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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
May 20, 2018
- WAYNE'S WORDS: THE E-SYLUM MAY 20, 2018
- 2018 NBS BENEFIT AUCTION DONATIONS SOUGHT
- WORKMAN BOOKS ANNOUNCES JUNE 9, 2018 SALE
- KOLBE & FANNING ANNOUNCES JULY 14, 2018 SALE
- PRINTED BANKNOTE BOOK CHAPTERS AVAILABLE
- NBS Membership Renewal Time! It’s time to renew your NBS Membership and subscription to The Asylum! Your membership expiration date will appear on your printed copy’s envelope. Renew online at »» membership.html.
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
Don't miss an issue of The Asylum and renew your membership today. Renew online at coinbooks.org membership or send a check or money order to: Numismatic Bibliomania Society
c/o Terry White
P.O. Box 634
Canal Winchester, OH 43110
- The Asylum Author Index has been updated. It is available on the NNP or on The Asylum page.
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.
The Asylum Spring 2018 Issue Vol. 36 No. 1
Table of Contents
Message from the PresidentBy Tom Harrison
NBS Receives Generous Donation from EPNNES
Eric P. Newman 1911–2017: Vignettes from a Life ExtraordinaryBy Joel J. Orosz
A Tribute to Eric P. NewmanBy Peter Gaspar
Phil Carrigan: Some RecollectionsBy David F. Fanning
Unissued Edward VIII Notes Highlight Regina Coin ShowBy George Manz, FRCNA
On the Countermarked Ancient Coins from the Collection of Alphonso II d’EsteBy Hadrien J. Rambach
Buy the Book for the Coin: Books for the Byzantine Coin CollectorBy Michael Shutterly
A Beautiful, Well-Traveled Coin Book with a Long TitleBy Norman J. Cochrane
A Well-Noted Numismatic Book by John Yonge Akermanby David 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. The archive does not contain the previous 2 years issues.