The Texas Numismatic Association or TNA, is an Educational and
Historic hobby organization and we do not value coins. We also have many member
dealers so the TNA has adopted the policy that our officers and governors are
not allowed to make dealer recommendations.
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Mankind has utilized various forms of exchange media since
prehistoric times. Few forms of expression combine beautiful art and enduring
metallurgy with the utility of coinage. Numismatics reflects each of these
characteristics and more. History, art, language, geography, metallurgy,
culture, and economics are common educational episodes documented in
numismatics. We invite you to share in exploring these experiences through the
This association is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) educational, historical and
scientific organization founded in January, 1960.
The TNA invites to membership all worthy persons of any age. Coin Clubs,
Schools, Libraries, Museums, and kindred organizations, who have a sincere
interest in the collecting and study of coins, paper money, tokens, medals, and
related items are welcome.
To promote and advance interest and comprehensive knowledge of numismatics;
to cultivate friendly relations among fellow collectors; to hold periodic
meetings and exhibits; to provide a place and time to buy, sell, and trade
numismatic items; to serve its members collectively, not individually.
To be a member is to have fraternal affiliation with numismatists of your
state; to know their addresses and collecting interests; to have the honor of
serving visitors with the names of collectors in their vicinity; to participate
in the annual convention; to receive the official publication. TNA membership
offers prestige on the state level just as ANA offers prestige on the national
and international levels.
Each Regular, Junior and Chapter member receives the TNA News
for no additional cost. Insofar as possible, this media will keep you informed
about your association, and the individual and chapter members. It carries
timely articles and features. Its pages are free to all members, to express
their views and to contribute articles for the advancement of numismatics. Those
seeking information may ask for help through the pages of TNA News.
Those having items for sale or trade may advertise for a nominal sum. TNA
News is the voice of TNA.
TNA will meet in annual convention. Members are entitled to a voice at the
conventions. The business sessions are devoted to the procedures necessary to
the operation of your state association. Entertainment and time for renewal of
friendships is an important part of the conventions.
Educational exhibits are a vital adjunct. The opportunity to buy, sell and
trade is provided for through bourse activity.