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.

PCGS Authenticates First Known Specimen 1878-S Silver DollarProfessional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has authenticated and certified the only known specimen strike 1878 San Francisco Mint Morgan dollar. The VAM 58 variety is graded PCGS SP65.

"I knew it was special the moment I laid eyes on it," said the coin’s owner, an East Coast collector who wants to remain anonymous […]

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Stuppler Acquires All-Time Finest Carson City Morgan Dollar CollectionThe Ponderosa Collection, the PCGS Set Registry® number one finest-of-all-time set of circulation strike Carson City Morgan dollars, 1878-1893, has been acquired intact by Woodland Hills, California dealer Barry Stuppler (www.MintStateGold.com).

The purchase price for the 13-coin set plus a 14th "top Pop" CC dollar was $1.2 million. Stuppler arranged for the acquisition by emails while on vacation more than 5,000 miles from his office […]

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Brasher Doubloon and NY Coppers in PCGS Philadelphia ExhibitOne of the legendary 1787 gold Brasher Doubloons and seven of the finest known 1780s New York colonial era copper coins will be displayed together for the first time in an educational exhibit hosted by Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com).

Collectos can see the exhibit at the American Numismatic Association 2018 Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money®, Aug. 14-18 […]

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SS Central America Treasure Includes 'Most Beautifully Toned Gold Coin'Named the "Supernova," an 1857-S Double Eagle with unique, mind-blowing toning was among the thousands of U.S. and world gold coins recovered during the last sunken treasure mission to the fabled "Ship of Gold," the SS Central America, that sank in 1857.

It will be publicly displayed for the first time at the American Numismatic Association 2018 Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money […]

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Collectibles Authentication Guaranty Launches; Certifies Armstrong Family CollectionThe Certified Collectibles Group® announced today the launching of Collectibles Authentication Guaranty™ (CAG), its seventh member company. CAG is a certification service that works directly with collectors, estates, artists and museums to preserve the authenticity and provenance of artifacts, memorabilia and estate items at the source.

The first collection to be certified by CAG is the Armstrong Family Collection, one of the most historic and important collections of memorabilia of the last 50 years […]

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Heritage World and Ancient Coins & Paper Money Sale in Hong Kong Realizes $4.38MLed by strong bidding across the board, especially for Chinese coins and currency, Heritage Auctions’ World Coins & Ancient Coins Auction and its World Currency Auction in Hong Kong combined to bring $4.38 million.

With a combined sell-through rate of 94 percent by value, the events added up to the company’s third-largest event ever held in Hong Kong. When combined, the two events yielded the second-highest average lot value of any Heritage event in Hong Kong: $2,946 […]

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SBG August 2018 ANA Sale Features World and Ancient Coins & Paper MoneyStack’s Bowers Galleries (StacksBowers.com) is pleased to announce details of their upcoming World Coin, Ancient Coin & World Paper Money Auction, to be held in conjunction with the 2018 ANA World’s Fair of Money between August 14 and 18. The event will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

The Ancient and World Coin sale will be offered on two days, with Session A commencing on Tuesday August 14, at 9:00 AM ET in Room 115A of the Convention Center […]

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NGC Certifies New York Bank Hoard of Morgan DollarsNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified the New York Bank Hoard, a group of 16,000 Morgan Dollars that had been stored in sealed US Treasury bags for more than 50 years. The remarkably well-preserved hoard boasts a number of high grade pieces, including 118 that graded NGC MS 67.

Each canvas US Treasury bag in the New York Bank Hoard contained 1,000 Uncirculated Morgan Dollars of the same date and mintmark combination […]

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2018 NLG Symposium At ANA August 2018 World's Fair of MoneyThe Numismatic Literary Guild (www.NLGonline.org), a nonprofit organization composed of hobby writers, editors and content producers, will conduct its 2018 NLG Symposium from 10 am to 11 am, Thursday, August 16, at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money® (www.WorldsFairofMoney.com) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The group’s annual dinner and awards ceremony, known as "The Bash," will be held that evening.

The symposium topic will be "Cultivating New Collectors with Online Blogs and Publicity," and the symposium will be open to the public […]

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SS Central America Treasure Includes Finest Known SF Mint Denomination SetThe latest recovery of sunken treasure from the legendary "Ship of Gold," the SS Central America, includes six coins that now comprise the finest known "San Francisco Mint denomination set" for $1, $2.50, $3, $5, $10 and $20 gold pieces, according to the California Gold Marketing Group (CGMG).

The Double Eagle in the recently assembled set is graded PCGS MS67+, the highest grade ever given to any 1857-S $20 by Professional Coin Grading Service […]

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