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.

Stack's Bowers and Ponterio April 2018 Hong Kong Sale Realizes $11.2 MillionThe Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio bi-annual Hong Kong auctions are always highly anticipated and heavily attended. The firm’s most recent April 2-5, 2018, auction was no exception, featuring the "Q. David Bowers/R.B. White" Collection of Chinese Copper Coins, as well as other major coin and currency rarities.

In total, the Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio April 2018 Hong Kong auction realized in excess of $11 million […]


NGC Certifies Fourth Known 1854-S $5 Liberty Head Half EagleA coin that a New England man originally thought was a counterfeit has been authenticated by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as only the fourth known 1854-S Liberty Head Half Eagle.

The phrase, Discovery of a Lifetime, was noted on NGC’s certification label when it graded and encapsulated this previously unreported 1854-S $5 as NGC XF 45 […]


Classic Rarities Highlight Heritage's April 2018 CSNS AuctionsCoin rarities will be in abundance at Heritage Auctions’ April 25 to 28 sales events held in conjuction with the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) Convention in Schaumburg, Illinois.

Sale highlights include a proof specimen of the 1836 Classic Head Quarter Eagle, an extraordinary 1915-S Panama-Pacific Round Fifty Dollar Gold Piece, a 1915-S Panama-Pacific Round Fifty Dollar Gold Piece, and a 1856-O Liberty Double Eagle […]


Michigan Student Wins PNG 2018 YN ScholarshipAndrew Blinkiewicz, 21, of Kalamazoo, Michigan is the winner of the 14th annual Professional Numismatists Guild’s Young Numismatist Scholarship competition.

Courtesy of PNG, Blinkiewicz can attend one of the six-day sessions of the 2018 ANA Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado. PNG will cover the costs of tuition, meals and five nights of dormitory accommodations on the campus of Colorado College, site of the ANA headquarters […]


Rare CSA Coins Exhibit at August 2018 ANA World's Fair of Money in PhiladelphiaOne of the great rarities in American numismatics, an original 1861 Confederate States of America (CSA) silver half dollar, will be a featured exhibit at the American Numismatic Association’s 2018 World’s Fair of Money® ( in Philadelphia, August 14-18.

The coin will be insured for $1 million for what will be its first public exhibition […]


Sacagawea Dollar / Washington Quarter Mule Error Auctioned For Record $192,000A 2000-P Sacagawea dollar / Washington quarter mule caught the attention of collectors, setting a record when it went under the hammer at Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Baltimore sale in March 2018.

Certified MS-67 by NGC, the recently discovered rarity drew aggressive bidding and realized $192,000 — a public auction record for this modern error […]


PNG Seeks 2018 Award NominationsNominations now are being accepted for the 2018 Professional Numismatists Guild ( awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Barry Stuppler.

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 in the buying and selling of numismatic merchandise […]

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NCIC Tip Leads to Arrests in the Rob Gronkowski Break-in During Super BowlWhile New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was busy playing in Super Bowl LII on Feb. 5, suspects were busy burglarizing his home, which he shared with three other individuals. The suspects stole safes, guns and jewelry, as well as two proof Morgan dollars.

Police in Foxborough, Massachusetts, investigating the nighttime burglary had no definitive leads until March 2, when the Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) shared a tip obtained through its extensive network […]


NCS and NGC to Conserve and Grade Coins from SS Pulaski Shipwreck SiteEndurance Exploration Group (OTCQB: EXPL) and project recovery partner Blue Water Ventures International (OTCPK: BWVI) are pleased to announce that Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) have been selected to conserve, attribute and grade coins recovered from the wreck of the SS Pulaski.

The SS Pulaski sank in 1838 off the coast of North Carolina while sailing from Charleston, South Carolina, to Baltimore, Maryland. It is one of the most notable shipwrecks in the early history of the United States […]


Joel R. Anderson Collection Part I Sale Realizes $7.9 MillionThursday night’s landmark sale of the Joel R. Anderson Collection Part I saw a number of previous price records fall as several lots achieved never before seen price realizations.

In all, the 64 lots offered in Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ sale of the Joel R. Anderson Collection Part I realized $7,912,140, with an incredible seven lots surpassing the $500,000 mark […]


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