Central States Numismatic Society

Serving the Numismatic Community since 1939

The Leading Regional Numismatic Organization

The Central States Numismatic Society, founded in 1939, is one of the larger numismatic organizations in the United States with membership fluctuating around 2,000. CSNS, as it is known informally, operates in a 13 state Midwestern region but membership is open to residents of all states and foreign countries.


States in the region are Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.


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What's New At CSNS


The Centinel CSNS's award winning publication is now archived on the internet at The Newman Numismatic Portal. If you would like to read past issues, CLICK Here


Newman Numismatic Portal

CSNS 78th Annual Convention

April 26-29, 2017 Renaissance Hotel & Convention Ctr., Schaumburg, IL

Future Convention Dates

  • All Events are at Renaissance Hotel & Convention Ctr.,
    Schaumburg, IL
  • 2018 - April 25-28 - 79th Convention
  • 2019 - April 24-27 - 80th Convention
  • 2020 - April 22-25 - 81st Convention
  • 2021 - April 21-24 - 82nd Convention

Fall Seminar Information

October 7, 2016 – 8AM TO 4PM
Sioux City Convention Center

Download the Registration Form Here

    Speakers and Toics
  • Robert Campbell: “Natural vs. Artificial Toning” & “Morgan Dollars”
  • Peter Huntoon: “Spotlight on Iowa National Banknotes”
  • James Ehrhardt: “Iowa Obsolete Banknotes”

Other Information

To become a sponsor of the CSNS web site and our Anniversary Convention, contact Kevin Foley