Numismatic Books

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 www.numislit.com and review new and enhanced features, including: […]

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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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The Secret History of the First U.S. MintKolbe & 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, is bound in green […]

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Book - Coin Collecting for the Next GenerationA new book created to help hobbyists introduce the enjoyment of numismatics to children, Coin Collecting for the Next Generation, is now available.

Written by prolific author Kevin Flynn of Lumberton, New Jersey, the 128-page, softcover book gives collectors, dealers and show organizers successful ideas for getting children involved in coin collecting to help the hobby grow in future years […]

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2012 Redbook U.S. CoinsOne of the most valuable tools available to even the most casual of coin collectors is due to be released in an updated issue — the 2012 Redbook of U.S. Coins.

Whitman Publishing is currently offering free shipping on entire orders which include at least one of the four different 2012 Redbook versions it sells. Other coin collecting supply stores are beginning to offer them as well. Wizard Coin Supply currently has each version available for pre-order at half price […]

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(Beaumont, Texas) — A new book by award-winning numismatic author Mike Fuljenz,┬áIndian Gold Coins of the 20th Century, looks at the history of the popular Indian Head design $2.50 ("Quarter Eagle"), $5 ("Half Eagle") and $10 ("Eagle") denomination gold coins, and provides useful information and expert advice for collecting some of America’s most beautiful and […]

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On June 3rd, 2010, Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will offer for sale at auction the second part of the remarkable numismatic library carefully assembled over seven decades by the New York numismatic firm founded by brothers Morton and Joseph and ably carried on by Norman, Benjamin, Harvey, Susan, and Lawrence Stack. Harvey Stack Auctions […]

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2011 Red Book U.S. CoinsOne of the most quintessential tools a coin collector can have in his or her arsenal is The Official Red Book®—A Guide Book of United States Coins. The 2011 Red Book, a unique and indispensable resource, was just released in its 64th edition, complete with all the data and pictures everyone has come to expect.

Those new to the hobby might just be asking themselves, ”What the heck is a Red Book?" If you are one of those individuals, you owe it to yourself to do a little research on the benefits it can provide. From the novice peruser of pocket change to the die-hard collector, everyone can reap the advantages of knowledge this book offers.

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Four items from the famed Stack’s Family Library now call the ANA’s Dwight N. Manley Library home. Purchased from George Frederick Kolbe’s January auction in New York City, the ANA’s new American numismatic literature rarities include a rare large paper copy of the first work devoted exclusively to American coins and a complete set of […]

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NEWPORT BEACH — Enter an enthralling area of numismatics with this groundbreaking book, World Paper Money Errors. A first of its kind, this full color reference guide offers market prices for foreign printing errors, rather than limiting the numismatic community to domestic currency. This book offers an eye-appealing price guide to the market for the […]

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