The ANA's Young Numismatist program

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    YN Auction

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    ANA Quizzes

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    YN Dollars and the YN Auction

    Participate in your local coin club, ANA events, or any other coin-related event, and you can earn YN Dollars. Then, spend them in the monthly Auction and expand your coin collection. 

    Your Newsletter

    Young Numismatists can share their experience and research through Your Newsletter, the blog and monthly e-newsletter written for and by Young Numismatists. 
    To submit articles and photos to Your Newsletter, email yournewsletter@money.org

    Coin Education

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    Awards for YN's

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    What is the name of the buffalo on the reverse of the Buffalo Nickel?
    • Rin Tin Tin
    • Peter
    • Black Diamond
    • Bison Bill
    The "obverse" is which side of a coin?
    • The Heads Side
    • The Front of the Coin
    • The Back of the Coin
    • Both A & B
    Who is pictured on the obverse of the modern U.S. quarter?
    • Abraham Lincoln
    • Thomas Jefferson
    • Miss Liberty
    • George Washington
    Who is pictured on the front of a modern U.S. $5 note?
    • Abraham Lincoln
    • Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Thomas Jefferson
    • John F. Kennedy
    Who is pictured on a modern U.S. $1 note?
    • Susan B. Anthony
    • Sacagawea
    • Abraham Lincoln
    • George Washington
    Who is portrayed on the modern U.S. nickel?
    • Benjamin Franklin
    • George Washington
    • Chief Two Moons
    • Thomas Jefferson
    What motto appears on both U.S. Coins and Currency?
    • A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
    • In God We Trust
    • Government Property
    • E Pluribus Unum
    Where was a nickel made that has a "D" Mintmark?
    • Detroit
    • Dallas
    • Denver
    • Delaware
    Where was a dime struck that has an "S" Mintmark?
    • San Francisco
    • Sacramento
    • South Carolina
    • Syracuse
    Where was a quarter struck that has a "P" Mintmark?
    • Pittsburgh
    • Phoenix
    • Philadelphia
    • Portland
    Where was a penny struck that has no mintmark?
    • Denver
    • San Francisco
    • Ft. Knox
    • Philadelphia or West Point
    When were the first large cents struck at the US. Mint in Philadelphia?
    • 1850
    • 1776
    • 1906
    • 1793
    What famous black American is portrayed on two Commemorative Coins?
    • Booker T. Washington
    • George Washington Carver
    • Colin Powell
    • Martin Luther King
    What is the name for the metal disc before it is struck into a coin?
    • Die
    • Planchet
    • Cud
    • Hub
    What is the tooth-like design around the circumference of some older coins called?
    • Denticles
    • Exergue
    • Field
    • Collar
    A collectible coin should be held...
    • by the edge
    • over a soft surface
    • carefully
    • all of the above
    What is a "Loon Dollar"?
    • Canadian coin
    • Disney World token
    • Zoo money
    • American Wildlife Federation Coin
    What is a Spanish 8 reales coin called?
    • milled dollar
    • pillar dollar
    • piece of eight
    • all of the above
    The United States once made...
    • half cent coins
    • three cent coins
    • twenty cent coins
    • all of the above
    What country pictured an automobile on a coin in 1928?
    • Detroit
    • China
    • England
    • Canada
    What is the lowest denomination of U.S. paper money ever printed?
    • one dollar
    • one half dollar
    • one quarter dollar
    • three cents