plastic envelope, or flip. It is only the second example known to numismatists […]

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Stack's Bowers Galleries April 2020 Auction Features Medals by Jacques Wiener Stack’s Bowers Galleries (StacksBowers.com) is excited to present a special April Collectors Choice Online (CCO) auction of over 160 lots of exonumia. These pieces represent three different topics: the works of Jacques Wiener mostly comprising his famous, intricately engraved architectural series; World War I medals from a variety of issuers on each side of the great conflict, and the massive opera of Karl Goetz, ranging from historical to satirical themes.

Starting off this incredible sale are numerous offerings from the brothers Wiener, led mostly by Jacques. During the mid-19th century, the Wieners were responsible for some of the most detailed and engaging architectural medals produced, and their craftsmanship makes them popular even today, with many collecting them serially […]

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MA-Shops Select Grading Services NGC and PMGNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) have been named the Official Grading Services of MA-Shops®, a 15-year-old online numismatic marketplace. In addition, Numismatic Conservation Services™ (NCS®) has been named MA-Shops’ Official Conservation Service.

NGC, NCS and PMG are independent members within the Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®) […]

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PCGS-Certified Pogue 1804 Silver Dollar Sold for $1.44M by Stack's BowersKnown as "The King of American Coins," an 1804 United States Draped Bust Dollar certified by Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) as PCGS PR55 was sold for $1,440,000 by Stack’s Bowers Galleries on March 20, 2020.

The Class III 1804 silver dollar was from the estate of the prominent late collector D. Brent Pogue and previously had been in a dozen other great collections, including those of the Garrett family and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore […]

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PNG Seeks 2020 Award NominationsThe Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) is now accepting nominations for its 2020 awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman.

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 (www.PNGdealers.org/code-of-ethics) in the buying and selling of numismatic merchandise […]

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Legendary 1858 Gold Coin Highlights Heritage April SaleAn 1858 Liberty Eagle, one of the most historic U.S. gold coins ever minted and the only specimen known outside of museums, will headline Heritage Auctions’ U.S. coins offerings during the Central States Numismatic Society auctions, April 22-25 in Dallas.

Experts agree no more than four to six 1858 proof Liberty eagles were produced, the coin offered here, graded PR64 Ultra Cameo NGC., CAC. JD-1, High R.7, is one of four examples that have been reliably reported […]

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Mark Borckardt Named Numismatist of the YearHeritage Auctions Senior Numismatist Mark Borckardt received one of the highest individual honors within the hobby when he was named 2020 Numismatist of the Year by the American Numismatic Association.

"This honor is important to me," Borckardt said. "This award validates my numismatic work over many years."

A numismatist for 40 years, Borckardt has been at Heritage Auctions  for 16 years. He was nominated for the award by Kagin’s numismatist David McCarthy […]

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Stack's Bowers Galleries' March 2020 Baltimore Auctions RelocatedStack’s Bowers Galleries’ March 2020 Baltimore Auctions have been relocated from the Baltimore Convention Center to a facility near their California home office. The auction schedule published in the catalogs and on the SBG website (StacksBowers.com) will be the same, with only the physical location of the event changing.

Lot viewing for the auction has taken place over the past several weeks in California and New York, and the firm is offering additional lot viewing opportunities, by appointment, at its California offices starting Tuesday, March 17 […]

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