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Die Variety News – online bi-monthly magazine

The latest Nov/Dec 2007 issue of Die Variety News online bi-monthly magazine is now available in Adobe Acrobat© rich-text PDF (Portable Document File) which allows the viewer an extremely clear high resolution with dynamic zoom capability and... read more »


2008 Standard Catalog of® World Coins 1901-2000, 35th Edition

By Colin R Bruce II, Thomas Michael 2008 Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 delivers comprehensive pricing compiled from data provided by 150 experts worldwide. One million price listings cover practically every coin minted from 1901... read more »


Obsolete Paper Money 1782 – 1866

Whitman Publishing has released of one of the most comprehensive, fact-filled, and interesting books on American paper money ever produced: Obsolete Paper Money Issued by Banks in the United States, 1782–1866, by Q. David Bowers. In 21 chapters... read more »


Encyclopedia of U.S. Gold Coins 1795-1933

GARRETT, JEFF AND GUTH, RON, Encyclopedia of U.S. Gold Coins 1795-1933 Circulating, Proof, Commemoratives, and Pattern Issues, Whitman, Atlanta, 2006 In Cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution. United States Gold Coins have seen a popularity... read more »


Seleucid Coins: A Comprehensive Catalog

HOUGHTON, ARTHUR & LORBER, CATHERINE, Seleucid Coins: A Comprehensive Catalog 2002 Part I Vol. I & II, Classical Numismatic Group & A.N.A., Lancaster, PA & New York, NY, 2002 Profusely illustrated showing on nearly 100 plates... read more »


The 100 Greatest American Currency Notes

By Q.David Bowers and David M. Sundman. Forward by Chester Krause and Clifford Mishler In this beautifully illustrated book, two of America’s best-known numismatists take the reader on a personal guided tour of our nation’s greatest currency... read more »


Teutenberg: A master engraver and his work in medals and tokens

By John C.M Cresswell and James B Duncan Published by the Numismatic Society of Auckland Inc. 2007 Over 178 pages Limited edition of 200 numbered copies. Anton Teutenberg was one of New Zealand’s earliest engravers and makers of medals,... read more »


Watercraft on World Coins by Yossi Dotan

“In the realm of coins there are two major hobbyists, the collector and the numismatist. The former merely amasses coins for the pleasure of having them while the latter goes much further. The numismatist strives to uncover the history including... read more »


Money of the World: Coins That Made History

By Ira Goldberg and Larry Goldberg Money of the World: Coins That Made History illustrates how many coins were shaped by the development of Western Civilization-and how they sometimes helped shape it in turn. The Millennia Collection, illustrated... read more »


Striking Change – The Great Artistic Collaboration of Theodore Roosevelt and Augustus Saint-Gaudens

By Michael Moran from WHITMAN BOOKS President Theodore Roosevelt called the project his “pet crime.” In truth it was one of his greatest gifts to America. In 1905 Roosevelt challenged the brilliant and famous sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens:... read more »


Numismatic Art in America

Numismatic Art in America – Aesthetics of the United States Coinage, by Cornelius Vermeule. The coinage of the United States has no modern rival in aesthetic richness. Our numismatic heritage includes such masterpieces as the primitively... read more »


100 Greatest American Medals and Tokens

Katherine Jaeger and Q. David Bowers tell the fascinating stories of 100 of the greatest medals and tokens of colonial America, the early states, the Confereracy, the U.S. Mint, and dozens of private issuers. It’s all here: the history... read more »


James Crawford: Master of the Mint at Carson City

A new biography on the life of James Crawford, fourth superintendent of the Carson City Mint from 1874 to 1885, is now available in hardcover, from the award-winning author of The Mint on Carson Street, Rusty Goe. Packed with more information... read more »


Treasure Ship: The Legend and Legacy of the S.S. Brother Jonathan

Dennis M. Powers Citadel Press Books (2006) ISBN 0806527471 Reviewed by Richard R. Blake for Reader Views (3/07) “Treasure Ship” is the story behind the story of the legend of the S.S. Brother Jonathan. The story is written in three parts.... read more »


Renaissance of American Coinage (1916-1921)

by Roger W. Burdette – Seneca Mill Press By 1905 dissatisfaction with bland, lifeless coinage designs prepared exclusively by engravers at the U. S. Mint in Philadelphia, prompted President Theodore Roosevelt to commission new coin designs... read more »