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The American Numismatic Association

The American Numismatic Association is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to educating and encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. ana_logo_2016With nearly 24,000 members, the Association serves the academic community, collectors and the general public with an interest in numismatics.

Today, the ANA headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado houses the largest circulating numismatic library in the world. Books, educational slide programs and instructional videotapes are loaned to members without charge other than postage and insurance. Also on the premises is a museum that includes extensive and ever-growing collections of coins, medals, tokens and paper money. Members may study the items on display and, by prearrangement, can use other museum materials for research purposes.

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The Numismatist Rolls Out Retail Price Guide

The official publication of the ANA, The Numismatist, and The Coin Dealer Newsletter (CDN), have teamed up to provide ANA members a retail pricing tool for collectable U.S. and Early American coinage. Look for the “Collector’s Price Guide” (CPG) in this month’s issue of the magazine (pp 125-32). Moving forward, each monthly supplement offers up-to-date values for a variety of U.S. coin types and denominations on a regular rotation, with early coppers, cents and nickels in June, silver in July, and gold in August.

The “Collector’s Price Guide” is intended as a hobby resource only and should be used in combination with other numismatic references as part of a practical, informed purchasing plan. CDN Publishing is solely responsible for the content of the guide.

 

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Upcoming Events and Announcements from the ANA ….

Registration Open for 52nd Annual ANA Summer Seminar

Register by April 3 for Discounts

 

Registration is open for those looking to attend the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Summer Seminar. Located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on the Colorado College campus adjacent to the ANA headquarters, Summer Seminar features classes to suit virtually every collector’s hobby needs.

This once-a-year opportunity for numismatic learning and camaraderie offers students a varied selection of weeklong courses designed for discovery or continued study. For many students, Summer Seminar is a life-changing event; it has catapulted the careers of several of the nation’s most respected collectors, authors, and dealers.

The 2020 Summer Seminar course catalog is available online at money.org/summer-seminar, where each seminar is listed and details for mini-seminars, tours and events, and intersession activities can be found.

Students may select from a variety of tuition and lodging options to meet their needs, preferences, and budget when registering. Scholarships also are available; applications must be submitted by February 14.

For additional information, call (719) 482-9810 or email seminars@money.org.

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Heritage’s Mark Borckardt Named ANA 2020 Numismatist of the Year

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Atlanta National Money Show Awaits Collectors

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World’s Money Fair: Call for Papers at ANA 2020 Sundman Lectures

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Peter van Alfen Honored With ANA Burnett Anderson Memorial Award

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American Numismatic Association and NGC to Launch ANA Registry

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) have partnered to launch the ANA Registry later this year. The ANA is the country’s...

Jeff Garrett: See You at the ANA Summer Seminar

There is no better numismatic education for new collectors, prospective dealers and professionals seeking to sharpen their skills   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation...

Registration Open for 52nd Annual ANA Summer Seminar

Register by April 3 for Discounts   Registration is open for those looking to attend the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) annual Summer Seminar. Located in Colorado...