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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!

The Dollar Project

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

EARN COINS
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
Summer Seminar

Attend a week-long learning opportunity offering a variety of courses. Scholarships are available!

LEARN MORE
Early American Copper Coin Project

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

GET STARTED
Participate in the 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
Treasures in Your Pocket

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

FIND TREASURES
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
YN Awards

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 College Scholarship

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

LEARN MORE
Blogging

Share your numismatic experiences and research through the YN Newsletter or the ANA Blog.

SUBMIT YOUR WRITING
Start Your Journey

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

VIEW BENEFITS
Scouts

Earn Scout badges and patches for collecting coins.

LEARN MORE
Money 'Musements

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


TEST YOUR SKILLS
Treasure Trivia

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


LEARN MORE

U.S. Mint Resources

U.S. Mint Games

Enjoy fun games and activities brought to you by the U.S. Mint.

PLAY GAMES


U.S. Mint Toons

Learn how coins are made with this entertaining and educational cartoon from the U.S. Mint.

WATCH NOW


U.S. Mint Collector's Club

Find coin collecting tips, take a beginning collector's course and more! Brought to you by the U.S. Mint.

JOIN THE CLUB
Mint History

How have the United States Mint and its coins changed over the years? Find out here!

LEARN MORE
Coins and Medals

Learn about U.S coins and medals throughout American history, take a virtual tour of a mint, and learn how coins are produced. Brought to you by the U.S. Mint.

EXPLORE
Coin News

Stay up to date with the latest U.S. Mint happenings and holidays. Find the current coin of the month as well as past picks. Brought to you by the U.S. Mint.

GET THE NEWS