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New to Collecting?

Congratulations on your new interest in
coin and paper money collecting!

Welcome to the hobby that lets you hold history right in your hands! Through coin and paper money collecting, you can explore our country and the world, recall dramatic events and prominent leaders of the past, and own genuine artifacts 100, 200 or even 2,000 years old! On this page, you'll find everything you need to get started in this exciting and rewarding hobby.

Start building a collection!

[photo: 20th Century Type coins, Lincoln Head Cents, Morgan Silver Dollars, Statehood Quarters, Federal Reserve Notes, Small-Size Silver Certificates]

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Essentials & Starters

Lincoln Cent Collecting For Kids

Discover collecting fun with the Amazing Lincoln Cent!

Now you can get started collecting this popular series, or help out a new coin enthusiast with our FREE coin collecting card and lesson plan.

Ideas for Young Collectors

Ideas for Young Collectors

Kids love collecting too – here, you'll find great ideas for your favorite young collectors.

Supplies for your First Collection

Supplies for Your First Collection

Keep your collection organized from the start, with custom albums and folders, coin holders, magnifiers and more!

Books to Help You Get Started

Books to Help You Get Started

Discover more about the hobby with these collector-approved guides and books!

Beginners' Guides

To make collecting even easier, we've created guides for the most common types of collections. Covering everything from the designs and history of the coins to the key dates you'll need and what storage options are available, these are a great resource for beginning a collection. Take a look!


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