Find a Reputable, Knowledgeable Coin Dealer From the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG)
Looking for a trustworthy coin dealer to buy or sell rare coins, gold coins, silver coins, platinum coins and copper coins, or bank notes and other paper money? It's easy to find a member of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG), a nonprofit organization composed of the world's top rare coin dealers, paper money and precious metals dealers and numismatic experts. Click the FIND A PNG DEALER (http://www.pngdealers.com/dealersearch.php) links on this page for a directory of PNG member-dealers.
If you don't know coins, you'd better know your rare coin dealer! PNG members must follow a strict Code of Ethics
(http://www.pngdealers.com/category.php?category_id=6) in the buying and selling of numismatic merchandise. Founded in 1955, our organization's motto is "Knowledge, Integrity, Responsibility."
For additional information, contact the PNG headquarters office in California at (951) 587-8300 or e-mail info@PNGdealers.com.
"Ask how long the dealer has been in business, and whether he or she is a member of the Professional Numismatists Guild, who must adhere to a code of ehtics in buying and selling numismatic merchandise."
~ The consumer protection advice above is directly from a Chicago Tribune story about coin collecting, November 8, 2011.
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