Coin Collecting Market Analysis: How Many Coin Collectors In The World?

The global coin collecting (numismatics) market amounted to approximately $17.59 billion in revenue annually and this industry is also growing in Europe. The total addressable market (TAM), or the total number of coin collectors globally and in Europe are provided in the report.

About this report: From our market research of the rare coin collecting market, or numismatic, you will be able to understand the current size, the total addressable market, the estimated number of collectors or coin collection hobbyists in Europe and also global, the demographics of the collectors, and other trends. We’ve also listed the top coin collection apps available in the market.

What is rare coin collecting?

Coin collecting, also called numismatics, the systematic accumulation and study of coins, tokens, paper money, and objects of similar form and purpose.

coin collector can be called a numismatic or numismatist. The word numismatic means the study or collection of currency. 

The word “numismatics” itself comes from the Greek word “nomisma”, which means “coin”, its first known use was back in 1790. The “nom” part you may also recognise from our own word “denomination”. The numismatic art itself refers simply to the study of coins and historic money, but nowadays numismatists are also interested in medals, online currency and paper currency too. Numismatics also concerns items that are similar to coins but don’t necessarily have any economic function: things like tokens, religious items or badges.

Market size and growth of the rare coins “numismatics” industry: How much it worth?


The global coin collecting market amounted to approximately $17.59 billion in revenue annually while Europe gets xx% market share, about $x billion in revenue value. Coin collecting is anticipated to grow in the next decade, according to market research conducted. In the US alone, the number of collectors has grown 1.89% annually since early 2000. The revenue value has increased by 11% from 2017 to 2018 and the rare coins in the UK increased its value by 11% annually between 2002 and 2012 record.

[All values are provided in the report.]

All calculations, estimations, and statistics are provided in the report.

Coin collection market size base on revenue, in $ billions

Factors affecting the growth of the rare coin collection industry

The global coin collecting market is expected to witness substantial growth in the next five years due to the following factors:

  1. Increase in disposable income, coin events, coin shows, and numismatics educational institutes have further attracted more consumers. Improvement in the laws for coin trading are expected to create new opportunities.
  2. Registry sets which are responsible for checking the authenticity of the coins and to provide grading services state that coin collection has become a competitive activity with an increase in the number of traders.
  3. Coin collection for business purposes involves coins of rare metals. Coin hoarders collect such coins in abundance and hold them until the demand is high. 

Demographics of coin collectors

Demographics of coin collectors. The demographics analysis is included in the report.

Numismatic: Total Addressable Market (TAM)

How many coin collectors or hobbyist globally and in Europe?

Total Addressable Market of the coin collecting industry globally and in Europe

Estimated number of people that currently collect coins worldwide and in Europe

Calculations and statistics used are provided in the report.

Lists of coin collecting apps available in the market

1. Coin Hunt by The Royal Mint

The total number of users was not made available, however, this app has already gained 10,000+ installs in Android phones and assuming the number resembles downloads for iPhone users, then we roughly estimated 20,000+ users.

2. PCGS CoinFacts Coin Collecting by PCGS

The total number of users was not made available, however, this app has already gained 100k+ installs in Android phones and assuming the number resembles downloads for iPhone users, then we roughly estimated 200,000+ users. In January 2020 alone, this app recorded 6,000 downloads.

3. NGC by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation

The total number of users was not made available, however, this app has already gained 10,000+ installs in Android phones and assuming the number resembles downloads for iPhone users, then we roughly estimated 20,000+ users.

A total of 11 coin collecting apps and their details are included in the report.

SCOPE INCLUDED IN THE REPORT:

  • Estimated market size and regional segments
  • Market trends
  • Total Addressable Market (TAM)
  • Demographics
  • Potential audience: general total addressable market globally and in Europe
  • Estimated number of people that currently collect coins worldwide and in Europe
  • List of coin collecting apps available in the market
  • All references and source links were provided.

SOURCES: All included in the report.

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Coin collection apps_total addressable market (Global and Europe)

Scope included in this report: - Estimated market size and regional segments - Market trends - Total Addressable Market (TAM) - Demographics - Potential audience: general total addressable market globally and in Europe - Estimated number of people that currently collect coins worldwide and in Europe - List of coin collecting apps available in the market - All references and source links were provided.

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