For those of you who are planning on attending the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) in January 2022, there are a few things to remember. First off, this is the 50th Annual NYINC; second, they have changed venues to the InterContinental Barclay Hotel on East 48th Street; and third, there are at least 100 dealers expected to set up on the bourse and five major auctions are set to run in the Barclay Salon over seven days during and adjacent to the show dates.
For those flying in for the auctions, remember that NYINC auction lot viewing will begin on Jan. 7. The auction sessions begin on Jan. 10 and run right on up through Jan. 16. There will be 15 sessions presented by eight different official NYINC auction companies, four of them banding together to present one unified colossal sale.
The schedule for these auctions is:
• Heritage Auctions: Jan. 9-10
• Classical Numismatic Group: Jan. 11-12
• The New York Sale: Jan. 11-13:
• Ira and Larry Goldberg
• Dmitry Markov
• Sovereign Rarities
• M & M Numismatics
• Stack’s Bowers Galleries: Jan. 14-15
• Spink USA: Jan. 14 and 16
The websites on which you will be able to view lots for these auctions and gain information on particulars before the sale dates are:
• Heritage Auctions: www.ha.com
• Classical Numismatic Group: www.cngcoins.com
• The New York Sale, Joint Venture: www.thenewyorksale.com
• Stack’s Bowers Galleries: www.stacksbowers.com
• Spink USA: www.spink.com
The NYINC bourse area will be open from 12 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Jan. 13 for the Professional Preview, which charges a $125 registration fee, payable on-site. Both collectors and dealers without booths can take advantage of the Professional Preview day. For the registration fee, Professional Preview attendees receive access to the bourse area prior to the regular public admission hours.
General Public hours for the NYINC begin on Jan. 14 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., with a registration fee of $20 to cover the full three General Public days. The show continues on Jan. 15 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and again on Jan. 16 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
The NYINC is running this show in accordance with New York City public health regulations and mandates. All booth-holders, staff members and registrants will be required to present either written or electronic proof of COVID-19 vaccination in order to be admitted. A government issued photo ID will also be required to register and participate.
The full NYINC schedule can be viewed online at www.nyinc.info/events. You will see there that the NYINC has several educational programs and group meetings planned for Jan. 14 and 15. Included will be meetings of the Oriental Numismatic Society and the British Numismatic Society as well as the Ancient Coin Collectors Guild and the always enjoyable Bermanian Guild of Numismatics, among others. υ