Join the Community That's Changing the Face of Collecting

Posted on 9/1/2003

Online resources bring the world of numismatics to novice and experienced hobbyists

The desire to have the grandest coin collection is an exceptional goal—one that can only be obtained through acute collecting skills and numismatic knowledge. Those who are extremely passionate about collecting will go to the ends of the earth to secure the best coins possible in order to build extraordinary sets. There are others who love collecting, but may not currently have the money to spend thousands of dollars on one rare coin. And then there are those who are just beginning to explore the finer aspects of the coin collecting world. Yet, despite the wide range of numismatic knowledge amongst hobbyists, there is one commonality: a passion for coin collecting and the desire to know more.

The proliferation of online resources has made it easy to build your knowledge base and become more deeply involved in numismatic pursuits. Today, the Internet is a place where you can acquire new coins or get interesting information about a favorite piece. It can be the source of a wealth of information, networking opportunities and other resources that you can use to help focus your collecting efforts.

The question is, how can you, the collectors, gather together in a fun, friendly environment where you converse intelligently about numismatics? Where can you share your wisdom with others to grow the field, show off your collections and gain numismatic knowledge—and get it all in one easily accessible place?

By joining the community.

A Wealth of Information Awaits You

Join the community today and experience a wealth of information. This is the only truly comprehensive collection of numismatic services and resources – available to you 24/7 in the privacy of your own home. Share your passion with like-minded people and add to your numismatic knowledge to increase your enjoyment of your favorite pastime.

Simply go to and fill out the online form. You'll gain access to the resources that will help you get the most out of your coin collecting. Whether you're a novice looking to expand your knowledge, or an experienced collector or dealer who wants to stay on top of the market, you can find what you're looking for when you join today.

Membership has its privileges

When you join the community, you'll be able to take advantage of a number of exciting online resources. The community's full offering will allow you to get the most out of your favorite pastime including:

  • The Collectors' Society ­ When you join the community, you'll receive membership in the Collectors' Society, the most comprehensive collectors' resource available anywhere. And gain access to expert grading and conservation services from the leading experts at NGC and NCS.
  • The NGC Registry ­ The most inclusive online registry accepting coins from both NGC and PCGS, respectively. It is a place where you can post your collections and have them ranked against other, similar sets in a friendly, fun competition. See what others are collecting, track the "hot" trends and get a jump on the market. Be a part of the fun as you post your collections online and see how they stack up against some of the finest in the world.
  • Message Boards ­ Talk to the experts and collectors who have similar interests to yours. Whether you have specific questions, or simply want to share your experiences and insight, you can speak out at the message boards, get your answers and become a more knowledgeable collector.
  • Population Reports ­ Access the comprehensive database that lists submitted items graded by NGC. Watch for the updates and see the trends shift week-by-week.
  • Free E-newsletters ­ Each month you'll receive an electronic newsletter delivered to your mailbox that will entertain you with informative articles on a variety of numismatic topics, and provide you with a listing of upcoming events.
  • Online Order Submission ­ With a paid membership, you can directly submit your orders online and review the detail and status of your invoices as they move through the process. Members also enjoy special discounts on grading fees.
  • Certification Number Lookup ­ Access coin information via a certification number and verify the details of a coin, including grade, designation and variety, against the database at NGC.

Become a Member Today!

Find out what you’ve been missing. Join the community and take part in the fun and enjoyment of the most comprehensive numismatic resources available anywhere. Experience best-of-class services from the most trusted companies in numismatics: NGC and NCS. Sign up at and start getting the most out of your favorite hobby today.

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