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 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 […]


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 […]