Coin Dealer, Grading Company Hit for Nearly $2 Million Under Federal...

By Paul Montgomery and Associates - PaulMontgomeryOnline.com....   A Federal Court Judge in Texas has ruled that a coin fraud victim’s estate should receive almost $2...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

Former Police Chief Doug Davis Named Anti-Counterfeiting Director of the...

Current Anti-Counterfeiting Director Beth Deisher will step down in September after successful anti-counterfeiting work   Doug Davis, founder of the Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) and...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Take Advantage of the Current Rare Coin Market

By Barry Stuppler - President, Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) ......   The Rare Coin Market, just like other markets such as stocks and real estate, has...

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...

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...

Richard Weaver Selected As New PNG President

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is proud to be working withthe American Numismatic Association (ANA), the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG), the Industry Council for Tangible...

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

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) are pleased to announce that they have been reappointed as the...

Numismatic Consumer Alliance Helps Coin Scam Victims Recover More Than $8...

The Numismatic Consumer Alliance, Inc. helped recover nearly $1 million during 2013 for consumers who were victims of unscrupulous coin sales, according to John Albanese,...

Albanese to Head PNG Coin Doctoring Definition Committee

The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) has formed a committee composed of PNG members and non-members to research and draft an industry-acceptable definition of "coin...

PNG Honors Paul Nugget With 2019 Abe Kosoff Founders Award

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has honored Paul Nugget of East Meadow, New York with the PNG 2019 Abe Kosoff Founders Award for his...

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...