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Book Review – Curry’s Chronicle: Official Journal of the Carson City Coin Collectors of America

Book Review – Curry’s Chronicle: Official Journal of the Carson City Coin Collectors of America

Reno, NV – June 30, 2011 It’s unlikely that anyone outside a small group of collectors of coins from Nevada’s Carson City Mint is familiar with this quarterly publication.  That’s too bad, because the material in it holds appeal not just for numismatists, but also a wider audience of people who have an interest in […]

2012 Standard Catalog of World Coins 2001-Date Now Available

2012 Standard Catalog of World Coins 2001-Date Now Available

Krause Publications IOLA, Wis. (June 20, 2011) — The sixth edition of the Standard Catalog of World Coins 2001-Date is now available from Krause Publications. Insightful data for each featured coin, collected and reviewed by a panel of more than 200 respected coin experts worldwide, fill the pages of this latest edition. Nearly 150 pages […]

Quarterama Book for Kids

Quarterama Book for Kids

June 2011 Long Beach Expo Garrett Burke Interviewer: David Lisot Garrett Burke shares what was involved in creating the newest book for kids to learn to get started collecting state quarters. He explains how by collecting the coins and reading the book children can learn the history of America and each of the 50 states. […]

New Coin Books: Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint 1796-1838

New Coin Books: Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint 1796-1838

Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint 1796-1838    is the culmination of over a decade of research by the authors into the early quarters from the first US Mint. Rory has spent countless hours photographing many of the most amazing examples in existence. We have included quick attribution tips to assist the collector in […]

By April 11, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Two Special Leather Bound Editions of ‘The Secret History of the First U.S. Mint’

Two Special Leather Bound Editions of ‘The Secret History of the First U.S. Mint’

Kolbe & Fanning LLC, Numismatic Booksellers, are pleased to announce that they have been commissioned by the authors to produce specially bound editions of Joel Orosz and Leonard Augsburger’s exciting new book The Secret History of the First U.S. Mint, just published by Whitman. Two special editions are available. The first, limited to 25 copies, […]

By March 25, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
New Books for Coin Collectors

New Books for Coin Collectors

One of the great things about writing is that people send you stuff and at the top of this list are books about coins. So just when you think you have seen most of everything in print a new book brightens the scene. The first is called The Secret History of the First U.S. Mint […]

The Official Red Book: A Guide Book of United States Coins 2011

The Official Red Book: A Guide Book of United States Coins 2011

The Official Red Book®, now in its 64th year, is famous nationwide as the premiere resource for U.S. coin collectors. This best-selling “one-volume library” helps you make smart buying decisions as you build your collection. Millions of readers rely on it for full-color photographs, detailed technical data, and up-to-date mintages. The Red Book covers the […]

By February 3, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
NEW BOOK: 100 GREATEST U.S. MODERN COINS

NEW BOOK: 100 GREATEST U.S. MODERN COINS

Whitman Publishing announces the release of 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins, by Scott Schechter and Jeff Garrett. In this beautifully illustrated book, two celebrated numismatists take the reader on a guided tour of the circulating, bullion, and commemorative issues so avidly sought by collectors today. The book will be available February 21, 2011, online (including […]

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RARE COINS, RARE PEOPLE- Biography of Leon & Ruhama Hendrickson

RARE COINS, RARE PEOPLE- Biography of Leon & Ruhama Hendrickson

Description: Pre-sale orders for Rare Coins, Rare People. 1st Edition Biography of Leon and Ruhama Hendrickson and SilverTowne LP. Books will be shipped after the 1st of January 2011 due to a printing delay. The Book recounts such things as: The great silver certificate redemption of 1967. The silver bubble of 1980. The Continental Illinois […]

By January 11, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
The Historical Cash Coins of Vietnam by Dr. R. Allan Barker

The Historical Cash Coins of Vietnam by Dr. R. Allan Barker

Vietnam issued a truly vast variety of cash coins over a 1000 year period that rival those issued in China. The Historical Cash Coins of Vietnam is the definitive reference on the official cash coins issued from 960 AD to the early 20th century and includes many seldom seen rare coins as well as most […]

By January 10, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Scott Travers’ ‘Survival Manual’ Now Available in Seventh Edition

Scott Travers’ ‘Survival Manual’ Now Available in Seventh Edition

(New York, NY) – Gold and grading share the spotlight in The Coin Collector’s Survival Manual, Seventh Edition, the just-released latest edition of the perennial hobby bestseller by award-winning author Scott A. Travers. Published by Random House, this thoroughly updated 400-page book also contains two new and timely fact-filled chapters; one on buying and selling […]

By December 8, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Second Edition of Rasiel Suarez’ Book “Encyclopedia of Roman Imperial Coins” Available

Second Edition of Rasiel Suarez’ Book “Encyclopedia of Roman Imperial Coins” Available

OLYMPIA, WA. November, 2010 — Lovers of classical Rome along with legions of coin collectors helped drive 2005′s “Encyclopedia of Roman Imperial Coins” to an unlikely Top Ten position in the most sought after out-of-print books in America according to Bookfinder.com the news of which was then brought to national attention in an article in […]

By November 27, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
The Coinage of the Anglo-Hannoverian Personal Union 1714 – 1837 by Richard Smith

The Coinage of the Anglo-Hannoverian Personal Union 1714 – 1837 by Richard Smith

This new work by Richard Smith is the first comprehensive review of the Anglo Hannoverian Regal coinage since Welter and will become an essential reference book for all those interested in this area of numismatics. It is divided into two parts; the first deals with how the succession of the Brunswick-Luneburg Electors to the British […]

By January 14, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
So-Called Dollars by Harold E. Hiber and Charles V. Kappen

So-Called Dollars by Harold E. Hiber and Charles V. Kappen

When So-Called Dollars by Harold E. Hiber and Charles V. Kappen was published in 1963 it was the first, and today, more than forty years later, it remains the only book on this specialized series of exposition, commemorative and monetary medals approximating dollar size. Beginning with the legendary Erie Canal Completion issues of 1826, 135 […]

By January 6, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Top 100 Morgan Dollar Varieties: The VAM Keys

Top 100 Morgan Dollar Varieties: The VAM Keys

By Michael S. Fey PhD; Jeff Oxman If you are an advanced collector of Morgan and Peace silver dollars, or just want to learn more about how to identify, buy, and sell rare silver dollar varieties, this is the book for you. There are silver dollars that in many cases are several times rarer than […]

By January 6, 2010 2 Comments Read More →
Grading Coins by Photographs By Q. David Bowers

Grading Coins by Photographs By Q. David Bowers

In Grading Coins by Photographs, Q. David Bowers has crafted a unique combination of step by step grading instructions for every federal coinage series from half cents to double eagles, plus information on the history and importance of grading; expert grading techniques; understanding the surfaces of coins; and smart grading and buying. His insightful text […]

By January 6, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
The Official Red Book: A Guide Book of United States Coins 2010

The Official Red Book: A Guide Book of United States Coins 2010

The Official Red Book®—A Guide Book of United States Coins—enters its 63rd year with no sign of slowing down! Americans nation-wide look to this “one-volume library” to tell them how rare their coins are and how much they’re worth. Collectors rely on it for its full-color photographs and detailed technical data. The Red Book covers […]

By April 10, 2009 0 Comments Read More →
A Guide Book of the Official Red Book of United States Coins

A Guide Book of the Official Red Book of United States Coins

The Guide Book of the Official Red Book of United States Coins offers a history of coin price guides, leading up to the best-selling numismatic reference of all time: the legendary “Red Book.” Longtime collector Frank J. Colletti explores the foundation laid by R.S. Yeoman, and then studies each Red Book issued since 1946. Regular […]

By April 10, 2009 0 Comments Read More →
Encyclopedia of Colonial and Early American Coins By Q. David Bowers

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 the expertise of dozens of specialists from around the world, plus Bowers’s own vast knowledge of the subject, the Whitman Encyclopedia of Colonial and Early American Coins includes: * Chapter 1: […]

By April 10, 2009 0 Comments Read More →
Abraham Lincoln: The Image of His Greatness By Fred Reed

Abraham Lincoln: The Image of His Greatness By Fred Reed

Abraham Lincoln: The Image of His Greatness is a remarkable creation. Harold Holzer, of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (and cochairman of the United States Lincoln Bicentennial Commission), calls it “interesting and compelling,” saying that “Reed’s commentary and the arrangement and choice of imagery make Abraham Lincoln: The Image of His Greatness a very worthwhile […]

By April 10, 2009 0 Comments Read More →
World’s Greatest Mint Errors by Mike Byers

World’s Greatest Mint Errors by Mike Byers

World’s Greatest Mint Errors is an enjoyable resource packed full of some of the most dramatic, rare and extraordinary mint errors and die trials ever assembled in one publication. This book combines stunning imagery with the most accurate information available to provide anyone interested in mint errors with the latest information on mint error coins […]

By April 8, 2009 0 Comments Read More →
Lincoln Cent Matte Proofs By Kevin Flynn

Lincoln Cent Matte Proofs By Kevin Flynn

The only book devoted entirely to matte proof Lincoln Cents. Over 250 color and black and white photos provide die diagnostics descriptions to identify and authenticate matte proof Lincoln Cents. Included are die state diagnostics and photographs of previously unpublished diagnostics and die combinations. The book also presents an analysis of the striking characteristics of […]

By April 7, 2009 0 Comments Read More →
The Authoritative Reference on Comemorative Coins, 1892-1954

The Authoritative Reference on Comemorative Coins, 1892-1954

The primary objective of this book is to present a detailed historical account surrounding the images used on commemorative coins struck between 1892 and 1954. These images are history frozen in time; a story told through the hands of a sculptor. They represent an important and powerful part of their lure. Understanding the background and […]

By April 6, 2009 0 Comments Read More →
In Yankee Doodle’s Pocket: The Myth, Magic and Politics of Money in Early America,

In Yankee Doodle’s Pocket: The Myth, Magic and Politics of Money in Early America,

Will Nipper’s new book, In Yankee Doodle’s Pocket: The Myth, Magic and Politics of Money in Early America, offers fresh perspectives on America’s celebrated ascent from disparate colonial outposts to sovereign power. Through the day-to-day instruments of trade and commerce, this work reveals the myriad threads of culture and hidden history that together wove a […]

By October 11, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Grading Coins by Photographs

Grading Coins by Photographs

No subject is more important to the rare-coin collector or investor than grading. Learning to grade the right way can save you hundreds or thousands of dollars. Now, award-winning professional numismatist Q. David Bowers has written a unique set of step-by-step grading instructions for every U.S. coin, from half cents to double eagles. He explains […]

By October 11, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
A Guide Book of Gold Dollars

A Guide Book of Gold Dollars

By Q. David Bowers with foreword by David Akers. A Guide Book of United States Gold Dollars is the latest entry in Whitman’s Bowers Series. It includes a chronicle of the nation’s smallest gold coin; an inside look at mints and the minting process; discussion of Proofs; advice on collecting gold dollars; tips on how […]

By October 11, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Numismatic Photography by Mark Goodman

Numismatic Photography by Mark Goodman

New Book Teaches Techniques and Tips on How to Photograph Coins (Irvine, CA) – As the use of the Internet and electronic visual media becomes more of a vital part of the coin industry, photographing coins, either raw or slabbed, has become an increasing concern with collectors and dealers. How do I get a good […]

By June 24, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
A Decade of Top 100 Insights by Michael S. Fey

A Decade of Top 100 Insights by Michael S. Fey

Available from Wizard Coin Supply Here The book is a compilation of the last 10 years of Rare Coin Investments’ Top 100 Insights and Value Guide quarterly newsletter. It includes the first Fall, 1997 Value Guide with prices for Top 100 Morgan dollars as well as a current Value Guide to compare how prices of […]

By June 16, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
Early United States Quarters 1796 1838 by Steve Tompkins

Early United States Quarters 1796 1838 by Steve Tompkins

In this monumental new hardbound work, printed and bound in the U.S.A., you will find 448 pages covering each year and the known die marriages for those years, along with background of the early mint. Included are quick finding charts and pictorials, as well as, oversized color photos of every die marriage. Along with new […]

By June 15, 2008 0 Comments Read More →
The Rebel and the Rose: James A. Semple, Julia Gardiner Tyler, and the Lost Confederate Gold

The Rebel and the Rose: James A. Semple, Julia Gardiner Tyler, and the Lost Confederate Gold

By Wesley Millett and Gerald White The Rebel and the Rose has been nominated for the Jefferson Davis Award by the Museum of the Confederacy for outstanding narrative works. According to Museum director John Coski, the purpose of the award is to “stimulate continued interest in scholarly research and serious writing about one of the […]

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