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young numismatists (Ages 5-17)

Join the world's largest coin club! Discover just how much fun coin collecting can be when you join the American Numismatic Association.

Members of our YN (Young Numismatist) program can participate in exclusive activities to collect free coins, learn about numismatics, bid in auctions and make friends in the YN program.



Have fun while sharpening your coin collecting skills and numismatic knowledge with these interactive games and exciting projects from the American Numismatic Association and the U.S. MintLearn how you can join the ANA at a special youth rate here!

Coins for A's

Earn 3 or more A's in school and we'll send you a coin and a FREE one-year digital membership to the ANA. (New members only.)

EARN COINS
Ancient Coin Project

Earn ancient coins by writing articles or doing a presentation for Scouts or school.

EARN COINS
The Dollar Project

Learn why coin collecting is such an interesting hobby — and earn free coins! (for YNs 12 or younger)

EARN COINS
Early American Copper Coin Project

Earn awards such as early American large coins, reference books, supplies and more.

GET STARTED

Watch Coin Collecting 101


Monthly YN Auctions

Learn how you can earn "funny money" to bid on real coins and paper money in the monthly YN Auction.

PLACE YOUR BID
yn scholarship YN College Scholarship

Each year the ANA awards two $1000 scholarships to assist young numismatists in their chosen field of study.

LEARN MORE
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Learn about the ANA's awards for young numismatists, including Outstanding Young Numismatist of the Year, the YN Literary Awards and more.

VIEW AWARDS
yn newsletter logo YN Newsletter

"Your Newsletter" is the quarterly newsletter for the ANA's Young Numismatists. Submit articles, subscribe, and visit the archives here.

SUBMIT YOUR WRITING / SUBSCRIBE
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Experience This Once in a Lifetime Learning Opportunity

Expand your numismatic horizons! Attend a week-long learning opportunity offering a variety of courses. Scholarships available.

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The Grading Game

Hone your coin grading abilities with this fun, interactive game. Your goal: find matching grades of coins in as little time as possible!

PLAY NOW
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Enjoy fun games and activities, learn about coins and medals, explore the history of the U.S. Mint and more.

LEARN MORE
Treasures in Your Pocket

Learn how to find collectible coins in your pocket change — you never know what treasures may await!

FIND TREASURES
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Learn about numismatics through fun interactive games, downloadable activities and quizzes.

TEST YOUR SKILLS
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Earn Scout badges and patches for collecting coins.

LEARN MORE
treasure trivia yn page Treasure Trivia

Participate in Treasure Trivia while attending the ANA World's Fair of Money and the ANA National Money Show.

LEARN MORE
yn exchange blog graphic YN Blog: Young Numismatists Exchange

Find interesting and entertaining blog posts from fellow young numismatists here!

READ NOW
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Join the world's largest coin club! 

Discover just how much fun coin collecting can be when you join the American Numismatic Association.
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