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 Auction Two Iconic U.S. Coins on June 14 to Benefit CharityTwo of the most famous U.S. coins ever minted are being auctioned by GreatCollections for the benefit of Andre’ F. Toce Sr. Family Foundation, a non-profit that has donated to a variety of causes, including supporting orphaned children in Africa and safe houses for abused women.

The two coins, a key date 1895 Morgan Silver Dollar, graded PCGS Proof-63, and a rare 1907 Saint-Gaudens High Relief Gold Double Eagle, graded PCGS MS-64, are expected to sell for more than $60,000 when they are auctioned on Sunday, June 14th at www.greatcollections.com […]

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Boehner Signs Inserts for NGC-Certified 2020 Emergency Silver EaglesA former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, the honorable John Boehner of Ohio, has personally signed inserts on a limited number of the scarce 2020 silver American Eagles struck during the recent emergency production at the United States Mint facility in Philadelphia.

These coins, certified as MS 70 Early Release (ER) and First Day of Issue (FDI) by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation, are being offered exclusively by Westminster Mint […]

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Coins and Notes Graded by NGC and PMG Impress in Stack's Bowers May 2020 Hong Kong SaleA coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and a note certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) achieved the top results in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries coin and paper money auctions in Hong Kong, China held May 4-6, 2020.

The top result in the coin auction was a China 1929 L&M-91 Italy Satin Finish Silver Dollar graded NGC SP 66 that realized $252,000 — more than double its pre-sale estimate […]

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NGC Attributing Tomaska Die Varieties for Franklin and Kennedy Half DollarsNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGCcoin.com) is now attributing Proof Franklin Half Dollars and Proof Kennedy Half Dollars according to the die varieties cataloged by Rick Tomaska in Cameo and Brilliant Proof Coinage of the 1950 to 1970 Era. Submitters can request the attribution for applicable coins through NGC’s VarietyPlus® service.

Tomaska, a renowned numismatic researcher and coin dealer, explores the die varieties in two decades of US Proof coinage in his authoritative reference book […]

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NGC-Certified 1839 "Una and the Lion" Coin Sells for $810,000A famous British rarity certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGCcoin.com) realized 86,500,000 Yen (about $810,000 USD) in a Taisei Coins auction. The 1839 Victoria "Una and the Lion" Gold Five Pounds graded NGC PF 65 Ultra Cameo was the star of the sale that concluded May 3, 2020.

The incredible $810,000 sum is $350,000 higher than the price this exact coin realized when it was sold at auction less than three years ago. In that sale, it realized £340,000 (about $460,000 USD) […]

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1938 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Sells for Record $81,562After spirited bidding from 11 different collectors and dealers, the finest 1938 Walking Liberty Half Dollar ended up selling for a new all-time record price of $81,562 at GreatCollections on Sunday, April 26th.

The coin, graded Proof-68+ by PCGS and approved by CAC, is the single finest 1938 Walking Liberty Half Dollar known from an original mintage of 8,152 […]

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Online Sales of Fake Gold and Silver Cost Public MillionsThe current enormous demand and limited supply of silver and gold bullion coins and other precious metals items during the COVID-19 pandemic have created a breeding ground for the distribution of counterfeits that is costing unsuspecting investors millions of dollars, according to the nonprofit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation […]

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NGC-Certified Coins Top Heritage's April 2020 CSNS SalesAn 1858 Eagle certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGCcoin.com) realized nearly half a million dollars to top Heritage Auctions’ high-profile Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) sales in April 2020. Originally scheduled to be held in conjunction with the CSNS convention in Chicago, the auctions were instead held over the phone and online.

The top four prices realized in the US coins sale were for NGC-certified coins. The 1858 Eagle, which is graded NGC PF 64 Ultra Cameo and pedigreed to the Trompeter Collection, realized $480,000 […]

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NGC Upgrades Coin Imaging ServiceNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGCcoin.com) has made it significantly easier for its customers to access and download any high-resolution images that were taken of their coins, tokens and medals prior to their encapsulation.

In 2018, NGC introduced a new raw coin imaging service, NGC Photo Vision®, which includes high-resolution JPG images of the obverse and the reverse of a coin as well as a side-by-side high-resolution JPG […]

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NGC Certifies Early Issue 1964-D Kennedy Half Dollars for Rare Collectibles TVNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extraordinary bag of First Day of Issue 1964-D Kennedy Half Dollars submitted by Rare Collectibles TV (RCTV).

The 2,000 Kennedy Half Dollars arrived at NGC still sealed in their original Federal Reserve Bank bag dated March 19, 1964 — five days before the coins’ official release date […]

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