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American Philatelic Society

With 50,000+ members in more than 110 countries, the APS is the largest, nonprofit society in the world for stamp collectors.

American Numismatic Association

The American Numismatic Association - a nonprofit, educational organization chartered by Congress - is dedicated to the collection and study of coins, paper money, tokens and medals, and was created for the benefit of its members and the numismatic community.

American Numismatic Society

The ANS, founded in 1858, is a non-profit international center for the preservation and study of coins, medals and paper money.

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Britain's oldest public museum

British Museum Department of Coins and Medals

The Department of Coins and Medals is home to one of the world's finest numismatic collections, comprising about one million objects. The collection spans the entire history of coinage from its origins in the 7th century BC to the present day, and related material such as coin weights, tokens and money-boxes. The Department also holds the national collection of paper money.

British Numismatic Society
The British Numismatic Society was founded in 1903 for the encouragement and promotion of numismatic science, particularly through the study of the coins, medals, tokens and banknotes of the peoples of the British Isles and Commonwealth, the United States of America, and all territories that at any time have been subject to British jurisdiction.

British Numismatic Trade Association
Founded in 1973, the BNTA has grown into an organisation which represents the interests of more than sixty fimrs located throughout the British Isles. The BNTA has become an effective force in the fight against forgery, theft and other criminal activities, thus esablishing a benchmark for the highest ethical standards in the domestic coin trade. Members receive early warning notices of counterfeit coins and stolen property.

Brompton's Auctioneers
Situated in the heart of London, Brompton's Auctioneers is Britain's only auction house dedicated exclusively to the field of Musical Instruments. with unparalleled specialist experience, an international client base and an unrivalled understanding of the market, we are uniquely placed to advise on the best course of action for the disposal or acquisition of fine instruments, whether through auction or private treaty sales.

Bund Deutsche Ordenssammler (German Society Of Orders Collectors)
For more than 20 years the BDOS eV has been a medium for collectors of all countries and counts more than 1400 members in Germany and abroad.

Canadian Numismatic Association
The CNA is a non-profit educational organization formed in 1950 and incorporated by Canada Charter in 1963.

The Celator
Ancient coins resource center
A resource for UK coin collectors, listing coin clubs nationally.
Consky is a mini ebay in China mostly market place for coins, Banknote and stamp, Buy, Sell, Trade, information about stock, precious metal etc.

An independent philatelic magazine on the internet. Each week new articles are published, mainly about stamps, but other topics such as how stamps are printed and subjects like postmarks and collecting in general are covered as well.

Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge
Department of Coins and Medals

Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Museums, Monuments, Archeological Sites
The Ministry of Culture is the governmental body responsible for cultural heritage and the Arts in Greece.

Hermitage Museum
Website for the Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

Hunterian Museum, Glasgow
Scotland's oldest museum

International Association of Professional Numismatists
The IAPN is a non-profit organisation of the leading international numismatic firms founded 1951. The objects of the Association are the development of a healthy and prosperous numismatic trade conducted according to the highest standards of business ethics and commercial practice. Today more than 110 numismatic firms are in membership, situated in all five continents and twenty-two countries.

International Banknote Society
The International Bank Note Society (IBNS) was formed in 1961 as a non-profit organization. Its objectives are to promote, stimulate and advance the study and knowledge of world wide bank notes and paper currencies and all matters related thereto along educational, scientific and historical lines. Currently the IBNS has more than 2,000 members in over 90 countries.

International Bond & Share Society
Founded in 1978 as a non-profit organisation to promote, encourage and develop all aspects of ‘scripophily’

International Numismatic Commission
The International Numismatic Commission was founded in 1934 "to facilitate cooperation between scholars and between institutions in the field of numismatics and related disciplines."

Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Numismatic Collection

Lawrence University
Bearers of Meaning, The Ottilia Buerger Collection of Ancient and Byzantine Coins

Maastricht paper money show website

Magna Graecia Coins
Lists of published Greek coin types of Italy and Sicily (including Carthaginian issues from Zeugitana, Sardinia etc.) up to 212 BC.

Money Museum, Zurich
The MoneyMuseum is a money and currency museum that resulted from private initiative. It is aimed at an interested lay public.

National Museums of Scotland
The National Museums of Scotland show Scotland to the World and the World to Scotland through extensive collections built up over more than two centuries. Displays of the collections can be seen at six sites.

Numismatic Bibliomania Society (NBS)
A non-profit educational organization founded in 1980 to support and promote the use and collecting of numismatic literature.

Numismatic Museum of Athens
Provides continuous educational support for Hellenism in terms of numismatics, history and art history.

Oriental Numismatic Society
The ONS was founded in 1970 to foster interest in the study and collection of all series of oriental coinage, from North Africa and Muslim Spain to the Far East. Open to amateurs and professionals alike, it now has over 500 members world-wide.
this site is not just a virtual coin collection; here you can also gain insight into Parthian art, history, archaeology, and geography.
This site introduces Thomas Simon one of the Worlds greatest engravers. Thomas Simon, the most celebrated artist and engraver created his lifetime's achievement in 1663 the Petition Crown.

Royal Numismatic Society
The Society was founded in 1836 as the Numismatic Society of London and received the title of the Royal Numismatic Society by Royal Charter in 1904. The Society is an academic body of charitable status concerned with research into all branches of numismatics. Its lectures and publications deal with classical, Asian, medieval and modern coins, paper money, tokens and medals.

Russian Numismatic Society
The Russian Numismatic Society (RNS), organized in 1978, is a non-profit group of collectors and students interested in the field of Russian numismatics.

Smithsonian Institution, The National Numismatic Collection
The National Numismatic Collection (NNC) of the Smithsonian Institution, one of the largest numismatic collections in the world and the largest in North America.

Silver Coins Blog
Silver as Money: A History of US Silver Coins