2019 Numismatic Literary Guild Award Winners

The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG), a nonprofit organization composed of editors, authors, writers, bloggers and content producers who cover news and feature stories about all forms of money, medals and tokens as collectibles, presented its annual awards for 2019 on...

Richard Weaver Selected As New PNG President

(Rosemont, Illinois) August 12, 2019 – Officers of the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) have selected Richard Weaver to be the organization’s President for the 2019–2021 term. Weaver was selected during the PNG Board of Directors meeting in the...

NGC Certifies Dennis Rodman’s North Korea Coin Set

NGC has certified a set of 10 coins that were presented to Dennis Rodman by the North Korean government during his June 2017 visit to the reclusive country. Rodman, who gained worldwide fame for his Hall of Fame career with the National Basketball Association (NBA),...

NGC Grades Rare 700-year-old French Coin

NGC has certified one of only six known examples of a Royal d’Or struck during the 1314–16 reign of Louis X of France. The gold coin was graded NGC AU 55. The six known examples were discovered in France in 1861 in the Treasure of Deauville and then sold to...

PCGS Team Grows with Exciting New Talent

(Santa Ana, California) August 1, 2019 – The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS.com) team has gained three new members bringing a wide range of numismatic knowledge and business acumen. Well-known banknote and counterfeit expert Bruce Thornton has joined as the...

Ohio Budget Kills Sales-Tax Exemption

ICTA member Dave Miholer (Executive Coin Company, Stow, OH) brought to our attention in May that the Ohio 2020–2021 budget eliminated the sales-tax exemption on the purchases of investment metal bullion and investment coins. The budget plan also directs the state to...

PNG Suspends Member Jason Bradford

(Temecula, California) July 19, 2019 – The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) suspended the membership of Jason Bradford on July 18, 2019 for conduct prejudicial to the PNG, including violation of the Code of Ethics, according to PNG Executive...

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