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The Numismatic Bibliomania Society (NBS) is an educational organization 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 18, 2018
- WAYNE'S WORDS: THE E-SYLUM FEBRUARY 18, 2018
- NEW BOOK: U.S. PROOF GOLD COINS VOL IV: GOLD
- NEW BOOK: CONTEMPORARY COUNTERFEIT HALFPENNY AND FARTHING FAMILIES
- BOOK REVIEW: GUNMONEY
- NEW PERIODICAL: VIETNAM NUMISMATICS
The Asylum Award Winners:
- Jack Collins Award, Best Article by a First-Time Author in 2016: Shanna Berk Schmidt, “The Harlan J. Berk Ltd. Numismatic Library” (v.34 n.2)
- Joel J. Orosz Award, Best Article of 2016: Christopher Faulker, “In Defense of a Library” (v.34 n.4)
Numismatic Literary Guild 2017 Awards:
- Best Issue, Small-Circulation Club Publications: The Asylum, Autumn 2016, “The Future of Numismatic Literature,” Maria Fanning, Editor
- Best Column, Small-Circulation Club Publications: “Off the Shelf,” by David Fanning, The Asylum
- PCGS Education Award: E-Sylum, Wayne Homren, Editor
NBS Membership Renewals
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Canal Winchester, OH 43110
- The Asylum Author Index has been updated. It is available on the NNP or on The Asylum page.
Table of Contents
The Nineteenth-Century BookcaseBy David Gladfelter
Off the Shelf: Max von BahrfeldtBy David F. Fanning
ASSOCIATIONS: Autographs, Annotations, Inscriptions: William E. Burr’s Jacob Eckfeldt-InscribedBy Joel J. Orosz
How to Make Your Numismatic Library Work For YouBy Shanna Schmidt
A to V: Seth StevensonBy David R. Pickup
To read the Online Archive of The Asylum click the link below to the Newman Numismatic Portal/Asylum It will take you directly to The Asylum archive.
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.