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A Guide Book of United States Paper Money 6th Edition

The 6th Edition of A Guide Book of United States Paper Money is now available from Whitman Publishing.

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Whitman Spring Expo to Host Liberty Seated Collectors Club’s LSCC SeatedFest II

The Liberty Seated Collector’s Club will be holding SeatedFest II at the Whitman Baltimore Spring Expo!

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Q. David Bowers Wants YOUR Input For The Next Red Book

As you read these words, I and the Whitman staff are busy with the 5th edition of Mega Red a.k.a. the Deluxe edition of the Guide Book. With over 1, 500 pages this $49.95 volume has been a best seller, delighting all of us. If you don’t have a copy of the 4th edition, check with your favorite numismatic bookseller […]

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Q. David Bowers on Washington Medals

Tokens, medals, coins, and paper money depicting George Washington are a very important numismatic specialty today, with several books on the subject of Washington tokens and other coins with his portrait.

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Whitman Author Jeff Garrett Honored for Best Numismatic Investment Book of 2018

Whitman author and noted numismatist Jeff Garrett has received the Numismatic Literary Guild’s annual award for Best Numismatic Investment Book for his work, Silver: Everything You Need to Know to Buy and Sell Today.

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Joel. R. Anderson Collection Part II Auction Realizes Nearly $10 Million for 70 Lots of United States Paper Money

Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ August 16 offering of Part II of the Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States Paper Money in Philadelphia, achieved nearly $10 million as a room full of enthusiasts vied with online bidders to take home unique, extremely rare and finest known pieces, as well as type notes in incredible condition. In […]

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Q. David Bowers on Enjoying the Guide Book

Ever since its launching in 1946 (with a 1947 cover date) A Guide Book of United States Coins has been the primary source of information relating to coin prices in different grade categories as well as other information such as historical notes and mintage.

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Whitman and Q. David Bowers Shine A Spotlight On American Civil War tokens

Described as “a modern-day classic in American Numismatics”, Q. David Bowers’ Guide Book of Civil War Tokens is “not only broader than heretofore undertaken by any other author, it is also deeper in both its historical and economic references.” The venerable Dr. George J. Fuld, too, weighed in, nearly 70 years after he first learned of Civil War […]

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Q. David Bowers Researches World Fairs

In the course of writing a forthcoming Whitman Book on American Postcards, legendary numismatist Q. David Bowers dives into world’s fairs and expositions, many of which issued tokens, medals, and commemorative coins.

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Stack’s Bowers Whitman Expo Auction Top Five

Even before their two internet auctions concluded, the Stack’s Bowers Official Auction of the Whitman Baltimore Spring Expo brought it $4.7 million, sales which included a rare Paquet 1861-S.

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