$30 Million Ancient Coin Collection on Display at June Long Beach Expo
May 6, 2019

Leading rare collectibles show returns June 6-8, 2019 and features historical Tyrant Collection, Heritage Auctions, on-site collectibles grading and more

Long Beach, Calif. – May 6, 2019 – The Long Beach Expo (LBE), the leading coin, currency, stamp and sports collectible show, will host its June 6-8, 2019 show next month at the Long Beach Convention Center.  With over 500 of the world’s top rare collectibles dealers, the expo will feature The Tyrant Collection’s Tyrant of the Tiber ancient coin exhibit, on-site grading opportunities, live auctions and much more.

For free admission to the June 6-8, 2019 expo, visit: www.longbeachexpo.com/visitors/registration, and use the promo code "LBEPR".

"Whether you're a coin collector or sports enthusiast, the Long Beach Expo has it all," said Cassi East, President of the Long Beach Expo.  "The 2019 show excitement continues with The Tyrant Collection's remarkable Tyrants of the Tiber ancient coin exhibit along with on-site grading opportunities and expert sessions for expo guests."

Show Highlights include:

  • The Tyrant Collection: Tyrants of the Tiber (booth #1540)
    • The Tyrant Collection is back and better than ever.  This unprecedented $30 million collection is entitled the Tyrants of the Tiber and features 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 (booth #400)
    • The world's largest collectibles auctioneer, Heritage Auctions, will host its Signature U.S. Coins Auction live at the expo from June 6-8.

  • PCGS competitions and on-site grading
    • Grading opportunities (booth #401): Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS), the official grading service of the expo, will be on site grading coins and accepting take home submissions.  Stop by the PCGS booth to speak directly with the experts and check out their exclusive show grading specials.

    • Dealer, Collectors Club & young numismatist grading competitions (booth #404): Join PCGS for a chance to test your grading skills on a variety of holdered vintage and modern coins, and the opportunity to win big.  Competitions are open to PCGS Collectors Club members, PCGS Authorized Dealers and PCGS Set Registry members, as well as young numismatists (must be 16 and over) for an entry fee of $20.  Additional rules and details at www.pcgs.com

  • PSA on-site grading (booth #1334)
    • Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA), the official sports collectible grading service of the expo, will be on site and accepting take home submissions in addition to their show exclusive grading specials.

  • Meet the Expert Sport Sessions at the Memory Lane (booth #1332)
    • Memory Lane Inc. will be hosting its "Meet The Expert" sport sessions from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  During these sessions, expo attendees can learn about the value of their prized sports cards, jerseys, autographs and memorabilia.

Additional show highlights include Collectors Corner CoinSearch, free kids treasure hunt (booth #1168), daily coin and sports prize drawings, 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:

Thursday, June 6: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday, June 7: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 8: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Long Beach Expo is held at the Long Beach Convention Center located at:
Long Beach Convention Center - Hall A
100 South Pine Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90802

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, currency, stamp and sports collectibles industry held by Expos Unlimited.  Located in Long Beach, Calif., the Long Beach Expo brings together more than 10,000 dealers and collectors worldwide at its shows 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.

Media Contact:
Kaycie East
Expos Unlimited
Collectors Universe
PRLBE@collectors.com