Long Beach Expo Summer Show Concludes with Record Opening Attendance, Live Auctions, Sports Autograph Sessions and More
June 12, 2019

Leading collectibles show wraps up second show of 2019 and returns to the Long Beach Convention Center Sept. 5-7, 2019

Long Beach, Calif. – June 12, 2019 – It's hard to believe another Long Beach Expo Coin, Currency, Stamp and Sports Collectibles Show is in the books with the June 2019 summer show under wraps.  Thank you to our show sponsors, exhibitors and visitors for making the June 2019 show a success!

We're proud to share memorable show highlights including record show attendance numbers for opening day, a remarkable live U.S. Coins Signature Auction with the world's largest collectibles auctioneer Heritage Auctions, a sell-out of June show Panda Commemoratives in honor of the 35th Anniversary of Panda Commemoratives, an exciting fan meet-and-greet autograph session with NFL Los Angeles Chargers' Derwin James, and much more.

In case you missed any of the show attractions or were unable to attend this show, here is a full recap of all the June show events and attractions:

Show Highlights include:

  • The Tyrant Collection: Tyrants of the Tiber
    The $30 million Tyrant Collection returned to the June expo back and better than ever with an unprecedented exhibit, entitled the "Tyrants of the Tiber."  The remarkable collection featured 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
    The world's largest collectibles auctioneer, Heritage Auctions, hosted its Signature U.S. Coins Auction live at the expo.

  • Show exclusive: Silver panda lottery
    In honor of the 35th Anniversary of Panda Commemoratives, the Shanghai Mint in China released a panda, which was on display and available for purchase through a lottery basis at the June Long Beach Expo.  A show sell-out, the 5 oz. silver panda with a lunar year of the pig designed by former U.S. Mint Master Designer Thomas Cleveland, is the first issue in a 12-year lunar series.

  • Autograph Pavilion: Derwin James, NFL Los Angeles Chargers
    Derwin James, Los Angeles Chargers AP First-Team All Pro, met with enthusiastic fans for an exclusive meet-and-greet session at the expo.

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

  • PCGS on-site grading competitions
    Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), the official grading service of the expo, hosted on-site coin grading competitions open to dealers, Collectors Club and young numismatists.

Additional show highlights included Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA) show grading specials, "Meet the Expert" sports sessions with Memory Lane Inc., Collectors Corner CoinSearch, free kids treasure hunt, daily coin and sports prize drawings, and more.

Can you believe 2019 is quickly coming to an end with just one more 2019 expo remaining this Sept. 5-7, 2019? Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the September show and the very first 2020 show Feb. 20-22, 2020.

Want free passes?  Visit www.longbeachexpo.com, and use the promo code "LBEPR" to score free tickets.  See you in September!