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The Numismatist—the official publication of the American Numismatic Association—focuses on the fun, the history, and the allure of coin collecting. This beautifully illustrated monthly magazine is packed full of articles and features written by leading numismatic experts covering all facets of the hobby.
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The large size notes produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) in the late 1800s exemplified excellence in engraving. This This presentation traces the historical background of these notes and their evolution.
After addressing the attestations of private financing of coinage in epigraphic, literary and numismatic sources, this lecture will focus on the presence of local women on the civic coinage issued in the Roman provinces.
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.
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.
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!
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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.
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Collecting U.S. Coins
May 24 | Mitch Sanders
Collecting U.S. coins is a popular numismatic pursuit, but deciding exactly how to collect them is not necessarily an easy task. Our nation’s rich history and the eclectic artistry of its coinage have inspired many different approaches to collecting, with each option having a distinctive appeal.
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.
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