Membership Benefits

1933 Double EagleThroughout the year, members receive invitations to private events around the country, including opportunities to engage with the collection and interact with the Museum’s director, board and curatorial staff. By joining, you not only belong to an exclusive community of numismatists but also provide critical funds needed to present and preserve the Smithsonian’s numismatic collection, while educating visitors and online audiences. 

Stewards of Numismatics: $10,000+

  • Visible recognition at Museum during membership
  • Invitation to Museum’s advisory board dinner featuring a notable historian or distinguished guest speaker
  • All of following benefits

Guardians of Numismatics: $5,000

  • Behind-the-scenes visits to Museum’s collections through small-group tours with world-renowned curators
  • Complimentary copy of an exhibition catalog
  • All of following benefits

Ambassadors of Numismatics: $2,500

  • Invitation to exclusive Smithsonian event during American Numismatic Association Convention
  • Participation in Annual Smithsonian Weekend events, including tours, black-tie gala and more
  • Recognition in Smithsonian’s annual report
  • All of following benefits

Preservers of Numismatics: $1,000

  • Recognition in Museum’s annual Highlights report
  • Recognition on Museum’s website
  • Invitations to Museum’s exhibition opening receptions
  • Semiannual NNC e-newsletter
  • Invitation to exclusive Smithsonian event at Baltimore Convention Center during winter Whitman Expo
  • Behind-the-scenes vault visit to NNC with Museum leadership, followed by reception