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The West Coast’s leading coin, currency, stamp, and sports collectible show concludes its first expo of 2020 with historical exhibits, live auctions, U.S. Mint release, and more

Long Beach Expo Kicks Off 2020 Show Year with $50 Million Rare Coin Collection

The Long Beach Expo kicked off 2020 with a bang, with its first show of the 2020 year under wraps. A huge thank you to February 20-22 show sponsors, exhibitors, and visitors for making the show a huge success!
The February expo gave a glimpse of what’s to come for the West Coast’s leading coin, currency, stamp, and sports collectibles show this year. Expo visitors enjoyed the public debut of a $50 million collection of U.S. $10 Gold Eagles, a limited U.S. Mint set release, live Heritage auctions, collectibles grading opportunities, and much more.
We know it’s easy to get lost in the magical world of collectibles – here’s a recap of all the remarkable February show attractions:
The world’s most valuable rare coin collection in private hands returned to the expo with its sixth exhibition installment, debuting for the first time publicly: Eagles of the Tyrant. This unprecedented $50 million collection of United States $10 Gold Eagles is the first to include all 33 (Bass-Dannreuther) and (Taraszka) varieties of 1795 to 1804, with standouts including the 1804 Plain 4, King of Siam Proof Eagle, the finest known 1795 13 Leaves Gold Eagle and the finest of only three known 1839/8 Proof PR67 Eagle.
Not only was the U.S. Mint selling an array of modern commemoratives, they also returned with a limited release: the America the Beautiful Quarters 2020 Silver Proof Set.
The world’s largest collectibles auctioneer, Heritage Auctions, hosted its Signature U.S. Coins Auction live at the show from Feb. 20-22.
The PCGS Set Registry display encompassed more than 170 coins, some of which being the finest known Flying Eagles and Indian Cents, from three veteran PCGS Set Registry Members.
PSA and PSA/DNA, the official sports collectible grading service of the Long Beach Expo, offered on site autograph authentication services in addition to accepting take home submissions and offering show exclusive grading specials.
The official grading service of the Long Beach Expo was on site grading coins and accepting currency take home submissions. In addition, PCGS hosted “Meet the Expert” sessions with Steve Feltner, PCGS Director of Numismatic Education and Outreach.
Can you believe 2020 is in full swing? Don’t forget to mark your calendars for our next show: June 4-6, 2020.
For free passes, use the promo code “LBEPR” at www.longbeachexpo.com.