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The Pacific Northwest Numismatic Association (PNNA) is a regional organization for numismatists — persons who study, collect, or deal with coins, paper money, tokens and medals. The PNNA is proud to present pnna.org, our home on the World Wide Web! This site is updated frequently to bring you the most accurate and up-to-date information available about numismatics in the Pacific Northwest. PNNA members are also available to help answer your questions about numismatics. Please don't hesitate to ask us a question or to contribute information for possible use on this site! The PNNA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation registered in the State of Oregon.

 

Pacific Northwest Numismatic Association / Willamette Coin Club
ANA National Money Show, March 5-7, 2015, Portland, Oregon


2015 ANA National Money Show Portlandia medals may now be ordered online - see the medal sales page.

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We'll see you again this year in Portland, and next year in Tukwila!

Convention and Special Event News

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It's Over! The 65th Annual PNNA Convention was held May 2-4, 2014 in Tukwila, WA. As always, the PNNA show featured a large active bourse, exhibits, numismatic theater and club meetings, and a popular young numismatist (YN) program! ANACS (grading service) also attended again this year! See: convention report | collector exhibits report.

National Coin Week! ANA National Coin Week was April 20-26, 2014 with the theme Coin & Country: Celebrating Civic Service. We hope you were able to participate! See PNNA NCW award information.

Another great year! 2013 was another great year for the PNNA, with the usual conventions in Tukwila and Portland, plus other activities, and the start of planning for the March 2015 ANA show in Portland. Happy New Year!

It's Over! PNNA-Willamette Coin Club 9th Annual Fall Convention & Coin Show was held October 5-6, 2013 in Portland, OR, with dealer and exhibitor setup on Friday, October 4. It included the ANA Road Show exhibit. There was also an educational symposium on Thursday, October 3 with several excellent speakers.

Washington State (Puyallup) Fair! The PNNA had a booth in the Hobby Hall during the full duration of the Fair, September 6-22, 2013, and we'll do it again this year. See below for more information, including how to volunteer.

See the PNNA President's message.

Newsletter Update! The 3rd Quarter 2014 12-page edition of The Nor'wester should have arrived by July 3, or see the online editions page for this and previous editions. The 2nd Quarter 2014 16-page convention edition of The Nor'wester was mailed on April 1. It included the PNNA election ballot for the 2014-2016 term.

The ANA National Money Show™ is coming to Portland, March 5-7, 2015 at the Oregon Convention Center! Information about purchasing the commemorative medal for this show appears above.

The 1st Quarter 2014 edition of The Nor'wester should have been received (for those who subscribe in paper form), and contains the 2014 PNNA scholarship application. See online editions page for this and previous editions.

Reminder! PNNA scholarship applications for the ANA Summer Seminar were due March 1, so if you didn't apply, you'll need to look forward to 2015. See the scholarship page. The winners have been announced.

New PNNA Dues! Effective August 1, 2013, PNNA dues increased by $5 annually for all classes except club and life, if receiving The Nor'wester in paper form. There is no increase to receive The Nor'wester online. See the link above to access past newsletters online and try out this convenient option.

Features: "Who were the original Nor'westers?" | Numismatic remembrance of national tragedies
Also see: The Nor'wester (newsletter) | News summaries from the website | Other information by category.

 

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What is our charter?

Per Article II of the PNNA Constitution and Bylaws, "The objects and purposes of this association are to promote, extend, and protect the interests of numismatists and numismatic activities throughout the Pacific Northwest (Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories, and Alaska) and to foster and encourage the study of numismatics in all its forms."

What do we do? — In addition to maintaining this web site, the PNNA publishes a quarterly newsletter, holds two annual conventions (see above), and promotes numismatics through special programs, activities and awards such as National Coin Week awards for coin clubs and the numismatic display at the Puyallup Fair each September.

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