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.

Centerpiece of World Auction is “Carl F. Chirico Jr. Collection of World Pattern Coins” IRVINE, Calif. – Bowers and Merena Auctions, America’s leading rare coin auction house, continues as Official Auctioneer of the Baltimore Coin and Currency Convention in 2008, with the next auction scheduled for February 27 to March 2, 2008.  For their first […]


Two firsts meet — Australia’s very first coin and its very first million dollar coin — at the Coinworks Dollars & Dumps Exhibition in Melbourne. The Australian Proof 1930 Penny is valued at more than one million dollars. Alongside the penny, and not to be short-changed by much in comparative uniqueness, if at all, is […]


Every third week in April the American Numismatic Association (ANA) promotes the study and collecting of coins and currency through National Coin Week. The week of celebration is filled with a series of activities ranging from sponsored school events to numismatic exhibits and public gatherings. To help "send out the call", the ANA provides ideas, […]


Heritage Auction Galleries held the Official Auctions of the September 2007 Long Beach Coin Expo. The total numbers generated and announced through a press release were impressive, reaching $27 Million. The Signature Auctions included: U.S. coins ($11,311,996) U.S. currency ($10,486,434) Ancient and world coins ($3,210,026) And U.S. tokens and medals ($598,946) These totals combined with […]


Eileen Collins (Colonel, USAF, RET.) had an exceptional career with NASA. Her achievements helped springboard not only the launch of missions, but that of the Sacagawea Dollar coins. Let’s swing through a quick series of historical events tying Collins and the Sacagawea coins together. Warp back to July 23, 1999… On that day, NASA Mission […]

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First, let me preface all this by saying I’ve only been to two coin shows in my entire life. And those were recent. I’m a true beginner to coin collecting, just like so many others out there. As such, I think my experience at being so new to everything can help bring different perspectives. It’s […]