Here are some more highlights in the upcoming June 10. 2023 Kolbe & Fanning numismatic literature sale.
June 10 Kolbe & Fanning Sale
On Saturday, June 10, 2023, Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will be conducting our next auction sale. Sale 167 includes rare and out-of-print works on coins, medals, and paper money from antiquity to the present, and includes important offerings from the libraries of Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr., and Richard A. Eliasberg, among other properties.
Some highlights of the sale include:
Lots 4 and 40
Lot 4: a complete set of Numismatic Notes and Monographs, the long-running ANS series, from 1920 to 1996
Lot 40: Christian Giel's rare 1886 work on ancient coins of the Black Sea region
Lot 94: the complete Roman Imperial Coinage, entirely up to date
Lots 139 and 202
Lot 139: Brasseaux's very rare catalogue of Napoleonic medals, as issued in the original paper-covered installments
Lot 202: Fernand Mazerolle's classic 1902–1904 study of French medallists, complete in three volumes
Lots 210 and 254
Lot 210: José Toribio Medina's rare and important 1919 work on Admiral Vernon medals, in the original printed card covers
Lot 254: the 1730 London edition of Swift's collected Drapier's Letters against the coinage of William Wood for Ireland
Lots 300 and 340
Lot 300: Louis Eliasberg's plated copy of the extraordinary John Story Jenks catalogue, issued by Henry Chapman in 1921
Lot 340: an exceptionally well-preserved copy of Edward Hodges's 1862 American Bank Note Safe-Guard
Lot 384: an original copy of Waldo C. Newcomer's typewritten inventory of his United States coin collection, ex Louis Eliasberg, a record of one of the greatest collections of U.S. coins never to have been properly catalogued, of enormous importance for provenance research.
Register early to bid online
Bids may be placed via post, email, fax or phone, as well as online. Kolbe & Fanning use Auction Mobility as our third-party online bidding platform. Auction Mobility is an app-based platform allowing users the ability to participate in the sale through phones, tablets and computers. To register for the sale, bidders must go to
bid.numislit.com and sign up. Once you have set up an account, you may browse lots, place advance bids, or participate in the live sale online. Those wishing to participate on their devices can download the Kolbe & Fanning app through the Apple or Google Play Store. The sale has also been listed on Biddr and NumisBids.
The printed catalogue has been mailed to all active customers on our mailing list. As international mail speeds have been inconsistent, we encourage our foreign clients to consult the electronic catalogue in case their printed catalogue does not arrive promptly. A PDF of the printed catalogue has been posted to our main website at
numislit.com for those who prefer that format. Bids placed via post, email, fax or phone must be received by June 9, the day before the sale, in order for them to be processed. Advance absentee bids may also be placed at any time online at
bid.numislit.com. Live internet bidding will be available during the sale itself through the same platform.
Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers LLC is a licensed and bonded auction firm in the State of Ohio, and our sales are conducted by licensed auctioneers. For more information, please see the Kolbe & Fanning website at
numislit.com or email David Fanning at
firstname.lastname@example.org. To register for the sale, go to
bid.numislit.com. We look forward to your participation.
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KOLBE & FANNING JUNE 10, 2023 SALE
Wayne Homren, Editor
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