More Highlights from Kolbe & Fanning’s April 22 Sale

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are holding their Sale 145 on Saturday, April 22, 2017, with the live online auction beginning at 12:00 noon...

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...

CoinWeek Podcast #43: Numismatic Books Old and New with Dr. David...

CoinWeek Podcast #43: Numismatic Books Old and New with Dr. David Fanning Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

Kolbe & Fanning Sale Friday and Saturday, June 24-25

Kolbe & Fanning wish to remind everyone that our 142nd sale of important numismatic literature will be held this Friday and Saturday, June 24...

Numismatic Books – Kolbe & Fanning Publish September Fixed Price Catalogue

Kolbe & Fanning are pleased to announce the availability of their latest catalogue, featuring works on ancient, medieval and modern topics, the 36-lot PDF...

Famous Coin Counterfeiter Thomas Wyatt’s Larcenous Letters of Deception – 4K...

At the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2016 World's Fair of Money, CoinWeek's editors stopped by the table of numismatic bookseller Kolbe & Fanning to take...

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...

At NLG Bash, Margo Russell Remembered; CoinWeek Takes 6 Numismatic Literary...

By CoinWeek News Staff....   On the evening of Thursday, August 13, 2015, many of the hobby's most notable writers, publishers, and their spouses gathered at the...

An Update from the Newman Numismatic Portal Website

By Len Augsburger - Newman Numismatic Portal ...... June is typically a slow month for the numismatic business as collectors tend to be out and...

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 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...

Coin Shows – John Burns Traveling Library Coming to Central States

By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists ....   The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) have completed arrangements to have the John Burns Memorial Reference Library brought to...

Whitman Publishing Issues Call for New Red Book Contributors

Whitman Publishing, producer since 1946 of the Guide Book of United States Coins (the annually issued retail price guide known as the “Red Book”),...

A Guide Book of Shield & Liberty Head Nickels

Lavishly illustrated in full color, A Guide Book of Shield and Liberty Head Nickels features enlargements for important overdates and other varieties, plus actual-size...

First Read: American Gold and Platinum Eagles: A Guide to the...

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature Essay by Louis Golino for CoinWeek... American Gold and Platinum...

Guide Book of Buffalo and Jefferson Nickels

This is the eighth entry in Whitman's Bower Series of numismatic titles. Lavishly illustrated in full color, the Guide Book of Buffalo and Jefferson...

Sample Slab Market about to Expand with Publication of First Catalog

Sample slab collecting, a formerly obscure numismatic niche, is about to move to the edge of the mainstream with the publication of the first...

New 3rd Edition MEGA RED Features Engraved Love Token Coins

Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins - MEGA RED The third edition of MEGA RED (the Deluxe Edition of the Guide...

Kater-Crafts: West Coast Numismatic Bookbinders

by George F. Kolbe - Kolbe & Fanning Those seriously interested in mid-20th century American coin sale catalogues are likely familiar with B.A. Martin, the...

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...

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Harlan Berk Talks About...

CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan catches up with famed world and ancient coin expert Harlan Berk to talk about the difficulty of choosing the entries...

Kolbe & Fanning to Offer William Burd Numismatic Library

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are pleased to announce that they have been chosen to offer the outstanding numismatic library formed by Chicago coin...

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 Library – Deluxe Hardbound Pogue Coin Collection Catalogs and Books

By Q. David Bowers - StacksBowers.com ........   The D. Brent Pogue Collection, after just three sales, has become the most valuable numismatic collection ever sold....

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:...

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...

Kolbe & Fanning 2017 New York Book Auction Saturday, January 14

Kolbe & Fanning will be conducting our 2017 New York Book Auction this Saturday, January 14, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York in...

CoinWeek News Wire for August 5, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for August 5, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Newman Numismatic Portal Update The Newman Numismatic Portal will be represented at the American Numismatic...

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...

New Book on 1802 Half Dimes Released by Heritage Auctions

Obverse, 1802 Half Dime, Valentine Specimen. PCGS AU-50. Image courtesy Heritage Auctions   Jon Amato examines the census of a classic American coin The 1802 half dime...