A 16-year old South Carolina high school sophomore, Raymond Hawkins, who began collecting coins six years ago and recently founded a local coin club and a coin dealership, is the winner of the Professional Numismatists Guild’s 2013 Young Numismatist scholarship competition [...]
Nationally-known rare coin and bullion expert Michael Fuljenz, President of Universal Coin & Bullion in Beaumont, Texas, won six more prestigious industry awards at a ceremony held in conjunction with the World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia on August 9, 2012.
Since 1986, he now has won an unparalleled 43 awards in 10 different categories from the Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG), a respected nonprofit [...]
In mid-June, Heritage Auctions announced a quarterly essay contest to encourage and support young numismatists and budding authors.
The first winners were announced in late July, and all winning essays can be read at HA.com/YNessay. Contest rules can also be found there [...]
Beverly Hills, California rare coin dealer Kevin Lipton has received the Professional Numismatists Guild’s (www.PNGdealers.com) Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of years of dedicated service and achievements in numismatics.
The award was presented at the PNG Day awards banquet on August 6, 2012 in Philadelphia on the eve of the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money [...]
Michael Fuljenz, President of Universal Coin & Bullion in Beaumont, Texas, again has been honored by journalism professionals for his consumer education writings about gold and other precious metals.
The Press Club of Southeast Texas presented Fuljenz and Universal Coin & Bullion with a first place Excellence in the Media Award in the brochure category for [...]
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Jeffrey Bernberg.
"These annual and eagerly anticipated awards formally recognize achievements in various areas of the hobby and profession. We welcome and encourage nominations from collectors and dealers," said Brueggeman [...]
A college student who started collecting coins as a young child when "the tooth fairy" left Morgan silver dollars under his pillow is the winner of the 2012 Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) Young Numismatist Scholarship.
A National Honor Society member, Zapantis was President of both his senior class and the student council when he graduated from Clinton High School in 2009. He just completed his junior year at Worcester State University, and says he’s now looking forward to learning about coin grading at the ANA Summer Seminar [...]
The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) has issued the first $2,500 in pledged rewards totaling $175,250 to New Jersey coin dealer Ken Starrett whose tip to investigators led to the recovery of rare coins and bank notes stolen in 2009.
PNG is alerting more than 70 other dealers who pledged the remaining amount of the total that the reward money now should be sent because a suspect in the case has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of sale or possession of stolen goods [...]
The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend the 2012 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This is the eighth consecutive year of PNG YN scholarships for the popular, annual ANA educational programs.
"The scholarship will cover airfare, tuition for one of the two week-long Summer Seminar sessions in June or July, meals and six nights of dormitory accommodations on the campus of Colorado College, site of the [...]
Continuing an annual tradition dating back to 1973, the American
Numismatic Association (ANA) in 2012 will award scholarships to Young Numismatists (YN).
The ANA last week announced that Young Numismatists can earn partial and full scholarships for the 2012 Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs. [...]