ANA Life Member Gary Adkins is the 2010 recipient of the American Numismatic Association's Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year award.  Adkins received his award August 10 at the ANA World's Fair of Money kickoff cruise in Boston.  The annual award is presented to an ANA-member dealer who shows uncommon dedication to strengthening the hobby and the Association, and displays exemplary ethical standards as a dealer, author and ANA life member. The owner of…
(Boston, MA) -- The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) presented its outstanding achievement awards for 2010 during the PNG Day banquet held in Boston, Massachusetts on August 9, 2010.             Patrick Heller of Liberty Coin Service in Michigan was given the Abe Kosoff Founders Award presented in recognition of a PNG member-dealer who has made a significant contribution to the Guild or to the numismatic fraternity in general. "Pat has shown enthusiastic leadership, dedication and selfless sharing…
Joint statement from Robert Brueggeman, Executive Director, and Paul Montgomery, President of the Professional Numismatists Guild issued on January 11, 2011: In July 2010,the Board of Directors of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) partnered with Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) to review and adopt a new definition of "coin doctoring" to help combat the deliberate and unacceptable alteration of coins in an effort to deceive. This decision was reversed by…
Only $60 Offered for $10,000 Gold Coin   Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) member-dealers have been assisting the news media in their continuing investigations of several gold-buying companies that move from community to community across the United States. One of the buyers offered only $60 -- significantly less than even its bullion melt value -- for a 1925-D Indian Head $2.50 gold coin certified NGC MS66 and valued at $10,000 by PNG experts.                       " Despite prominent…
(Long Beach, California) – A unique six-note uncut sheet of $5 New Jersey National Currency notes stolen two years ago was returned to its grateful owner at the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo during dealer set up on June 2, 2010. The sheet was taken in an October 2008 burglary from the offices of dealer Kevin Lipton of Beverly Hills, California, and is the only item recovered so far.             “It’s the only thing…
(Long Beach, California) – The Board of Directors of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) met in Long Beach, California on June 2, 2010 and issued the following statement. The Professional Numismatists Guild Board of Directors applauds the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) in its efforts to battle the deceptive practice known as coin "doctoring." The deliberate, deceitful alteration of a coin can pose an egregious financial consequence to individual collectors, investors, dealers as well as the…
  (Waterville, Ohio) -- A Northern Ohio teenager who discovered the joys of numismatics three years ago from his father's long-ago coin collection is the recipient of the Professional Numismatists Guild's 2010 Young Numismatist scholarship. Michael Pedro, 17, of Waterville, Ohio, will receive airfare and tuition from PNG to attend one of the week-long American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar sessions in Colorado Springs, Colorado.             A member of the Toledo Glass Center Coin Club, he will…
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