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Gold Dealers Seeing New Buyers While Some Earlier Buyers Are Now Selling

“If you don’t know gold, you’d better know your gold dealer,” cautions the leader of the Accredited Precious Metals Dealer program of the Professional Numismatists Guild   Dealers who sell bullion gold and silver bullion coins report an increase in new customers who want to own precious metals. They also are seeing some earlier customers […]

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Younger Buyers Enter Metals Market

During the recent profit-taking and market correction, major retail sellers of physical gold and silver coins and ingots say they did not encounter significant panic selling by customers. They report younger buyers have entered the market and Baby Boomers continue buying gold and silver bullion coins, according to the Accredited Precious Metals Dealer division of the non-profit Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Aug. 18

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No significant “panic selling” of gold, reports Accredited Precious Metals Dealers

Younger buyers entering market and Baby Boomers are still acquiring precious metals
(Temecula, California) August 18, 2020 — During the recent profit-taking and market correction, major retail sellers of physical gold and silver coins and ingots say they did not encounter significant panic selling by customers. They report younger buyers have entered the market and Baby Boomers continue buying gold and silver bullion coins, according to the Accredited Precious Metals Dealer division (APMD) of the nonprofit Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG)

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U.S. rare coin market quite active despite pandemic, reports Professional Numismatists Guild

With a winning bid of $2,160,000, this 1927-D Saint-Gaudens double eagle was the most valuable U.S

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U.S. rare coin market quite active despite pandemic, reports Professional Numismatists Guild

With a winning bid of $2,160,000, this 1927-D Saint-Gaudens double eagle was the most valuable U.S

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PNG Reports Active U.S. Rare Coin Market Despite Pandemic

The market for high-quality, rare United States coins remained active during the first six months of 2020 despite pandemic-related closures of many retail locations and cancelation of dozens of coin shows and numismatic conventions around the country, according to the Professional Numismatists Guild in a July 6 press release.
“Even with economic uncertainty and the lack of face-to-face transactions and in-person floor bidding, major auction firms reported selling more than $167 million of U.S

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U.S. Rare Coin Market Quite Active Despite Pandemic: PNG

Auction houses set records with over $167 million in winning bids during first half of 2020   The market for rare, high-quality United States coins remained active during the first six months of 2020 despite pandemic-related closures and the cancelation of dozens of coin shows and numismatic conventions, according to the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG). […]

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries acquires Carter Numismatics

Jason Carter Joins SBG as Executive Vice President
Santa Ana, CA (May 26, 2020) — Stack’s Bowers Galleries (“SBG”) is proud to announce the acquisition of Carter Numismatics Incorporated (“CNI”) and the addition of Jason Carter to its industry-leading team of numismatic professionals. Carter joins SBG as executive vice president and he, John Morgan, and the CNI team will continue to operate out of the new SBG offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries acquires Carter Numismatics

Jason Carter Joins SBG as Executive Vice President
Santa Ana, CA (May 26, 2020) — Stack’s Bowers Galleries (“SBG”) is proud to announce the acquisition of Carter Numismatics Incorporated (“CNI”) and the addition of Jason Carter to its industry-leading team of numismatic professionals. Carter joins SBG as executive vice president and he, John Morgan, and the CNI team will continue to operate out of the new SBG offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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PNG reappoints NGC, NCS, and PMG as its Official Grading and Conservation Services

The companies’ long relationship with the Professional Numismatics Guild is built on a shared mission to make the hobby safe for collectors and investors.
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS), and Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) are pleased to announce that they have been reappointed as the Official Grading and Conservation Services of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG)

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PNG Reappoints NGC, NCS and PMG as Official Grading and Conservation Services

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) are pleased to announce that they have been reappointed as the Official Grading and Conservation Services of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG). PNG is a non-profit organization of numismatic professionals in the United States. Its primary mission is to make the hobby safe for […]

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Buyers and Sellers Taking Advantage of Gold, Silver Prices But Some Inventories Low

Accredited Precious Metals Dealers Urge Caution Against Market Scams   The recent jump in the price of gold due to stock market decreases and fear of the coronavirus has attracted new retail customers. The financial and public health concerns have also lured a return of many previous gold and silver bullion customers, but some inventories […]

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Buyers and sellers taking advantage of gold and silver prices but some inventories are low, say bullion dealers

Accredited Precious Metals Dealers Urge Caution Against Market Scams
(Temecula, California) April 2, 2020 — The recent jump in the price of gold due to stock market decreases and fear of the coronavirus has attracted new retail customers. The financial and public health concerns have also lured a return of many previous gold and silver bullion customers, but some inventories of physical bullion are low, according to members of the Accredited Precious Metals Dealer program (APMD), a division of the non-profit Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG)

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Counterfeit Precious Metals Websites Erupt With Volatility of Market

The March 24, 2020 consumer/investor advisory statement below is from Doug Davis, Director of the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force of the non-profit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF). Mr. Davis is a former Texas police chief. * * * The 11-year low in silver and the uncertainty of the economy during the COVID-19 crisis has triggered the rush […]

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PNG Now Accepting 2020 Awards Nominations

The Professional Numismatists Guild is now accepting nominations for its 2020 awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman.
“Each year the PNG publicly recognizes outstanding achievements in the hobby and the profession by honoring deserving recipients with awards in a half-dozen categories. We cordially welcome and strongly encourage nominations from all collectors and dealers,” said Brueggeman

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PNG Now Accepting 2020 Awards Nominations

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) is now accepting nominations for its 2020 awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman. “Each year the PNG publicly recognizes outstanding achievements in the hobby and the profession by honoring deserving recipients with awards in a half-dozen categories. We cordially welcome and strongly encourage nominations from all collectors and […]

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ACEF Helps Feds Crack Counterfeit Coins Case

Counterfeit Coins Importer Sentenced to 10½ Years in Prison Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation alerted and assisted investigators in the case A federal court judge in Camden, New Jersey has sentenced admitted counterfeit coins importer, Johnathan A. Kirschner, 35, of Moorestown, New Jersey, to 10½ years in prison. After being alerted by members of the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational […]

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Counterfeit coins importer sentenced to 10.5 years in prison

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation alerted and assisted investigators in the case
(Camden, NJ) January 29, 2020 — A federal court judge in Camden, New Jersey has sentenced admitted counterfeit coins importer, Johnathan A. Kirschner, 35, of Moorestown, New Jersey, to 10

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Counterfeit coins importer sentenced to 10.5 years in prison

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation alerted and assisted investigators in the case
(Camden, NJ) January 29, 2020 — A federal court judge in Camden, New Jersey has sentenced admitted counterfeit coins importer, Johnathan A. Kirschner, 35, of Moorestown, New Jersey, to 10

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Hundreds of rare coin record prices In 2019, reports Professional Numismatists Guild

(Temecula, California) December 30, 2019 — The emphasis in the United States rare coin market in 2019 was again on superb quality and exceptional rarity with hundreds of record prices reached at major public auctions, according to a year-end tabulation by the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG). The PNG is a nonprofit organization composed of many of the country’s top rare coin and paper money dealers

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Professional Numismatists Guild Reports Hundreds of Rare Coin Record Prices in 2019

The emphasis in the United States rare coin market in 2019 was again on superb quality and exceptional rarity with hundreds of record prices reached at major public auctions, according to a year-end tabulation by the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG). The PNG is a nonprofit organization composed of many of the country’s top rare coin […]

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PNG 2020 YN Scholarship Competition Opens

The annual Professional Numismatists Guild Young Numismatist (YN) Scholarship Competition has opened. The PNG will provide a scholarship to a deserving YN to attend one session of the 2020 American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 27-July 2 or July 4-9

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PNG 2020 YN Scholarship Competition opens

Young Numismatists have until March 13, 2020, to submit an essay
(Temecula, California) December 2, 2019 — The annual Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Young Numismatist (YN) Scholarship Competition has opened. The PNG will provide a scholarship to a deserving YN to attend one session of the 2020 American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 27-July 2 or July 4-9

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PNG 2020 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition Opens

YNs have until March 13, 2020 to submit an essay   The annual Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Young Numismatist (YN) Scholarship Competition has opened. The PNG will provide a scholarship to a deserving YN to attend one session of the 2020 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 27-July 2 or […]

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Must-Know Tips to Avoid Gold Scams

Adding gold, silver or platinum bullion coins or ingots to an investment portfolio can be a smart choice, but knowing your seller can be a crucial choice, the Professional Numismatists Guild advises in a statement issued Nov. 4.
PNG is a non-profit organization of many of the country’s top rare coin and bullion coin experts

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PNG: Must-Know Tips to Avoid Gold Scams

Adding gold, silver or platinum bullion coins or ingots to an investment portfolio can be a smart choice, but knowing your seller can be a crucial choice, advises the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG), a nonprofit organization of many of the country’s top rare coin and bullion coin experts. In recent months, law enforcement officials in […]

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Must-know tips to avoid gold scams

(Temecula, California) November 4, 2019 — Adding gold, silver, or platinum bullion coins or ingots to an investment portfolio can be a smart choice, but knowing your seller can be a crucial choice, advises the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG), a nonprofit organization of many of the country’s top rare coin and bullion coin experts.
In recent months, law enforcement officials in Florida, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, and Utah have charged several reputedly unscrupulous merchants with selling counterfeit coins to unsuspecting investors and/or not paying for genuine coins submitted for sale by customers

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Don’t Be Rushed In New Gold Rush, Veteran Bullion Dealers Caution

Investors wanting to enter the gold and silver markets or add to existing portfolios should be wary of potential counterfeits, plated “gold coins”, or overpaying for any purchases. This advice comes from the Accredited Precious Metals Dealers (APMD) division of the nonprofit Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG). “The new ‘Gold Rush’ of significantly higher prices this […]

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Don’t Be Rushed In New Gold Rush: Make Wise Choices, Veteran Bullion Dealers Caution

 
The consumer/investor advisory below is distributed on behalf of the Accredited Precious Metals Dealer division of the nonprofit Professional Numismatists Guild. 
 
(Temecula, California) Sept. 9, 2019 – Investors wanting to enter the gold and silver markets or add to existing portfolios should be wary of potential counterfeits, plated “gold coins” or overpaying for any purchases

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PNG Offers to Assist Victims of Coin Doctoring

As part of its on-going efforts to combat “coin doctoring”, the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) is urging dealers and collectors to respect the heritage and historical significance of all coinage to preserve the past as best as possible. PNG also is offering to assist anyone who suspects he or she unwittingly purchased a doctored coin. […]

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PNG urges dealers and collectors to “preserve the past” and offers to assist victims of coin doctoring

(Temecula, California) September 3, 2019 — As part of its ongoing efforts to combat “coin doctoring,” the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) is urging dealers and collectors to respect the heritage and historical significance of all coinage to preserve the past as best as possible. PNG also is offering to assist anyone who suspects he or she unwittingly purchased a doctored coin

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PNG Urges “Preserve the Past” and Offers to Assist Victims of Coin Doctoring

The following is distributed on behalf of the Professional Numismatists Guild.
As part of its on-going efforts to combat “coin doctoring,” the Professional Numismatists Guild is urging dealers and collectors to respect the heritage and historical significance of all coinage to preserve the past as best as possible. PNG also is offering to assist anyone who suspects he or she unwittingly purchased a doctored coin

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Former police chief, Doug Davis, named anti-counterfeiting director of the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation

Current Director Beth Deisher will step down in September after successful anti-counterfeiting work
(Rosemont, Illinois) August 13, 2019 — Doug Davis, founder of the Numismatic Crime Information Center and a former Police Chief of the Dallas suburb of Pantego, Texas, has been selected by the nonprofit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) to be its next director of Anti-Counterfeiting.
Davis has more than 30 years of experience in law enforcement and in helping to combat numismatic-related crimes

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Former police chief, Doug Davis, named anti-counterfeiting director of the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation

Current Director Beth Deisher will step down in September after successful anti-counterfeiting work
(Rosemont, Illinois) August 13, 2019 — Doug Davis, founder of the Numismatic Crime Information Center and a former Police Chief of the Dallas suburb of Pantego, Texas, has been selected by the nonprofit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) to be its next director of Anti-Counterfeiting.
Davis has more than 30 years of experience in law enforcement and in helping to combat numismatic-related crimes

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PNG Honors Paul Nugget With 2019 Abe Kosoff Founders Award

Below is a press release distributed on behalf of the Professional Numismatists Guild.
(Rosemont, Illinois) August 12, 2019 – The Professional Numismatists Guild has honored Paul Nugget of East Meadow, New York with the PNG 2019 Abe Kosoff Founders Award for his steadfast dedication to the entire numismatic community and significant contributions to the Guild and the numismatic fraternity in general.  The award is named after PNG’s Founding President who spearheaded the 1953 launch of the organization

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Richard Weaver selected as new PNG president

(Rosemont, Illinois) August 12, 2019 — Officers of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) have selected Richard Weaver to be the organization’s president for the 2019–2021 term. Weaver was selected during the PNG Board of Directors meeting in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois, on August 11, 2019

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Richard Weaver Selected As New PNG President

The following is a press release we received from PNG
(Rosemont, Illinois) August 12, 2019 – Officers of the Professional Numismatists Guild  have selected Richard Weaver to be the organization’s President for the 2019–2021 term. Weaver was selected during the PNG Board of Directors meeting in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois on Aug. 11, 2019

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Richard Weaver Selected As New PNG President

Officers of the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) have selected Richard Weaver to be the organization’s President for the 2019–2021 term. Weaver was selected during the PNG Board of Directors meeting in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois on August 11, 2019. Weaver is President of Delaware Valley Rare Coin Company in Broomall, Pennsylvania. He grew […]

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What the Future Holds Symposium at ANA Show

 
The American Numismatic Association will be hosting a Future of Numismatic Symposium titled “What the Future Holds” at the ANA Show in August. A variety of speakers will present what they believe to be the future of numismatics and what factors may influence that future.
The symposium will take place Tuesday, August 13 from 4:30 p

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PNG suspends member Jason Bradford

(Temecula, California) July 19, 2019 — The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) suspended the membership of Jason Bradford on July 18, 2019, for conduct prejudicial to the PNG, including violation of the Code of Ethics, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman.
Bradford, of Legacy Currency Grading in Brentwood, Tennessee, joined the PNG in 2015 as member #765

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PNG suspends member Jason Bradford

(Temecula, California) July 19, 2019 — The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) suspended the membership of Jason Bradford on July 18, 2019, for conduct prejudicial to the PNG, including violation of the Code of Ethics, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman.
Bradford, of Legacy Currency Grading in Brentwood, Tennessee, joined the PNG in 2015 as member #765

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PNG Suspends Member Jason Bradford

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) suspended the membership of Jason Bradford on July 18, 2019, for conduct prejudicial to the PNG, including violation of the Code of Ethics, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman. Bradford, of Legacy Currency Grading in Brentwood, Tennessee, joined the PNG in 2015 as member #765. According to Brueggeman, the […]

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Gold Price Jump Increases Potential for Gold-Selling Scams, Experts Caution

With the recent, rapid jump in the price of gold, investors should beware of scam artists trying to lure them with urgent claims of too-good-to-be-true low prices and quick, guaranteed bullion market profits, cautions leaders of the Accredited Precious Metals Dealer (APMD) program, a division of the nonprofit Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG). “Don’t make a […]

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Collectors Invited to 2019 PNG Day Coin Show

Visitors get early advantage to buy and sell prior to the annual ANA World’s Fair of Money   The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) will conduct its 2019 PNG Day show (www.pngdealers.org/png-events) on Monday, August 12, in Hall F of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois. It will be […]

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Collectors invited to 2019 PNG Day Show

Visitors get early advantage to buy and sell prior to the annual ANA World’s Fair of Money
(Rosemont, Illinois) June 13, 2019 — The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) will conduct its 2019 PNG Day Show on Monday, August 12, in Hall F of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois

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Beware of grossly overpriced gold coins, cautions Professional Numismatists Guild

(Temecula, California) May 28, 2019 — If you’re purchasing modern precious metals coins strictly for their silver, gold. or platinum content, beware of significantly overpaying simply because the coins may be housed in fancy holders or accompanied by autographs of celebrities or the coins’ designers, cautions the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG)

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Bowers on collecting: Let’s go back to the Melish sale in 1956

As you read these words, the Central States Numismatic Society convention is taking place in Schaumburg, Illinois. This prompts me to go back to some text I am creating for my autobiography

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Gold & Silver PAC News – April/May 2019: Online Sales Tax Collection

By John Villavicencio for the Gold & Silver PAC ……   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator   April showers bring… taxes The tax filing deadline for 2018 has come and gone, but what do you need to know for your 2019 taxes? If you sell on eBay or do business in California, keep […]

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Princeton-Bound Teen Wins 2019 PNG YN Scholarship

Young Connecticut numismatist will attend a six-day session of the ANA Summer Seminar The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) 2019 Young Numismatist Scholarship has been awarded to Christian Hartch, 18, of Greenwich, Connecticut. The scholarship will pay for him to attend one of the six-day American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar sessions this June. Hartch began […]

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Princeton-bound teen wins 2019 PNG YN Scholarship

Young Connecticut numismatist will attend a six-day session of the ANA Summer Seminar
(Temecula, CA) April 9, 2019 — The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) 2019 Young Numismatist Scholarship has been awarded to Christian Hartch, 18, of Greenwich, Connecticut. The scholarship will pay for him to attend one of the six-day American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar sessions this June

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PNG Clarifies Bylaws, Code of Ethics Regarding Counterfeits

Recently adopted anti-counterfeiting language in the Bylaws of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has been revised to clarify the organization’s commitment to fighting against modern fakes entering the marketplace. PNG leaders also have now amended anti-counterfeiting language in their Code of Ethics. “A few people mistakenly thought our recent Code of Ethics change meant that […]

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PNG strengthens anti-counterfeiting bylaws, welcomes 10 new members

(Temecula, California) March 11, 2019 — As part of the organization’s anti-counterfeiting efforts, the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has added additional conduct restrictions to its Code of Ethics regarding involvement with fakes.
Four words, indicated here in italics, have been added and are now part of section seven of PNG’s bylaws: “To refrain from knowingly participating in, abetting or dealing in counterfeit, altered, repaired or ‘doctored’ numismatic items without fully disclosing their status to my customers

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PNG Strengthens Anti-Counterfeiting Bylaws, Welcomes 10 New Members

As part of the organization’s anti-counterfeiting efforts, the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has added additional conduct restrictions to its Code of Ethics regarding involvement with fakes. Four words, indicated here in italics, have been added and are now part of section seven of PNG’s By laws: “To refrain from knowingly participating in, abetting or dealing […]

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PNG prepares to recognize achievements

The Professional Numismatists Guild is now is accepting nominations for its 2019 awards, according to Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Barry Stuppler.
“Each year, PNG publicly recognizes outstanding achievements in the hobby and the profession by honoring deserving recipients with awards in a half-dozen categories,” said Brueggeman.
“We cordially welcome and strongly encourage nominations from all collectors and dealers

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Nominate an Anti-Counterfeiting Crusader for Prestigious Honor

Do you know someone who has actively helped in the fight against counterfeit coins, banknotes and/or fake third-party encapsulation holders the past year? The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) is seeking nominees for its third annual Alan Kreuzer Memorial Award. “This award is a prestigious honor to recognize the vigorous the vigorous anti-counterfeiting efforts of collectors, […]

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PNG now accepting 2019 award nominations

(Temecula, California) February 11, 2019 — The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) now is accepting nominations for its 2019 awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Barry Stuppler.
“Each year the PNG publicly recognizes outstanding achievements in the hobby and the profession by honoring deserving recipients with awards in a half-dozen categories

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PNG now accepting 2019 award nominations

(Temecula, California) February 11, 2019 — The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) now is accepting nominations for its 2019 awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Barry Stuppler.
“Each year the PNG publicly recognizes outstanding achievements in the hobby and the profession by honoring deserving recipients with awards in a half-dozen categories

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PNG Now Accepting 2019 Awards Nominations

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) now is accepting nominations for its 2019 awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Barry Stuppler. “Each year the PNG publicly recognizes outstanding achievements in the hobby and the profession by honoring deserving recipients with awards in a half-dozen categories. We cordially welcome and strongly encourage nominations […]

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Write essay, win scholarship

Applications for a Young Numismatist scholarship to the American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar are being taken by the Professional Numismatists Guild.
Those hobbyists 13 to 22 years old are eligible.
They are asked to write a short essay outlining why they should be chosen as this year’s scholarship recipient

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PNG Opens 2019 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition

Young Numismatists have until March 29, 2019 to submit an essay   The annual Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Young Numismatist (YN) Scholarship Competition has opened. The PNG will provide a scholarship to a deserving YN to attend one session of the 2019 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 15-20 or […]

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Veteran Dealer: Gold’s Fundamentals Never Looked Better

“Gold is starting 2019 with increasing price support and growing demand. I believe gold will reach its next major resistance level of $1,300 very soon, and after a short period of time should break above,” stated Barry Stuppler of Woodland Hills, California, President of the Accredited Precious Metals Dealers (APMD), a division of the Professional […]

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Professional Numismatists Guild: Record Prices in 2018 U.S. Rare Coin Market

Dealers organization estimates the U.S. rare coin market was over $4 billion in 2018 Quality was in the eyes of the bidders in the multi-billion dollar United States rare coin market during 2018, according to a year-end tabulation conducted by the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG), a nonprofit organization composed of many of the country’s top […]

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PNG says coin market gained in 2018

Remember the old college question when we were trying to be profound?
If a tree falls in a forest and no one is there to hear it, does it really make a sound?
That popped into my head this morning.
Too much Christmas eggnog?
Not really.
When I walked into the office, virtually no one was here

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Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days of Stack’s – 1977

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… After having a very successful year in 1976, the market seemed to want to keep growing in 1977. There was a bit of a slow start in January, but enthusiasm picked up not long after. Coin values were increasing, as high-quality rarities and collections entered the […]

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PNG leads fight against counterfeits

Just how good fakes, Chinese and otherwise, are getting could be seen in a five-case display at the American Numismatic Association convention in August.
When the going gets tough, the Professional Numismatists Guild steps up and gets going.
It has taken over a foundation to fight counterfeits flooding into the United States

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PNG Steps up Fight Against Fakes With Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation

New nonprofit entity created to accept donations for important 2019 work by Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force The Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) accomplished major victories combatting fakes and educating the public about counterfeits in the marketplace in 2018, according to ACTF Coordinator Beth Deisher. She envisions continued success in 2019 following the recent major reorganization of the […]

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$100,000 given to fight fakes

A donation of $100,000 to the Professional Numismatists Guild will go entirely to the hobby’s effort to fight fakes.
Half of the money came from Wayde Milas, RARCOA Chief Executive Officer in Willowbrook, Ill.
Half came from Standard Numismatics LLC President Brett Charville

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PNG takes leadership in fight against fakes

When the going gets tough, the Professional Numismatists Guild steps up and gets going.
It has taken over a foundation to fight counterfeits flooding into the United States.
When the Industry Council For Tangible Assets gave up the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force, PNG stepped forward to take leadership

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RARCOA and Standard Numismatics Merger Finalized With $100,000 PNG Anti-Counterfeiting Donation

Rare Coin Company of America, Inc. (RARCOA) of Willowbrook, Illinois and Standard Numismatics LLC of Chicago have completed their previously announced merger. In recognition of finalizing the arrangement, leaders of both firms, RARCOA Chief Executive Officer Wayde Milas and Standard Numismatics President Brett Charville, are each donating $50,000 to the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) to […]

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RARCOA and Standard Numismatics merger finalized with $100,000 PNG anti-counterfeiting donation

(Willowbrook, Illinois) November 9, 2018 — Rare Coin Company of America, Inc. (RARCOA) of Willowbrook, Illinois and Standard Numismatics LLC of Chicago have completed their previously announced merger

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Take Advantage of the Current Rare Coin Market

By Barry Stuppler, PNG President The Rare Coin Market, just like other markets such as stocks and real estate, have their ups and downs. Astute collectors and dealers can benefit during these cycles to either add to their collections and inventory or liquidate long-held items at a profit to acquire other material at advantageous prices. […]

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Dealers group reports physical gold buyers returning

(Temecula, California) October 19, 2018 — The recent rise in gold’s price has sparked a return to the physical gold market of former customers along with new retail buyers, according to officials of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG). The Temecula, California-based PNG is a non-profit trade association composed of many of the country’s top rare coin and bullion coin dealers

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Dealers Group Reports Physical Gold Buyers Returning

The recent rise in gold’s price has sparked a return to the physical gold market of former customers along with new retail buyers, according to officials of the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org). The Temecula, California-based PNG is a non-profit trade association composed of many of the country’s top rare coin and bullion coin dealers. “Comments […]

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PNG donates to ICTA’s anti-counterfeiting efforts

To help fight fake numismatic merchandise in the marketplace, the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has donated $15,525 to the Industry Council for Tangible Assets Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF).
“Our PNG board members personally donated $10,500 and the remainder of the money came from a portion of the fee for PNG members who took tables at the 2018 PNG/ANA Numismatic Trade Show in Philadelphia,” explained PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman

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Professional Numismatists Guild Donates To ICTA’s Anti-Counterfeiting Efforts

To help fight fake numismatic merchandise in the marketplace, the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) has donated $15,525 to the Industry Council for Tangible Assets Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (www.ictaonline.org/actf). “Our PNG Board members personally donated $10,500 and the remainder of the money came from a portion of the fee for PNG members who took tables at the 2018 PNG/ANA Numismatic […]

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PNG 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Donn Pearlman

The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) presented its 2018 PNG Lifetime Achievement Award to Donn Pearlman, an award-winning numismatic writer, public relations counselor and a former Chicago radio and television broadcaster. The honor was announced during the PNG’s annual awards banquet held this year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 13. President of Donn Pearlman & Associates […]

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Veteran Dealer: We Have Seen the 2018 Low for Gold

“The reality of a real trade war and its effect on the U.S. and world economies has finally hit the precious metal markets. We have seen the 2018 low for gold,” stated Barry Stuppler of Woodland Hills, California, President of the Accredited Precious Metals Dealers (APMD), a division of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG). The […]

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PNG announces improved dealer’s insurance

(Temecula, California) May 29, 2018 — The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has established a new insurance program available for current and new PNG member-dealers.
“The enhanced plan approved by the PNG Board of Directors is with Willis Towers Watson, a global leader in coin, currency and precious metals insurance brokerage,” explained PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman

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Coin Industry News – PNG Announces Improved Dealer’s Coin Insurance

PNG Coin Insurance Program The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has established a new coin insurance program available for current and new PNG member-dealers. “The enhanced plan approved by the PNG Board of Directors is with Willis Towers Watson, a global leader in coin, currency and precious metals insurance brokerage,” explained PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman. […]

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Plans announced for 2018 PNG Day Show

(Temecula, California) May 9, 2018 — The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) will conduct a one-day public show, Monday, August 13, 2018, in Philadelphia. The first 50 public attendees at the PNG Day Show will each receive a certificate good that day for $100 off any retail purchase of $500 or more from a participating PNG member-dealer

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Plans Announced for 2018 PNG Day Coin Show

PNG Day Show Open to the Public… The Professional Numismatists Guild will conduct a one-day public show, Monday, August 13, 2018, in Philadelphia. The first 50 public attendees at the PNG Day show will each receive a certificate good that day for $100 off any retail purchase of $500 or more from a participating Professional […]

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Professional Numismatists Guild Calls for 2018 PNG Award Nominations

PNG Award Nominations now are being accepted for the 2018 Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Barry Stuppler. “Each year the PNG publicly recognizes outstanding achievements in the hobby and the profession by honoring deserving recipients with awards in a half-dozen categories. We cordially welcome and strongly […]

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NGC Teams With ANA, PNG, ICTA and NCIC to Fight Counterfeit Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is proud to be working withthe American Numismatic Association (ANA), the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG), the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA), and the Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) to combat counterfeit coins. Last year, NGC launched a comprehensive Counterfeit Coins Detection portal, which can be accessed for free at NGCcoin.com/counterfeit. […]

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NGC Teams With ANA, PNG, ICTA and NCIC to Fight Counterfeit Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is proud to be working withthe American Numismatic Association (ANA), the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG), the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA), and the Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) to combat counterfeit coins. Last year, NGC launched a comprehensive Counterfeit Coins Detection portal, which can be accessed for free at NGCcoin.com/counterfeit. […]

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PNG Announces 2018 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend one of the six-day sessions of the 2018 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado. “This is the 14th consecutive year of PNG YN scholarships for the popular, annual ANA educational programs. The PNG scholarship […]

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PNG’s 2018 young numismatist scholarship competition announced

(Temecula, California) January 31, 2018 — The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend one of the six-day sessions of the 2018 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
“This is the 14th consecutive year of PNG YN scholarships for the popular, annual ANA educational programs

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PNG dealers see $1,460+ gold at year’s end

(Temecula, California) January 25, 2018 — Gold is anticipated to reach $1,460 or potentially more, silver about $20, and platinum about $1,150 by the end of the year. This was determined by conducting an informal survey between January 16-24, 2018, of some of the country’s leading precious metals retail dealers, according to the nonprofit Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG)

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Professional Numismatists Guild Dealers See $1,460+ Gold at Year’s End

Gold is anticipated to reach $1,460 or potentially more, silver about $20 and platinum at about $1,150 by the end of the year, according to an informal survey conducted between January 16-24, 2018 of some of the country’s leading precious metals retail dealers, according to the nonprofit Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG). Members of the Guild’s […]

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Numismatic Crime – PNG Dealer Helps FBI Nab Theft Suspects

All dealers should be cautious about possible long-term ramifications of cashing fraudulent checks A long-time member of the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) assisted the Federal Bureau of Investigation in solving a case involving an attempt by suspected thieves to purchase $2 million of gold using a bank check with the forged signature of a deceased New […]

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Multi-Billion Dollar Rare Coin Market for U.S. Coins in 2017, Says Professional Numismatists Guild

U.S. rare coin markets with coins selling for $50,000 or more and those selling for $500 or less generally did well during 2017, according to the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG), a nonprofit organization composed of many of the top rare coin and paper money dealers. Four historic, vintage U.S. coins sold for $1 million or […]

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PNG member helps FBI nab theft suspects

All dealers should be cautious about possible long-term ramifications of cashing fraudulent checks
(Temecula, California) December 19, 2017 — A long-time member of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) assisted the Federal Bureau of Investigation in solving a case involving an attempt by suspected thieves to purchase $2 million of gold using a bank check with the forged signature of a deceased New York City woman.
It is a cautionary tale for all dealers about the potential long-term effects of cashing a fraudulent check, even if they first verified the account with the bank

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PNG member helps FBI nab theft suspects

All dealers should be cautious about possible long-term ramifications of cashing fraudulent checks
(Temecula, California) December 19, 2017 — A long-time member of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) assisted the Federal Bureau of Investigation in solving a case involving an attempt by suspected thieves to purchase $2 million of gold using a bank check with the forged signature of a deceased New York City woman.
It is a cautionary tale for all dealers about the potential long-term effects of cashing a fraudulent check, even if they first verified the account with the bank

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PNG Creates Special 1-Ounce .999 Silver Rounds

To be offered by participating PNG-accredited precious metals dealers at only a small fraction over their intrinsic silver value The Professional Numismatist Guild’s (PNG) Accredited Precious Metals Dealers program has created special one-ounce .999 fine silver bullion rounds. Participating PNG-APMD dealers will be selling the rounds to collectors and investors at competitive prices lower than […]

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Professional Numismatists Guild offers three expert tips to avoid gold scams

Following the recent fraud charges filed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission against a California gold seller, a trade group composed of veteran precious-metals experts is urging investors to take three important steps before making any purchases of gold, silver, or platinum bullion coins or ingots.
“To avoid paying too much when you buy, or receiving too little when you sell, and to avoid potential scams, investors absolutely must know the credentials of the bullion dealer—not just what the dealer may tout on TV advertisements or with a fancy website,” cautioned Barry Stuppler of Woodland Hills, California, president of the nonprofit Professional Numismatists Guild

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Professional Numismatists Guild offers three expert tips to avoid gold scams

Following the recent fraud charges filed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission against a California gold seller, a trade group composed of veteran precious-metals experts is urging investors to take three important steps before making any purchases of gold, silver, or platinum bullion coins or ingots.
“To avoid paying too much when you buy, or receiving too little when you sell, and to avoid potential scams, investors absolutely must know the credentials of the bullion dealer—not just what the dealer may tout on TV advertisements or with a fancy website,” cautioned Barry Stuppler of Woodland Hills, California, president of the nonprofit Professional Numismatists Guild

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PNG: Three Tips To Avoid Gold Scams

Following the recent fraud charges filed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) against a California gold seller, a trade group composed of veteran precious metals experts is urging investors to take three important steps before making any purchases of gold, silver or platinum ​bullion ​coins or ingots. “To avoid paying too much when you […]

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Former ANA President Jeff Garrett: World’s Fair of Money Recap

Reflections on the author’s 44th ANA show (and counting!) By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… It has been about a month since the 2017 American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money ended in Denver, Colorado. The show saw the completion of my tenure as ANA president, and the many duties associated […]

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At the End of an ANA Presidency, a Look Back and a Look Ahead

The Future of the American Numismatic Association By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… Last week, my presidency of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) came to an end. I must say it was one of the fastest two years of my life. Being President of the ANA was certainly more time-consuming than I […]

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Beth Deisher Honored With 2017 PNG Lifetime Achievement Award

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) presented its 2017 PNG Lifetime Achievement Award to prominent hobby leader Beth Deisher. The award was announced during the PNG’s annual banquet held this year in Denver, Colorado on July 31, 2017. Deisher is the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) Director of the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA). She was […]

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Barry Stuppler Selected As New Professional Numismatists Guild President

(Denver, Colorado) August 1, 2017 – Officers of the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) have selected Barry Stuppler to be the organization’s President for the 2017 – 2019 term. Stuppler was selected during the PNG Board of Directors meeting in Denver, Colorado on July 30, 2017. He is President of Stuppler & Company, Inc. in Woodland […]

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In Memoriam: Industry Icon Leon Hendrickson Passes Away at 90

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….. Truly a giant in the professional ranks of rare coin dealers. –Jeff Garrett, President of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and owner of Mid-American Rare Coin Galleries Icon of the rare coin industry and all-around gentleman Leon Hendrickson passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017. His […]

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James Earl Jones Coin Collecting Video on New PNG YouTube Channel

The award-winning educational video Money: History in Your Hands, narrated by acclaimed actor James Earl Jones, now is available for free viewing on the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) YouTube channel. “We currently have more than a dozen videos about rare coins, paper money and precious metals available for complimentary viewing on PNG’s YouTube channel. They […]

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Texas Attorney General Issues Gold Coin Consumer Protection Tips

By Universal Coin & Bullion …… With input from numismatic experts, the Attorney General of Texas, Ken Paxton, has issued a consumer protection alert about buying and selling gold coins. Award-winning rare coins and precious metals writer, Michael Fuljenz, President of Universal Coin & Bullion in Beaumont, Texas, provided continuing consultation to the attorney general’s […]

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Grande Dame of American Numismatics Passes Away at 97

In Memoriam: Catherine Bullowa-Moore, 1919-2017 By James A. Simek – Secretary, Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) …… Catherine Bullowa-Moore, a very highly respected Philadelphia coin dealer for six-and-a-half decades, passed away peacefully May 15, 2017. Born on July 21, 1919, she was 97 years of age and was originally from Larchmont, New York. She was likable, […]

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California teenager named PNG 2017 scholarship recipient

(Temecula, California)—A Southern California teenager whose jubilant coin-collecting passion has enthralled his family and high-school friends has been selected to receive the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) 2017 Young Numismatist Scholarship.
“This year’s PNG scholarship is being awarded to Grant Shobar, 17, of Laguna Niguel, California

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California teenager named PNG 2017 scholarship recipient

(Temecula, California)—A Southern California teenager whose jubilant coin-collecting passion has enthralled his family and high-school friends has been selected to receive the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) 2017 Young Numismatist Scholarship.
“This year’s PNG scholarship is being awarded to Grant Shobar, 17, of Laguna Niguel, California

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California Teenager Named PNG 2017 Young Numismatist Scholarship Recipient

Grant Shobar, PNG 2017 YN scholarship winner A Southern California teenager whose jubilant coin collecting passion has enthralled his family and high school friends has been selected to receive the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) 2017 Young Numismatist Scholarship. “This year’s PNG scholarship is being awarded to Grant Shobar, 17, of Laguna Niguel, California. It will […]

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Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K. Lilly Collection, Pt. 11

By Harvey Stack – Founder, Stack’s Bowers ……   CoinWeek continues to post Harvey Stack’s wonderful series of blogs on not only the building of one of the all-time greatest coin collections but also how the relationship between Josiah K. Lilly and the Stack family grew over time. This week’s entry compiles parts 19 and […]

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ICTA Names Industry Notables to Task Force Steering Committtee, Forms Work Groups

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ….. The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) has named an 11-member Steering Committee and has formed eight Work Groups to begin the work of its Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF). ICTA created the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force in January and named Beth Deisher as its director. ACTF’s mission is to […]

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PNG and ANA announce plans for 2017 Numismatic Trade Show

(Denver, Colorado)—The first 50 public attendees at the 2017 PNG-ANA Numismatic Trade Show in Denver, Colorado, July 31, 2017, will each receive a certificate good for $100 off any purchase of $500 or more from a participating PNG member-dealer at the show.
This year’s PNG-ANA Numismatic Trade Show will be held in Hall F of the Colorado Convention Center at 700 14th Street in Denver (the site of the ANA World’s Fair of Money, which begins the next day)

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PNG and ANA announce plans for 2017 Numismatic Trade Show

(Denver, Colorado)—The first 50 public attendees at the 2017 PNG-ANA Numismatic Trade Show in Denver, Colorado, July 31, 2017, will each receive a certificate good for $100 off any purchase of $500 or more from a participating PNG member-dealer at the show.
This year’s PNG-ANA Numismatic Trade Show will be held in Hall F of the Colorado Convention Center at 700 14th Street in Denver (the site of the ANA World’s Fair of Money, which begins the next day)

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Plans Announced for 2017 PNG-ANA Numismatic Trade Show

The first 50 public attendees at the 2017 PNG-ANA Numismatic Trade Show in Denver, Colorado, July 31, 2017, will each receive a certificate good for $100 off any purchase of $500 or more from a participating PNG member-dealer at the show. For the convenience of collectors and dealers, the 2017 event jointly conducted by the […]

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Gary Akins to Form Affiliate Relationship with David Lawrence Rare Coins

David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is pleased to announce that effective March 1, 2017, they have formed a new affiliate relationship with Gary Akins, President of Gary Adkins and Associates (GAA). John Brush, President of DLRC, and Mr. Adkins have officially announced the blending of the assets of GAA and DLRC, which will continue under […]

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PNG Calls For 2017 Hobby Award Nominations

Nominations now are being accepted for the 2017 Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Dana Samuelson. “Each year the PNG publicly recognizes outstanding achievements in the hobby and the profession by honoring deserving recipients with awards in a half dozen categories. We cordially welcome and strongly encourage […]

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Learn to be a Professional Numismatist: PNG Numismatic Education and Intern Program

If you’ve thought about turning your hobby into a full-time career, the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) can help. PNG is accepting applications for its next group of young men and women who want to participate in the Promoting Numismatic Growth Internship Program. Since its launch in 2014, the PNG’s internship project has mentored 17 prospective […]

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Heritage Auctions Reports $850+ Million Year

Heritage Auctions announced sales of more than $850 million USD for 2016, the firm’s third-best year ever, and nearly equal to its 2015 sales of $860 million. The results are a signal of the company’s continuing dominance in the collectibles realm while other major auction houses recorded significantly lower sales volume for the same period. […]

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NCIC: Reward Offered for Recovery of Stolen Coins

By Numismatic Crime Information Center ……. On Friday January 6, 2017, during the FUN Show, the hotel room of a collector was burglarized, resulting in the loss of 19 coins, mostly US Bust Half-Dollars. An itemized list appears below. The total value exceeds $40,000 USD. Fort Lauderdale police and Doug Davis of the Numismatic Crime […]

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Be Wary of So-Called “Trump Coins” Cautions Professional Numismatists Guild

  So-called “Trump coins” are being offered in the marketplace, and they may be delightful souvenirs, but in many cases should not be mistaken for “rare coins,” cautions the Professional Numismatists Guild. In some cases, the items being offered are not even actually coins despite how they’re advertised, according to the PNG. “Buyers today may […]

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First Candidates for ANA President Enter the Race

By CoinWeek News Staff …. 2017 will see the end of American Numismatic Association (ANA) President Jeff Garrett’s term of office, and already two individuals have come forward to announce their candidacies to replace him. Mike Ellis The first candidate for the next ANA presidency is Mike Ellis. Former member of the Board of Governors […]

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PNG 2017 Young Numismatists Scholarship Competition Announced

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend one of the six-day sessions of the 2017 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado. “This is the 13th consecutive year of PNG YN scholarships for the popular, annual ANA educational programs. The PNG scholarship […]

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Hacks for Buying Gold or Silver Bullion Cheap – 4K Video

Hacks for Buying Gold or Silver Bullion Cheap is an informative video that every gold and silver bullion buyer should see. In 2016, the Professional Numismatists Guild launched an innovative program centered around the concept of creating a safe market for buyers of gold and silver bullion. The Accredited Precious Metals Dealer Program (APMD) helps protect […]

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Coin Industry News – PNG Accepts Resignation of Member Gary Tancer

Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Executive Director Robert Brueggeman has announced that the PNG Board accepted the resignation of member Gary Tancer of Boca Raton, Florida. Brueggeman suspended Tancer last September “for conduct prejudicial to the PNG”. The full PNG Board of Directors ratified the suspension. Tancer has been a member of the PNG since 2007, […]

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CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Modern Fakes of Ancient Coins

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ….   “To declare that a forged coin is genuine is a mistake, but to declare that a genuine coin is a forgery is a crime.” –Leo Mildenberg (1913 – 2001)[1] FOR CLASSICAL NUMISMATISTS any discussion of fake ancient coins is… a delicate subject. Dealers worry that fear of fakes […]

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CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Modern Fakes of Ancient Coins

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek …. “To declare that a forged coin is genuine is a mistake, but to declare that a genuine coin is a forgery is a crime.” –Leo Mildenberg (1913 – 2001)[1] FOR CLASSICAL NUMISMATISTS any discussion of fake ancient coins is… a delicate subject. Dealers worry that fear of fakes will […]

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PNG: Three Things to Know Before Buying or Selling Gold This Holiday

As holiday time gets closer, some people may want to sell their gold to get cash for purchasing gifts or may want to buy gold coins to give as gifts. Do your homework first, cautions the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG). The PNG is a nonprofit organization founded in 1953 that’s composed today of the country’s […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for September 30, 2016

By Coinweek …. CoinWeek News Wire for September 30, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The evolution of money in its many forms In his new book The Curse of Cash, which was released on September 7, the Harvard University economist Kenneth Rogoff argues for the near-total abolition of paper money, on the grounds that technology has […]

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Gary Adkins Receives 2016 Professional Numismatists Guild Lifetime Achievement Award

Gary Adkins (center) received the 2016 Professional Numismatists Guild Lifetime Achievement Award from PNG President Dana Samuelson (left) and PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman (right). (Anaheim, California) – Gary Adkins of Minneapolis, Minnesota, who served as President of the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) from 2007 to 2009 and is the current Vice President of the […]

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Revamped PNG Website Adds NGC Price Guide

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has revamped its website so that collectors now can conveniently find on one site the current retail values of U.S. coins as well as easily locate knowledgeable, reputable rare coin and banknote dealers. The PNG website also has now been optimized for easy use on mobile devices. The PNG is […]

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5 Ways You Can Avoid Falling for Counterfeit Coins

By Littleton Coin Company ……….. There’s been a lot of buzz lately in the numismatic world about counterfeit coins – especially those coming from China. Counterfeiting is as old as coins themselves. However, the biggest problem with these newer fraudulent coins is that better technology makes them harder to detect – since they appear more […]

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Consumer Alert – Use Caution to Avoid Gold, Silver Counterfeits Advises Professional Numismatists Guild

Beware of counterfeit vintage rare coins and fake modern gold and silver bullion items now being offered in the marketplace. Purchase only from reputable dealers, cautions the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG). The PNG is a nonprofit organization composed of many of the country’s top numismatic experts. Counterfeit 2012-dated American Eagle $50 denomination one-ounce gold bullion […]

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Professional Numismatists Guild Releases Statement About Upcoming U.S. Currency Design Changes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) issued a brief statement about the United States Treasury’s recent announcement that it will incorporate new images of women on circulating paper currency. “Money is history you can hold in your hands, and the Professional Numismatists Guild welcomes the planned changes to our […]

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Professional Numismatists Guild Releases Statement About Upcoming U.S. Currency Design Changes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) issued a brief statement about the United States Treasury’s recent announcement that it will incorporate new images of women on circulating paper currency. “Money is history you can hold in your hands, and the Professional Numismatists Guild welcomes the planned changes to our […]

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Dallas, Pittsburgh to Host ANA National Money Shows

Selection of the 2018 and 2019 National Money Show host cities was tabled at the October board meeting pending clarification of additional options. The board held a special teleconference meeting on November 20, at which time they voted to select Dallas as the host city for the 2018 National Money Show and Pittsburgh as the […]

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New Jersey Teen Wins 2015 PNG Scholarship

Christopher Maisano, a 17-year-old New Jersey high school student, has been selected as the winner of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) 2015 Young Numismatist scholarship. The PNG will provide tuition, dorm accommodations, meals and airfare to and from Colorado Springs, Colorado for Maisano to attend one of the week-long sessions of this year’s American Numismatic […]

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PNG, ANA Host Numismatic Trade Show, Gold Coin Giveaway

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG), in partners with the American Numismatic Association (ANA), is pleased to announce a Week of Numismatics. Come to Rosemont, Illinois for the 2015 PNG/ANA Numismatic Trade Show, and stay for the World’s Fair of MoneySM. The Trade Show will be held in the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, August 8 […]

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Professional Numismatists Guild Calls For 2015 Award Nominations

(Temecula, California) — Nominations now are being accepted for the 2015 Professional Numismatists Guild awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Terry Hanlon. “These annual and eagerly anticipated awards formally recognize achievements in various areas of the hobby and profession. We cordially welcome and strongly encourage nominations from collectors and dealers,” said […]

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Professional Numismatists Guild Calls For 2015 Award Nominations

(Temecula, California) — Nominations now are being accepted for the 2015 Professional Numismatists Guild awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Terry Hanlon. “These annual and eagerly anticipated awards formally recognize achievements in various areas of the hobby and profession. We cordially welcome and strongly encourage nominations from collectors and dealers,” said […]

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Professional Numismatists Guild Announces 2015 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition

The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend the 2015 American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This is the 11th consecutive year of PNG YN scholarships for the popular, annual ANA educational programs. “The scholarship will cover airfare, tuition for one of the […]

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Professional Numismatists Guild Announces 2015 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition

The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend the 2015 American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This is the 11th consecutive year of PNG YN scholarships for the popular, annual ANA educational programs. “The scholarship will cover airfare, tuition for one of the […]

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The Future Of Numismatics

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. We all have a stake in making sure there are more coin collectors in the future. A few weeks ago, I spent several days in Colorado Springs visiting the American Numismatic Association (ANA) headquarters. The focus of the visit was to help […]

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Numismatic Announcements from eBay. VIDEO: 4:32.

Gene Cook, General Manager, Emerging Markets, eBay. Gene Cook has become a familiar face at coin shows. He attended the PNG Member meeting with his team of other eBay people. He talked about some of the new policies by eBay affecting the coin market including their replica coin and paper money policy, their counterfeit review […]

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