New to Collecting?
Congratulations on your new interest in coin and paper money collecting!
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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.
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 great resources for beginning a collection. Take a look!
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.