What do bears, space, and national parks all have in common? They have all been featured as part of a coin design! When a coin catches your eye, save it and start a collection. Coin collecting is a fun hobby.
Being a coin collector means using certain words to describe your coins. Get familiar with the parts of a coin and basic coin terms.
You can collect all kinds of coins with all kinds of designs for all kinds of reasons! Coins can:
You can display, share, and trade coins with friends and family. You can also join a coin club to share your love of coins. Visit the American Numismatic Association website to find a club near you.
Learn more about coin collecting with our Coins For You booklet (PDF, 4MB).