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.

Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Quarters for Vermont in Three-Coin SetThe United States Mint released today its latest collector product featuring America the Beautiful quarter dollars. The 2020 Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park Quarter Three-Coin Set is now available for $11.50.

The quarters in the set recognize Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park located in the state of Vermont. This particular design is the 54th of 56 completed as part of the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters® Program […]


NGC-Certified British Gold Rarities Offered in MDC Monaco October Sale The finest-graded example of the "Una and the Lion," a coin that is at the zenith of British numismatics, is being offered in a European auction this month.

Certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), the Great Britain 1839 Five Pounds shares the spotlight with several other NGC-graded British gold ultra-rarities in an MDC Monaco auction on October 29, 2020 […]


SBG Announces October Sale of World and Ancient Coins and Paper MoneyStack’s Bowers Galleries ( is excited to announce their upcoming Collectors Choice Online (CCO) auction of World and Ancient Coins, along with a great offering of World Paper Money.

Building on their record-setting CCO auction of earlier this year, October’s sale features 2,548 quality lots, 25% more than the previous offering. The sale will comprise three sessions and carry a high-end estimate totaling just short of $1.18 million […]


NGC Ancients Certifies 'EID MAR' Aureus of BrutusPerhaps the most important and valuable Roman coin ever to be offered at auction — an ‘EID MAR’ aureus of Brutus in Mint State condition — has been certified by NGC Ancients, the world’s premier service for third-party authentication and grading of ancient coins.

This remarkable example of one of the rarest ancient coins in existence is being offered by Roma Numismatics Limited, a United Kingdom-based specialist, in a sale ending October 29 […]


NGC-Certified Connecticut Coppers Highlight Heritage November SaleMore than 500 Connecticut Coppers certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) from the Donald G. Partrick Collection are being offered for sale, representing an outstanding opportunity for collectors of post-Colonial US coinage.

Bidding is now under way in a Heritage Auctions sale containing nearly all of them, with the auction scheduled to conclude on November 1, 2020 […]


PCGS To Embed NFC Technology In HoldersProfessional Coin Grading Service ( has announced that it will begin embedding Near Field Communication (NFC) technology in all its encapsulated coins, medals, tokens, and banknotes in October 2020.

This revolutionary advancement launches after an initial limited rollout earlier this year with coins graded in PCGS Gold Shield holders to test compatibility and user response, both of which were overwhelmingly positive […]


Two Winners in PCGS First Discovery 2020-W Vermont Quarter QuestThe Professional Coin Grading Service ( Quarter Quest 2020 recently yielded two more winners with the release of the 2020-W Vermont Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park Quarter, released by the United States Mint August 31, 2020.

The coin, which has a mintage of just two million pieces and bears a "W" mint mark from the West Point Mint, was sprinkled in rolls of new 2020 Quarters from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints and distributed throughout the United States […]


NGC-Certified 1907 $20 Double Eagle Realizes $660,000 in Heritage SaleAn exceptional 1907 High Relief Double Eagle certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) realized $660,000 in the Heritage US Coins Signature Auction held from September 18-20, 2020. Several other NGC-certified coins realized six figures, demonstrating the robust demand for high-quality, vintage US coins graded by NGC.

The top lot was a magnificent 1907 High Relief Wire Rim $20 graded NGC PF 69. It is pedigreed to the NGC-certified Tacasyl Collection, an impressive group of 27 vintage US gold coins that realized over $10 million in a 2013 sale […]


Three Named to PCGS CoinFacts Coin Dealer Hall of FameProfessional Coin Grading Service ( has named three longtime coin dealers and numismatic leaders to the PCGS CoinFacts Coin Dealer Hall of Fame.

Every year, PCGS inducts a small handful of distinguished dealers into the Hall of Fame, and this year the world’s premier third-party grading service is adding the names of three well-deserving individuals to the hall of numismatic luminaries. These three new inductees are Bruce Amspacher, Greg Roberts, and Catherine Bullowa-Moore […]


PMG-Certified Notes Shine in Heritage September Currency SaleA rare banknote certified by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) realized $384,000 to lead the way at a pair of Heritage Auctions currency sales held September 17-18, 2020. The result set a world record for any piece of small-size US currency, according to Heritage Auctions.

In a reflection of collectors’ clear preference for PMG-certified notes, 23 of the top 25 lots in the Heritage Auctions Currency Sale and 23 of the top 25 lots in the Heritage Auctions World Paper Money Sale were certified by PMG […]