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.

GreatCollections To Offer Catskill Collection of Rare U.S. CoinsGreatCollections is pleased to announce the Catskill Collection of U.S. coins, the most valuable single collection ever consigned to our firm.

The collection comprises of just 240 certified coins graded by PCGS and NGC and includes many major rarities, such as a 1792 Half Dime, 1794 Silver Dollar, $4 Gold Stella and one of the finest 1907 High Relief Saint-Gaudens in existence […]


NGC Certifies Majority of 2020 Emergency Silver EaglesNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® ( has once again demonstrated its position as the leader in modern coin certification: The third-party grading service has already certified more than half of April’s emergency production of 240,000 American Silver Eagles at the Philadelphia Mint.

The Philadelphia Mint struck 240,000 American Silver Eagle bullion coins between April 8 and April 20, 2020, according to official US Mint documentation […]


Dale Larsen Joins David Lawrence Rare CoinsDavid Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is pleased to announce the addition of Dale Larsen to the David Lawrence team as a Senior Numismatist and Buyer.

Mr. Larsen will be supporting DLRC as a West Coast representative, serving longtime DLRC clients as well as traveling to various locales throughout the United States to purchase collections of all sizes […]


Heritage Auctions Relocates Headquarters to 160,000 Square-Foot CampusHeritage Auctions has moved its global headquarters into a new state-of-the-art, 160,000-square foot facility and multi-purpose campus, befitting its status as the largest auction house founded in America.

As of June 1, Heritage Auctions’ global headquarters is now located at 2801 W. Airport Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75261, which is adjacent to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and in its foreign trade zone […]


2020 Basketball Coins Graded by PCGS in Parternship with Basketball HOFAs the world of professional sports begins emerging from hibernation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Professional Coin Grading Service ( is laying up a one-of-a-kind opportunity for collectors to score special labels and other exclusive offers on PCGS-graded 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame coins.

These dome-shaped commemorative coins are finally hitting the courts after postponements related to the virus. They went on sale by the United States Mint on June 4. Additionally, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame ( will have the coins for sale at their headquarters in Springfield, Massachusetts […]


PCGS Coin Quest 2020 Winners AnnouncedThe Professional Coin Grading Service ( Coin Quest 2020 has come to an exciting end with the recognition of two winners.

The quest, which kicked off early in the year, challenged collectors to find circulating examples of 2020 Philadelphia and Denver Cents, Nickels, and Dimes and to be among the first to submit them to PCGS for a coveted PCGS Early Find label […]


Fundamentals For Gold Strong And Demand For Rare Coins IncreasedThe fundamentals for gold continue strong as it reaches new highs worldwide and near an eight-year high in the United States, and that is helping to boost increased demand for some rare gold coins, according to award-winning writer Michael Fuljenz, President of Universal Coin & Bullion (

"One reason for the demand for popular rare coins is that when gold and silver prices rise, many bullion buyers eventually also begin purchasing rare gold coins. So, I’m advising clients to take advantage of the market now," explained Fuljenz […]

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Stack's Bowers Galleries Acquires Carter NumismaticsStack’s Bowers Galleries ("SBG") is proud to announce the acquisition of Carter Numismatics Incorporated ("CNI") and the addition of Jason Carter to its industry-leading team of numismatic professionals.

Carter joins SBG as executive vice president and he, John Morgan and the CNI team will continue to operate out of the new SBG offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma […]


ACEF: Counterfeiting Battles Continued in MayA fraudulent advertisement for bullion coins on Facebook, fake encapsulation holders and requests for expert help from federal agencies kept the nonprofit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation ( busy during May 2020.

"Among the cases we’re investigating is the sale of ten fake one-ounce silver American Eagles. They were unsuspectingly purchased by someone who responded to an advertisement that popped up while he was checking his Facebook account. All ten coins he received in response to his order were counterfeit," said Doug Davis, Director of the ACEF Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force […]


NGC Certifies Very First Olympic Gold Medal for Basketball Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® ( has certified the first Olympic gold medal for basketball ever awarded. This ultimate symbol of the sport’s rise to a global phenomenon was presented to US team captain William "Bill" Wheatley by James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, during the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.

With Germany as the host country and the world on the eve of war, tensions were high during the 1936 Summer Olympic Games. The event — one of great importance to the history of sports and the world in general — would be the last Olympics held for 12 years […]