Links Related to Numismatics



ANA (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. With nearly 28,000 members, the Association serves the academic community, collectors and the general public with an interest in numismatics.

The ANA helps all people discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of programs including its education and outreach, museum, library, publications, conventions and seminars.

CSNS (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 Midwestern region but membership is open to residents of all states and foreign countries.

FUN (FLORIDA UNITED NUMISMATISTS)- Florida United Numismatists is an organization dedicated to involving and growing the numismatic community both in Florida and throughout the world.

ILNA (ILLINOIS NUMISMATIC ASSOCIATION) – The Illinois Numismatic Association promotes the hobby of numismatics.

MSNS (MICHIGAN STATE NUMISMATIC SOCIETY) – The purpose of the Society shall be to encourage and promote the science of numismatics; aid its members in the acquisition, study and exhibition of numismatic material; stimulate the development of interest and knowledge in numismatics; cultivate friendly relations among collectors and students; encourage and assist new collectors; foster the interest of youth in the subject; and demonstrate the fact that numismatics is an educational, serious and entertaining pursuit.




PCGS (PROFESSIONAL COIN GRADING SERVICE) – The leader in third-party authentication and grading services for high-value collectibles including rare coins, trading cards, tickets, autographs, memorabilia and stamps.


NGC (NUMISMATIC GUARANTEE CORPORATION) – As NGC has grown to become the leader in third-party grading services, we have maintained a steadfast and uncompromising commitment to this standard. The knowledge, integrity and dedication of NGC’s team of numismatic professionals ensures you a level of grading consistency unparalleled among grading services.


PCGS CURRENCY – PCGS Currency is the market leader in third-party grading and authentication, grading more than 500,000 notes since founded in 2005.


PMG (PAPER MONEY GUARANTEE) – PMG is the most comprehensive third-party paper money grading and encapsulation service. Thanks to our knowledgeable staff of impartial paper money grading professionals and our proven processes and standards, we’re proud to be the most preferred, most trusted paper money grading service for today’s collectors.

CAC (CERTIFIED ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION) – CAC was founded by leading members of the numismatic community who recognized the need for a higher level of grading. Now there’s an easy way to identify coins that are solid for the grade – a CAC verification sticker.




WORLD COIN NEWS – The fascinating history and details of world coins are brought to life monthly in World Coin News. We are the leading authority on world coins and regularly report on new issues, auctions and other coin news from around the world. Our top experts provide in-depth historical information on coins and the countries that issue them.


NUMISMATIC NEWS – Provides weekly reports on marketing trends and news concerning collectible U.S. coins and paper money, the source for collectors since 1952. Coin Market, a comprehensive U.S. coin retail price guide, appears in the first issue of each month. Popular columns include Coin Clinic, Class of ’63, Making the Grade, Facts about Fakes, Under the Glass, On the Scene and Item of the Week. Editor David C. Harper brings more than 40 years of hobby know-how and perspective to the pages of Numismatic News and pens a weekly column.


COIN WORLD – Resource for coin and paper money collectors and investors. Provides new and market trends for coins, currency,precious metals and tokens.

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