60 Years of the Long Beach Expo


Long Beach Expo
Leading collectibles show kicks off 2019 show year with exclusive coin reveals, historical exhibits, live auctions and more at January 31-February 2, 2019 expo

Limited U.S. Mint Coin Release and One of the First U.S. Gold Coins on Display at the Long Beach Expo

Long Beach, Calif. – Jan. 24, 2019 – The Long Beach Expo (LBE), the leading coin, currency, stamp and sports collectible show, will host its January 31-February 2, 2019 show next week at the Long Beach Convention Center, featuring a limited coin release from the United States Mint, one of the first gold coins struck in the U.S., live auctions from the world’s largest collectibles auctioneer, Heritage Auctions, and much more.
For free admission to the January 31-February 2, 2019 expo, visit: www.longbeachexpo.com/visitors/registration, and use the promo code “LBEPR”.
“Expo visitors will have a rare opportunity to see extraordinary collectible items on display and a chance to meet industry experts and celebrities at our first show of 2019,” said Cassi East, President of the Long Beach Expo. “From coin collectors to historians, sports enthusiasts to celebrity fans, there are endless collections for every expo visitor to enjoy.”
Show Highlights include:
The world’s largest collectibles auctioneer, Heritage Auctions, will host its Signature U.S. Coins Auction live at the expo from January 31-February 2. To learn more about the auctions and schedule, visit Heritage Auctions.
The U.S. Mint will debut its limited Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin, the second coin in the series of three coins named Life, Liberty and The Pursuit of Happiness.
Stop by the expo Autograph pavilion on Saturday, June 8th (10 a.m. – 12 p.m.) for the opportunity to meet Derwin James, Los Angeles Chargers AP First-Team All Pro. For pricing and packages, visit: https://modern-collectors.myshopify.com/.
The Shanghai Mint in China will release a panda celebrating the 35th Anniversary of Panda Commemoratives at the Long Beach Expo, distributed by Smith Global Monetary. Included will be a 5 oz silver panda with a lunar year of the pig design by former U.S. Mint Master Designer Thomas Cleveland, struck for the Long Beach Expo — this will be the first issue in a 12-year lunar series. The Panda Commemoratives will be sold at the June expo on a lottery basis.
One of the finest known Morgan Dollar Proof Sets will be making its West Coast debut at the expo and will feature the award-winning 27-coin Morgan Dollar basic proof set that is 100 percent complete with a PCGS Set Registry rating of 69.47.
On Saturday, February 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Raiders all-time sack leader, Greg Townsend will be on-site for fan meet and greets. Autographs and memorabilia available for purchase.
Margaret Kerry, best known for her work as the model for Tinker Bell in Disney’s animated feature Peter Pan, and Mary Gibbs, best known for her work as the voice actor for Boo from Pixar’s Monster’s Inc., will be on-site Saturday, February 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., for fan meet and greets. Autographs and memorabilia available for purchase.
Additional show highlights include PCGS on-site grading and “Meet the Expert” Sessions with PCGS president Brett Charville (booth #401), PSA show grading (booth #1334), free kids treasure hunt (booth #1168), Memory Lane Inc.’s “Meet the Expert” sport sessions (booth #1126), and more.

Dates & Availability

The Long Beach Expo June 6-8, 2019 show opens Thursday, June 6 at 10 a.m. and closes Saturday, June 8 at 5 p.m. Show hours below:
For free admission to the Long Beach Expo, visit: www.longbeachexpo.com/visitors/registration, 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.
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