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.

Adams-Carter 1804 Class III $1 brings $2.3 million; post-auctions totals continue to climb DALLAS, TX – At the end Heritage Auction Galleries’ Central States Numismatic Society Convention Platinum Night Auction on Thursday, April 30, the Adams-Carter specimen of the Class III AU 58 PCGS 1804 silver dollar lived up to its billing as "The King […]

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US Mint Sales Figures ImageUltra High Relief (UHR) $20 gold coins break a new threshold and Braille Commemorative Silver Dollar sales soar, according to the latest US Mint sales report.

Ultra High Relief (UHR) $20 gold coin sales cooled off compared to the last figures, but rose above the magic 60,000 barrier. With an average price of around $1200 each, the total is quite impressive.

In a surprise for the second straight week, sales of Louis Braille Silver Dollars shot up… really shot up. Proofs jumped by 38.1 percent over the prior numbers, with 21,636 additional sold. The uncirculated options rose by nearly 30 percent, with 10,200 more purchased by collectors.

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(Newport Beach, California) – Examples from the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) Counterfeits Reference Collection will be displayed during the Central States Numismatic Society convention, April 30 – May 2, 2009, in Cincinnati Ohio. PCGS will also offer on-site authentication and grading services for collectors and dealers submitting coins for certification at the show. PCGS […]

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(Cincinnati, Ohio) – The Professional Numismatists Guild will host a free "PNG Share the Knowledge" educational seminar about modern coins during the 70th annual Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) convention. Scott Schechter, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of the Certified Collectibles Group, will present "Modern Coins – Everything You Need to Know" at 11:00 […]

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Rare specimen could bring $60,000+ at Heritage Long Beach, May 28-29

DALLAS, TX – Until three years ago, no one even knew that the 1770 Nuevo Reino Pillar Dollar existed. That changed quickly, however, when an amazing stash of 14 coins was found during the bulldozing of a parking lot in Bogota that was being razed for a new building.

Colombian 1770 Pillar Dollar

Buried beneath the dirt and the decades was the old foundations of the Nuestra Senora del Pilar church. The church, which existed from 1770 until 1948 when it was set ablaze during riots, was also a convent and school for girls. The church was eventually torn down and the area turned into a parking lot. When construction began on a new building three years ago and crews started digging, a small group of coins turned up – including the 14 1770 Nuevo Reino Pillars.

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Gift from grandmother to grandson could bring $20,000+ DALLAS, TX – The only serial #1 star note from the Bicentennial $2 series known to exist in private hands will be offered by Heritage Currency Auctions of America in its Central States auction, May 1, at Cincinnati’s Duke Energy Downtown Convention Center. The newly surfaced note […]

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Ponterio & Associates, Inc., as the Official Auctioneer of the Chicago International Coin Fair in late April, will feature an exceptional 1925 Poland Second Republic 5 Zlotych, Ex. Farouk Collection, plus two outstanding International Banknote Collections. IRVINE, Calif. – Ponterio & Associates, Inc., a division of Bowers and Merena Auctions, returns to Chicago to present […]

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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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