Do you like money? Do you like history? Are you age 22 or younger? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then YOU can be a Young Numismatist (YN) member of the ANA and discover how much fun coin collecting can be!
YN Programs offer a variety of opportunities for young collectors to become engaged in numismatics and learn more about the hobby. Becoming a YN ANA member is fun, affordable, and provides many benefits.
Young Numismatists can sign up to receive Your Newsletter, an electronic publication by and for young numismatists, complete with updates on projects, events and activities. Your Newsletter is available to anyone interested in coins, paper money, tokens or medals by request to email@example.com. Have you written a numismatic article that you would like to publish? Send it with your name to
YNs, age 13-22, are invited to join other collectors at the annual ANA Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, where students live on the campus of Colorado College, take week-long classes on numismatics, go on field trips to local attractions and participate in special activities.
Along with Summer Seminar, the ANA offers YNs other opportunities to explore and discover the world of money by participating in:
- David R. Cervin Ancient Coin Project
- Early American Copper Coin Project
- Treasure Trivia
- Coins for
Earn 3 or more A's in school and
the ANA will send you a nice coin!
By completing hobby-related activities such as creating an exhibit, writing a numismatic article or visiting the ANA Money Museum, YNs can earn auction money to bid on numismatic collectibles at the annual YN auction.
As a YN we encourage you to participate in all that the ANA has to offer in addition to programs especially designed for students and young collectors. For more information about YN programs contact the Education Department staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-719-482-9850.
- Outstanding Young Numismatist of the Year Award
- Outstanding Adult Advisor Award
- How to earn YN Dollars
- Kids Corner Quiz
- Summer Seminar
- Ancient Coin Project Form
- Early American Copper Coin Project Form
ANA efforts to reach out to young numismatists are thanks to our Donors.