Photograph of Joseph B. Felt in Kolbe & Fanning Catalogue

A highly important lot in Kolbe & Fanning’s upcoming New York Book Auction on January 10 is lot 285, a virtually complete set of both the...

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...

Numismatic Literary Guild Has Biggest Plans Ever For ANA Convention

Numismatic Literary Guild Bash food expected to be most extravagant in its history The Numismatic Literary Guild has gargantuan doings planned for the ANA 2017...

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...

Whitman Releasing Obsolete Paper Money Encyclopedia Vol. 7 June 28

Whitman Publishing announces the upcoming release of volume 7 of the Whitman Encyclopedia of Obsolete Paper Money, by Q. David Bowers. In 736 pages...

The Rise and Fall of Numismatic Scrapbook Magazine

by David T. Alexander for CoinWeek.com.... The years 1935 to 1976 saw the dramatic emergence of the booming numismatic world that many take for granted...

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...

Numismatic Books – Kolbe & Fanning Announce April 16 Online Sale

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have announced that their next online numismatic book auction has been posted, and that bidders may browse the sale’s...

Encyclopedia of Colonial and Early American Coins By Q. David Bowers

From Q. David Bowers comes a book so comprehensive and authoritative that only the “Dean of American Numismatics” could have created it! Drawing on...

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:...

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,...

Kolbe & Fanning Sale Closes Tomorrow, July 15 at Noon

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are currently holding Sale 146, which will close in a live online auction on this Saturday, July 15. The...

Vintage Numismatic Books – U.S. Coin Values and Lists by C....

Photo Credit: American Numismatic Association; CoinWeek By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   The numismatic hobby at the turn of the 20th century was much different than...

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...

22nd Edition of Gadoury’s Monnaies Françaises Now Available

By Éditions Victor Gadoury....   There are some books coin collectors can’t imagine doing without. The Gadoury Rouge is one of them, dealing with French coins...

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....

Pete Smith on the Passing of Francis Paul Prucha (1921-2015)

By Pete Smith for CoinWeek.com....   Francis Paul Prucha, author of Indian Peace Medals in American History, died on July 30, 2015, at age 94. His...

Coin Books – Pre-Publication Offer on New Coin Album Book

Numismatic researcher and author David W. Lange has written a new book that is being published by his own imprint, PennyBoard Press™. Listed at...

ALMOST THERE! – See you on May 24th at Part IV...

By Q. David Bowers, Founder ...........   As I write these words, our sale of the D. Brent Pogue Collection Part IV at Sotheby's international headquarters...

CoinWeek Wins Record Nine Numismatic Literary Guild Awards

Numismatic Literary Guild Awards include Best Website, Best Video & Best Podcast By CoinWeek News Staff .....   On Thursday, August 11, 2016 at the American Numismatic...

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...

Kolbe & Fanning Announce Oct. 7 Auction of Numismatic Books

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers announce our Sale 147, which will be held on October 7, 2017. The 500-lot sale features selections from the...

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...

Whitman Publishing Releases New Bowers Book on Modern Dollar Coins

Whitman Publishing announces the release of A Guide Book of Modern United States Dollar Coins, by Q. David Bowers. The 320-page book (number 22...

Whitman Publishing: Exploring the Mints of the United States

The United States Mint is at the center of American coin collecting. It is the wellspring, the mother lode, of the little copper, silver...

Künker Publishes Massive Catalogue of Coins of the Reformation

Under the title ‘Reformatio in Nummis’, auction house Künker published a two-volume catalogue written by Klaus-Peter Brozatus and edited by Rainer Opitz. Spanning 1,276...

Kolbe & Fanning: Super-Cheap Catalogues!

It is a simple fact that many sale catalogues that contain good, solid information aren’t worth much money on the secondary market. Collectors and...

Kolbe & Fanning Baltimore Book Auction a Resounding Success

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers conducted a public auction of important numismatic books on November 1, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland in conjunction with the...

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...

Coin Collecting Advice: Building a Numismatic Library

Assembling the correct numismatic library for your level of engagement in the hobby is very important By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   One...