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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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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 & Courses

Learn about ANA hosted numismatic events like the annual World's Fair of Money, 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.


2018 World's Fair of Money

Come see more than $1 billion of historic rare coins and colorful currency including $100,000 bills and a nickel worth $3 million — plus, find out what your old coins and currency may be worth!

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2018 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.

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Fundamentals of Grading U.S. Coins

This 2-day seminar covers many topics and emphasizes the fundamental principles of grading circulated U.S. coins, including the history and evolution of grading standards, analysis of a coin’s focal points, technical and market grading, how to determine initial signs of wear and evaluating surface marks,strike, luster and eye appeal.

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Coin Grading, Problem Coins & Conservation

This 2-day seminar will help students avoid costly mistakes by developing their grading skills and teaching them to spot a wide variety of surface problems, enhancements, alterations and conservation issues that can adversely affect a coin’s grade.

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Coin Grading Course

Updated in 2017 and enhanced with visually impressive color images, the course provides valuable information on the methodology behind third-party grading and the differences between technical and market grading.

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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 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.

VISIT LIBRARY

Numismatic Tools & Resources

Explore numismatic resources and tools for coin collectors of all levels, including  the ANA's educational Video Vignettes series, numismatic reference lists, consumer awareness information, tools for teachers, our Morgan dollar grading set and more!

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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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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.

ANA Money Museum

Find general information, hours, location, admission prices and more.

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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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Digital Museum Exhibits

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

EXPLORE COLLECTIONS
Featured Museum Exhibits

Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance.  This new exhibit showcases coins and paper money from combatant nations, art medals, military decorations, weapons, uniforms  and personal effects from those who fought.

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Young Numismatists

Join the world's largest coin club! Earn real coins for participating in fun educational activities, learn about numismatics, and make new friends when you join the ANA's Young Numismatist (YN) program.

YN Games & Activities

Have fun and sharpen your coin collecting skills and numismatic knowledge with these interactive games and projects from the American Numismatic Association and the U.S. Mint.


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About the Young Numismatist (YN) Program

Learn more about all the ANA YN program has to offer young collectors ages (5-17). Earn free coins, learn about numismatics, and earn "funny money" you can use to bid on real coins and paper money in exclusive monthly auctions.


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Become a YN

Learn how you can become a Young Numismatist with the ANA. Receive amazing benefits and get exclusive access to exciting YN activities and resources.


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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)

EXPLORE ARCHIVES

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.

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