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.

Stack's Bowers October 2018 Baltimore Paper Money Sale Tops $11.1 MillionThe Official Currency Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo, presented by Stack’s Bowers Galleries (, saw total sales that exceeded $11.1 million.

Part III of the Joel R. Anderson Collection realized over $8.6 million, while the Caine Collection of Federal Proofs and Essays, Part I, brought over a million dollars. The firm’s regular live and Internet sessions added $1.48 million to the sale total. All prices include the 20% buyer’s fee […]


Stack's Bowers' Whitman 2018 Winter Expo Sale Tops $23.9 MillionWith over $23.9 million in total prices realized, including $12.7 million in United States coins, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo was a successful conclusion to the firm’s 2018 showcase auction season.

Highlighted by the Archangel Collection of Colonial and 1792 Coinage, the sale featured a parade of exceptional rarities, many of which had been off the market for decades prior to the Baltimore event. All prices listed include the 20% buyer’s fee […]


PCGS Certifies and Encapsulates 40 Millionth CoinProfessional Coin Grading Service ( has reached another major milestone with the 40 millionth coin certified for authenticity and grade.

That particular coin, a Kano Natsuo 1 Yen graded PCGS SP64 and now with a distinctive certification number of 40000000 on the encapsulation insert label, is part of a five-coin set of historic 1869 (Meiji 2) experimental model Japanese coins […]


CAG-Certified Armstrong Artifacts Top $5.2 MillionArtifacts from the Armstrong Family Collection™, which was entirely certified by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty™ (CAG), realized an incredible $5,276,320 at auction, Nov. 1-3, 2018.

The nearly 1,000 CAG-certified items from the collection of astronaut Neil Armstrong — the first man to walk on the moon — and his immediate family members were sold by Heritage Auctions and set numerous records […]


PCGS Grades Rare 1854-S $5 Gold CoinThe fourth known 1854 San Francisco Mint Liberty Head Half Eagle, discovered earlier this year and subsequently sold at auction this past August for more than $2 million, now is in a Professional Coin Grading Service holder.

The current owner took the coin to the Baltimore Winter Expo to submit to PCGS, which was running their popular Crossover Special, and the historic coin today is encapsulated as PCGS XF-45 […]


Joel R. Anderson Collection Part III Sale Tops $8.6 MillionStack’s Bowers Galleries’ Oct. 25 sale of Part III of the Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States Paper Money realized $8,619,240 in the firm’s Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo in Baltimore.

Among the many rarities featured in the catalog, the highlight was the finest known 1890 $1,000 "Grand Watermelon" Treasury Note which realized over $2 million […]


NGC Certifies Additional Coins, Medals and Tokens From Newman Collection Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has certified an additional 137 coins, medals and tokens from the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

These selections are included in Newman Part XI, the final of a series of auctions of the legendary collection, and will be sold by Heritage Auctions, Nov. 7-10, 2018 […]


PCGS Offers Crossover Special at Baltimore ExpoProfessional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will offer a special opportunity for its popular "crossover" service at the Baltimore Winter Expo in the Baltimore, Maryland Convention Center, October 25 and 26, 2018.

The usual crossover grading fee will be reduced to only $10 on coins submitted at the show that do not qualify to be placed into PCGS holders […]


2019 Apollo 11 Coin Design Unveiling Ceremony Oct. 11On Thursday, Oct. 11, the United States Mint will unveil designs for the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coins at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.

The ceremony is open to the public and will also be live-streamed from the museum and recorded for a later showing on NASA TV […]

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Rarities Highlight Sedwick's Treasure Auction #24 Held Nov. 2-3How do you price ultra rare coins? Bidders will soon find out Nov. 2-3 when a unique set of 1915-dated Cuban specimen gold pesos come up for sale in Daniel Frank Sedwick’s Treasure Auction 24.

The Cuban gold set is made of all six denominations (1, 2, 4, 5, 10 and 20 pesos) struck in 1915 by the Philadelphia mint on behalf of the then fairly new Republic of Cuba. The coins were all designed by U.S. Mint Chief Engraver Charles Barber […]