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.

Pennsylvania Coin Collector Wins $10,000 From Heritage AuctionsFollowing a tradition that has grown for more than 20 years, Heritage Auctions has awarded a $10,000 auction credit to client Steven Wilson through a drawing among collectors who participated in the firm’s annual numismatic survey.

The Pennsylvania resident’s interest in collecting was born out of a childhood curiosity about the hobby shared by his father and uncle […]


Legend's May 2020 Regency Auction to Feature BigMo Collection of Civil War Coins Legend Rare Coin Auctions is proud to announce our upcoming Regency Auction 38 will feature the BigMo Collection of Civil War Coins.

The current consignment is Part I of the collection, and features 93 exquisite coins. All minted from 1861 to 1865, this group will include every copper and silver coin minted during those years, as well as select gold coins as well […]


CGB Numismatics Paris Designated an Official Submission Center in EuropeNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services™ (NCS®), and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) have appointed CGB Numismatics Paris, a leading coin and banknote firm in France, as an Official Submission Center in Europe.

Founded in 1988, CGB is an international numismatics firm that operates a large online store and conducts important auctions throughout the year, including eight prestigious live auctions and weekly online auctions […]


NGC Special Labels for 2020 Basketball Commemorative CoinsOn April 4, the wait is over for the highly anticipated US Mint Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® ( is ready with an all-star lineup of special labels and holders to create an unrivaled presentation of the coin, the sport and the people behind both.

The US Mint 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin program combines two great American pastimes — basketball and coin collecting — loved across ages and demographics, from kids shooting hoops and filling boards with State Quarters to professional players and advanced collectors […]


1955 Cent Sells For Record $125,000 In GreatCollections Auction A very rare 1955 penny which was struck with a doubled die sold for a new world record price of $124,875 at an unreserved auction by GreatCollections on Sunday, March 1st.

The auctioned coin is the finest known of the famous U.S. error and was graded MS-65+ RD by PCGS, the leading third-party grading service for rare coins. It was also approved by CAC, another third-party company who reviews coins for originality and condition […]


Georgia-Struck 1830 Gold Coin Sells For Record $480,00 in AtlantaA small gold coin with a face value of $2.50 when it was struck in northern Georgia in 1830 sold for a record price of $480,000 to an anonymous Georgia collector in an auction in Atlanta Thursday night, February 27, 2020.

It is one of the finest known of less than two dozen surviving examples privately struck by Milledgeville, Georgia cotton gin mill manufacturer Templeton Reid during the state’s historic 19th-century gold rush […]


Anti-Counterfeiting Seminar Produces Results In Fight Against FakesA seminar for law enforcement officials conducted by the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) during the recent February 2020 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectibles Expo already has produced positive results in the fight against fakes in the numismatic marketplace.

The seminar’s objective was to bring together representatives of federal and local agencies that come into contact with counterfeits or investigate counterfeits, and educate them about the expert resources available from ACEF’s Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force to assist during their investigation and prosecution of cases […]


PCGS Graded 21 of the Top 25 U.S. Coins Sold in 2019Professional Coin Grading Service ( closed the books on 2019 by proudly announcing that 20 of the 25 most-expensive United States coins sold at public auction this past year were in PCGS slabs.

That number climbs to 21 when counting a rarity that was certified by a competing grading service, realized nearly $4 million dollars, and then almost immediately after trading hands was crossed over into a PCGS holder […]


Coin Designer and Sculptor Donna Weaver Autographing NGC LabelsNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® ( is excited to announce that Donna Weaver, sculptor of the Return to Monticello Nickel obverse (used since 2016 to present) and designer of the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin common reverse, is signing certification labels exclusively for NGC.

The NGC Donna Weaver Signature Label is the perfect complement to the 2020-W Proof Nickel that will be included in the 2020 United States Mint Proof Set that goes on sale February 27, 2020 […]


Stack's Bowers Announces New Store LocationStack’s Bowers Galleries is moving to a new, larger location at 470 Park Avenue in the spring of 2020. The building at 123 West 57th Street that was the historic location of Stack’s Bowers has been sold to real estate developers with future plans for the space.

For 67 years, this location housed the operations of the Stack family and organization and has been a numismatic landmark in New York City […]

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