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...

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...
Three Numismatic Groups Admonish Facebook About Ads Offering Counterfeits

Three Numismatic Groups Admonish Facebook About Ads Offering Counterfeits

Three major numismatic organizations that sent a letter to Facebook executives to complain that the social media platform “has become the predominant choice 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Numismatic Researcher Rusty Goe Receives PNG Book of the Year Award

In 2021, the Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) honored Reno, Nevada-based numismatic writer, researcher, and coin dealer Rusty Goe with double awards for his The...

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...

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

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 Expels Member Jason Bradford

PNG Expels Member Jason Bradford

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) voted on April 8, 2021, to expel member Jason Bradford for conduct prejudicial to the PNG. Bradford, of Legacy Currency...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...