Collectors Invited to Baltimore PNG Day, July 29, 2008


PNG Logo(Baltimore, Maryland) — This year’s annual PNG Day conducted by the Professional Numismatists Guild in conjunction with the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money® convention will be Tuesday, July 29, 2008, in Hall A of the Baltimore Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Collectors are cordially invited to attend; however, an invitation is required for admission.


"Invitations to attend the PNG Day are available free from participating PNG member-dealers as well as from PNG headquarters," said Robert Brueggeman, PNG Executive Director. 

A directory of members is available at the PNG’s web site ( or you can contact the PNG office."


More than 60 PNG member-dealers will have booths, prominently designated with PNG banners, for buying and selling numismatic merchandise at the Baltimore PNG Day show.


"To showcase our membership to the collecting pubic, PNG has made arrangements with the ANA and the Central States Numismatic Society to hold two PNG Days each year in conjunction with those organizations’ annual conventions. 

This gives collectors an opportunity to meet many of the experienced, trustworthy PNG dealers at a less frantic pace than often found during large shows," explained PNG President Gary Adkins.


PNG member-dealers must adhere to a strict Code of Ethics in the buying and selling of numismatic merchandise.  The organization’s motto is "Knowledge.  Integrity.  Responsibility."

Adkins and PNG member-dealer Donald Kagin, Ph.D. will each present a PNG Share the Knowledge education seminar during the ANA convention.  Kagin will discuss "Pioneer Gold Pattern Coinage, at 11 a.m., Friday, August 1, and Adkins will present "Collectors are from Venus, Dealers are from Mars," at Noon, Saturday, August 2.

For additional information, contact the Professional Numismatists Guild by phone at (760) 728-1300, e-mail at, and online at

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About Professional Numismatists Guild

Founded in 1955, the Professional Numismatists Guild is a nonprofit organization composed of many of the top rare coin and paper money dealers in the United States and seven other countries.  PNG member-dealers must adhere to a strict Code of Ethics in the buying and selling of numismatic merchandise.  For additional information, call (760) 728-1300 or visit online at

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