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.

DLRC and D.L. Hansen Acquire 1804 Dollar for $2.64MDavid Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC), on behalf of Dell Loy Hansen, acquired one of the fifteen known examples of the world-famous 1804 Draped Bust Dollar, known as the "King of American Coins."

The rarity brought $2.64 million in a Heritage Auctions event held June 14th, hosted by the Long Beach Coin Expo […]


SS Central America Treasure Includes Prooflike Fractional Gold CoinsAn amazing grouping of extraordinary quality California fractional gold coins were recovered during the latest mission to the fabled "Ship of Gold," the SS Central America, that sank in 1857 on a voyage from Panama to New York City, according to the California Gold Marketing Group (CGMG) of Brea, California. Many of the coins are now the finest known.

"A total of 112 privately-minted, California Gold Rush fractional coins in denominations of 25 cents, 50 cents and $1 were retrieved from the Atlantic Ocean, and an unprecedented 54 of them now have been designated prooflike by Professional Coin Grading Service," revealed Dwight Manley, CGMG managing partner […]


Historic Rarities in Liptons's ANA August 2018 World's Fair of Money ExhibitThe only complete, four denominations set of the USA’s first proposed coins, the 1783 Nova Constellatio patterns, along with the finest known 1792 Birch cent and the only privately owned 1792 Eagle-on-Globe copper pattern quarter dollar will be publicly displayed for the first time together in their "birthplace," Philadelphia.

The exhibit of these six historic, early American coins will be at the American Numismatic Association 2018 World’s Fair of Money® in Philadelphia, August 14-18 […]


Heritage Auctions Shows Comparable Sales for Ancient CoinsCollectors of ancient coins now have more information at their fingertips with Heritage Auctions’ new feature, which serves up comparable auction results and census statistics on coins auctioned through The auctioneer’s World & Ancient Coins portal provides more information available in one convenient search.

Below nearly every ancient coin graded by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) in a Heritage Auction appears an Auction Comparable Results Grid and a Population Guide […]


Heritage: 1854-S $5 Half Eagle to Cross Auction Block on Aug. 16Heritage Auctions will offer an 1854-S Liberty Head Half Eagle, considered among the rarest of all U.S. coins, in its Aug. 16 Platinum Night sale during the ANA’s 2018 Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money.

Previously unknown and initially believed to be counterfeit, the gold piece is just the fourth specimen known to exist and will be the first to appear at auction since the 1982 sale of the Louis Eliasberg Collection […]


Astronaut Clayton Anderson to Autograph NGC LabelsNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that American astronaut Clayton Anderson will individually autograph NGC certification labels.

From 2007 to 2010, Anderson was a part of three Space Shuttle missions and two consecutive International Space Station expeditions […]

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World Coin Rarities Discovered In Sunken SS Central America TreasureThe finest known Australian 1855 Sydney Mint gold Sovereign, made during the first year of that mint’s operations, was discovered during the last expedition to the fabled "Ship of Gold," the SS Central America, that sank while sailing to New York City in 1857.

Now graded PCGS MS62+, it is one of 82 sunken treasure world gold coins representing 10 different countries retrieved in 2014, recently cataloged by the California Gold Marketing Group and now certified by Professional Coin Grading Service […]


NCIC Will Offer Free Numismatic Crime Investigations Class at Philadelphia ANA ShowThe Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) will offer a one-day training class on "Numismatic Crime Investigations" for local, state and federal law enforcement officers during the ANA World’s Fair of Money August 14-18, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA.

The 8 hour class is designed to provide law-enforcement personnel, including patrol officers, detectives, investigators and prosecutors, with the fundamental investigative techniques, knowledge and understanding to respond effectively to the complex challenges encountered during a numismatic crime […]


1792 Gold Piece Makes First Public Appearance Since 1890A one-of-a-kind gold coin believed to have once been a cherished memento of U.S. President George Washington made its first public pre-auction showing since 1890 when Heritage Auction put it on display June 14 at the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles Expo in Long Beach, California.

The gold coin will be sold without reserve at an August auction during the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia. It is only the third time in its history that this piece has been offered at public auction […]


NGC Certifies Newman's 1792 Washington Gold EagleNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified the late Eric P. Newman’s most cherished coin: the unique 1792 Washington President gold eagle that researchers believe was presented to George Washington and carried by him as a pocket piece.

Graded NGC XF 45★, the coin will be sold without reserve by Heritage Auctions on August 16, 2018, at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia. All of the net proceeds will be donated to charity […]


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