The event was part of an extraordinary week of Heritage Long Beach Expo auctions. The Harry W. Bass Jr. Core Collection Part I US Coins Signature Auction reached $20,459,645, then the Long Beach Expo US Currency Signature Auction – Long Beach brought $10,682,19. Last but not least, the second Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction finished at $17,875,326, boosting the three events to $49,017,169, setting a new all-time record for any Long Beach Expo numismatic auction total.
PCGS, the official grading company of the Long Beach Expo, is offering two different free promotional items to show visitors. Collectors and dealers who submit coins for grading during the show will receive a free PCGS 30th anniversary baseball cap. Those who submit 25 or more coins during the show will receive a free PCGS 30th anniversary commemorative medal presented in a PCGS holder with a special 30th anniversary retro “Old Green Holder” label.