World’s Most Valuable Private Coin Collection, Oakland Raiders Autograph Session and More at September Long Beach Expo Rare Collectibles Show
August 9, 2019

Leading rare collectibles show concludes 2019 show year Sept. 5-7 with $10 million ancient coin exhibit, athlete autograph session, live auctions and expert sessions.

Long Beach, Calif. – Aug. 9, 2019 – The Long Beach Expo, leading coin, currency, stamp and sports collectible show on the West Coast, will host its Sept. 5-7, 2019 show next month at the Long Beach Convention Center.  With over 500 of the world's top rare collectibles dealers, the expo's last show of the 2019 calendar year will feature a new $10 million installment of the Tyrant Collection ancient coin exhibit, the United States Mint, Heritage Auctions' live auctions, an autograph session with NFL Oakland Raiders champion Odis McKinney, and much more.

For free admission to the Sept. 5-7, 2019 expo, visit: www.longbeachexpo.com/visitors/registration, and use the promo code "LBEPR".

"The 2019 Long Beach Expo show year concludes with a home run," said Cassi East, President of the Long Beach Expo.  "From the new $10 million Tyrant Collection ancient coin exhibit installment to a rare meet-and-greet autograph session with NFL Oakland Raiders Super Bowl champ Odis McKinney, expo guests will be ecstatic with the variety of unique show attractions."

Show Highlights include:

  • $10 Million Tyrant Collection: Tyrants of the Seine (booth #807)
    The world's most valuable rare coin collection in private hands will return to the expo with its fifth exhibition installment, entitled Tyrants of the Seine.  The one-of-a-kind collection is of France from the Visigoths, Merovingians, Carolingians, Capetians, Bourbons, and the Napoleonic empires.

  • NFL Oakland Raiders' Odis McKinney autograph session (booth #1540)
    Odis McKinney, a nine-year professional football player and Oakland Raiders Super Bowl XV and XVIII champ, will be at the expo Autograph Pavilion Saturday, Sept. 7 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. for a fan meet-and-greet autograph session.  McKinney's signatures are extremely rare, so don’t miss this unique opportunity!

  • 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 U.S. and World Coins and Currency Signature Auction live at the expo from Sept. 4-7.

  • The U.S. Mint (booth #1535)
    The U.S. Mint September show appearance presents a rare West Coast opportunity for expo visitors to buy Mint products firsthand, hot off the press.

  • PCGS "Meet the Expert" and on-site grading sessions (booth #401)
    PCGS on-site grading opportunities: The official grading service of the Long Beach Expo will be on site grading coins and accepting take home submissions.  Stop by the PCGS booth for additional details and to check out their exclusive show grading specials.

    PCGS "Meet the Expert" sessions: Steve Feltner, PCGS Director of Numismatic Education and Outreach, and Jeff Howard, PCGS Senior Grader, will be at the PCGS booth Friday, Sept. 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to answer questions and provide insights to collectors of all ages and experience levels – an extremely rare opportunity to meet and speak with PCGS graders!

Additional show highlights include Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA) on-site grading and show specials (booth #1334), Memory Lane Inc.'s "Meet the Expert" sports sessions (booth #1332), Collectors Corner CoinSearch (booth #923), free kids treasure hunt (booth #1168), daily coin and sports prize drawings, and more.

Dates & Availability
The Long Beach Expo Sept. 5-7, 2019 show opens Thursday, Sept. 5 at 10 a.m. and closes Saturday, Sept. 7 at 5 p.m. Show hours below:

Thursday, Sept. 5:  10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 6:  10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 7:  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 expo, visit www.longbeachexpo.com, 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]