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Register for National Money Show Seminars

The American Numismatic Association is offering two educational courses in conjunction with the 2018 National Money Show® in Irving, Texas.

Fundamentals of Grading U.S. Coins and Grading U.S. Paper Money will be offered prior to the 2018 National Money Show, starting March 8th.

Register before January 19, 2018 to receive a $25 early registration discount. ANA Life Members receive a $40 discount!

ANA Members: Click HERE to register online. Members can also register by printing and mailing the downloadable registration forms below.

Non-ANA members may register by printing and mailing the downloadable forms below, calling (719) 482-9849, or emailing seminars@money.org.

Click HERE to download the Grading U.S. Paper Money registration form.

Click HERE to download the Fundamentals of Grading U.S. Coins registration form.

Grading U.S. Paper Money (2-day Seminar)

This hands-on seminar focuses on introductory and intermediate grading skills across a number of popular paper money areas. There also will be opportunity for group discussion and one-on-one instruction. Students are encouraged to bring up to 10 of their own notes for grading, as well as a magnifying loupe.


Instructor: Glen Jorde, professional numismatist, Lake Region Coin and Currency; former manager of Paper Money Guaranty (PMG); and past president of the Professional Currency Dealers Association.

Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, March 6-7, 2018

Tuition: $259 for ANA members; $359 for non-members


Course Instructor Glen Jorde

Fundamentals of Grading U.S. Coins (2-day Seminar)

The 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.


Instructors: Rod Gillis, ANA education director; and Sam Gelberd, ANA numismatic educator.

Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, March 6-7, 2018

Tuition: $259 for ANA members; $359 for non-members


Course Instructor Rod Gillis

Course Instructor Sam Gelberd