The upcoming Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair features an educational symposium. -Editor
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation™ (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services™ (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty™ (PMG®) are sponsoring an educational
symposium at the Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair (HKINF). The symposium will be held Saturday, June 29, at the Mira Hotel, 3rd Floor.
Coin and paper money collectors and dealers will have the opportunity to learn more about numismatics from experts in their fields during these
2pm – “Polymer Banknotes – The Future of Banknotes,” Stane Straus, Polymer Banknotes Expert
Stane Straus is an expert on polymer banknotes and is managing director of PBN Ltd. He travels extensively overseas and maintains
relationships with central banks and banknote printers around the world. He has advised central banks on banknote printing and on conversion to
3pm – “Collecting Modern Chinese Coins,” King L Chan, Modern Chinese Coins Expert
King L Chan is a modern Chinese coins expert who has written several books and is co-author of "Gold & Silver Coins of China: Standard
Catalogue, 1979-2017." He is a renowned Chinese numismatic scholar and a senior NGC consultant.
4pm – “NGC and PMG: Expert and Impartial Certification,” David Camire, NCS President and NGC Grading Finalizer, and Adam Howerton, PMG Grading
David J. Camire specializes in modern Chinese coins and is considered an authority on mint errors. Before joining NGC in 1999, David was a
numismatist with one of the largest coin companies. He is the co-author of "100 Greatest U.S. Error Coins."
Adam Howerton is one of the most senior members of PMG's paper money grading team. Before joining PMG in 2011, Adam was a graduate and
research assistant at the University of South Florida in Tampa, where he completed a master's degree in US cultural history.
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NGC, NCS and PMG Sponsoring Hong Kong Symposium on June 29
Wayne Homren, Editor
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