Long Beach Expo Coin, Currency, Stamp and Sports Collectibles Show Now Open to the Public at Long Beach Convention Center
June 6, 2019

Leading rare collectibles June 6-8 show features $30 million ancient coin collection, famed athlete autograph sessions, live auctions, on-site grading competitions and more

Long Beach, Calif. – June 6, 2019 – The Long Beach Expo (LBE), the leading coin, currency, stamp and sports collectible show, is now open to the public through Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Long Beach Convention Center.  The expo returns for its second show of the 2019 year featuring the renowned $30 million Tyrant of the Tiber ancient coin exhibit, Heritage Auctions' U.S. Coins Signature Auction, autograph sessions with NFL Los Angeles Chargers' Derwin James, show-exclusive coin releases, and much more.

For free admission to the June 6-8, 2019 expo, visit: www.longbeachexpo.com/visitors/registration, and use the promo code "LBEPR".

Show Highlights include:

  • The Tyrant Collection: Tyrants of the Tiber (booth #1540)
    • The Tyrant Collection is back and better than ever.  This unprecedented $30 million collection is entitled the Tyrants of the Tiber and features over 400 superb ancient Roman and Papal coins, ranging from Julius Caesar and the 11 other Caesars of long-ago Rome to the coinage of the Popes at the Vatican.

  • Live auctions from the official auctioneer of the Long Beach Expo: Heritage Auctions (booth #400)
    • The world's largest collectibles auctioneer, Heritage Auctions, will host its Signature U.S. Coins Auction live at the expo from June 6-7.

  • Autograph Pavilion: Derwin James, NFL Los Angeles Chargers (booth #1535)
    • Stop by the expo Autograph pavilion on Saturday, June 8th (10 a.m. - 12 p.m.) for the opportunity to meet Derwin James, Los Angeles Chargers AP First-Team All Pro.  For pricing and packages, visit: https://modern-collectors.myshopify.com/.

  • Show exclusive: Silver panda lottery (booth #748)
    • The Shanghai Mint in China will release a panda celebrating the 35th Anniversary of Panda Commemoratives at the Long Beach Expo, distributed by Smith Global Monetary.  Included will be a 5 oz silver panda with a lunar year of the pig design by former U.S. Mint Master Designer Thomas Cleveland, struck for the Long Beach Expo — this will be the first issue in a 12-year lunar series.  The Panda Commemoratives will be sold at the June expo on a lottery basis.

  • Arthur V. Epstein Collection of Washington Statehood Quarters (booth #401)
    • The Arthur V. Epstein Collection is a 140-coin, 100 percent complete, top-ranked set of both Circulation Strike (100 coins) and Satin Finish (40 coins) sets of Washington Statehood Quarters, and will be on display at the PCGS Set Registry booth.

  • PCGS competitions and on-site grading
    • Grading opportunities (booth #401): Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), the official grading service of the expo, will be on site grading coins and accepting take home submissions.  Stop by the PCGS booth to speak directly with the experts and check out their exclusive show grading specials.

    • Dealer, Collectors Club & young numismatist grading competitions (booth #404): Join PCGS for a chance to test your grading skills on a variety of holdered vintage and modern coins, and the opportunity to win big.  Competitions are open to PCGS Collectors Club members, PCGS Authorized Dealers and PCGS Set Registry members, as well as young numismatists (must be 16 and over) for an entry fee of $20.  Additional rules and details at www.pcgs.com

Additional show highlights include Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA) on-site grading and show grading specials (booth #1334), "Meet the Expert" sports sessions with Memory Lane Inc. (booth #1332), Collectors Corner CoinSearch, free kids treasure hunt (booth #1168), daily coin and sports prize drawings, and more.

"With over 500 of the world's top rare collectibles dealers, the Long Beach Expo continues to be the leading collectibles show on the West Coast," said Taryn Warrecker, show coordinator of the Long Beach Expo.  "From on-site coin grading competitions to sports collectibles expert sessions and a $30 million ancient coin exhibit, collectors of all interests and experience levels will appreciate the impressive variety of attractions at the June 2019 show."

Dates & Availability
The Long Beach Expo June 6-8, 2019 show opens Thursday, June 6 at 10 a.m. and closes Saturday, June 8 at 5 p.m.  Show hours below:

Thursday, June 6: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday, June 7: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 8: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Long Beach Expo is held at the Long Beach Convention Center located at:
Long Beach Convention Center - Hall A
100 South Pine Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90802

For free admission to the Long Beach Expo, visit: www.longbeachexpo.com/visitors/registration, and use the promo code "LBEPR".

About Long Beach Expo
Since 1964, the Long Beach Expo (LBE) has been the leading, international trade show in the coin, currency, stamp and sports collectibles industry held by Expos Unlimited.  Located in Long Beach, Calif., the Long Beach Expo brings together more than 10,000 dealers and collectors worldwide at its shows three times per year, hosted by Expos Unlimited, a division of Collectors Universe and a sister company of Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA), Certified Coin Exchange (CCE), Collectors Corner and Coinflation.  To learn more about the Long Beach Expo, visit www.longbeachexpo.com or follow on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Media Contact:
Kaycie East
Expos Unlimited
Collectors Universe
[email protected]