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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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October 2, 2022

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Announcements

  • 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 bimonthly podcast for NBS. Below are the current 4 NBS Bibliotalk Podcasts to date:

  • Episode 12 - Civil War Tokens, with Cole Hendrickson
  • 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

ALL Podcasts can be heard here.

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





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V40N3 Table of Contents

The Asylum Asylum 2022

In this issue:

  • NBS 2022 Symposium and General Meeting Reports by Joel J. Orosz
  • The NBS at ANA
  • Etched in Steel but not Paper: The Lack of Writings from the Chief Engravers of the Mint by Mike Costanzo
  • Frossard’s Sale 78: The Trivulzio Library, Part II by David F. Fanning
  • Enigmatic Numismystique: The Numismatist Purchase of 1908—Labor and Love by Douglas Ward
  • ASSOCIATIONS: Autographs • Annotations • Inscriptions Charles Ira Bushnell’s Flandin’s Catalogue of Coins and Medals: Part III, The Pierre Flandin Sale, June 6, 1855 By Joel J. Orosz


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

Free PDF of Asylum V38N2 Summer 2020



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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