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Top 50 Most Popular Modern Coins: A Conversation with John Maben

Top 50 Most Popular Modern Coins: A Conversation with John Maben

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek John Maben, owner of John Maben Rare Coins and Modern Coin Mart , and Eric Jordan, author of the book, Modern Commemorative Coins, are the authors of the new book, Top 50 Most Popular Modern Coins (Krause, 2012), which zeroes in on the 50 modern U.S. coins that the authors […]

New Numismatic Book – Ancient Coins through the Bible

New Numismatic Book – Ancient Coins through the Bible

Joseph A. Dow, Author Interviewer: David Lisot A new book has been published featuring the coins in the Bible from the period 650 BC to 1500 AD. Author Joseph Dow talks about why he published the book and why he hopes it becomes a party of all collectors” numismatic libraries. Runtime 2:38 Copyright © CoinWeek […]

Kolbe & Fanning to Hold 125th Numismatic Book Sale

Kolbe & Fanning to Hold 125th Numismatic Book Sale

Kolbe & Fanning have announced their 125th mail-bid sale of important numismatic literature, which will close on Thursday, June 7. The sale features selections from the libraries of F. Gordon Frost, David J. Davis and a major coin firm, and includes significant works in virtually all areas of numismatic study. A list of highlights would […]

Discover Top Modern Coins With New KP Book

Discover Top Modern Coins With New KP Book

IOLA, Wis. (May 7, 2012) — You want to assemble a great coin collection, but your budget is limited. You’re never going to be able to spend $10,000 or more for a gold coin from the 1800s. But that’s OK. Today’s modern U.S. coins offer collectors an opportunity to amass a collection of beautiful coins […]

New U.S. Coin Digest Now Available

New U.S. Coin Digest Now Available

IOLA, Wis. (April 30, 2012) — A new edition of U.S. Coin Digest, one of the most popular, easy-to-use resources for U.S. coin values, is now available from Krause Publications. 2013 U.S Coin Digest, 11th Edition is a fully illustrated guide to all United States coin issues offering the most up-to-date pricing in up to 11 […]

New Book on Coinage of British India

New Book on Coinage of British India

Randy Weir, Numismatist and Author Interviewer: David Lisot Randy Weir lives in Canada and travels regularly to Great Britain to attend coin conventions. He came to the London Coin Fair to promote a new book he is writing on the British coins of India. He talks about the work he has done and why he […]

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New Edition of Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, Modern Issues Available

New Edition of Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, Modern Issues Available

IOLA, Wis. (Feb. 27, 2012) — The new edition of the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, Modern Issues 1961-present, is now available from Krause Publications. Edited by George Cuhaj, the 18th edition of this indispensable reference includes:   19,750 variety listings of world bank notes. 12,750 illustrated bank notes for easy identification. Current retail […]

New Novel About Coin Collecting, “One of a Kind”

New Novel About Coin Collecting, “One of a Kind”

Barbara Erlichman Interviewer: David Lisot There are a lot of coin collectors and dealers. What about people who write novels about coin collecting? Barbara is wife to retired coin dealer Jay Erlichman who decided to write down her ideas about an imaginary 1873-S Seated Liberty dollar and the story of its discovery and sale.2:30 2012 […]

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Numismatic Publications in the United Kingdom

Numismatic Publications in the United Kingdom

Philip Skingley – Director of Publishing, Spink, London Interviewer: David Lisot Philip heads the publishing division of Spink’s of London, established in 1666. He shows examples of some of the most popular numismatic books and talks about what areas of numismatics are most popular. length: 3:45 Copyright © November, 2011 London Coin Fair Bloomsbury, England […]

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Numismatic Publishing in the UK

Numismatic Publishing in the UK

Philip Mussell – Marketing Director, Token Publications Interviewer: David Lisot Mr. Mussell helps distribute numismatic books and publications throughout Great Britain and Europe. In the course of his work he also travels to countries around the world to meet collectors and help promote coin collecting. He shares what publications sell the best for him as […]

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Numismatic Interview – Scott Tappa, Numismatic Publisher, F+W Media/Krause Publications

Numismatic Interview – Scott Tappa, Numismatic Publisher, F+W Media/Krause Publications

Interviewer: David Lisot 6:23 Scott is in charge of one of the largest groups of numismatic publications in the world. They publish the Standard Catalogues of the World for both coins and paper money along with World Coin News, Numismatic News and Bank Note Reporter. Scott’s group also holds a paper money convention and world […]

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George Cuhaj, Editor of the Standard Catalog of World Coins and Paper Money

George Cuhaj, Editor of the Standard Catalog of World Coins and Paper Money

The Standard Catalog of World Coins and the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money are two of the series of catalogs that give pricing information about more of the coins and bank notes of the entire world. Hear from George Cuhaj who is editor of these publications and discusses what is involved in their creation. […]

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A Kid’s Guide to Collecting Coins Now Available

A Kid’s Guide to Collecting Coins Now Available

IOLA, Wis. (Oct. 17, 2011) — Krause Publications, a leading producer of books, magazines, websites and events for the coin and paper money collecting hobbies, has released A Kid’s Guide to Collecting Coins. “Coin collecting is a great hobby for people of all ages, and with this book we’re hoping to get kids involved at […]

New Standard Guide to Small-Size U.S. Paper Money Available

New Standard Guide to Small-Size U.S. Paper Money Available

IOLA, Wis. (Oct. 10, 2011) — Krause Publications has released the 10th edition of the Standard Guide to Small-Size U.S. Paper Money. Authored by leading paper money experts John Schwartz and Scott Lindquist, the Standard Guide is the ultimate price guide for dealers and collectors of small-size U.S. paper money. Features include: 300+ color photographs […]

New Edition of Unusual World Coins Available

New Edition of Unusual World Coins Available

IOLA, Wis. (Sept. 26, 2011) — The sixth edition of Unusual World Coins is now available from Krause Publications. Edited by George Cuhaj and Tom Michael, the new edition is bigger and better than ever with more than 150 more pages, 1,250 new images and more than 700 new issues than the previous edition. The […]

New Book from Krause Publications: One Coin is Never Enough

New Book from Krause Publications: One Coin is Never Enough

IOLA, Wis. (September 19, 2011) — Krause Publications, a worldwide leader in coin and paper money books, magazines, online products and events, has released a new book that takes a fun look into the minds of collectors — One Coin is Never Enough: Why and How We Collect. In One Coin is Never Enough, author […]

New Book on Charbneau So-Called Dollars

New Book on Charbneau So-Called Dollars

Jeff Shevlin, So-Called Guy David Lisot, Interviewer Jeff Shevlin, know as the “So-Called Guy” along with William Hyder, has written a new book about a specialty area in collecting so-called dollars. He shows his new book and shares what was involved in its creation. 3:17 New Book on Charbneau So-Called Dollars   New Book on […]

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New Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money Available

New Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money Available

IOLA, Wis. (Sept. 13, 2011) — Krause Publications has released the 30th edition of the Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money. Authored by George S. Cuhaj and Bill Brandimore, the book is packed with 750 color photos of notes and more than 10,000 listings for U.S. paper money issued between 1812 and the present. […]

New Book about Numismatic History by Paul Hollis

New Book about Numismatic History by Paul Hollis

Paul Hollis has written a new book called the “American Numismatist.” The book features moments in history and depicts the coins involved during that moment. Paul explains what was involved in creating his new literary work and how being involved in numismatics has affected his life. 4:08 Paul Hollis interviewed by David Lisot New Book […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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