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.

IRVINE, Calif. – Teletrade, America’s largest fully automated Internet auction company for certified coins and currency, will auction “The Green Holder Collection” on Sunday, June 1, 2008, in online Auction #2536. The auction will be live at www.teletrade.com from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. eastern time and will include more than 1,500 certified coin lots. […]

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Numismatist Daniel Frank Sedwick featuring Treasure Auction #3 with over 1100 lots, including a rare astrolabe, gold cobs, silver coins, Chinese porcelains and other artifacts.

Sedwick Treasure Auction CatalogWinter Park, FL – Numismatist Daniel Frank Sedwick is releasing a Treasure Auction, among the items on the numismatic market today are gold cobs, particularly from the Spanish 1715 Fleet off the east coast of Florida, and this sale features dozens of them, all carefully selected for quality and eye-appeal.

 

There will be also some small gold ingots and nuggets from the Espadarte wreck of 1558 off Mozambique," commented Daniel Sedwick,

"We offered the first part of this unique collection of gold pieces in our Treasure Auction #1 a year ago, and they were well received. This time we are certain of the shipwreck name, which should boost their interest even further."

 

Another early important shipwreck find in this auction is the Michael Goldston collection of silver “tumbaga” ingots from a still-unidentified wreck of ca. 1528 off the Bahamas.

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Dallas, TX. A pair of 1794 silver dollars and three Continental dollars are among the rarities included in the catalog for the Official Auction of the May 2008 Long Beach Coin Expo. The auction, being held in California May 28-30, is now posted by Heritage Auction Galleries on their HA.com website. Signature catalogs for the […]

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IRVINE, Calif. – Bowers and Merena Auctions, America’s leading rare coin auction house, returns as Official Auctioneer of the Baltimore Coin and Currency Convention, with the next auction scheduled for June 4-7, 2008, at the Baltimore Convention Center.  

1854 Type II Gold Dollar and 1920-S Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle coins

This is the second of three official Baltimore auctions by Bowers and Merena in 2008, continuing their longstanding and ongoing association with the convention.

The auction boasts more than 3,000 coin and currency lots and an impressive list of highlights.

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City of Quebec, Quebec – As it marks a century of gold craftsmanship in 2008, the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) is pleased to unveil a wealth of gold creations and artifacts as a proud participant in the Gold in the Americas exhibit of the City of Quebec’s Musée de la civilisation. The RCM is sponsoring […]

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The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will display the only complete grading set of “Hot Lips” dollars, one of the most interesting of all the different varieties in the popular Morgan dollar series (1878-1921), at the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo, May 29 – 31, 2008.   "Some Morgan dollars were struck at […]

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Hobby Friendly Legislation Supported by ANA and Whitman Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley today signed legislation that will exempt coin dealers from the requirement to obtain a Maryland trader’s license for the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money® in Baltimore, July 30-Aug. 3. Whitman Publishing, LLC, along with the ANA and the Industry Council for […]

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IRVINE, Calif. – Bowers and Merena, America’s leading rare coin and currency auction house, realized an impressive $5.9 million with its 1,000-lot Chicago Rarities Sale.  The auction was conducted in a single session on April 15, 2008, with Internet bidding taking place prior to the sale through the Bowers and Merena website, www.bowersandmerena.com.

1926-S Buffalo Nickel, 1932-D Quarter, 1916 Doubled Die Buffalo Nickel coins

“We are very pleased with the excellent results achieved by this sale,” stated Bowers and Merena president Steve Deeds.  “It is an honor for us to be trusted with the sale of such important numismatic rarities in a dynamic market. 

My heartfelt thanks goes out to all of our consignors without whose support we could not maintain Bowers and Merena’s position as America’s preeminent numismatic auctioneer. 

And, of course, I cannot forget our loyal bidders—you also have my sincerest thanks for contributing to another successful Bowers and Merena Rarities Sale.  May you cherish and enjoy your recent acquisitions for years to come.”

 

An impressive selection of Buffalo Nickel rarities led the way in prices realized for this sale.

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Dallas, TX. The 1804 Silver Dollar highlighting the amazing collection of silver dollars assembled by David Queller and his family reached $3,737,500 at the Official Auction of the Central States Numismatic Society convention held by Heritage Auction Galleries. Combining the rare coin and currency results, total prices realized currently exceed $42.6 million. After adding proceeds from all Post Auction Buys and Final Session auctions, total prices are expected to exceed $44 million.

Four Queller Family Silver Dollars

More than 6,700 bidders participated in the Signature and Platinum Night events, and another 3,000-plus are anticipated to participate in the Final Sessions. The auctions were held in Rosemont, Illinois on April 16-18; Images, descriptions, and prices realized for all lots can be viewed at the Heritage website, HA.com.

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Fine Selection of Buffalo Nickels also set for auction at Chicago Rarities Sale on Tuesday IRVINE, Calif. – Bowers and Merena Auctions, America’s leading rare coin auction house, will hold their Chicago Rarities Sale on Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at the Sofitel Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Rosemont, Ill. Among the more than 1,000 lots to […]

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