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(LIVE from the Colorado Springs National Money Show) B. Max Mehl and Farran Zerbe were two of the biggest, and in some cases, most controversial figures in 20th century numismatics. The intrigue and artifacts they left behind are truly a rich story fit for P. T. Barnum and his famous circus.
Russ Bega began collecting U.S. coins when he was eight years old after a trip to his local coin shop in Northern Colorado. In 2021, he joined the Harlan J. Berk team in Chicago, IL. His specialty is Liberty Seated coins and 19th century numismatics.
View $MILLIONS$ in rare coins and numismatic treasures. Buy, sell and trade with hundreds of coin dealers, attend lectures and presentations from noted numismatists, and find out what your old coins may be worth!
Immerse yourself in a captivating environment where rare coins, currency, and historical treasures take center stage, creating an unforgettable experience for collectors and enthusiasts alike. Admission is FREE!
National Coin Week has been a long-standing tradition in the numismatic community, celebrating the art, history, and cultural significance of coins and currency for the past century.
During National Coin Week we take the opportunity to reflect on the evolution of numismatics and the role it has played in connecting collectors, enthusiasts, and the public.
March 12-13, 2024 | Colorado Springs, CO
Fundamentals of Grading U.S. Coins
March 12-13, 2024 | Colorado Springs, CO
Counterfeit Detection of U.S. Coins with Emphasis on Chinese-Made Fakes
October 24-25, 2024 | Greenville, SC
Counterfeit Detection: Classic Fakes and Chinese-Made Counterfeits
Summer Seminar is a once-a-year opportunity for numismatic learning and camaraderie that offers students a varied selection of weeklong courses designed for discovery or continued study.
Classes are designed to suit every collector’s interests and include courses such as: Grading U.S. Coins, Detecting Counterfeit and Altered Coins, Colonial Americana, Morgan Dollars, World Numismatics, and much more.
Experience the thrill of the hunt for numismatic treasures at the 2024 World’s Fair of Money, a premier event showcasing the diverse and captivating world of coin collecting.
See numismatic marvels worth millions, attend educational seminars, and buy, sell and trade with hundreds of dealers!
Enjoy online courses and lectures from fellow collectors and professional numismatists, or participate in the ANA’s Numismatic Diploma Program, providing individuals the opportunity to obtain a “Numismatic Scholar” certificate by completing a series of correspondence courses, hands-on seminars or a combination of the two.
Explore. Study. Connect. Expand your numismatic knowledge with free webinars presented by top industry experts.
Students embark on an exciting and rewarding journey while acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary to appreciate and enjoy the hobby.
Reading Room Featured Article
Just Call it Money
February 8 | Kenneth Bressett
You may wonder why the fancy word “numismatics” is used when delving into the intriguing exploration of coins, tokens, medals, paper money, and diverse forms of currency! It is an obscure pronunciation and has limited recognition beyond niche circles. Discover the fascinating origins of this term, explore lesser-known numismatic subfields, and take a deeper look into author Kenneth Bressett’s intriguing reflections on a word that endures through the ages.
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.
Find out how you can receive a free package of fun collectibles with membership while supplies last!
Coin Collecting 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!
Find Coin Buyers, Sellers & Appraisers
Find coin dealers across the street and across the country! Explore our searchable database of thousands of ANA Member Dealers. Locate dealers by keyword, numismatic specialty, location, business name and more.
Coin Club Directory
Are you interested in discovering and exploring the world of money with other people who share your interests? Join a coin club! There are more than 300 ANA member coin clubs in the United States and other countries. The club directory can help you find a club based on your location and/or collecting interests.
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.
Digital Content Library
The ANA offers an abundance of digital content and online programs to keep you informed, entertained and connected.
Edward C. Rochette Money Museum
The 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.
The Numismatist—the official publication of the American Numismatic Association—focuses on the fun, the history, and the allure of coin collecting. Enjoy columns and features written by leading experts covering all facets of the hobby.