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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Counterfeit Coins Importer Sentenced to 10.5 Years in Prison

On Jan. 29, a federal court judge in Camden, N.J. sentenced admitted counterfeit coins importer, Johnathan A. Kirschner, 35, of Moorestown, N.J., to 10.5 years in prison. After being alerted by members of the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation about the sale … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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