Leading Rare Collectibles Expo Now Open to the Public Featuring a $10 Million Ancient Coin Collection, NFL Autograph Session and More
September 5, 2019

The Sept. 5-7 Long Beach Expo concludes 2019 show year at the Long Beach Convention Center

Long Beach, Calif. – Sept. 5, 2019 – The Long Beach Expo, leading coin, currency, stamp and sports collectible show on the West Coast, kicks off its September expo today through Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 at the Long Beach Convention Center Hall A, featuring over 500 of the world's top rare collectibles dealers and an unforgettable lineup of show events and attractions.

The September expo is the final show for the 2019 calendar year, and will feature an assortment of rare collectibles exhibits and opportunities including a new $10 million installment of the Tyrant Collection ancient coin exhibit and an autograph session with NFL Oakland Raiders champion Odis McKinney, along with additional highlights listed below.

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

Show Highlights include:

  • 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 Auctions live at the expo through Sept. 7.

  • $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 French collection contains coinage from the Visigoths, Merovingians, Carolingians, Capetians, Bourbons, and the Napoleonic empires.

  • PCGS 1942 High Relief Lincoln Cent Pattern display, expert sessions & more (booth #401)
    Newly-identified 1942 High Relief Lincoln Cent Pattern display: Stop by the PCGS Set Registry booth to see Patterns for all types of collectors, featuring the one-of-a-kind 1942 High Relief Lincoln Cent Pattern, along with other PCGS-graded coins that are a part of the Complete Patterns, Die Trials and Experimental Pieces Registry set.

    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!

  • 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.

  • 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!

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.

"It's hard to believe the 2019 expo year is coming to a close — we're excited to wrap up the show year with an impressive lineup of attractions for expo visitors, collectors and dealers to experience," said Taryn Warrecker, show coordinator of the Long Beach Expo.  "A new $10 million installment of the unprecedented Tyrant Collection, meet the expert collectibles sessions and the U.S Mint are only a few of the notable show highlights sure to make the September expo a hit."

Dates & Availability
The Long Beach Expo Sept. 5-7, 2019 show is now open through Saturday, Sept. 7 at 5 p.m.
Show hours include:

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
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