Tag: Numismatic Books

Kater-Crafts: West Coast Numismatic Bookbinders

Kater-Crafts: West Coast Numismatic Bookbinders

by George F. Kolbe – Kolbe & Fanning Those seriously interested in mid-20th century American coin sale catalogues are likely familiar with B.A. Martin, the bookbinder responsible for many Stack’s and Kosoff special cloth- and leather-bound editions. Located in New York City, many of the firm’s deluxe bindings incorporated a distinctive leather termed “baby calf,” […]

New Book on Collecting Confederate Bonds Released At Memphis Paper Show – VIDEO: 3:35.

New Book on Collecting Confederate Bonds Released At Memphis Paper Show – VIDEO: 3:35.

Richie Self, President, American Coins & Collectibles, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. A second edition of The Comprehensive Catalog and History of Confederate Bonds has released after more then a decade since the work was first published by Dr. Douglas Ball. Richie Self describes what new information is in the new edition and why collectors will […]

First Read: Benjamin Franklin in Terra Cotta

First Read: Benjamin Franklin in Terra Cotta

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature…   Essay by David Thomason Alexander, Founder Medal Collectors of America for CoinWeek….   Benjamin Franklin in Terra Cotta: Portrait Medallions by Jean-Baptiste Nini at the Chateau of Chaumont; Medallions of Franklin and of American Interest by Jean Martin Renaud; […]

Kolbe & Fanning Online Numismatic Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Online Numismatic Book Auction

Books on Ancient and World coinage. More information to come.

KOLBE & FANNING APRIL 25 MAIL-BID & ONLINE SALE REMINDER

KOLBE & FANNING APRIL 25 MAIL-BID & ONLINE SALE REMINDER

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers wish to remind clients that their April 25 mail-bid and live online sale has been posted, and that bidders may browse the sale’s contents through the firm’s online bidding portal at auction.numislit.com. The second in a new series of smaller mail-bid and online numismatic book auctions, the April 25 sale […]

Wayne Homren Describes the Newman Numismatic Portal – Video: 4:26

Wayne Homren Describes the Newman Numismatic Portal – Video: 4:26

E-Sylum publisher Wayne Homren is working on a major numismatic research project for the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. The new project, which Homren calls “google for numismatics”, would allow researchers to search thousands of numismatic books and periodicals. Copyright © CoinWeek April 2015 COINWeek is the most advanced independent on-line media source for print and video Rare […]

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Kolbe & Fanning Expand Online Numismatic Bookstore

Kolbe & Fanning Expand Online Numismatic Bookstore

Kolbe & Fanning have been augmenting their online bookstore, substantially expanding offerings of numismatic books for direct retail sale at fixed prices. Their online bookstore, on the main Kolbe & Fanning website at www.numislit.com, currently includes over 1350 titles spanning the entire world of numismatics. While many numismatists associate Kolbe & Fanning strictly with auctions, […]

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

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: A Guide Book of United States Coins: Deluxe Edition by R.S. Yeoman and Kenneth Bressett You can’t blame Whitman for trying to shake things up with its venerable Red […]

First Read: The 1822 Gold Half Eagle: Story of a Rarity and Treasures from the D. Brent Pogue Rare Coin Cabinet: A National Legacy

First Read: The 1822 Gold Half Eagle: Story of a Rarity and Treasures from the D. Brent Pogue Rare Coin Cabinet: A National Legacy

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: The 1822 Gold Half Eagle: Story of a Rarity, and Treasures from the D. Brent Pogue Rare Coin Cabinet: A National Legacy by Q. David Bowers   Q. […]

ANS Partners with HathiTrust for Open Access Publications

ANS Partners with HathiTrust for Open Access Publications

In a sweeping effort to make its older and out-of‐print publications available to the public as Open Access, The American Numismatic Society (ANS) has partnered with HathiTrust (http://www.hathitrust.org/about). As a result, scans of nearly 550 ANS titles – including the American Journal of Numismatics, Numismatic Literature, Numismatic Notes and Monographs, and stand-­alone monographs have become […]

Kolbe & Fanning Feb. 28 Online Numismatic Literature and Coin Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Feb. 28 Online Numismatic Literature and Coin Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers wish to remind clients that their February 28 online sale has been posted, and that bidders may browse the sale’s contents through the firm’s online bidding portal at auction.numislit.com. The first in what is expected to be a series of smaller online numismatic book auctions, the Feb. 28 sale focuses […]

Italo Vecchi Receives IAPN Book Award for “Italian Cast Coinage”. VIDEO: 10:17

Italo Vecchi Receives IAPN Book Award for “Italian Cast Coinage”. VIDEO: 10:17

Arne Kirsch, President, International Association of Professional Numismatists Chris Martin, President, British Numismatic Trade Association…….. Well known European numismatist Italo Vecchi received the coveted IAPN Book of the Year Award at the BNTA Coinex convention in London England on September 26, 2014. Italo continues a long line of scholarly books written over the years contributing […]

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Kolbe & Fanning Announce Baltimore Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Announce Baltimore Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are pleased to announce that they will be conducting a public auction of important numismatic books on November 1, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. The auction will be held in conjunction with the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo at the Baltimore Convention Center. The sale features the outstanding library of a […]

The Numismatourist Book Describes Numismatic Museums Around the World. VIDEO: 3:18

The Numismatourist Book Describes Numismatic Museums Around the World. VIDEO: 3:18

Howard Berlin, Ph.D., Author Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. Imagine traveling the world and going in all the great numismatic museums. That is just what Howard Berlin has done and he has written a book describing the different collections. This new book will inspire you to travel and learn more about numismatics. Copyright © CoinWeek – […]

By September 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Cool Books for Coin Collectors by Whitman. VIDEO: 8:22

Cool Books for Coin Collectors by Whitman. VIDEO: 8:22

Dennis Tucker, Publisher, Whitman Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com …….. Whitman Publications specializes in books for coin, token and paper money collectors. At this year’s ANA World’s Fair of Money publisher Dennis Tucker shows and talks about some of the new editions for collectors including US coins, Canadian coins, US and obsolete paper money, Civil War […]

By August 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Cool New Coin Books for Collectors. VIDEO: 3:56

Cool New Coin Books for Collectors. VIDEO: 3:56

Wayne Herndon, Wizard Coin Supply Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com….   Buy the book before the coin is some great advice for collectors. There are coin supply companies that specialize in numismatic literature with titles about all kinds of coins. See in this video some of the news books released for collectors. Copyright © CoinWeek July […]

By July 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
First Read: American Gold and Platinum Eagles: A Guide to the U.S. Bullion Coin Programs

First Read: American Gold and Platinum Eagles: A Guide to the U.S. Bullion Coin Programs

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature Essay by Louis Golino for CoinWeek… American Gold and Platinum Eagles: A Guide to the U.S. Bullion Coin Programs, by Edmund Moy Edmund C. Moy, who served as Director of the U.S. Mint from 2006 to 2011, has probably had […]

Flying Eagle and Indian Cent Reference Book Goes Digital. VIDEO: 2:20.

Flying Eagle and Indian Cent Reference Book Goes Digital. VIDEO: 2:20.

Richard Snow, Eagle Eye Rare Coin Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…… Richard Snow is an acknowledged expert in Flying Eagle and Indian cents. The reference book he has published on these coins for many years is now out of print. Rick talks about the new digital version and how it will benefit collectors. Copyright © CoinWeek […]

First Read: The Dollar of 1804: The U.S. Mint’s Hidden Secret

First Read: The Dollar of 1804: The U.S. Mint’s Hidden Secret

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. The Dollar of 1804: The U.S. Mint’s Hidden Secret (…as revealed by the true story of the “Dexter Dollar,” The King of American Coins), by Mark Ferguson. The Long Shadow It’s […]

Numismatic Book Dealer John Burns Remembered. VIDEO: 9:06

Numismatic Book Dealer John Burns Remembered. VIDEO: 9:06

Interviewer: David Lisot, with Allen Berman, Charles Davis, Wayne Homren, John Kraljevich, & Del Parker. Numismatics lost a good friend and soul with the untimely passing of numismatic book dealer John Burns. John had been in the trade for decades and could be found at many conventions with his inventory of modern and antique books […]

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Ike Group Announces Eisenhower Dollar DIVA Coin Catalog. Video: 2:32

Ike Group Announces Eisenhower Dollar DIVA Coin Catalog. Video: 2:32

Andy Oskam, President, Ike Group Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… Eisenhower dollars continue to be a collecting series of interest to collectors especially to members of the Ike Group. Issued from 1971 till 1978 this series of dollar sized coins represents one of the least expensive series of collectible series of coin with a plethora of […]

By March 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Rare Coin World of Old Favorites

The Rare Coin World of Old Favorites

By Richard Schwary (www.golddealer.com) ………… Not that long ago well-known coin dealer Ray Merena passed away and I began to think about how many old favorites are not with us anymore. Ray was buying and selling important coins in the 1970’s so we knew each other from the old days. And over the years we […]

Ancient Coinage – Book Review: When the Dragon Wore the Crown

Ancient Coinage – Book Review: When the Dragon Wore the Crown

Book Review by:  Wayne G. Sayles ……….. Collectors and students of ancient coinage can hardly escape visual and epigraphical connections to mythology and astrology that constantly delight the eye and challenge the mind.  Aside from political propaganda and the occasional appeal to social graces, no other subject appears so consistently on coins of antiquity. One […]

By January 31, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Paper Money: Book Released at PCDA Convention on Panic Scrip. VIDEO

Paper Money: Book Released at PCDA Convention on Panic Scrip. VIDEO

Neil Shafer, Author Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… After years of research a new book on paper money has been released by numismatic author Nell Shafer called, “Panic Scrip of 1893, 1907 and 1914.” These were notes issued by various entities at times the Federal government was not able to keep up with making enough currency […]

By December 15, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Kolbe & Fanning Announce 2014 New York Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Announce 2014 New York Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have announced that they will be holding a two-session public auction sale of rare and important numismatic literature in conjunction with the 2014 New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. On the morning of January 11, the firm will be offering selections from […]

Numismatic Books: Collectible Ike Varieties: Facts, Photos and Theories

Numismatic Books: Collectible Ike Varieties: Facts, Photos and Theories

Author / Editor: Rob Ezerman; David Golan; Herbert Hicks; Gary Hoop; Andrew Oskam; Bill Sanders; Brian Vaile The Ike Group’s Top Collectible Varieties and our research on each. The first section is our top 21 Collectible Ike Varieties (our DIVA’s), with facts, photos and comments. The second section is the core of the Ike Group’s […]

By October 28, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Numismatic Literary Guild Awards Bash 2013 Video Playlist

Numismatic Literary Guild Awards Bash 2013 Video Playlist

Scott A. Travers, Numismatic Literary Guild Awards Coordinator……….. Awards include Books of the Year, The Clemy Award, Commercial Publications, Lee Martin Founders Award: Best Investment Newsletter, Best Dealer Published Magazine, Best Auction Catalogs and Extraordinary Merits. ***************************************************************** Numismatic Newspapers, Best All-Around Portfolio, Best Writer NLG Newsletter, Best Specialized Books and Extraordinary Merits.. ***************************************************************** Memorial Awards: […]

By August 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Grading Guidelines for Early American Copper Coinage Book to be Published. VIDEO: 3:28

Grading Guidelines for Early American Copper Coinage Book to be Published. VIDEO: 3:28

Bob Fagaly, Chief Editor, Dennis Fuoss, Large Cent Editor Interviewer: David Lisot……. Grading the Early American Copper coins  is a specialty area of coin collecting. The mixture of the metal and the minting techniques makes for a different set of circumstances when looking at the state of preservation of these coins. A new book is […]

By July 25, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
New Edition of Strike It Rich With Pocket Change Available

New Edition of Strike It Rich With Pocket Change Available

It takes a keen eye to spot them — and a little know-how — but errors on coins produced by the U.S. Mint occur every year. And these errors can be worth a fortune to coin collectors. Strike It Rich with Pocket Change, 4th Edition, shows the reader how to detect errors, what to look […]

By July 15, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
David Fanning Talks About the Importance of a Numismatic Library. VIDEO: 3:35

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 […]

 
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