Rare coin of an evil Roman dictator is exchanged for $7,500...

By Paul Frasier Collectibles The sestertius depicting the Emperor Nero was one of the key highlights of the David Heuer collection Baldwin's has just released the...

An Amazing 130,000 EUR for a Quadruple Thaler of Christian V...

By Ursula Kampmann - www.coinsweekly.com ..... With a total of 8.4 million in overall final bids, a 35 % increase, and only 277 lots still...

NGC Ancients: The Roman Civil War of A.D. 68–69, Year of...

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients .....   This year marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War. The concept of civil...

Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part VII:...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series Writer Mike Markowitz has long brought context and his unique insights into the fascinating world of ancient coins to contemporary collectors. In...

NGC Ancients: Dates on Ancient Greek Coins

Many clues help narrow down the date ranges of coins minted more than 2,000 years ago At NGC Ancients, often we are asked: How do...

Finest Known 1892 Proof South African Pond Highlights NYINC Offerings

A simply magnificent 1892 South African Republic gold Proof Pond, PR65 NGC — the best of just 10 like pieces known to have been...

NGC Ancients – Thoughts on Collecting Ancient Coins

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Ancient coins are extremely popular because of their historical importance, artistic merit and affordability. This year’s ANA...

Rarities from Northern Greece in Upcoming Gorny & Mosch Auction

From October 10-14, 2016 Gorny & Mosch will hold three auctions. Several collections will be on sale, for example, an exquisite collection of coins...

Six Collections and a Good Deal More – Künker Auction March...

Six important coin collections and countless smaller ones are hidden in the six auction catalogs illustrating the items to be auctioned off by Osnabruck...

Exhibition of Greek Medals at Princeton University Library

To showcase its recent acquisition of a collection of more than 120 medals of modern Greece, the Princeton University Numismatic Collection has installed an...

The World’s Largest Collection of Export Permits?

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting A January 18th special report on CNN prompts one to wonder, where in the world would the largest...

Harlan J. Berk: Crucifixion Period Roman Nail and Widow’s Mite Set...

Chicago-based coin dealer Harlan J. Berk specializes in coins and unusual items from antiquity. In this video, Harlan discusses a special collector set that his firm...

Hoard of Bronze Byzantine Coins Found in Israel

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Amid routine construction on one of Jerusalem’s main highways, a cache of 1,400-year-old Byzantine bronze coins have by...

A Talking Coin: A Fable of Ancient Rome

By Geoffrey Cope.... History told through a collection and a coin An old man (a retired centurion) lives on a farm north of Rome in Italy....

Archaic silver and German gold highlighted at upcoming Gorny & Mosch...

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann....   The three March auctions of Gorny & Mosch in Munich cater for all tastes. Anyone with a particular interest in Archaic...

Ancient Coins – The Sacred Stone of Kaunos Coinage

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   Kaunos was a prominent trading center in Asia Minor alongside Lycia and Caria. It...

CoinWeek: Cool Coins! 2017 Episode 4 – 4K Video

We bring to you the fourth episode of Cool Coins!, with four great coins from the bourse. Like Eisenhower dollars? This episode we have two...

Ancient Coins – After Three Years, Excavation of Jersey Hoard Complete

By Shaquille Brissett for Gainesville Coins ....   On Sundays friends Reg Mead and Richard Miles would take to the fields of Grouville, in the Bailiwick...

Masterpieces of Greek Coinage at Numismatica Genevensis

By Numismatica Genevensis SA....   75 masterworks of Greek numismatic art will cross the auction block at Numismatica Genevensis SA on December 14, 2015. The proceeds...

The Most Famous Ancient Coin Of All

The most famous ancient coin in existence, the "Ides of March" silver denarius struck by Julius Caesar's assassin Marcus Brutus, celebrating the infamous deed,...

Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part IX:...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series Writer Mike Markowitz has long brought context and his unique insights into the fascinating world of ancient coins to contemporary collectors. In this...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Carthaginian Gold & Silver 1 1/2 Shekel

Overview: Carthage At its peak, the ancient North African city of Carthage rivaled the Eternal City of Rome for military and economic control of the western...

CoinWeek IQ: Hollywood Gets Ancient Coins All Wrong – 4K Video

Costume dramas have long been a staple in cinema, drawing audiences into worlds far removed from the present day. Some of the most popular...

Byzantine Bronzes at EAC

Members of EAC are collectors of early American copper coins. Once you get the "copper bug" you find out that copper coins have been...

Harlan J. Berk Launches 195th Buy or Bid Sale. Video: 7:47

Harlan J. Berk.... Harlan J. Berk has announced their 195th Buy or Bid sale with 560 lots of ancient coins, 20 world coins, 38 antiquities &...

Ancient Coin Insights: Coinage of Parthia

by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek.... Parthian royal history (c. 247 BC – 228 CE) is a dismal record of sons murdering fathers, and brothers slaying...

The Coinage of Aksum

by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek…. Ancient Coin Series Where the south declines towards the setting sun lies the country called Ethiopia, the last inhabited land in that...

Ancient Coin Profile – Pompeia’s Pick: Elephants for Egypt – Ptolemy...

By Heritage Auctions ..... Ptolemy I Soter, founder of the Ptolemaic Dynasty of Egypt, started out life as the son of the Macedonian nobleman Lagus;...

Cultural Property Law Leads to Arrests of Coin Collectors in Munich

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ....   If the March 4 arrests of coin collectors and a coin dealer at the 50th Numismata in Munich are any...

The Nativity on Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ......   THE NATIVITY OF JESUS IS SUCH A FAMILIAR IMAGE in visual media--from greeting cards to stained glass...