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 Journeyman Numismatist and other properties, and focuses on early American numismatics and closely related foreign areas.

Register for live bidding, place absentee bids, and view lots now at

Absentee bids may be placed online at any time. No phone, mail or fax bids will be accepted after Monday, October 27.

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For more information or to receive a catalogue, please contact David Fanning at (614) 414-0855 or by email at For more information, please read our press release.

The Gobrecht Journal

Kolbe & Fanning are proud to announce that they are now the exclusive distributors of The Gobrecht Journal Collective Volumes.

Published by the Liberty Seated Collectors Club since 1974, The Gobrecht Journal is an invaluable source of information on the Liberty Seated coinages. The Collective Volumes ensure that articles published in individual issues are preserved for future generations of collectors who may not have the original issues.

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David Fanning on the Importance of a Numismatic Library

In this video, David speaks to CoinWeek about the importance of maintaining a numismatic library
at the Early American Coppers Show.

Video: David on the Importance of a Numismatic Library
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are the largest firm in the world specializing in rare and out-of-print numismatic literature. Drawing upon decades of experience, we buy and sell books, catalogues and periodicals in all languages and from all time periods. We regularly conduct mail-bid and public auction sales and also sell numismatic books directly from this website. Please feel free to contact us if we may be of assistance in building or disposing of your library.

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