Dealers to Attend 2015 Macau Numismatic Society Int¡¯l Expo
More than 40 coin dealers from home and abroad will attend 2015 Macau Numismatic Society (MNS) International Expo, over 20 of which are from Europe and USA. Kunker Auction, House of Coins, MDS from Germany, Numism¨¢tica Diamantino of Portugal and Myntkompaniet of Sweden are among the representative dealers from Europe. Dealers from USA include Mish International, Heritage Auction, Estate Coin and Jewelry, Pacifica Trading Company, Nam Chong Coin, Charlie Brown's Collections, Trans-Pacific Trading Company, Rare Coin Company of America (Rarcoa), CoinWeek, Pricepedia, Emerging Market Group. The world¡¯s leading third numismatic grading services NGC and PCGS will also set up booths.
Special Guests Biography
Ken Krah, NGC Vice President and World Coin Finalizer. A top expert on world coin authentication and grading, Krah became a professional numismatist in 1979. He joined NGC a decade later and now oversees NGC's world coin grading program. Krah also provides direction and instruction to NGC¡¯s expanding team of vintage world coin graders. In August 2010, in conjunction with Champion¡¯s Hong Kong Auction event, Ken headed NGC¡¯s first on-site grading event in Asia and participated in NGC&NCS¡¯s seminar with David Camire, president of NCS. In December 2010, Ken attended the First Chinese Numismatic Forum held by Champion Auction. In this upcoming Chinese Numismatic Forum IV held by Champion Auction, Ken will make a presentation on Chinese Vintage Coins.
Rick Stezler, PMG (Paper Money Guaranty) Founder and World Banknote Expert with over 40 years of full-time professional experience in the collectibles industry. Rick headed the PMG World Banknote department before retiring from PMG in 2012. He currently serves as a consultant to PMG.
Peter Anthony is an expert on Chinese modern coins with a particular focus on Panda coins. Anthony has over 10 years of experience in collecting and researching Chinese modern coins. Peter is the author of the Gold and Silver Panda Coin Buyer's Guide, author and publisher of the monthly China Pricepedia price guide for modern Chinese coins and creator of Pandacollector.com. He is also a freelance contributor to World Coin News.
Rocky Zhao, designer and engraver of Shanghai Mint, with over 20 years¡¯ experience in designing and engraving China modern coins. He went to Repin Academy of Fine Arts and Rome Mint for studies. His 40 works were chosen by China Gold and Silver Evaluation Committee by 2010. His representative works includes: 2008 Olympics Beijing Host City silver coin, Beijing Olympics commemorative coins, 2010 Shanghai Expo gold and silver coins, China Panda coins of 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016.