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.

Bowers and Merena’s Official Auctions of the Baltimore Coin and Currency Convention and the ANA National Money Show Realize Nearly $10.5 Million IRVINE, Calif. – Bowers and Merena Auctions, America’s leading rare coin and currency auction house, made an outstanding showing in March with two impressive auction successes. Most recently, Bowers and Merena presented its […]

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Heritage reports solid, steady numbers at Signature Coin Auction, March 27-31 DALLAS, TX – The number continues to edge ever higher with post-Auction buying, but preliminary figures from Heritage Auction Galleries indicate total prices realized will exceed $14 million over the course of five days of rare coin auctions at the firm’s Baltimore, MD Signature® […]

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(Newport Beach, California) — The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will be at the upcoming April 2009 Santa Clara Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo and the Chicago International Coin Fair.  PCGS representatives will be available to answer questions and accept submissions for all levels of service, excluding bulk submissions.  On-site grading will not be offered […]

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Bigger selection of coins and collector savings on shipping and sales tax in added session to Heritage’s Weekly Internet Coin Auctions DALLAS, TX – Heritage Auction Galleries announced today that it will be adding a third session to its weekly Internet Coin Auctions. The new session will take place on Thursday nights, starting April 2. […]

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Bowers and Merena’s Official Auction of the Baltimore Coin and Currency Convention in March Includes Choice AU 1870-CC Double Eagle as Part of the Southerly Collection

1870-CC Double Eagle Gold Coin

IRVINE, Calif. – Bowers and Merena Auctions, America’s leading rare coin and currency auction house, makes its first trip to Baltimore in 2009 for the Official Auction of the Baltimore Coin and Currency Convention set for March 24-28.

The auction will take place at the Baltimore Convention Center and begins with lot viewing Tuesday, March 24, to Friday, March 27, followed by the three-session auction on Thursday, March 26, at 6 p.m. EDT, and Friday, March 27, at noon and again at 6 p.m. EDT.

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ANA member Henry Scott Goodman received the Best-in-Show Exhibit Award for his exhibit, "Ludwig Gies: Cast Art Medals from the Great War," at the American Numismatic Association’s 2009 National Money Show™, held March 13-15 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. The first runner-up award was presented to James Reinders for "Encased 3 Cent Postage […]

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The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will offer on-site authentication and grading services at the upcoming Whitman Baltimore Coin and Currency Convention, March 26 – 28, 2009. The three-day show will be held in Hall A of the Baltimore Convention Center, One West Pratt St., in Baltimore, Maryland. Collectors and dealers can meet PCGS President […]

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The latest Treasure Auction (#5) by Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC will take place on April 9, 2009. Lots are now available for viewing on their website at www.sedwickcoins.com. Sedwick’s newest sale is his biggest ever. Says Sedwick:   "When we began our Treasure Auctions two years ago, we had no idea how quickly the concept […]

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The Olsen specimen 1913 Liberty Head nickel, the most famous of five known specimens, will be displayed at the 2009 National Money Show™ in Portland, Oregon [March 13-15]. The coin has been graded Proof-64 by both PCGS and NGC. It has the distinction of being the only 1913 Liberty Head nickel ever handled by B. […]

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Dallas, TX – A coin that was the result of the perfect confluence of partisan politics and poor planning in Reconstruction-era America, an 1876-CC 20 Cent piece graded MS64 by NGC, is among the highlights of Heritage Auction Galleries’ March Baltimore, MD Signature® US Coin Auction, March 28 – 31.  The coin, from The Belle Collection of Carson City Coinage, is one of less than 20 known surviving examples from a mintage of 10,000.

1876-CC 20 Cent piece

The 1876-CC 20 Cent piece, produced at the legendary Carson City mint, was an oddity even in its own time. For more than 80 years, quarters had been one of the nation’s principal subsidiary coins. The idea of the 20 cent piece, however, hearkened back to the days, and ideas, of Thomas Jefferson.

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