Robert Brueggeman, Executive Director, Professional Numismatists Guild.

PNG Discusses Numismatic Trade Shows. VIDEO: 4:19.

Robert Brueggeman, Executive Director, Professional Numismatists Guild.
The largest organization of professional coin dealers in the United States holds conventions around the country for its members to buy and sell numismatics. Executive Director Bob Brueggeman talks about successful conventions past and new venues set for New York City and Dallas, Texas.


Hobby Protection and Marketplace Fairness Act Legislative Updates. VIDEO: 9:21.

Jimmy Hayes, Numismatic Lobbyist and former Congressman.
The intricacies of passing legislation and how bills can be changed and amended are highlighted in this explanation by Jimmy Hayes. He talks about laws that have been passed or are possible to be passed that will have enormous implications for the numismatic market place.


New Procedures for PNG Members to List Coins on eBay. VIDEO: 3:36.

Robert Brueggeman, Professional Numismatic Guild, Gene Cook, eBay.
PNG members are allowed special listings on eBay that include posting their membership in the Professional Numismatists Guild. Gene Cook explains what changes have been made to this procedure and why it will function better in the future.


Status Report on PNG Numismatic Intern Program. VIDEO: 5:17.

Terry Hanlon, President and Robert Brueggeman, Executive Director, Professional Numismatists Guild.
PNG has a program to train young people interested in becoming professional numismatists. Several candidates had completed the process. Hear from PNG leadership as they share what they have learned about this ambitious undertaking.


Operation Choke Point That Could Affect Coin Dealers Loses Support. VIDEO: 2:09.

Jimmy Hayes, Numismatic Lobbyist and former Congressman.
A law that targeted certain professions for financial scrutiny has lost support in legislative circles. Jimmy Hayes shares the inside view from a Congressional perspective of why this new law has fallen into disfavor.


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 committee process, and other issues.


PNG Membership Drive Gets New Members. VIDEO: 2:30.

Terry Hanlon, President, Professional Numismatists Guild.
A special attempt to recruit new members for the largest organization of professional coin dealers has been called a success. Hear PNG President Terry Hanlon of Dillon Gage explain why.

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American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money /  Professional Numismatists Guild

The country’s premier coin show and convention,  is held every summer at cities around the country. This year the show was hosted in Chicago, Il. The convention features spectacular educational programs and events, and the most stunning collections of early American rarities ever assembled for the ANA’s signature Museum Showcase.

The  bourse, which is always sold out,  includes the finest rare coin and currency dealers in the world, with special sections for U.S., world and ancient coins as well as paper money. The Mint Promenade will features representatives of world mints from  five continents along with collector exhibits.

For more information about  the PNG visit For info on the ANA or any of its conventions, visit and/or visit the Coin and Paper Money Shows  section on Coinweek for the latest information, news stories and calendar of upcoming shows.



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