- Name: Jaireet Chahal
- Age: 15
- Location: Brampton, Ont.
- What do they collect: King George VI specimen coinage of all denominations
- Why did they start collecting: Jaireet started collecting coins because it “seemed like an attractive idea.”
NUMISMATICS & SOCIAL MEDIA
Jaireet stayed with numismatics as a hobby because of the amazing friends and connections made through Instagram and other social media platforms.
You can view more of Jaireet’s coins and collection on Instagram (@canadian_coin_hunter).
Jaireet also has a large following on TikTok for numismatics-based content videos (@canadian_coin_hunter). Currently, Jaireet has close to 1,000 followers on Instagram and 14,700 on TikTok.
Jaireet is a great example of younger generations modernizing numismatics and collecting in the digital realm.
Both TikTok and Instagram are a great way to engage a younger audience and keep the love of numismatics alive.
YOUNG COLLECTOR HIGHLIGHT
In an effort to support, encourage and highlight younger generations of collectors, CCN is implementing a new series to feature a young collector of the week.
Interested collectors can email firstname.lastname@example.org for a chance to be featured on our platforms. Young Collectors must be 25 and under and reside in Canada.