First Read: FAO Coins International Catalog (English Edition 2013)

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek... ...

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...

The History of the First Third-Party Coin Grading Service – ANACS

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek.com ....   Many collectors nowadays are afraid to buy any coin not already graded and encapsulated by a third-party grading service...

The Mugging of LaVere Redfield

by Jack Harpster - author of The Curious Life of Nevada’s LaVere Redfield: The Silver Dollar King This article is adapted from Reno, Nevada author...

Whitman Publishing Releases Expanded New Guide Book of Lincoln Cents

Whitman Publishing has released an expanded, updated second edition of its best-selling Guide Book of Lincoln Cents, a popular entry in the Bowers Series...

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...

CoinWeek Podcast #101: John W. Adams to Sell His Numismatic Library

 CoinWeek Podcast #101: John W. Adams to Sell His Numismatic Library Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

Numismatic Literary Guild 50th Anniversary Bash Set for Philadelphia ANA

Now celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Numismatic Literary Guild stages an awards ceremony (“The Bash”) at each ANA summer convention. Open to the public,...

So You Want to Be a Classical Numismatist? Ancient Coins for...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz....   THE HIGHEST PRAISE THAT one ancient coin collector can give another is to say he or she “has...

Extraordinary Volume of Early Coin Sales From Library of John W....

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are selling highlights from the exceptional numismatic library formed by well-known collector John W. Adams as part of their...

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...

New Edition of Whitman’s Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars Reveals...

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the new fifth edition of A Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars, by Q. David Bowers. The 304-page...

First Read: Benjamin Franklin in Terra Cotta

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature...   Essay by David Thomason Alexander, Founder Medal Collectors of America...

Coin Guides – Whitman Debuts 2nd Edition MEGA RED™ Deluxe Red...

The second edition of Whitman Publishing’s Guide Book of United States Coins, Deluxe Edition, popularly known as MEGA RED, debuted at the Whitman Baltimore...

A Crown and Taler Man, Reflections on Dr. John S. Davenport

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek.... Rarely does a single individual become identified so completely with any area of numismatics as did Dr. John S....

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,...

Numismatic Books – Ninth Edition of Friedberg’s Gold Coins of the...

By Coin & Currency Institute ....   The previous edition of Gold Coins of the World, by Arthur L. Friedberg and Ira S. Friedberg, was published...

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...

A New Book for the Serious Coin Collector: Inside the Rare...

By Dennis Tucker - Publisher, Whitman Publishing ......   “Buy the book before the coin” is good, solid, often-quoted advice for newcomers to the hobby. Frankly,...

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...

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...

Numismatic Literary Guild Announces Award Winners at 2017 ANA Show

Complete List of Numismatic Literary Guild Winners By Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) ...... BOOK OF THE YEAR The work having the greatest potential impact on numismatics - 1792:...

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....

First Read: Photographs of Thomas Jefferson Nickels: Die Varieties and...

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature… By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... In this edition...

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...

First Read: 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins, Third Edition

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature… Essay by Louis Golino for CoinWeek.... 100 Greatest U.S. Modern...

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...

World Coins – A History of the Netherlands Gold Ducat, Part...

By Dariusz F. Jasek .....   Link to Part 1 | Part 2 The idea of this article is not to discredit other authors or publications mentioned...

Should You Collect Medals? Part II: World Medals

By David Thomason Alexander - Founder, Medal Collectors of America for CoinWeek....   As the first part of this review demonstrated, medal collecting in the United...

First Read: Medallic Art of the American Numismatic Society, 1865-2014.

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature….  Essay by David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek.... Medallic Art of the...