Numismatic Association: Dedicated to preserving the history and
collectibility of the USA's coinage. The ANA
has many links to a variety of resources and collecting-related sites. The
ANA maintains a museum and historical preservation center in Boulder,
Colorado. The ANA provides resources and standards to assist numismatists
maintain and share their collections with the general public. Events are
held throughout the US each year to promote coin collecting for all ages.
States Mint and the Bureau
of Engraving and Printing: You
earn it, they make it. Great sites with a lot of very good information. Learn the
process and understand the interesting history of our currency and coinage.
The Mint sells coin sets, commemoratives and other coin-relates items to the
general public and collectors alike.
Louisiana State Quarter
in April, 2002. The state quarter program may be extended to
allow for the mintage of coins representing Washington, DC, and the US
territories and protectorates. Tennessee is first in 2002. Ohio is second and Indiana
will follow Louisiana. Mississippi will round out the year. This
program is billed as the most popular coin program ever initiated by the US
Mint. New and experienced collectors are hoarding sacks of the quarters from
the Denver and Philadelphia mints. Rolls are disappearing from banks faster
than they can stock them. Learn more at the US Mint or Coin
World's web site.
Reserve Bank in Richmond, Virginia, has a money museum that traces the
history of money from its very beginning. Situated in downtown Richmond just
off of the new Canal Walk area near Brown's Island.
Middle School in Ashland, Virginia, is sponsoring HR1021 that will
redesign our nation's $1 bill. Started as a civics project, the United
States Constitution design has gained a lot of support. This bill may
actually make it to circulation. Check out their website: www.LibertyDollarBill.org.
Follow the House Bill (HR1785)
and the Senate Bill (S.244).
George is a website that will help you learn how far the FRN in
your pocket has traveled. Log on, enter the note's serial number and
learn its history.