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coin collecting & numismatics

The American Numismatic Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and encouraging people to study and collect coins, paper money and related items. We serve the academic community, coin collectors and the general public with an interest in numismatics.

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The hobby's best magazine, direct submissions for grading, access to the best education in the hobby, and much more, all for less than $50 per year.

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Coin Collecting & Numismatic Courses

Learn more about upcoming ANA educational seminars. Find course descriptions, locations and dates, registration information and more here.

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Find A Dealer

Explore our searchable database to find ANA Member Coin Dealers near you. Locate dealers by numismatic specialty, location and more.

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ANA Money Museum

Learn more about the Money Museum's featured exhibits, hours and location, admission specials and more.

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ANA Coin Collecting Events

Learn about ANA hosted numismatic events like the annual National Coin & Money Show, sharpen your coin collecting skills by attending a workshop, and discover opportunities to further your numismatic education with our technical seminars and online degree program.

World's Fair of Money

Don't miss The World's Fair of Money -- one of the biggest coin shows in the U.S.A! Attend lectures and seminars, view rare historical treasures from the ANA Money Museum and private collections, and build your own coin collection. August 1-5, 2017 at the Colorado Convention Center in America's Mile High City, Denver, CO!

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Summer Seminar

Summer Seminar is a once-a-year opportunity for numismatic learning and camaraderie that offers students a varied selection of week-long courses designed for discovery or continued study. For many students, Summer Seminar is a life-changing event!

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National Coin Week

To honor the connection between numismatics and the military throughout history, "Conflict and Courage: Money and the Military" is the theme for the 94th annual National Coin Week, April 16-22. The ANA is offering a variety of activities and educational resources.

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GNA Coin Show Seminar

Register for Fundamentals of Grading U.S. Coins (2-day Seminar) May 16-17, 2017 in Las Vegas and learn how U.S. coins should be graded according to the latest ANA and market standards. Gain confidence in evaluating surface marks, strike, luster, and eye appeal.

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Coin Collecting & Numismatic Resources

The American Numismatic Association is dedicated to providing tools and resources for numismatists and coin collectors, and dedicated to fostering the love of the hobby for generations to come.

Numismatic Tools & Resources

Explore the ANA's collection of numismatic teacher resources, academic research tools, frequently asked questions and more.

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Resources for Young Numismatists

Young Numismatists are collectors ages 5 to 17. Collect coins, learn about numismatic things, participate in auctions and make friends with the YN program

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Locate Local Coin Clubs

Search the ANA Member Club Directory by name, specialty or location and learn how to join. Share your love for the hobby with local, regional and national clubs!

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Numismatic Lending Library

ANA members can conveniently access the world's largest numismatic lending library, and its more than 128,000 books, auction catalogs, periodicals, videos and DVDs.

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The Edward C. Rochette Money Museum

The Money Museum includes exhibits in three main galleries, where visitors can find spectacular rarities and learn about the history of our nation and the world as seen through money.


Featured Museum Exhibits

Ending soon! The Olympic Games: History and Numismatics exhibit showcases the wide range of numismatic objects and memorabilia honoring the Olympic Games from their ancient beginnings to the modern revival.

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Numismatic Facts & Stories

Tales from the Vault highlight the lesser-known parts of the ANA collection, featuring stories about individual objects or groups of objects that do not often (or ever) see the light of day.

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Find Numismatic Answers

ANA Curator Douglas Mudd, the “Dear Abby” of numismatics, answers questions about the particulars, complexities, and obscurities of items you’ve always wondered about.

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Digital Museum Exhibits

Explore the Money Museums Virtual Exhibits, including Money of the Civil War, The Bebee Collection, Colorado Numismatic History and more.

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The Numismatist

Have The Numismatist delivered to your home or read it online every month and explore 128 years of digital archives. Your free subscription is one of the many benefits of becoming an ANA member.

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When you become a member of the ANA you'll receive a subscription to The Numismatist as well as access to our digital archives and online editions.

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The Numismatist Digital Archives

ANA members can access every issue of the magazine, from 1888 to the present. (Members Only)

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The Numismatist Reading Room

The Numismatist Reading Room is an online collection of articles written by hobbyists from the United States and around the world.

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The Numismatist

Check out the latest issue of The Numismatist here! (Members Only)

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FORUM

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Events

Future ANA shows, calendar and event submissions.

FIND DEALERS

Find an ANA member dealer in your area.