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.
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Essentials & Starters
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.
Kids love collecting too – here, you'll find great ideas for your favorite young collectors.
Keep your collection organized from the start, with custom albums and folders, coin holders, magnifiers and more!
Discover more about the hobby with these collector-approved guides and books!
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!
America's longest-running coin series also makes one of the most popular starter collections!
With 5 different designs each year, the Statehood quarters were one of America's most popular coin series ever!
Big, bold, and 90% silver – it's easy to see why so many people love collecting Morgan dollars!
America's most widely-issued currency type – and the only paper money issued today!