Kenneth Bressett Named First Red Book Editor Emeritus

Kenneth Bressett, longtime editor of the Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”), has retired into Whitman Publishing’s newly...

Whitman Releases 3rd Edition Guide Book of Franklin and Kennedy Half...

Expanded With New Research and Market Analysis Whitman Publishing announces the release of the updated and expanded new third edition of A Guide Book of...

More Highlights From Kolbe & Fanning April 28 Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers announce that we will be holding our Sale 149 on April 28, 2018. The sale includes 500 lots of...

Kolbe & Fanning Buy or Bid Sale #6 Closes Today

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers' sixth “Buy or Bid Sale” will close later today, Friday, April 6. The sale focuses on modestly priced books,...

Kolbe & Fanning Announce April 28 Auction of Numismatic Books

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers announce our Sale 149, which will be held on April 28, 2018. The 500-lot sale features further selections from...

Over Two Centuries of U.S. Dimes Featured in New 4th Edition...

The fourth edition of MEGA RED (the Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins, also known as the "Red Book") will...

Kolbe & Fanning Buy or Bid Sale #6 Through Friday, April...

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have announced their sixth “Buy or Bid Sale”, which begins now and will close on Friday, April 6. The...

New 2019 Official Red Book Includes More Coins, More Die Variety...

Best-Selling Annual Guide Prices Nearly 8,000 Items The 72nd edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”) will...

Books About Gunmoney, Ancient Chinese Coins Among New Arrivals at Kolbe...

The following are a few highlights from among the books just in at Kolbe & Fanning: MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN COINAGE. 8 BRITAIN AND IRELAND C. 400–1066 The...

Latest Numismatic Books Arrive at Kolbe & Fanning

Kolbe & Fanning have been adding new publications to our website and restocking other recent works in an effort to expand our online retail...

Kolbe & Fanning Booksellers – 1792: Birth of a Nation’s Coinage...

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have announced the availability of a limited Special Edition produced on commission for last year’s NLG Book of the...

Groundbreaking Research Leads to New Rick Tomaska Book on Franklin and...

By Dennis Tucker - Publisher, Whitman Publishing ......   I first met Rick Tomaska (virtually, through email and phone conversations) in the early weeks of 2005,...

Q. David Bowers: Numismatic Books & the Appeal of Double Eagles

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Double eagles have always been one of my favorite series. The first one I ever owned...

American Sales Incl. Ancient Coins Featured in 2018 NYC Book Auction:...

Catalogues including high-quality plates of ancient coins have been in demand for many years as collectors and dealers use them to trace the provenance...

The Polish 1621 Hundred Ducats – The Most Expensive Polish Coin...

By Dariusz F. Jasek ..... As edited by Etjen Vincani   In the previous article the first free election of a Polish king was described. This article will deal with...

Kolbe & Fanning New York Numismatic Book Auction January 13

Numismatic Book Auction to be held at NYINC Kolbe & Fanning will be conducting our 2018 New York Numismatic Book Auction this Saturday, January 13, at the New York...

Unlocking Numismatic History on the Internet

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Civil War tokens have been one of my great pleasures in numismatics. I first discovered them...

CoinWeek Podcast #86: Patrick O’Connor on the Coinage of Isabella II...

 CoinWeek Podcast #86: Patrick O'Connor on the Coinage of Isabella II - Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

Numismatic Books – Kolbe & Fanning Publish December Fixed Price Catalogue

Kolbe & Fanning are pleased to announce the availability of their December fixed price numismatic book catalogue, featuring rare and out-of-print numismatic books from around...

Kolbe & Fanning’s New York Book Auction Now Accepting Bids

The catalogue for the 2018 New York Book Auction, to be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 by Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers, is...

Kolbe & Fanning Buy or Bid Book Sale #5 Ends Tonight,...

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers fifth “Buy or Bid Book Sale” will close tonight (Monday, December 11). The book sale focuses on modestly priced...

Kolbe & Fanning Buy or Bid Sale #5 Open Through Dec....

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have announced their fifth “Buy or Bid Sale”, which begins now and will close on Monday, December 11. The...

Announcing the Release of Mexican Paper Money 2017

World Numismatics, LLC has released the 2017 digital edition of the most complete guide to Mexican Paper Money ever published. Mexican Paper Money has become...

Ancient Coin Books – Highlights from the William A. Burd Library

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will be offering coin books highlights from the outstanding numismatic library formed by Chicagoan William A. Burd in our...

Colonial Coins: ANS Releases Latest Issue of Colonial Newsletter

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of The Colonial Newsletter (CNL). Founded in 1960, CNL...

21st Edition of Friedberg’s U.S. Paper Money to See October Release

By Coin & Currency Institute ....   Sixty-four years after its introduction, the 21st edition of Paper Money of United States, the standard reference book on...

Whitman Releases New Q. David Bowers Book on Secrets of Smart...

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the newest book by Q. David Bowers. Inside the Rare Coin Marketplace: Secrets to Being a Smart Buyer...

Kolbe & Fanning Oct. 7 Numismatic Book Auction is Tomorrow

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will hold Sale 147 this Saturday, October 7, 2017, beginning at 12:00 noon eastern time. Featuring material from the...

Heritage Auctions Releases 1802 Half Dime Book

The 1802 half dime is one of the great rarities in U.S. numismatics. It is without a doubt the key date early half dime....

New Standard Work on Coins of Queen Isabel II of Spain...

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are proud to announce the availability of Pat O’Connor’s new book The Coins of Queen Isabel II of Spain:...