DETECTING COUNTERFEIT U.S. GOLD COINAGE
When: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Feb 25-26
Many collectors and dealers have unwittingly bought and sold deceptive counterfeits of U.S. gold coins. It's a humbling and expensive mistake to make. But detecting counterfeit U.S. gold coins is relatively easy to learn. Through digital presentation and extensive hands-on coin exercises, students will learn the genuine characteristics and counterfeit diagnostics needed to authenticate most U.S. gold coins.
Instructor: Brian Silliman, senior numismatist, Panda America; former grader and authenticator, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation; and former authenticator ANA Authentication Bureau.