Tag: Numismatic Books

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 2014 […]

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 […]

By April 9, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
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 […]

Book on French Bank Notes Used in the Netherlands. VIDEO: 3:04

Book on French Bank Notes Used in the Netherlands. VIDEO: 3:04

Nico Verhoef, Co-Author Interviewer: David Lisot…… After the French Revolution in 1789 the army of France went to the Netherlands where they issued a series of paper money. Nico Verhoef is a devoted collector, educator and author who writes about this unusual time in Dutch bank note history. Copyright © CoinWeek – June 2013 Since […]

By June 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Kolbe & Fanning Announce July 18 Mail-Bid Sale

Kolbe & Fanning Announce July 18 Mail-Bid Sale

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have announced their 129th mail-bid sale of important numismatic books, which will close on Thursday, July 18. The sale features selections from the library of renowned U.S. copper specialist Del Bland and other properties, and includes works on ancient, medieval, foreign and U.S. numismatics. It is perhaps most important for […]

20th Edition of Friedberg’s Paper Money of United States Marks Publication’s 60th Anniversary

20th Edition of Friedberg’s Paper Money of United States Marks Publication’s 60th Anniversary

2013-2014 Version is in Full Color and Available in Multiple Formats for First Time Sixty years after its introduction, the twentieth edition of Paper Money of United States, the standard reference book on United States paper money, is being released by the Coin & Currency Institute. In 1953, the late Robert Friedberg (1912-1963) broke new […]

By June 14, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Gadoury releases 2013 edition of French Standard Reference, Monnaies Françaises (“Le Rouge”)

Gadoury releases 2013 edition of French Standard Reference, Monnaies Françaises (“Le Rouge”)

Monnaies Françaises has been the bible on the coins of modern France since it was first published in 1973. Now authored by Francesco Pastrone and published by Editions Victor Gadoury of Monaco, it is literally the French red book and in France, it in fact goes by the color of its cover, “Le Rouge” (The […]

New Books: Canadian Coins Vol 2 Collector & Maple Leaf Issues

New Books: Canadian Coins Vol 2 Collector & Maple Leaf Issues

The fourth edition of Canadian Coins, Volume 2, Collector and Maple Leaf Issues will be released May 31st, 2013, at the Toronto Coin Expo which will be held at the Toronto Reference Library. The new 464-page fourth edition is current to March 2013, with all new Mint issues. This 4-colour catalogue tracks all Mint and […]

KOLBE & FANNING ANNOUNCE SALE OF KREINDLER LIBRARY

KOLBE & FANNING ANNOUNCE SALE OF KREINDLER LIBRARY

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are extremely pleased to announce that they will be offering at public auction the outstanding and comprehensive library on ancient numismatics formed over decades by New York coin dealer Herbert Kreindler. Highlights from the library, featuring many extraordinary works, will be sold in conjunction with the New York International Numismatic […]

Whitman Releases New Book “Cash in Your Coins” Written by Beth Deisher. VIDEO

Whitman Releases New Book “Cash in Your Coins” Written by Beth Deisher. VIDEO

Beth Deisher, Author Interviewer: David Lisot…….. Beth Deisher has years of experience covering the numismatic market as former editor of Coin World newspaper. Since retiring from her post one year ago she has remained busy in the coin trade by authoring the book, “Cash in Your Coins.” Beth talks about his new publication and what […]

New Book by Jon Amato “The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797″. VIDEO: 4:28.

New Book by Jon Amato “The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797″. VIDEO: 4:28.

Jon Amato, Ph.D. Numismatic Author Interviewer: David Lisot ……….. Jon Amato has worked in this publication for more than a decade drawing information from auction catalogs, price lists and dealer information. The result is the definitive work about this short lived series of United States half dollars. Jon shares what was involved in having his […]

“Coins of the Holy Land” New Book Released at 2013 CICF in Chicago. VIDEO: 3:31

“Coins of the Holy Land” New Book Released at 2013 CICF in Chicago. VIDEO: 3:31

A landmark book has been published by the American Numismatic Society and edited by David Hendin and Andrew Meadows based on the collection of coins of the Holy Land of Abraham and Mariam Sofaer. David Hendin talks about the significance of the book, the people involved, and what was involved in bringing it to publication. […]

By April 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
New Books: History of Ottoman Coins Vol. 6

New Books: History of Ottoman Coins Vol. 6

OTTOMAN SULTANS – Suleyman II – Ahmed II – Mustafa II – Ahmed III – Mahmud I From the end of the sixteenth century onwards, various administrative, military, industrial, commercial, financial and social developments, which occurred within the boundaries of the Ottoman state and throughout the world, were instrumental in exacerbating the economic problems of […]

By February 21, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Kolbe & Fanning Announce February 28 Mail-Bid Sale

Kolbe & Fanning Announce February 28 Mail-Bid Sale

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have announced their 128th mail-bid sale of important numismatic books, which will close on Thursday, February 28. Featuring selections from the Paul Rynearson library and other properties, the sale includes hundreds of standard works on ancient coins, as well as a variety of works on medieval, foreign and U.S. numismatics. […]

New Books: United States Pattern & Experimental Pieces of WWII By Roger W. Burdette

New Books: United States Pattern & Experimental Pieces of WWII By Roger W. Burdette

Possibly the Most Important Numismatic Book of the Decade Well before the United States entered World War II, copper, nickel and several other metals had assumed strategic importance. All were necessary for America’s restoration of military competence, and European war pressures quickly pushed the U.S. into becoming the manufacturing “arsenal of democracy.” Canadian and U.S. […]

By February 4, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Numismatic Research and Pricing in Today’s World

Numismatic Research and Pricing in Today’s World

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. A generation ago, basic numismatic research for most serious collectors consisted of checking prices in the latest edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins (the “Red Book”). I remember a time in the 1970s when coin dealers would not even […]

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