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.

PNG Seeks 2020 Award NominationsThe Professional Numismatists Guild ( is now accepting nominations for its 2020 awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman.

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 […]


Legendary 1858 Gold Coin Highlights Heritage April SaleAn 1858 Liberty Eagle, one of the most historic U.S. gold coins ever minted and the only specimen known outside of museums, will headline Heritage Auctions’ U.S. coins offerings during the Central States Numismatic Society auctions, April 22-25 in Dallas.

Experts agree no more than four to six 1858 proof Liberty eagles were produced, the coin offered here, graded PR64 Ultra Cameo NGC., CAC. JD-1, High R.7, is one of four examples that have been reliably reported […]


Mark Borckardt Named Numismatist of the YearHeritage Auctions Senior Numismatist Mark Borckardt received one of the highest individual honors within the hobby when he was named 2020 Numismatist of the Year by the American Numismatic Association.

"This honor is important to me," Borckardt said. "This award validates my numismatic work over many years."

A numismatist for 40 years, Borckardt has been at Heritage Auctions  for 16 years. He was nominated for the award by Kagin’s numismatist David McCarthy […]


Stack's Bowers Galleries' March 2020 Baltimore Auctions RelocatedStack’s Bowers Galleries’ March 2020 Baltimore Auctions have been relocated from the Baltimore Convention Center to a facility near their California home office. The auction schedule published in the catalogs and on the SBG website ( will be the same, with only the physical location of the event changing.

Lot viewing for the auction has taken place over the past several weeks in California and New York, and the firm is offering additional lot viewing opportunities, by appointment, at its California offices starting Tuesday, March 17 […]


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 […]