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Ways to Earn YN Auction Money

How to Spend YN Dollars

1. YN dollars can be used in our monthly YN auctions. New lots will be posted on the first of each month – bidding closes on the 15th. 

2. YN dollars can also be used for the annual Online YN Auction – held in September each year.

—This year's Online Auction takes place Saturday, Sept. 14, at 10:00 a.m. (MST)—

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School Projects on Numismatics

Value                              Activity

10................................................Talks
10................................................Papers
10................................................Exhibits


National Coin Week Project

Value                              Activity

20....................................Give a talk at school
20....................................Participate in ANA National Coin Week YN project
30....................................Exhibit at school, library, local bank, etc.
100..................................Win the ANA contest to name this year's NCW theme
Attend/Visit

Value                              Activity

5.........................Local ANA member coin club meeting (each time)
10......................Regional ANA member coin organization (each time)
50......................Visit a U.S. Mint, BEP, or FED location (one visit per year, per location)
100...................Visit the National Numismatic Collection (NNC) at the Smithsonian Institution
200...................Visit to ANA Money Museum/Headquarters (one visit per year)
Give Talks or Programs at

Value                              Activity

10.............................Local coin club meeting (each time)
20.............................Exhibit at local coin club meeting
50.............................Educational forum (at a school or smaller, local coin show)
100..........................Educational forum or lecture (at a larger, regional non-ANA coin show)
Serve as an Officer for

Value                              Activity

25...............................Local ANA member coin club
75...............................Regional ANA member organization
Obtain New Members for

Value                              Activity

25...............................Local ANA member coin clubs
50...............................ANA (dues-paying members; not through Coins for A's)

Publish Articles (440 Words+) in

Value                              Activity

10...................................Local coin club newsletter
25...................................Regional coin club newsletter or magazine
25...................................New ANA website blog post (Strict limit of two per week – must be "informative," not for minor issues or non-numismatic related information. Approval on a case by case basis; only worthy blogs will receive YN Dollars for this activity.)
50...................................Hobby newspaper or magazine (Coin World, Numismatic News, Errorscope, WIN, etc.)
50...................................School (middle or high school) newspaper or magazine
100................................Your Newsletter (YN Dollars not awarded until after article has been published)
250................................The Numismatist (YN Dollars not awarded until after article has been published) 
Local Coin Shows

Value                              Activity

10......................................Attend a local show (once per show, not each day)
50......................................Participate/display an exhibit
15......................................Win 3rd place
20......................................Win 2nd place
25......................................Win 1st place
50......................................Win Best of Show
Regional Coin Shows

Value                              Activity

25................................Attend a regional coin show (once per show, not each day)
10................................Attend a numismatic lecture/presentation
25................................Attend a YN program or Scouts workshop
100.............................Participate/display an exhibit
30................................Win 3rd place
40................................Win 2nd place
50................................Win 1st place
75................................Win Best of Show
150.............................Win People's Choice
ANA Conventions (NMS or WFM Shows)

Value                              Activity

50...........................Attend World's Fair of Money or National Money Show (once per show, not each day)
10...........................Attend Page orientation (once per show)
20...........................Work as a Page (per day)
10...........................Work at the Treasure Trivia booth or Kids' Zone area (per hour!)
25...........................Complete the Treasure Trivia scavenger hunt (once per show)
50...........................Attend a Young Collectors Corner (YCC) Program
25...........................Attend a numismatic lecture (ex., a Money Talks presentation; 25 YN Dollars each)
200........................Give a Money Talks presentation
200........................Participate/display an exhibit
75...........................Win 3rd place
100........................Win 2nd place
150........................Win 1st place
150........................Win Best New Exhibitor
200........................Win Best of Show
300........................Win People's Choice
Other

Value                              Activity

10..................................Check out book from ANA library (each time for a new title, not renewals)
20.................................Annual subscription to Your Newsletter
25.................................Earn Fun with Money Patch (Girls: Not at a coin show)
25.................................Earn Scout Coin Collecting Merit Badge (Boys; Not at a coin show)
25.................................Publish an original review of a numismatic book (150 word minimum; limit 4 per month)
50.................................Participate in the annual YN auction (does not include monthly YN Auctions)
200..............................Complete/pass entire ANA Diploma Program (pass final exam)
250..............................Complete/pass any ANA Correspondence Course (250 YN Dollars for each course)
250..............................Attend and complete Summer Seminar course (each course/class)
50.................................Attend and complete a mini-seminar course at Summer Seminar (two nights per week limit; 50 YN Dollars for each night)
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