In Memoriam: Cherrypicker’s Guide Author J.T. Stanton (1952-2018)

"Dennis Tucker- I have a heavy heart today. J.T. Stanton , longtime numismatist and coauthor (with Bill Fivaz) of the "Cherrypickers' Guide," passed away...

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...

Author Allan Schein Wins Pradeau Award from Mexican Numismatic Society

On May 20, 2016, the Sociedad Numismática de México (Mexican Numismatic Society) bestowed upon Salt Lake City author Allan Schein the Alberto Francisco Pradeau...

From Crime to Punishment – Counterfeit and Debased Currencies In...

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

Kolbe & Fanning Buy or Bid Numismatic Book Sale #11 Now...

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have announced their 11th “Buy or Bid Sale”, which began on Sunday, January 5 and will close on Monday,...

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...

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...

NLG Now Accepting Entries for 2015 Writer’s Contest

By Numismatic Literary Guild ......   The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) is now accepting entries for its 2015 Writers’ Competition. The contest covers a...

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...

American Numismatic Society Awarded Funding for Humanities Open Book Program

The digitization of the American Numismatic Society’s (ANS) backlist of monographs has been funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, as part of the...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Is It Illegal to Deface US Currency? While this video may be ridiculously awesome, because Bill...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Historic W. E. Woodward Auction Sales Now...

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. This week, e-Sylum contributor Tom...

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,...

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...

More Highlights from Kolbe & Fanning Sale 140 on Nov. 7

Kolbe & Fanning’s latest sale will be taking place this Saturday, November 7, beginning at 12:00 noon eastern time. Featuring selections from the library...

First Read: The D. Brent Pogue Collection: Masterpieces of United States...

First Read: The D. Brent Pogue Collection: Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part I By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.com.... Auction catalogs occupy interesting...

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers Announce Their 121st Mail Bid Sale

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are pleased to announce their 121st mail bid, telephone and email sale, closing on June 2, 2011. It is...

July 14 Sale Features Highlights of John W. Adams Library

Selected highlights of the magnificent numismatic library carefully assembled by prolific author John W. Adams are featured in Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers' 150th...

Kolbe & Fanning Offer Thian Album of Confederate Currency

Online Catalogue Now Available for Bidding The catalogue for Kolbe & Fanning’s 2017 New York Book Auction has been posted to the firm’s online bidding...

Künker Offers Books From Numismatic Library of Alain Poinsignon

Künker Nuismatic Book Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, It is part and parcel of the statutes of both the International Association...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 14, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 14 2016 Brain Food 1.) What Does a Girl Have to Do to Get on a Banknote? They feature portraits...

ANS, Newman Numismatic Portal Announce Joint Scanning Project

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to announce a joint project with the Newman Numismatic Portal, an online numismatic resource, which will enable...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016 Brain Food 1.) There is help for stranded currency Did you recently arrive home from abroad with foreign...

Highlights From John W. Adams Library to be Sold July 14:...

The Adams Library Include Exceptional Runs of Classic American Auction Catalogues  Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are celebrating our 150th Auction by offering highlights of the...

Whitman Releases Bowers Book on Mercury Dimes, Standing Liberty Quarters, and...

Whitman Publishing has released the first edition of A Guide Book of Mercury Dimes, Standing Liberty Quarters, and Liberty Walking Half Dollars. The 320-page...

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...

Kolbe & Fanning Feb. 28 Online Numismatic Literature and Coin Book...

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers wish to remind clients that their February 28 online sale has been posted, and that bidders may browse the...

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....