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Coin Collecting MERIT BADGE History
 
Preceded by: Introduced: Discontinued: Replaced with:
New 1938 current current
       
The Coin Collecting merit badge
 
Coin Collecting Merit Badges Earned by Year
             
                1938 1939
                81 399
                   
1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
222 218 258 345 487 519 574 478 587 781
                   
1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
1,209 1,928 2,035 2,208 3,130 4,1143 4,761 5,628 6,336 8,513
                   
1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
11,447 12,767 12,412 12,843 14,543 15,069 14,573 15,129 14,267 14,246
                   
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
13,268 13,010 12,509 14,732 21,745 20,721 17,197 12,344 8,891 6,074
                   
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
3,801 5,467                
                   
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
      4,209     3,599      
                   
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
5,025 5,406 5,023 4,809 5,062 5,011 5,134 4,909 5,895 7,023
                   
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
6,785 7,052 6,043 5,667 5,303 4,715 4,135 3,930 4,726 4,822
                   
            Grand Total: 519,472
                   
Cells shown in green indicate that merit badges were earned during the year but the exact number is not currently known. The Grand Total is based off of official reports and research and includes all known and unknown yearly numbers.  Detailed annual numbers will be updated after being found and validated.  Grand Total is for merit badges earned through 2019.
 
Coin Collecting MERIT BADGES
 
Coin Collecting Merit Badge - Type C NOT KNOWN TO EXIST IN THIS STYLE Coin Collecting Merit Badge - Type E Coin Collecting Merit Badge - Type F Coin Collecting Merit Badge - Type G
Type C Type D Type E Type F Type G
1938-1946   1947-1960 1961-1968 1969-1971
(heavyweight and lightweight cloth)     (rolled edge) (cloth back)
         
Coin Collecting Merit Badge - Type H1 Coin Collecting Merit Badge - Type H2 Coin Collecting Merit Badge - Type H3 DOES NOT EXIST IN THIS STYLE Coin Collecting Merit Badge - Type J
Type H Type H Type H Type I Type J
1972 1973-1990 1990-2002   2003-2009
(blue and clear) (blue, clear, and molded) (molded)   (Scout Stuff back)
         
Coin Collecting Merit Badge - Type K Coin Collecting Merit Badge - Type L      
Type K Type L      
2010-2014 2015-current      
(BSA 2010 back) (Since 1910 back)      
 
Coin Collecting MERIT BADGE PAMPHLETS
 
Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 3D Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 5A Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 5B Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 6
Type 3D Type 5A Type 5B Type 6A-1
1938-1944 1944 1945-1952 1953-1965
       
Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 7 Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 8A Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 8B Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9A
Type 7 Type 8A Type 8B Type 9A
1966-1972 1973-1974 1975-1979 1980-2003
       
Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9B-1 Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9 Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10A Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10B
Type 9B-1 Type 9B-2 Type 10A Type 10B
2004-2007 2007 2008 2009
       
Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10C-1 Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10C-2 Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10D  
Type 10C-1 Type 10C-2 Type 10D  
2010-2016 2017-2018 2019-current  
       

 

KNOWN Coin Collecting MERIT BADGE PAMPHLET HARD COVER VARIETIES

 
Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet Hard Cover - Type HCJ Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet Hard Cover - Type HCL Coin Collecting Merit Badge Pamphlet Hard Cover - Type HCM  
Type HCJ Type HCL Type HCM  
 
this page last reviewed / updated: March 2020
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