Young Collectors Corner

Come join us for our Young Collectors Corner Program at the ANA’s World’s Fair of Money Show in Rosemont, IL! We will be exploring the wonderful world of coin collecting at its most basic levels, to help our Young Numismatists (YNs) learn all about the hobby of numismatics. We will review some basic information about:

What is money?

Coin identification, including the parts of a coin and banknotes.

How coins and banknotes are made.

Requirements necessary for Scouts to earn their Coin Collecting Merit Badge of Fun With Money Patch*

Various ANA programs available to Young Numismatists.

FREE TO ATTEND, and children will EARN SEVERAL PRIZES, including coins, paper money, a Red Book** and more!

Time/Date: Saturday, August 10, 2024, 9AM until around noon. (Check in is at 8:30AM.)

Where: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center,, Room 4

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged! Please register by Friday 7/19/24 as space is limited.

Contact Jim Ray at 847-420-1994 or 4jim.ray@comcast.net.


*All Scouts and Scout Leaders are encouraged to wear their uniforms, but it is not required. If ready, be sure to bring your Blue Card to get signed. The instructor on hand has completed the Scouts BSA’s MBC and YPT requirements. FWM Patches will be available for Girl Scouts.
**Red Books provided courtesy of Whitman Publishing; limit one per family.
Young Collectors Corner and Ernie's Treasure Treehouse are sponsored by Kevin Lipton Rare Coins.