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national coin week 2017

national coin week 2017

Conflict and Courage: Money and the Military

2017 marks the 100th anniversary of United States involvement in "The War to End All Wars," World War I. 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, 2017. The ANA is offering a variety of activities and educational resources:

  • An online trivia challenge. Every day from April 18-22, a new clue will be released on this page. Participants submit their answers online for a chance to win great prizes.

  • The annual Club Trivia Challenge, where ANA member clubs test their numismatic knowledge.

  • Online articles, links, a youth activity and promotional materials (see below).

  • An open house at the Money Museum in Colorado Springs on April 22.

Prizes for the online video quiz and club trivia challenge are as follows:

  • 1st Prize: 2017 American Eagle one tenth ounce gold proof coin and 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters proof set

  • 2nd Prize: 2011 P Medal of Honor proof silver dollar and 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters proof set

  • 3rd Prize: 1994-P Women in Military Service proof silver dollar and 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters proof set




Promotional Materials Request Form

Downloadable Materials and Resources

Simply download, customize and print the resources below.

Download Interactive Flyer

Download Press Release Template

Download Proclamation Template





DOWNLOAD THIS INTERACTIVE FLYER

After downloading, open the file and customize to your club's needs.

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Downloadable Display Panels

Download and print these 11x17 panels to use in your National Coin Week display.



2017 national coin week student activity

WWI Articles from  The Numismatist

Family Feud

How World War I changed the crowns of eleven royal relatives

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The Medallion That Fueled a War

A German medal satirizing the 1915 sinking of the British ship Lusitania backfired

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The Guns of August

Money Museum displays will be incorporated into a large World War I exhibit

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Armentières and Its Mademoiselle

A simple tune from World War i pays tribute to a French town's most popular resident

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Felix Schlag and the Great War

Historic documents shed light on the World War I service of the Jefferson nickel designer

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World War I Siberian Prisoner-of-War Camp Paper Money, 1914-1920

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Tools of Propaganda and Power

During the First World War, Germany used coins and paper money to curry favor and secure control of Poland 

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Join a coin club

There are more than 400 ANA-member coin clubs across the nation. Find one near you. 

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Resources for clubs

Downloadable quizzes, show kit request forms, the latest issue of MintMark and much more.

GO TO THE CLUBS SECTION
The history of National Coin Week

It all started in 1923 ... 

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