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 To Offer Grading Service At Maastricht PaperMoneyFairPaper Money Guaranty® (  is pleased to announce that it will conduct on-site authentication, grading and encapsulation of paper money at the world-famous PaperMoneyFair – Maastricht in April. The PMG on-site grading event will be held March 30-April 5, 2020 at the show in Valkenburg, just east of Maastricht, the Netherlands.

This is the first time that PMG, a leading third-party paper money grading service, has offered on-site grading at PaperMoneyFair […]


GreatCollections' January 2019 Auction of U.S. Coins Tops $3 MillionOn Sunday, January 19th, thousands of collectors, dealers and professionals placed bids at GreatCollections (, ignoring previous auction records and price guide values, to compete for perhaps the freshest collection of U.S. coins brought to market in over a decade.

The group of coins, almost 100 in total, were part of the "Ultimate Collection," put away by a single collector 25-30 years ago and not unearthed until late 2019 […]


PMG Celebrating 15th AnniversaryPaper Money Guaranty® ( is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2020, a year that will also see the world’s leading third-party paper money grading service surpass 5 million notes certified.

Both of these milestones of longevity and volume are unparalleled achievements in third-party paper money grading […]

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ACEF:  How To Report Suspected Fake CoinsThe Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) now provides collectors, dealers, the general public and victims of suspected fraud with a convenient and secure way to report information about counterfeit coins, bars, holders, rounds, mint products, paper money or other suspicious counterfeit related activities.

"See it? Report it! If you have information about a counterfeit, you can easily go to the ACEF website and click on the the Counterfeit Alert tab," explained Doug Davis, ACEF Director of Anti-Counterfeiting […]


Rare New Zealand Coins In NY International Auction Jan. 18 A collection of rare and popular New Zealand coins certified by Professional Coin Grading Service ( is turning heads at the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) this week, where it will be offered for sale by Stack’s-Bowers Galleries ( on January 18, 2020.

The Fenton Collection, named for renowned Australian PCGS Set Registry Member George Fenton, contains a wide variety of rare New Zealand coinage dating back to 1933, when the first official coins struck for the British Commonwealth nation […]


PMG Recertifies Over 200 Banknotes From D. Brent Pogue CollectionPaper Money Guaranty® ( was chosen to recertify the more than 200 banknotes in the world-famous D. Brent Pogue collection.

All of Pogue’s notes are now encapsulated in the latest generation PMG holder, which delivers superior optics and presentation along with the best long-term preservation […]


2019 NGC Registry Award Winners AnnouncedThe NGC Registry ( continues to grow and now includes more than 15,000 participants, 135,000 sets and 1.1 million coins. NGC Registry participants, we thank you for sharing your collections with us and the world!

Each year, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® ( recognizes the top collectors and collections in the NGC Registry. Ten winners were selected in each of our Best Classic Set and Best Modern Set categories along with five Best Presented Set winners, five Best New Set winners and six Custom Set winners […]


Trade Dollar Rarities Highlight Stack's Bowers' March 2020 Baltimore AuctionStack’s Bowers Galleries ( is proud to continue their tradition of presenting world-class rarities at auction by featuring 1884 and 1885 Proof trade dollars in their March 18-20, 2020 Baltimore Auction. Both rarities will be displayed by Stack’s Bowers Galleries at their table at the 2020 FUN Convention in Orlando, Florida Jan. 9-12.

The 1884 and 1885 trade dollars are legendary U.S. Mint rarities, ranking #78 and #15 respectively among the 100 Greatest U.S. Coins (Garrett & Guth, 2019). While the Mint had ended production of circulation-strike trade dollars in 1878, Proof examples were officially distributed in Proof sets through 1883 […]


Carson City Mint 150th Anniversary Celebration on Feb. 4, 2020Even as the first silver dollars emerged from the sparkling new Coin Press No. 1 at the U.S. Branch Mint in Carson City on Feb. 4, 1870, there were voices in Washington, D.C., still questioning if there should be a Mint at all in Nevada’s capital.

The Carson Daily Appeal of Feb. 6, 1870 alluded to it in a small article announcing that the Mint’s first silver dollars were out, calling their existence […]


U.S. Rare Coins Sales Top $325 Million At Major Auctions In 2019The emphasis in the United States rare coin market in 2019 was again on superb quality and exceptional rarity with hundreds of record prices reached at major public auctions, according to a year-end tabulation by the Professional Numismatists Guild ( The PNG is a nonprofit organization composed of many of the country’s top rare coin and paper money dealers.

Based on responses to a year-end PNG questionnaire, the aggregate prices realized for U.S. rare coins sold at major public auctions in 2019 totaled more than $325 million, compared to $345 million in 2018 and $316 million in 2017 […]