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Counterfeiting and Technology Named “Best Specialized Book”

Last night, at the World’s Fair of Money in Denver, Whitman author Bob McCabe won the Numismatic Literary Guild’s “Best Specialized Book” award for Counterfeiting and Technology: A History of the Long Struggle between Paper-Money Counterfeiters and Security Printing. The book was entered in the U.S. Paper Money category (which, incidentally, was won the previous year by another Whitman […]

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Expanded New 2nd Edition of the “Guide Book of Buffalo and Jefferson Nickels”

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the new second edition of the Guide Book of Buffalo and Jefferson Nickels, by Q. David Bowers. The 320-page softcover book is available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, and online (including at www.Whitman.com), for $19.95. Bowers will autograph copies at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money, August 1–5, […]

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4th Edition of 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins from Whitman Books

The fourth edition of Whitman Publishing’s 100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins will enjoy its public debut in a few short weeks. Look for it at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Denver, Colorado. In the meantime, if you’re a fan of modern U.S. coins, you can preorder your copy online or from your favorite local bookstore.

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Kenneth Bressett’s Whitman Guide to Coin Collecting

How many numismatists got their start in this great hobby by collecting the coins they found in their pocket change? The answer, of course, is many!

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Whitman Publishing Releases New “Toolkit”: GOLD: Everything You Need to Know to Buy and Sell Today

On the Fourth of July, 2017, Whitman Publishing will release a newly updated second edition of its award-winning book GOLD: Everything You Need to Know to Buy and Sell Today, by Jeff Garrett and Q. David Bowers. It is available for preorder online (including at www.Whitman.com) and will be sold at bookstores and hobby dealers nationwide […]

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Whitman releases new Check List and Record Book of United States Paper Money

Whitman Publishing announces the release of an updated Check List and Record Book of United States Paper Money for collectors of American currency. The 256-page softcover book retails for $9.95 and is available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, and online (including at www.Whitman.com). The Check List and Record Book is designed as a convenient way for […]

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New Search & Save™ Coin Books On Dimes, Quarters, And Half Dollars From Whitman Publishing

Whitman Publishing announces the release of two new volumes in its series of combination book-albums trademarked under the name Search & Save. Each new volume consists of a 96-page hardcover book bound with a Whitman Classic Coin Album page for storing and displaying a customized coin collection. The Search & Save volumes are intended for […]

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New, 3rd edition of MEGA RED features Great Depression hobo nickels

The third edition of MEGA RED (the Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins) officially debuted at the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Baltimore Expo, March 30, 2017, and now is available nationwide. Among the book’s special features is a nine-page full-color appendix on hobo nickels. A hobo nickel is a Buffalo nickel […]

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2018 Red Book honors David Rittenhouse, first director of the United States Mint

The classic hardcover version of the 71st-edition Guide Book of United States Coins (the hobby’s popular “Red Book”) celebrates the 225th anniversary of federal coinage in Philadelphia. On its back cover is a commemorative gold-foil portrait of David Rittenhouse, first director of the United States Mint, who was appointed by President George Washington in 1792.

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Pogue Collection Surpasses $106 Million

Setting a new world record for the most valuable numismatic cabinet ever sold, and perhaps a new world record for any holding of collectibles in any field, the D. Brent Pogue Collection netted total sales of $106,720,432.25 over the course of five auction events held from 2015 to 2017 by Stack’s Bowers Galleries of Santa […]

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