PNG Welcomes 17 New And Returning Members

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The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org), a nonprofit organization composed of many of the marketplace’s top rare coin and paper money dealers, has announced 14 new member-dealers have joined and three former members have re-joined the group in recent months. “In early January, we announced changes in the membership categories, as well as half-priced dues for the first two years for new members. This is attracting excellent-quality candidates who embrace the organization’s consumer protection motto of …

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PNG 2024 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition Announced

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The following is a Press Release from the Professional Numismatists Guild, announcing the 2024 Young Numismatist Scholarship competition, with one winner receiving a fully funded attendance to the American Numismatic Association’s Summer Seminar series in June. The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) again will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend one of the four-day sessions of the American Numismatic Association (www.money.org) 2024 Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado. “We are delighted …

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Dealers-Only PNG Day Set For May 1, 2024, At CSNS Convention

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The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) will host a dealers-only PNG Day show on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, in conjunction with the 85th annual Central States Numismatic Society (www.CSNS.org) convention, May 2-4, in the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg, Illinois. “The hours for the 2024 PNG Day event will be 9 am to 5 pm for all PNG and CSNS member-dealers who are table holders; 10 am to 5 pm for dealers without tables, explained PNG Executive …

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Professional Numismatists Guild Adds New Membership Categories

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The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) has revised its Bylaws to offer more membership categories for dealers and for others who support the nonprofit organization’s consumer protection and education standards. The Ethics Pledge portion was also updated as part of the organization’s strong opposition to “coin doctoring” deceptions. “The PNG Board has made several significant changes to bring the Bylaws up to date for the betterment of the profession, the marketplace, and the hobby. This will …

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PNG Will Host Security Symposium At 2024 FUN

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The following is a Press Release from the Professional Numismatist Guild (PNG) announcing it will be hosting a security symposium at the 2024 FUN Show in Orlando, Florida. The 90-minute presentation will take place on Wednesday, January 3, 2024. The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) will host a security symposium for all interested dealers in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday, January 3, 2024. The 90-minute presentation will feature veteran security experts who will provide crucial safety advice. The …

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PNG Honors Past President Gillio For 50 Years of Membership and Service

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The following is a press release from the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) announcing it will honor former president Ronald J. Gillio with a 50-year membership plaque. PNG Executive Director Kevin Lipton will present the award at the World’s Fair of Money in Pittsburgh. The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) has presented a 50-year membership plaque award to dealer Ronald J. Gillio of Santa Barbara, California. Gillio served as the organization’s President from 1991 to 1993, and …

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New PNG Executive Director Eager To Help The Organization, Hobby, and Marketplace

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On his first day as the new Executive Director of the nonprofit Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org), business executive and lifelong numismatist John Feigenbaum declared: “I can’t wait to jump in and lend my 45 years of numismatic experience to support and grow this amazing organization and honor the work of my predecessors.” He became the new PNG Executive Director on August 1, 2023 following a transition period that began this past January with Robert Brueggeman …

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David W. Lange Posthumously Awarded PNG’s Kagin Ambassador Award

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The following is a Press Release from Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) announcing that David W. Lange has posthumously been award the Professional Numismatic Guild’s Kagin Ambassador Award. The award recognizes “distinguished service as an advocate of numismatic goodwill.” Lange passed on January 16, 2023. The Professional Numismatists Guild has awarded its 2023 Art Kagin Ambassador Award to David W. Lange, who served as Research Director for nearly three decades at Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC). Lange, …

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PNG Offers Coin Show Security Tips for Dealers and Collectors

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The following is a Press Release from the Professional Numismatic Guild (PNG), offering security tips for collectors and dealers planning to attend coin shows. Thefts have been an ever increasing issue for many at coin shows over the past two years. “The world is becoming less secure and coin shows are increasingly a target for both sophisticated and novice criminals looking to make a quick score,” cautions Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) Executive Director Robert Brueggeman who …

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PNG 2023 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition Announced

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The following is a Press Release from the Professional Numismatic Guild (PNG) announcing the return of its Young Numismatist Scholarship Program. The program had been suspended due to the COVID pandemic. The scholarship will provide a scholarship to attend one of the six-day sessions of the American Numismatic Association’s Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado. For the first time since the COVID pandemic began in 2020, the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) will provide a scholarship …

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