Live online bidding is now available in our mail bid auctions. 


Absentee bids may be placed online at any time. No phone, email, mail or fax bids will be accepted after Wednesday, May 14.

The Philip W. Ralls Library
Sale 134

May 15 at 12:00 Eastern

 



Sale 134 comprises the library of Philip W. Ralls, featuring important works on U.S. large cents, impressive runs of special edition auction catalogues and much else. 
Important Numismatic Books
Sale 135

May 16 at 12:00 Eastern


 

Sale 135 features works on ancient, foreign, and U.S. coins, including significant material on French coins and works on Russian coins from the Quentin Archer library.

Featured Items

Kolbe & Fanning Publications

New from Kolbe & Fanning


The third sale of selections from the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Society (EPNNES) collection featured over 1900 world coins from Afghanistan to Zanzibar. The sale realized over $6 million.

The highly anticipated Sale IV will be held on May 16, 2014 in New York City by Heritage Auctions, and will feature selections from Newman's very important collection of colonial coins.

George F. Kolbe's
THE REFERENCE LIBRARY OF
A NUMISMATIC BOOKSELLER


An essential work for those interested in numismatic literature.
 

This limited edition is bound in gorgeous green Japanese bookbinding cloth and features a red morocco and gilt spine label.

Interesting and informative notes and commentary will be found throughout the book, including anecdotes and observations on the importance and rarity of certain titles, including their scope and content.

The volume comprises a detailed catalogue of the compiler's reference library, formed over four decades as a dealer in rare and out-of-print numismatic publications.


Buy Your Copy Here

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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