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 Graded 21 of the Top 25 U.S. Coins Sold in 2019Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) closed the books on 2019 by proudly announcing that 20 of the 25 most-expensive United States coins sold at public auction this past year were in PCGS slabs.

That number climbs to 21 when counting a rarity that was certified by a competing grading service, realized nearly $4 million dollars, and then almost immediately after trading hands was crossed over into a PCGS holder […]

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Coin Designer and Sculptor Donna Weaver Autographing NGC LabelsNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGCcoin.com) is excited to announce that Donna Weaver, sculptor of the Return to Monticello Nickel obverse (used since 2016 to present) and designer of the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin common reverse, is signing certification labels exclusively for NGC.

The NGC Donna Weaver Signature Label is the perfect complement to the 2020-W Proof Nickel that will be included in the 2020 United States Mint Proof Set that goes on sale February 27, 2020 […]

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Stack's Bowers Announces New Store LocationStack’s Bowers Galleries is moving to a new, larger location at 470 Park Avenue in the spring of 2020. The building at 123 West 57th Street that was the historic location of Stack’s Bowers has been sold to real estate developers with future plans for the space.

For 67 years, this location housed the operations of the Stack family and organization and has been a numismatic landmark in New York City […]

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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® (PMGnotes.com), which confirmed that the 2013 $20 Federal Reserve Note (Boston) had an authentic — and quite rare — mismatched serial number error […]

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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 […]

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Coin Designer Jamie Franki To Sign PCGS LabelsCoin designer Jamie Franki has signed an exclusive deal with Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) 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 […]

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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. (www.WitterCoin.com) 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 (www.ACEFonline.org) 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 […]

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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 […]

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