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Leading collectibles show features debut of $8 million historic coin exhibit, international Olympic fair, autograph sessions, live auctions and more at September 2018 expo

Exclusive Debut of Never-Before-Seen $8 Million Historic Coin Collection and 2018 World Olympic Collectors’ Fair at Long Beach Expo

Long Beach, Calif. – Aug. 6, 2018 – The Long Beach Expo (LBE), the leading coin, currency, stamp and sport collectibles show, will return to the Long Beach Convention Center September 6-8, 2018. The show will feature remarkable exhibits including the exclusive debut of historic gold and silver Italian coins from the acclaimed Tyrant Collection, the 2018 World Olympic Collectors’ Fair, autograph sessions with famed heavyweight boxing king Earnie Shavers, and much more.
For free admission to the September 6-8, 2018 Long Beach Expo, visit: www.longbeachexpo.com/visitors/registration, and use the promo code “LBEPR”.
“From the world’s most valuable private coin collection to the Olympic Collectors’ Fair, there’s something for everyone to enjoy and experience for the first time,” said Cassi East, President of Long Beach Expo. “We’re honored to share an array of attractions with first-time and returning visitors.”
September 2018 Show Highlights:
Making its world debut exclusively at the Long Beach Expo, the “Tyrants of the Tyrrhenian and Adriatic Seas” exhibit features an $8 million collection of historic gold and silver Italian coins from the Tyrant Collection, the world’s most valuable private coin collection. The impressive 365-coin collection ranges from ancients to medieval and modern issues of great rarity.
Calling all Olympic fans! LBE will be the host of the long-standing, annual gathering of Olympic stamp, coin, pin and memorabilia collectors from around the world. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to meet international collectors who are buying and selling all sorts of Olympic memorabilia including beautiful Olympic pins, torches and more, within the expo.
Want to meet a boxing legend? Famed heavyweight and the greatest one-punch, knock-out king Earnie Shavers, will be on-site signing autographs and available for photo opportunities at the expo Autograph Pavilion. Times include: Thursday (9/6) and Friday (9/7) from 12 – 2 p.m., Saturday (9/8) from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
As the number-one finest set of all time for Silver Commemoratives, the J&L Collection is a treat for all expo attendees. The set illustrates the owners’ search for not only highly-graded coins, but also coins that come alive with the glorious toning that J&L have always valued above all else.
Additional show highlights include Heritage Auctions‘ “Signature Auctions” live at the expo (viewing room 104-A and booth #400), “Meet the Expert” Sessions with PCGS founder David Hall at (booth #401), PCGS on-site (booth #401) grading for all PCGS Collectors Club Members and PCGS Authorized Dealers, free kids treasure hunt (booth #1168), and so much more.

Dates & Availability

The Long Beach Expo September 2018 show opens Thursday, September 6th at 10 a.m. and closes Saturday, September 8th at 5 p.m. Show hours below:
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, banknote, stamp, and sports collectibles industry held by Expos Unlimited. Located in Long Beach, California, the Long Beach Expo brings together more than 10,000 dealers and collectors worldwide at its three shows held 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.