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David Fanning Talks About the Importance of a Numismatic Library. VIDEO: 3:35

David Fanning – partner in Kolbe & Fanning Book Sellers
Interviewer: David Lisot ………

Many people will tell a collector to buy the book before buying the coin. David Fanning talks about the importance of a numismatic library in building your collection. Video from the Early American Coppers convention this past May

David Fanning is a partner in Kolbe & Fanning Book Sellers. They specialize in numismatic out of print editions and have assembled and sold some of the great numismatic libraries in the coin hobby.

Copyright © CoinWeek – May 2013

Early American Coppers Convention

Cherry Valley Lodge
Newark, Ohio

Early American Coppers (EAC) is a not-for-profit numismatic specialty organization founded in 1967 to serve as a point of contact for collectors of early U.S. copper coins – Colonials, Half Cents, Large Cents, and Hard Time Tokens.

Today EAC comprises over 1,200 members located throughout the United States. EAC members are deeply interested in the historical background, attribution, grading, rarity, and related aspects of the early coppers, as well as collecting and trading. Many EAC members are highly knowledgeable and prolific contributors to the numismatic literature of this country.

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  1. There is another reason why numismatic collectors should buy books and auction catalogs. Most collectors will go through periods when they cannot find interesting items, or cannot afford to buy items, for their collections. This can lead to boredom and possibly becoming an ex-collector. A decent numismatic literature collection will go a long way towards keeping a coin collector tied to the hobby.


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