Tag Archives: Old to New – Book Review

Ships on Coins and Sarawak at Spink

Ship Coins and Medals to Sarawak at Spink – William Brooke Christensen at Auction Author and long time contributor to the Standard Catalog of World Coins, Yossi Dotan, has long held an interest in the subject of Ships on coins. Over … Continue reading

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Instant Coin Collector

New Starter Book – Instant Coin Collector Arlyn Sieber, former editorial director for the numismatic division at KP, has written a new beginning coin collector book. It’s titled The Instant Coin Collector – Everything You Need to Know to Get … Continue reading

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Pick Up a Climpson Sale Catalog if You Can

More on British Commonwealth reference library Back in May I posted an Old to New – Book Review or two dealing with establishing a working reference library for collecting British Commonwealth coinage. In that posting I recommended acquiring the two … Continue reading

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Essentials for the Scandinavian Coin Collector

Old to New – Book Review Building a Library for Scandinavian Coin Collecting Back in May I wrote a posting giving guidance on how to build a library suited to collecting British Colonial Coinage. This month I thought we’d take … Continue reading

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Black Death and the Venice Mint

Black Death in Venice All my talk about Black Death and Medieval coinage in recent Blog postings has stirred up some memories in friend and fellow Blogger, George Cuhaj. This morning George mentioned to me that he had read a … Continue reading

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British Commonwealth – Pobjoy Update

Old to New – Book Review Looking behind the scenes I noticed that someone searching for Isle of Man information was directed to my postings on British Commomwealth coin catalogs. While I’m pleased to be getting visitors, I realized that … Continue reading

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Update on British Commonwealth

As a follow-up to my posting on building a British Commonwealth numismatic library, I’l like to mention the British Commonwealth Numismatic Forum. My friend in numismatics, Aidan Work, clued me into this site and I think anyone actively involved in … Continue reading

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Update on British Commonwealth catalogs

Old to New – Book Review Update Just heard from Aidan Work, who let me know that Coincraft’s Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins will be available as a FREE download from www.coincraft.com sometime later this year. Check it … Continue reading

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British Colonial collecting

Old to New – Book Review I had a call yesterday from a collector who wanted to know what books were available for specialists in British Colonial coinage. That really made me think. Back in the 1960’s, 1970’s and 1980’s … Continue reading

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