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Fuljenz Releaes Type III Double Eagles Reference BookAn important new reference book about a popular United States gold coins series, Type Three Double Eagles 1877 – 1907 (Second Edition), provides beginning and advanced collectors a date-by-date analysis of every coin in the series, historical vignettes and more than 100 full-color photographs.

The book was written by Michael Fuljenz, President of Universal Coin & Bullion Ltd. in Beaumont, Texas, who has won more than 50 awards […]


2016 Red Book of U.S. Coins Available March 26In the world of American coinage, there is perhaps no better printed resource than the "Red Book," as commonly called by collectors.

A valuable tool for the budding enthusiast to the most seasoned numismatist, the newest edition of the Official Red Book® – A Guide Book of United States Coins will soon be available […]


Kolbe & Fanning Announce 2013 New York Book AuctionKolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have completed the catalogue of their 2013 New York Book Auction, to be held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City on Saturday, January 12, in conjunction with the New York International Numismatic Convention.

The sale is composed of 271 lots of high-quality works covering the entire range of numismatics, with […]


Geoffrey Charlton Adams auction catalogue from 1906 with two photographic platesKolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have announced the discovery of a rumored, but never reported, Geoffrey Charlton Adams auction catalogue from 1906 with two photographic plates.

The sale, of "The Dixie Land Collection of Coins and Medals," was Adams’s thirtieth and final sale, held on Nov. 13-14, 1906 […]


The 1838-O Reeded Edge half dollar is one of the classic rarities in U.S. coinage, from a tiny mintage of "not more than 20 pieces," and now aficionados of the rare variety have a chance to deepen their knowledge of the fabled coins with Heritage Auctions’ new booklet, "The Surprising History of the 1838-O Half Dollar," by David Stone, Mark Van Winkle and edited by James Halperin […]


2013 Red Book of U.S. CoinsThere is one reference book that most coin collectors will not do without and the newest edition is now available. The Official Red Book® – A Guide Book of United States Coins appears in its 66th edition with the 2013-dated release which may be ordered directly from the issuer, Whitman Publishing.

The 2013 Red Book of U.S. Coins expands on an already impressive knowledge base offered in previous issues. Information contained […]


New Website of Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers

After months of planning and work, Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers LLC are pleased to unveil their new and improved website. The firm also announce Mail Bid Sale 122, which features over 1400 lots of rare and desirable numismatic literature.

Numismatic researchers and bibliophiles are invited to visit and review new and enhanced features, including: […]


1988 Doubled Die centThe upcoming September/October issue of the ErrorScope, the bimonthly journal of the Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors of America (CONECA), features new finds ranging from a new 1988 Doubled Die Obverse cent to a Double Struck 1972-D Kennedy half-dollar.

Sandwiched in between are articles on subjects as diverse as who hobby pioneer James G. Johnson Jr. was to an article on a foreign doubled die, a Standing Liberty quarter cud, Ike dollar "Peg Leg" varieties and miscellaneous errors on US coins […]

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Strike It Rich With Pocket Change, 3rd EditionKrause Publications and F+W Media, Inc. have announced a new special to celebrate Father’s Day. Between June 17 and June 19, they are offering 70% off the Strike It Rich with Pocket Change eBook. During that short period, it is only $2.99.

The market for error coins is an interesting one, and a person could make thousands of dollars by finding the right coin. The latest edition of Strike It Rich With Pocket Change, released earlier this year, was written by error coin experts Ken Potter and Dr. Brian Allen with the unique market in mind […]


Strike It Rich With Pocket Change, 3rd EditionThe 3rd edition of Strike It Rich With Pocket Change, by renowned error coin experts Ken Potter and Dr. Brian Allen, is now available from Krause Publications.

The new edition of Strike It Rich With Pocket Change includes dozens of new varieties on State Quarters, Presidential Dollars, "Ocean In View" Nickels, and Lincoln cents; more defined photographs and illustrations; and an addition of type and degree of error information in the descriptions.

"Have you ever knowingly spent $100 on a candy bar or $50 on a soft drink? As ludicrous as the concept sounds, there is no doubt that you […]


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