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The Numismatic Bibliomania Society (NBS) is an educational association founded in 1979 to support and promote the use and collecting of numismatic literature. Numismatic literature includes books, periodicals, catalogs and other written or printed material relating to coins, medals, tokens, or paper money, ancient or modern, U.S. or worldwide.

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This Week's E-Sylum

February 17, 2019

Cover of Asylum V36N3 - Asylym Fall 2018

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V37N1 Table of Contents

  • Message from the President, By Tom Harrison
  • The Coinage of San Serriffe By Pete Smith
  • Raised as a Numismatist by Aaron Oppenheim
  • Valentine’s Day By David Pickup
  • United States Numismatic Literature and a Surprising Find By Cole Hendrickson
  • Intaglio Printing & Wiping Paper By Bob Bednar
  • The Coin Collector By Ray Williams
  • My Dad, His Bank and How to Start Collecting Coins By David Pickup
  • A Casual Discussion at the ANS: A follow up to An Afternoon at Princeton University By Ray Williams
  • The Sheriff and the Switcher: An Afternote By Joel J. Orosz
  • Lauer's Musterkarte 28: Within a Rare Catalog, an Even Rarer One By David D. Gladfelter

Martin Gengerke has made his book on ANA Auctions Open Source and available for download by NBS Member at no charge. The book can be found on the Resources Page. The book will also be placed on the NBS Wiki so that NBS members can add information to the book.



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Photo from the cover of Louis Helfenstein Collection of Large Cents (August 14, 1964). 
				Catalog image courtesy of Dan Hamelberg.

Photo from the cover of Louis Helfenstein Collection of Large Cents (August 14, 1964). Catalog image courtesy of Dan Hamelberg.