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The Great American Coin Hunt is coming!

National Coin Week.
April 17-23, 2022


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The New Social Media Sensation!



If you haven’t heard about it by now, you may want to log on to social media and see what all the buzz is about. Search hashtag #GreatAmericanCoinHunt on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

The Great American Coin Hunt began as an idea between a few coin dealers and within just a few days began to go viral. A grassroots campaign that tens of thousands of numismatic enthusiasts are planning to participate in.

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Thanks to everyone for their involvement in 2021 National Coin Week! 2022 National Coin Week is April 17-23.

The theme for 2022 National Coin Week, held April 17-23, is Dynamic Designs, Artistic Masterpieces. Activities will focus on the incredible artistry on coins and paper money throughout history, and the talented artists who create it.  


And, starting April 17, hobbyists can answer daily trivia questions online for the chance to win 2022 U.S. Mint proof sets, ANA memberships and more. 

Click items from the list below to explore...

► Youth Activity

► Articles from The Numismatist

► View Objects from the ANA Collection

► Daily Trivia (Begins April 17)

► Morgan Dollar Resources

► Noteworthy Websites

► History of National Coin Week


Congratulations to the ANA clubs who achieved a perfect score in this year's Club Trivia Challenge: Dallas Coin Club, Greater Houston Coin Club, Honolulu Coin Club, Metro East Coin & Currency Club, Mobridge Coin Club (SD), Nashua Coin Club, Northeast Tarrant Coin Club (TX, Northwest Detroit Coin Club, Ozarks Coin Club (MO), Will County Coin Club (IL)

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Did you know the US Mint Released a special "W" Quarter in conjunction with The Great American Coin Hunt?

RoundTable Trading Invites you Join the New Social Media Sensation


If you haven’t heard about it by now,  get on your social media and see what all the buzz is about. Search hashtag #GreatAmericanCoinHunt

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Imagine finding rare and collectible coins like these in your pocket!


That's right. Thousands of rare and collectible coins have been dropped into regular circulation with the intention of encouraging people to take and interest in coins and coin collecting.

You can start looking for valuable coins today, starting with the change in your purse or pocket. 

In 2019, in conjunction with the American Numismatic Association, RoundTable Trading, and The Great American Coin Hunt, The U.S. Mint launched into circulation a limited amount of America the Beautiful Quarters with the “W” mint mark – a first for the U.S. Mint in 227 years of minting coins. The “W” denotes that the quarters were produced at the West Point Mint. While West Point has produced quarters in the past, they didn’t have a mint mark and were indistinguishable from Philadelphia quarters.

The goal of the initiative is to create excitement about coin collecting by introducing rare coins into circulation, allowing anyone the opportunity to collect the quarters from their pocket change.

The Great American Coin Hunt is a Free and Open Coin Hunt Supported by The US Mint and hundreds of Coin Dealers in the USA. 

  • The Great American Coin Hunt has been described as a “Willy Wonka-type game” and is sponsored by the American Numismatic Association (ANA).

  • It is the biggest coin drop in American history.

  • The goal to spark interest in coin collecting.

  • The U.S. Mint produced a special "W" US Quarter for the event.

  • Hundreds of coin dealers and collectors are participating, announcing their coin drops on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using hashtag #GreatAmericanCoinHunt.

Get Started Today!


Step 1: Keep An Eye Out For Special Coins In Ordinary Places You Find Coins.


Keep looking at your change! Do you see a coin that looks unfamiliar? It might just be worth digging into. Any coin besides the typical circulating rotation, might be a potential find!


Another great way to tell if you've found something special is to check the date. While coins from the 1970s and 1980s are common finds in change, a coin stamped with a 1930s or 1940s date, is a good indicator you've found something worth finding.


Another good tip is that circulating coinage, including Roosevelt and Mercury dimes, Walking Liberty and Kennedy half dollars as well as Washington Quarters, struck in 1964 and earlier are composed of 90% silver as opposed to today's cupro-nickel composition. Even if a piece is not glaringly valuable, it might just be worth its weight in silver!

Step 2: Join Our Mailing List Below. 

Subscribe to our mailing list and get updates on future hunts, contests, and giveaways.

Thanks for taking part!

One Additional Step for Dealers:
Fill out the form below and get more info
about helping with this effort to increase awareness and
interest in numismatics.. 

Are you a dealer or shop owner seeking to join?




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