First Read: The 1822 Gold Half Eagle: Story of a Rarity...

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

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...

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...

Kolbe & Fanning Publish American Paper Money Catalogue

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are pleased to announce the availability of our July fixed-price catalogue, featuring rare and desirable works on American paper...

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...

George F. Kolbe Numismatic Library to be Sold in October

The personal library formed by numismatic bookseller George F. Kolbe will be sold at auction on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The sale will be...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Watch: The Numismatic Literary Guild 2020 Writers Awards Ceremony

Join Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) Executive Director Ron Guth, NLG Awards Coordinator David Lange, and MC Charles Morgan as they present the 2020 NLG...

Whitman Releases New 7th Edition of Kenneth Bressett’s Guide Book of...

Whitman Publishing has released the new seventh edition of the Guide Book of United States Currency, a guide to American paper money by Kenneth...

New Book on Kushan Coins Available from the American Numismatic Society

A long-awaited publication from The American Numismatic Society (ANS), Kushan, Kushano-Sasanian, and Kidarite Coins, is now available for sale. The 322-page hardcover catalogue with...

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 By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   American Gold and Platinum...

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 Book by QDB on Vermont Coppers Available

Dave Bowers' Newest Book on Vermont Coppers Has Something for Everyone By Chris McDowell Dave has done it again! Yet another numismatic best seller is soon...

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...

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...

Numismatic Literature of North America Auction April 27

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers announces our Sale 152, which will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019. The 441-lot sale is entirely devoted...

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...

First Read: U.S. Liberty Head $20 Double Eagles: The Gilded Age...

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......   U.S....

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...

Whitman Releases 4th Edition of 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins

By Dennis Tucker - Publisher, Whitman Publications ......   The fourth edition of Whitman Publishing’s 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins will enjoy its public debut in...

First Read: Morgan Dollar: America’s Love Affair with a Legendary Coin

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature Essay by Louis Golino for CoinWeek…. Morgan Dollar: America’s Love Affair with a...

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:...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 7, 2017: Hamilton, Silver Eagles, Metal...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 7, 2017: Hamilton, Silver Eagles, Metal Detecting... Brain Food 1.) What Happened When Hamilton Lost the Mint When Hamilton first began...

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...

First Read: A Guide Book of United States Coins: Deluxe Edition

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

First Read: Howland Wood’s The Commemorative Coinage of the United States

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature… Essay by David Provost for CoinWeek.... Numismatic Notes & Monographs,...

CoinWeek Sneak Peek: Q. David Bowers’ A Guide Book of Modern...

Whitman Publishing is releasing a new volume in the popular Bowers Series of numismatic references. The 320-page Guide Book of Modern United States Dollar...