Tag: Coin Books

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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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 […]

By September 22, 20110 Comments Read More →
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers Announce Their 121st Mail Bid Sale

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers Announce Their 121st Mail Bid Sale

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are pleased to announce their 121st mail bid, telephone and email sale, closing on June 2, 2011. It is one of the firm’s largest and most diverse sale offerings in years. The 128-page, 1576-lot catalogue comprises a rather remarkable selection of interesting and elusive works on ancient, medieval and modern […]

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 […]

Reflections on the Numismatic Hobby: An Interview with Chet Krause

Reflections on the Numismatic Hobby: An Interview with Chet Krause

The varied and storied life of Chester L. Krause of Iola, Wis., is well documented in his autobiography, I’m Chet. In the book, Krause recalls his youth growing up on the family farm just east of Iola, and days spent in a one-room country schoolhouse and the challenges of making ends meet during the Great […]

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, […]

Getting Started Collecting U.S. Coins:  Basics For Beginners

Getting Started Collecting U.S. Coins: Basics For Beginners

A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds People have asked me, “What should I collect,” or, separately, “What are the best coins to buy now.” People frequently become angry when I decline to answer such questions with simple, encompassing statements. Much depends upon the budget and interests of the individual coin buyer. Each collector should read, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

Book Voted as Pre-College Read

Book Voted as Pre-College Read

History of the United States Mint and Its Coinage by David W. Lange ranked 182nd among the “Books Everyone Should Read Before College,” according to a poll of Amazon.com independent booksellers. It was conducted by bookseller Seth Hopkins of Cup o’ Books in Rochester, N.Y. “This is an outstanding achievement for a numismatic book,” said […]

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