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PMG Hires Martin Gengerke as Consultant


On March 6, 2015, Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has announced that Martin Gengerke has joined its team as a consultant. Widely regarded as one of the industry’s most accomplished experts, Gengerke brings decades of experience to the leading grading service from a career that has included stops at Stack’s Bowers, Christie’s and Sotheby’s.

“We’re ecstatic to be able to add someone of Martin’s stature to our team,” says Steven Eichenbaum, CEO of PMG. “The depth of knowledge and talent he brings to our company is truly unique and something that will directly benefit PMG’s customers.”

Gengerke has consulted for numerous agencies including the Federal Reserve Banks of San Francisco, New York and Philadelphia, as well as the Smithsonian Institution and Colonial Williamsburg. His awards include the American Numismatic Association’s President’s Medal and the first award ever bestowed by the Numismatic Literary Guild for excellence in cataloguing.

Gengerke has published two books, U.S. Paper Money Records and American Numismatic Auctions and was the editor of Milton Friedberg’s Encyclopedia of U.S. Postage and Fractional Currency. He has also published numerous numismatic articles on paper money that have appeared in publications like Paper Money Magazine, Coin World, The Bank Note Reporter, The Numismatist, Friends of Financial History and The Essay Proof Journal.

“I’m thrilled to be associated with a company with as fine a reputation and standing as PMG, and hope to be able to contribute to their future growth,” says Gengerke.

Gengerke will consult in all aspects of PMG’s operations with a particular focus in the authentication and grading of paper money.

About Paper Money Guaranty (PMG)

Founded in 2005, PMG is the world’s most comprehensive third-party paper money grading and encapsulation service. PMG has established the industry’s highest standards of integrity, and the company’s dedication to consistent and accurate grading has helped PMG become the world’s largest, most trusted note grading service. To learn more, visit or call 877-PMG-5570.


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