2015 New York Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will conduct a public auction of important numismatic books on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. The auction will be held in conjunction with the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC), and will feature live internet bidding for those unable to attend.

The sale features outstanding numismatic works covering ancient, medieval, modern foreign and United States coins and medals. The 2015 sale is especially strong in classic books on post-Renaissance European coins and medals and United States numismatic rarities.

Please read the terms of sale before placing bids. We look forward to your participation.

To register for online bidding, view the lots online, or place online absentee bids, click the button below or the cover to the right.

Click here to download the catalogue PDF

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

Featured Items

Kolbe & Fanning Publications

Eric P. Newman Collection Special Hardcover Editions

Selections from the fabled collection of the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (EPNNES) are being offered for sale in a series of public auctions expected to be at least ten in number, to be held over the next several years by various auction firms.

These special edition catalogues are a fitting tribute to an extraordinary collection and an extraordinary man.

The Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society will receive $25 from the sale of every catalogue to further its philanthropic activities, including the advancement of numismatic scholarship.
Subscription price is not subject to discounts.

Individual editions are also available for the cost of $125 each:
Sale I, April 25, 2013

Sale II, November 15-16, 2013
Sale III, January 15, 2014
Sale IV, May 16-17, 2014
Sale V, November 14-15, 2014 (in production)

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.

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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