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.

(Long Beach, California) – The date has changed for the latest in the Professional Numismatists Guild’s "Share the Knowledge" educational seminars at the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo.  The new date is Thursday, September 18, 2008, instead of the previously announced Friday the 19th.  The seminar will benefit potential auction consignors and bidders. […]

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Dallas, TX. Heritage’s weekly Internet Coin Auctions have recently recorded sales of significant rarities.

Heritage auctioned rare coins

 

“What a great week for wonderful coins for our Internet bidders,” enthused Heritage President Greg Rohan. “Our Tuesday Weekly Internet Coin Auction ending 8/19 included several significant coins, including:

 

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Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, the official auctioneer of the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectible Expo, will conduct a 6,000+ lot Currency Signature® Auction on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, September 17-19, 2008 at the Long Beach Convention Center, 100 South Pine Ave., Long Beach, California. The Convention Center is also the site of the […]

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Dallas, TX. An O-101 1796 15 Stars half dollar (Lot 2018), certified AU58 by PCGS is joined by many other gold and silver rarities in Heritage’s Long Beach Signature® Auction, being held Sept 17-21, 2008.

Coin Highlights from Heritage's September 2008 Long Beach Signature® Auction

Heritage is also holding auctions featuring U.S. Currency, Ancient & World Coins, World Currency, and Tokens and Medals. The auctions are now posted by Heritage Auction Galleries on their HA.com website, and all lots are available for inspection and bidding.

 

“Among the great rarities included in the Long Beach auction,” commented Heritage President Greg Rohan, “are several unusual pairs: A pair of 1879 $4 stellas (Judd-1635, Pollock-1833) with Flowing Hair, and certified by NGC (Lot 3570 is PR64 Star Cameo, and Lot 3571 is PR65 Cameo). A pair of early $5s from The Laredo Collection is also significant: Lot 3575 is a 1795 $5 Small Eagle (BD-1), certified MS62 NGC, and Lot 3587 is an 1805 $5 Close Date (BD-2). A pair of 1839-O Capped Bust, Reeded Edge Proof half dollars will keep seasoned numismatists talking for decades.

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Exhibit will be replaced by “Money of the Civil War” in October "The Medal Is the Message: Global Ideas in Handheld Sculpture," an innovative exhibit at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum, is closing on Sept. 15, and will be replaced by "A House Divided: Money of the Civil War," opening on Oct. 9. "Global […]

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Highlights Include Extraordinary Gem 1851 Augustus Humbert $50 Gold Piece, the Only Humbert Gold Coin of Any Denomination or Variety Graded MS-65 * by NGC

IRVINE, Calif. – Bowers and Merena Auctions, America’s leading rare coin and currency auction house, will host their Beverly Hills Rarities Sale on Saturday, September 13, 2008, at The Tower Beverly Hills, prior to the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectible Expo.

1861-S Liberty, 1851 Augustus Humbert $50, and 1893-S Morgan coins

Lot viewing for the entire auction is scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, September 11-13. The catalog includes more than 900 exceptional coin rarities

Topping the list of highlights is a very special new discovery, Lot 681, an August Humbert $50 Gold piece of the Reeded Edge, 880 THOUS (K-5, Rarity-5) variety graded MS-65 * by NGC. It is the only Humbert gold coin of any denomination with an NGC grade of MS-65 *.

No Humbert gold coins of any denomination or variety have been graded finer than MS-65 at either PCGS or NGC.

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The ceremonial launch of the commemorative Alaska state quarter will occur at the Alaska State Fair, the United States Mint announced Thursday. The Alaska state quarter is the 49th coin in the popular United States Mint 50 State Quarters® Program. The reverse or tails side of the coin features a grizzly bear emerging from the […]

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The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) announced Monday the removal of a half dozen coin dies used to make counterfeit Chinese coins. The company purchased the dies through an online auction with the purpose to stop their use in producing more counterfeit coins. They will also be used to help educate collectors, and will be […]

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Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries will offer the very first $2 note ever printed by the U. S. Government in their upcoming Long Beach Currency Signature Auction, to be held September 17-19, 2008.  Fr. 41a $2 1862 Legal Tender PCGS Very Good 8 The large-size 1862 Legal Tender note (Fr. 41a) is serial number one, […]

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The Ancient Coin Collectors Guild (ACCG) reports a successful benefit auction with sales of donated ancient coins, related books, and antiquity lots netting $45,811. The online auction was held in August and hosted on the Vauction site to raise funds for ACCG — a non-profit organization. The auction was organized to help in anticipated legal […]

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