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.

U.S. Mint at West Point Temporarily Suspends ProductionDue to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Orange County, New York, and out of an abundance of caution, the United States Mint has temporarily suspended production at the Mint facility at West Point.

This action is being taken to further reduce the risk of Mint employee exposure to COVID-19. The Mint will resume production once it is deemed prudent to do so […]

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ANA 2020 Summer Seminar CancelledThe American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that the 2020 Summer Seminar, scheduled for June 27-July 9 in Colorado Springs, Colo., has been cancelled due to coronavirus (COVID-19) safety concerns. 

Held on the campus of Colorado College adjacent to the ANA, Summer Seminar is a once-a-year opportunity for numismatic learning and camaraderie that offers hundreds of students from around the world a varied selection of week-long courses designed for discovery or continued study […]

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Gold Rush Nuggets Recovered From SS Central America Come To MarketAuthentic California Gold Rush gold ore nuggets originally discovered by Old West prospectors then lost at sea for 157 years after the 1857 sinking of the fabled "Ship of Gold," the SS Central America, are finally available to collectors.

Each nugget contains between .031 to 0.40 grams of California Gold Rush gold. To ensure their historic sunken treasure pedigree, the nuggets have been certified for authenticity and encapsulated by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation […]

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NGC Certifies 1952 Great Britain PennyIn Great Britain, the year 1952 saw a change of monarch, the first home-use microwave oven and the Great Smog of London, but nothing so common as a penny issued by the Royal Mint. Only one Great Britain penny is believed to have been struck in 1952, and it was recently certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®).

The unique 1952 Great Britain Penny was submitted to NGC International UK Limited (NGC UK), the London affiliate of NGC, by Sovereign Rarities, a leading London-based coin dealer […]

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New Book About U.S. Classic Gold Coin from 1843 to 1839 "Buy the book before the coin." Sage advice if there is a book to buy. Every coin series in U.S. history has a book dedicated to it except one, Classic Gold. Minted from 1834 to 1839 and falling between the series of the old standard preceding it and the newer series that followed, Classic Gold quarter eagles and half eagles are betwixt and between.

No comprehensive and authoritative reference guide has been written about these beautifully designed coins. Their story has never been told, until now […]

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NGC Labels for 2020-W Reverse Proof NickelThe first-ever "W" Mint Mark Nickel was released in February 2020. Now, the US Mint is including a 2020-W Reverse Proof Nickel with all purchases of the 2020 United States Mint Silver Proof Set that goes on sale April 17, 2020. This is the first Reverse Proof Nickel to feature the "W" mint mark of the West Point Mint.

NGC is celebrating this particular 2020-W Nickel with a special attribution of First "W" Reverse Proof Nickel, as well as the NGC West Point Gold Star Label, both provided for no additional fee […]

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NGC Labels for Circulating 2020-W Quarters with WWII Privy MarkStarting in April 2020, the US Mint will release a limited mintage of 2020-W Quarters directly into circulation.

Significantly, these quarters feature a V75 privy mark to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. It is extremely unusual for a US coin to have a privy mark, especially a circulating US coin […]

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PNG Reappoints Grading and Conservation Services NGC, NCS and PMGNumismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) are pleased to announce that they have been reappointed as the Official Grading and Conservation Services of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG).

PNG is the most prestigious non-profit organization of numismatic professionals in the US. Its primary mission is to make the hobby safe for collectors and investors by maintaining strict standards of excellence and ethics for its members, which include the country’s top coin and paper money dealers […]

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LRCA 37th Regency Auction HighlightsWith the uncertainty and chaos that the current Covid-19 global pandemic is bringing to the markets and people’s everyday lives, numismatics seems to be providing a safe haven and comfort to collectors all over.

Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ 37th Regency Auction was scheduled to take place at Le Meridien in Philadelphia. Two weeks prior to the sale, with various orders from different entities, federal, state, and local, Legend made the decision to hold the auction in the firm’s New Jersey offices, as a live, webcast only auction, with no floor bidders […]

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Demand For Bullion Is High But Some Inventories Are LowThe recent jump in the price of gold due to stock market decreases and fear of the coronavirus has attracted new retail customers. The financial and public health concerns have also lured a return of many previous gold and silver bullion customers, but some inventories of physical bullion are low, according to members of the Accredited Precious Metals Dealer program (www.APMDdealers.org), a division of the nonprofit Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org).

"The ‘Gold Rush’ of significantly higher prices that started almost a year ago for gold continues with more new customers entering the market as well as current or former customers now adding more precious metals to their investments. We’ve had reports of increases of 10 to 20 percent in recent business," said PNG-APMD President Richard Weaver […]

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