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.

PMG Certifies $20 Note With Mismatched Serial NumberA woman who made a purchase at the January 2020 Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Show in Orlando got an unexpected bonus in her change: a $20 bill with a valuable error.

She immediately submitted the note to Paper Money Guaranty® (, which confirmed that the 2013 $20 Federal Reserve Note (Boston) had an authentic — and quite rare — mismatched serial number error […]


CCG Donates Money and Supplies to Fight CoronavirusThe Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG) has donated money and sent supplies to help those affected by the novel coronavirus discovered in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.

CCG comprises seven of the world’s leading collectible services companies […]


Coin Designer Jamie Franki To Sign PCGS LabelsCoin designer Jamie Franki has signed an exclusive deal with Professional Coin Grading Service ( to hand autograph label inserts for certified coins bearing his designs.

PCGS is excited to announce this partnership in time for the first of three 2020-W Jefferson Nickels released in this year’s U.S. uncirculated, proof, and silver proof sets, all of which feature Franki’s designs […]


1855 Proof Kellogg Gold Coin Sold For Record $1 MillionThe finest of only 14 known Kellogg & Co. 1855 proof $50 gold coins has been privately sold for a record $1 million by dealer Seth Chandler, owner of Witter Coin Co. ( in San Francisco, to a local collector who enjoys historical items related to the California Gold Rush.

It will now be publicly displayed for several weeks in its "hometown" during Witter Coin’s grand opening beginning February 10, 2020 […]


Perth Mint and Security Matters Introduce trueGoldGlobal leader in precious metals The Perth Mint has joined with leading-edge technology specialists Security Matters Ltd to develop the world’s first mine to market ethical gold supply chain assurance solution.

Titled trueGold, the initiative will lead the commercialisation of a worldwide integrity application for gold mining companies, refiners, vault operators, depositories, mints, wholesalers and retailers […]


ACEF Helps Feds Crack Counterfeit Coins CaseA federal court judge in Camden, New Jersey has sentenced admitted counterfeit coins importer, Johnathan A. Kirschner, 35, of Moorestown, New Jersey, to 10½ years in prison.

After being alerted by members of the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation ( about the sale of counterfeit coins to unsuspecting buyers, investigators discovered and confiscated at Kirschner’s home fake gold and silver coins and bogus ingots that would have been worth more than $46 million if they were genuine, according to ACEF […]


ANA and NGC Partner to Launch ANA RegistryThe American Numismatic Association (ANA) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) have partnered to launch the ANA Registry later this year.

The ANA is the country’s largest nonprofit coin-collecting organization, as well as one of the oldest and most prestigious. Founded in 1891, the ANA has approximately 25,000 members and is the only numismatic organization chartered by the U.S. Congress […]


PMG Certified Over 800 Notes From Omar Waddington CollectionPaper Money Guaranty® ( has certified more than 800 selections from the Omar Waddington Collection of Banknotes. The impressive group is focused primarily on 20th century issues from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland.

The notes were submitted by Spink, a global auction house founded in London in 1666. They are being offered in an auction to be held January 30, 2020 […]


PCGS Launches Coin Quest 2020PCGS is now offering an exciting opportunity for collectors who seek 2020 coins for their collections.

The 2019-W PCGS Quarter Quest was a great success with its prizes and limited-edition labels for early submissions of the five different "W" America The Beautiful Quarters struck at the West Point Mint. Now PCGS has rolled out Coin Quest 2020, offering a variety of incentives, special labels, and cash prizes as high as $2,500 […]


NGC Partners With American Eagle FoundationNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® ( is proud to partner with the American Eagle Foundation (AEF) for a certification label that honors the organization’s mission to keep America’s eagles flying strong and free.

The NGC American Eagle Foundation Special Label conveys the importance of protecting our national emblem, while complementing a wide variety of US coins […]