Robert Brueggeman

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has announced the resignation of one member, the suspension of another and the hiring of legal counsel specifically in connection with allegations of "coin doctoring" against some PNG member-dealers. "The PNG Board has regretfully accepted the resignation of long-time member-dealer Jonathan Kern of Lexington, Kentucky. Mr. Kern was currently serving […]

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The Professional Numismatists Guild has suspended member-dealer Robert L. Higgins of Wilmington, Delaware for actions which PNG determined to be a breach of its Code of Ethics and conduct prejudicial to the organization, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman.

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(Fallbrook, California) — Nominations now are being accepted for the 2010 Professional Numismatists Guild awards (www.PNGdealers.com), according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Paul Montgomery. "Once again we are asking collectors and dealers to nominate candidates in a half dozen award categories to formally recognize achievements in various areas of the hobby and […]

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(Fallbrook, California) — For the sixth consecutive year, the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) will provide a scholarship to send a deserving young numismatist to the 2010 annual American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  The scholarship will cover airfare, tuition for one of the two, week-long Summer Seminar sessions in June or […]

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(Fallbrook, California) — The combined total of the cash reward offered by the Professional Numismatists Guild, PNG member-dealers and others is now $159,250. The money will be given for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the thief or thieves who recently stole rare coins from long-time PNG member-dealer Julian M. Leidman of Silver […]

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(Fallbrook, California) – The Professional Numismatists Guild and six individual dealers are offering a combined total of $22,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the thief or thieves who stole rare coins from long-time PNG member-dealer Julian M. Leidman of Silver Spring, Maryland. This pattern 1879 silver dollar and off-center […]

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(Fallbrook, California) – Nominations for the 2009 awards are being sought by the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com), according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Gary Adkins. "Each year we ask collectors and dealers to nominate candidates in a half dozen award categories to formally recognize achievements in various areas of the hobby and […]

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(Fallbrook, California) – For the fifth consecutive year, the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) will provide a scholarship to send a deserving young numismatist to the annual American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  The scholarship will cover airfare, tuition for one of the two week-long Summer Seminar sessions in June or July, […]

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(Las Vegas, NV) – The first Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) "Dealer’s Deal" show attracted nearly 100 PNG member-dealers and invited guests at the Wynn Las Vegas hotel, December 10 and 11, 2008. Plans now are being considered for expanding the show in 2009. "This was exactly the kind of small, primarily dealer-to-dealer show we anticipated.  […]

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(Fallbrook, California) – The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) is offering rewards for information leading to the recovery of rare coins and paper money stolen in a half dozen, seemingly-related burglaries from the offices of Southern California rare coin dealers.  PNG also is offering security advice for dealers to protect themselves and their inventory.   "The […]

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