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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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November 28, 2021

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  • The Awards Page has been updated to show 2021 winners! NBS Awards Page
  • New NBS PodcastNumismatic Bibliographies, with David Fanning, interview by Lianna Spurrier. Podcasts can be heard here.
  • Back Issues  -  Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are now managing the distribution of back issues of the award-winning journal The Asylum. Back issues are available in limited numbers. An inventory of what's available can be downloaded at numislit.com/pdfs/AsylumBackIssues.pdf. Contact Kolbe & Fanning at orders@numislit.com or (614) 414-0855 to order.
  • The Asylum Author Index has been updated. It is available on the NNP or on The Asylum page.

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NBS Podcasts

NBS commissioned Lianna Spurrier to produce a quarterly podcast for NBS. Below are the current 4 NBS Bibliotalk Podcasts to date:

  • Episode 11 - A Top 100 Library, LIVE with Leonard Augsburger and Joel Orosz
  • Episode 10 - Napoleonic Medals, with Marc Charles Ricard
  • Episode 9 - Numismatic Bibliographies, with David Fanning
  • Episode 8 - Ancient Coins and Their Books, with Shanna Schmidt

ALL Podcasts can be heard here.

NBS Podcasts are also available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Spotify.

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V39N3 Table of Contents

The Asylum Autumn 2021

In this issue:

  • NBS at the ANA World's Fair of Money including:
    • NBS Symposium and General Meeting Reports by Joel J. Orosz
    • Benefit Auction Results by Tom Harrison
    • Treasurer's Report by Chuck Heck
    • NBS at the World's Fair of Money photo journal
  • Happenings at Table 611 at the 2021 ANA World's Fair of Money by W. David Perkins, NLG
  • BiblioFiles profiles: Cole Hendrickson and David Pickup
  • ASSOCIATIONS: Autographs • Annotations • Inscriptions
  • The Brooks Family Copy of the Lincoln Centennial Medal and Me: Brought Together by A Simple Twist of Fate by Joel J. Orosz
  • John J. Ford, Jr., and a Bibliophilic Deception by David D. Gladfelter
  • Catalogue Printing Plate Mystery by Dr. Larry Meiteles
  • The Story of Alexander P. Wylie by William A. Burd

Click on the link below for free PDF Copy of the Summer Issue V38N2:

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.<<

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NBS Members at the 2021 ANA