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Clubs & Associations
American Numismatic Association
The ANA is a non-profit, educational organization chartered by Congress and is dedicated to the collection and study of coins, paper money, tokens and medals. It was created for the benefit of its members and the numismatic community. With about 28,000 members, the ANA is the largest numismatic organization of its kind in the world.
Florida United Numismatists
FUN is a non-profit organization dedicated to the education and enrichment of the numismatic hobby, especially in Florida. FUN has grown since its beginnings in 1955 to become one of the largest regional organizations in the United States serving the hobby. Their membership is international.
Industry Council for Tangible Assets
ICTA is the national trade association representing the rare coin, precious metals, and tangible assets industry in Washington, D.C. since 1983.
American Numismatic Society
Since 1858 the ANS has been dedicated to advancing the study and appreciation of coins, medals and related objects of all cultures as historical and artistic documents. It maintains a numismatic collection and library by supporting scholarly research and publications, and by sponsoring educational and interpretive programs for diverse audiences.
California State Numismatic Association
California State Numismatic Association is a state-wide organization dedicated to the promotion of serious Numismatic studies, endeavoring to bring to the collecting fraternity special items of interest and fundamental information. CSNA sponsors semi-annual Conventions and coin shows.
Maryland State Numismatic Association
MSNA is the state organization for clubs and collectors in Maryland. Each year MSNA sponsor's a major coin show and an educational forum.
Central States Numismatic Society
The Central States Numismatic Society, founded in 1939, is one of the larger numismatic organizations in the United States with membership fluctuating around 2,000. CSNS, as it is known informally, operates in a 13-state Midwestern region but membership is open to residents of all states and foreign countries. CSNS sponsors two conventions yearly.
Carson City Coin Collectors of America
Official Web site of the Carson City Coin Collectors of America. It features a lively discussion board and many other informative resources. The mission of the club is to "increase knowledge on the subject of the Carson City Mint and the many fascinating coins produced there, and to promote camaraderie among fellow 'CC' enthusiasts." Membership in the club includes an annual subscription to the club's award-winning journal, CURRY'S CHRONICLE. Dues are $30 a year. You can join by sending your first year's dues of $30 to: CCCCOA, P.O. Box 18040, Reno, NV 89511 Please include your name, address, email (if available), and if you are a collector or a dealer (or both).
The Liberty Nickel Collector Society
The Liberty Nickel Collector Society is an online club devoted to the Liberty Head Nickel. Its web site contains a wealth of information about the Liberty Nickel series including Date/Mint mark data, varieties, errors, pricing, patterns and major auction results, as well as a special section devoted to the 1913 Liberty Head Nickel.
Young Numismatists of America
The Young Numismatists of America (YNA) is an organization whose goal is to promote collecting among Young Numismatists (YNs). Currently, the YNA publishes a quarterly journal, The Young Numismatist, that features articles, news, contests, and much more. While the club is run completely by YNs, adult collectors are also allowed to join.
Western Maryland Coin Club
Bringing Coins and Coin Collectors together in Western Maryland
American Israel Numismatic Association
Founded in 1967, the American Israel Numismatic Association is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge of ancient and modern Israel coins, medals and other numismatic items. The AINA regularly publishes a scholarly publication, THE SHEKEL, in order to increase the knowledge of its members and to provide a forum in which they and their friends meet and exchange views with fellow collectors. Please visit www.theshekel.org for more details.
Blue Ridge Numismatic Association
The Blue Ridge Numismatic Association is celebrating its 28th year as the premier silver dollar trade organization. It has supported and encouraged the continued development of the silver dollar market in the buying, selling and collecting of U.S. silver dollars. Today, the sales of silver dollars represent more than half of the entire numismatic market in dollar terms. Education remains a principal component of the club’s mission statement and continues to offer educational seminars at coin shows around the country. Please visit www.BRNA.org for more details.
Coin and Currency Shows
Long Beach Coin & Collectibles Expo
A tri-annual event held every February, June, and October at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center.
Torex® Coin Show and Auctions - Canada's National Coin Show
The Torex® Coin Show is Canada's longest running and most popular numismatic show (since 1962) held three times annually in downtown Toronto. Explore this up-to-date show guide with a calendar, dealer listing, special events, video, and more.
Mints
The U.S. Mint
Created by Congress on April 2, 1792, the United States Mint is the world's largest manufacturer of coins, medals, and coin-based consumer products.
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
The BEP is the largest producer of security documents in the United States. The BEP produces over 9 billion Federal Reserve notes each year. These notes are produced at facilities in Washington, D.C. and Ft. Worth, Texas. In addition, the BEP produces over 20 billion postage stamps. They have been the largest suppler of postage stamps to the U.S. Postal Service for over 100 years. They also produce miscellaneous security documents for other government agencies.
Pobjoy Mint Ltd.
A coin dealer, manufacturing gold, silver, bullion and commemorative collectible coins for various governments around the world including the Isle of Man and Gibraltar plus jewelry, promotional and gift items. The largest private mint in europe.
Hoffman Mint
Hoffman Mint, the largest private mint in the United States, manufactures and sells tokens, medals, coins, key tags and nameplates.
Publications
Coin World
With a subscription base of 80,000, Coin World has published weekly for 40 years. The newspaper provides informative articles and columns on the numismatic and currency communities.
Krause Publications
Krause Publications is the world's largest publisher of periodicals and books on hobbies. Their Coins and Paper Money division publish The Bank Note Reporter, Numismatic News, World Coin News, Coins Magazine, Coin Prices, as well as a wide range of numismatic books.
Software
HobbySoft
HobbySoft publishes software for organizing, inventorying, and evaluating coin and stamp collections. The latest programs feature include quick collection entry tools, standard and custom reports, want lists, and annual market value updates. HobbySoft provides free downloadable demos and technical support to all users. Since 1982.
Liberty Street Software
Liberty Street Software makes inventory tracking software designed with the collector in mind. Liberty Street provides software allowing collectors to manage collections of coins, stamps, currency and other assets.
UltraVenn, Ltd.
UltraVenn produces inventory and manangement software for collectibles in both Macintosh and Windows format. Their software is presently geared for coin collectors and small to mid-sized coin dealers. UltraVenn is also developing coin imaging systems.
Collection Studio
Collection Studio is a program which tracks your collection items such as coins, banknotes, stamps, and posters, and shows the whole or partial collection with different points of view. Easy-to-use tools will help you to change information and share it with friends.
Specialty Sites
IndianHeads.org
IndianHeads.org is a non-profit domain whose sole purpose is the sharing of information about the Indian Head Cents series. The site contains images, articles and other resources about Indian Cent rarity, varieties, grading, and more.
Coins From RSA
Coins from RSA serves as a guide to rare coins, tokens and forgeries from South Africa, in the period 1815-1902. This detailed site examines the history of the Republic through its coinage.
The Canadian Coin Reference Site
A comprehensive guide for Canadian numismatic enthusiasts, with a guide to coin shows, dealers, storage tips, and links.
CoinLink
The largest numismatic portal on the web with headline numismatic news updated daily, articles covering all aspects of rare coins and currency, and events coverage of all the major shows and auctions. CoinLink maintains a directory of rare coin dealer sites and numismatic resources available for collectors.
Richard's Cabinets and Woodworking
A small business specializing in cabinetry for coin and art collectors. The web site shows coin/medal cabinets, displays, sculpture pedestals and turntables.
AlltheCoins Directory
The AlltheCoins numismatic portal is one of the numismatic community's largest rare coin directories. AlltheCoins is a comprehensive resource that simplifies seraching for coin information on the Web. It covers Ancient, European, U.S., and World coin dealers and all numismatic resources for the rare coin collector.
The Coin Page
The Coin Page provides images of coins, tokens, medals, elongateds, and bullion products free of charge.
The Coin Alley
Offering information and coin management software for all your coin collecting needs.
Allcoins.org
Discover a huge catalogue of coin, bank note, and stamp resources with this search site dedicated to the numismatic community.
Monterey Coins
Monterey Coins creates custom coins with fine craftsmanship and excellent attention to detail. Valued coins are created for military, law enforcement, county government and corporate organizations. Coins and medallions can be creatively designed to recognize individuals or special events.
California Small-Denomination Gold
"The Place to Mine for Golden Nuggets of Knowledge" on California Pioneer Fractional Gold pieces. Also, "The Home of Visual Guide to Cals" - 1st of its kind - a huge time saver for identifying your Cals.
PCGS CoinFacts
Your online reference for U.S. coins.
Auctions & Exchanges
MetaExchange
The MetaExchange is an open marketplace where you can buy and sell commodities such as coins in an unrestricted market. The MetaExchange is not a retail store or an auction, but rather an open market where retailers, dealers, distributors, and collectors come to buy and sell commodities.
Meetup
Meetup creates real-world group gatherings about anything, anywhere. They have built a technology and a network of venues (cafes, bars, etc.) that can help coin collectors easily organize local monthly meetups in over 545 cities across 34 countries.
Coin Trading Post
Coin Trading Post is an extension of the Crescent City Coin Club in New Orleans, but it is open to any collector associated with any club. Collectors may post items to the site for free.
Certified Coin Exchange
Since 1990, The Certified Coin Exchange (CCE) has been a key intermediary in US certified rare coin trading between major coin dealers in the United States.
Collectors Corner
Buy directly from the world's top dealers
Online Coin Trader
Buy, Sell, Trade your Coins, Gold, Silver for Free! Absolutely Free Coin Classified Ads. Sell coins, coin supplies, paper money, coin collecting kits, rare coins, commemorative coins, us coins and many more categories.