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.

Attendees of the American Numismatic Association’s 2009 World’s Fair of Money®, August 5-9 in Los Angeles, can take advantage of special tours that explore the glamour and culture of one of the world’s most exciting cities. Tours include visits to famous museums, sports venues, restaurants, and Hollywood hotspots. Bus tours and walking tours depart from […]

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Two 2009 Louis Braille Silver Dollars will launch into space on Monday, May 11, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) announced Thursday. The coin, which commemorates the 200th birthday and the life and work of Louis Braille, will liftoff aboard space shuttle Atlantis on the STS-125 mission to service NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. Dr. […]

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Monetarium (Australia) Pty. Ltd. will be auctioning Australia’s most respected and valuable rare gold coin collection, known as the Quartermaster Collection, in what is expected to be the most prestigious numismatic event in this nation’s history. Sydney, Australia — The famed Quartermaster Collection, containing many of Australia’s most valuable and highest quality gold coins, will […]

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Ponterio & Associates, Inc. realizes more than $1.5 million as the Official Auctioneer of the Chicago International Coin Fair (C.I.C.F.) Extraordinary Panama 50 Pesos Note Realizes over $37,000 IRVINE, Calif. – Ponterio & Associates, Inc., a division of Bowers and Merena Auctions, returned to Chicago to present the Official Auction of the Chicago International Coin […]

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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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