The ANA School of Numismatics Offers Course, ‘Fundamentals of Grading U.S. Coins’

by American Numismatic Association on May 11, 2008 · 3 comments

The American Numismatic Association’s School of Numismatics offers the opportunity to improve coin grading skills with their ‘Fundamentals of Grading U.S. Coins’ course by instructor Lane J. Brunner, Ph.D.

ANAThe American Numismatic Association’s School of Numismatics will offer its Fundamentals of Grading United States Coins, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 8-9 during Coinfest in Stamford, Conn.

Students will learn and understand how U.S. coins should be graded according to the latest ANA and market standards during this highly enriched two-day seminar. Participants will gain confidence in evaluating surface marks, strike, luster and eye appeal through interactive discussions, group activities and individual study of hundreds of coins from the ANA grading set.


"A well-rounded education is the foundation of any successful collector," said ANA Executive Director Larry Shepherd. "Courses like Fundamentals of Grading United States Coins can teach hobbyists skills and information that will save them thousands on the bourse floor."


Summer Seminar instructor Lane J. Brunner, Ph.D., will teach the course.

Tuition is $345 for ANA members and $445 for all others. Become an ANA member at To register for Fundamentals of Grading United States Coins, call 719-482-9857 or visit and select "School of Numismatics" from the "Numismatic Events" dropdown menu.

About American Numismatic Association

The American Numismatic Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. The ANA helps its 32,000 members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of programs including its education and outreach programs, museum, library, publications, conventions and seminars. For more information, call 719-632-2646 or visit

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RaIl cruz March 29, 2011 at 10:57 pm

Would like to be certterfied in coin grading ,how can I do this have been collecting for ten yr’s.Would like to take a class in this subjet

harvey amos September 18, 2011 at 12:02 am

me too…………..

Jose Perez April 16, 2013 at 7:12 pm

Where do you get certified.?

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