The Week in Shows (Jan. 8-14)

There are a couple big shows on the docket as we roll into the second week of 2017.

On Jan. 12-15, the 45th Annual New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) will be held at midtown Manhattan’s iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel. Among the 115 dealers slated to attend the convention is Randy Weir Numismatics, of Unionville, Ont.

Admission is $20 for a three-day pass (although children aged 16-and-under are free with an adult). A $5 discount coupon valid for Friday-Sunday may be printed by clicking here.


  • Thursday, Jan. 12: noon-7 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 13: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 14: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 15: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

The 1932 50-cent piece is graded MS-66 by PCGS.

On Jan. 8-9, Heritage Auctions will host a World Coins Signature Auction in conjunction with the NYINC. Among the highlights is Lot 34142, a 1932 George V 50-cent coin graded Mint State-66 by Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). This issue is one of the key dates of the George V series with only a single piece (66+) certified finer by PCGS and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation combined. It has a pre-sale estimate of $20,000-$25,000 USD and an opening bid of $11,000 USD.

On Jan. 11, Baldwin’s; Ira and Larry Goldberg; M&M Numismatics; and Dmirty Markov Auction will host Auction XL as part of its three-part New York Sale. Among the highlights is Lot 1382, a rare 1774 Great Britain George III gold Proof guinea. Among the nicest examples known to exist, this coin is graded Proof 64 by PCGS. It has a pre-sale estimate of $13,500 USD.


Later this week, on Jan. 13-15, the Unipex Stamp and Coin Show will be hosted at the Montecassino Hotel, on 3710 Chesswood Dr., in North York, Ont. A large selection of numismatic and philatelic dealers will be buying, selling and trading all kinds of material.

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