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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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September 16, 2018

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Announcements

  • The Asylum received the second place award for Outstanding Specialty Numismatic Publication from the American Numismatic Association in Philadelphia!
  • The Asylum Author Index has been updated. It is available on the NNP or on The Asylum page.


Thanks to you, The Asylum received the second place award for 2nd Place for ANA Outstanding Specialty Numismatic Publication from the American Numismatic Association in Philadelphia!

Contributions from NBS members like you are what keeps our journal a vibrant quality publication. Please share your photos (JPGs with captions) of NBS members and events from the ANA to nbsasylum@gmail.com by September 1 to be included in The Asylum's Fall issue.

Thank you for sharing your passion for numismatic literature with The Asylum!
Maria Fanning
Editor, The Asylum

Image of NBS's 2nd place award from ANA for Outstanding Specialty Numismatic Publication

Cover of Asylum V36N3 - Asylym Fall 2018

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    The Asylum V36 N3 Table of Contents
  • Numismatic Bibliomania Society Symposium By Joel J. Orosz
  • Numismatic Bibliomania Society 39th Annual Meeting and Auction By Joel J. Orosz
  • The Asylum Awards
  • Numismatic Literature Displays at the World’s Fair of Money
  • John Yonge Akerman’s Coins of the Romans Relating to Britain By David Pickup
  • The John W. Adams Sale: A Personal Account By Jeff Dickerson
  • In Memory of a Man I Never Met: William S. Reese (1955–2018) By David F. Fanning
  • Numismatic Shop Talk By Myron Xenos

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.



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Photo from the cover of Louis Helfenstein Collection of Large Cents (August 14, 1964). 
				Catalog image courtesy of Dan Hamelberg.

Photo from the cover of Louis Helfenstein Collection of Large Cents (August 14, 1964). Catalog image courtesy of Dan Hamelberg.