NCS Named the Official Conservation Service of the PNG

Posted on 6/24/2005

Numismatic Conservation Service (NCS) has been named the official conservation service of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG). This relationship raises awareness of and reinforces the role of professional conservation in numismatics.

The PNG is a nonprofit organization comprised of the world's top rare coin and paper money experts. As numismatic professionals, their primary mission is to make the hobby safe for collectors and investors by maintaining rigid standards of excellence for their member dealers. The average PNG dealer has more than 25 years of experience.

NCS is the only professional service of its kind dedicated to conserving numismatic property. Staffed by professional numismatists with decades of experience, NCS conservators provide sophisticated and targeted treatment to improve the surface stability and appearance of coins, medals, and tokens.

Executive Director of the PNG, Robert Brueggeman, addresses the need for professional conservation in numismatics: "The PNG has recently adopted NCS as its only recommended professional conservation organization. When a painting is in need of conservation we turn to the professionals in that industry, when a coin is in need of conservation we turn to NCS. The PNG looks forward to a continuing successful relationship, where our member dealers utilize NCS to conserve their coins, eliminating the risk involved in improper techniques."

The President of NCS, Dave Camire, suggests that this arrangement will enable NCS to better fulfill its primary mission. "This latest endorsement will help spread awareness for conservation and ultimately help to assure better long-term care of our numismatic treasures for the years to come. We look forward to assisting the fine group of dealers of the PNG to achieve this goal."

In addition, Steve Eichenbaum, CEO of NCS, commented: "NCS is very proud to have received this stamp of approval from the most respected dealer organization in the industry. It reflects a mutual commitment to service and integrity in the rare coin industry."

NCS accepts all raw and certified coins, tokens and medals for conservation, and does not do repairs or mechanical alterations of any kind. To obtain a submission form or for more information, contact Numismatic Conservation Service directly at 1-866-NCS-COIN (866-627-2646) or email For more information on numismatic conservation please visit NCS’s website at

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