Ancient Greek Coins – The Eagles and Coinage of Akragas

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   Akragas was a wealthy and powerful Greek state on the southern coast of Sicily,...

Teen Weirdo Emperor: The Coinage of Elagabalus

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   ... sport with the passions and prejudices of his subjects, and to subvert every law of nature...

Selections from Atlas Numismatics New Ancient, World Coin Inventory

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 879 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Roman Gold Aureus of Julius Caesar

Overview: Julius Caesar The Roman general and dictator Julius Caesar is still famous 2,061 years after his death, though most people are probably more familiar with...

Ancient Coin with Early Depiction of Colosseum Fetches Record Price at...

By Dix Noonan Webb ......   An important collection of Roman bronze coins formed by a connoisseur before and during the Second World War and back...

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 IQ: Grading Ancient Coins with David Vagi – 4K Video

CoinWeek IQ is an ongoing series of exclusive videos that go in-depth into important numismatic topics and feature many of the hobby's leading experts...

The Origin of Specie: How Gold and Silver Became Money

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   ...And unto Sarah he said, Behold, I have given thy brother a thousand pieces of silver. --Genesis, 20:16 ABIMELECH,...

Ancient Coins – Elephants on Ancient Coinage

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   STRONG, INTELLIGENT AND LONG-LIVED - yet surprisingly gentle - elephants have long exerted a powerful hold over...

New Ancient, World Coin Inventory from Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 738 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...

Ancient Coins – Zeus, the King of the Gods

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   Depending on who was in control at the time, the electrum coinage of Phokaia...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Silver Stater of Tarsus

Overview: Tarsus Tarsus was an ancient city located on the southern Mediterranean shore of Asia Minor in what is now modern Turkey. It was already ancient...

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...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Sphinxes on Ancient Coins

The business of a sphinx is to be mysterious By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   ...somewhere in sands of the desert A shape with lion body and...

Ancient Coins – The Most Famous Coin of Antiquity – the...

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   Athens was a great military power in ancient Greece and is considered the birthplace...

Ancient Coin Provenance – Do you know your coins’ pedigree?

Provenance Hunting Website celebrates its first anniversary. Ex-numis.com, the only website 100% dedicated to the research of lost provenances for Ancient coins, celebrates this January...

Ancient Electrum Coins – Strength and Unity of an Empire

By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   The ancient Greek island of Lesbos was located in the northeastern Aegean Sea...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Janus, God of January

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   ANCIENT ROMANS KNEW even less about the prehistoric origins of their religion than we do, since we have knowledge...

Ancient & World Coins – New from Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We will be attending the FUN Convention and the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) in January. Please note that we...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Bridges on Ancient Coins

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   ROMANS WERE PROUD of their bridges, some of the most spectacular feats of ancient engineering. The high priest of...

Goldbergs: Extraordinary Collection of Ancient Jewish Coins at Auction January 10

By Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers ......   One of the most extensive collections of extraordinary high quality ancient Jewish coins, assembled by a Long Island...

NGC Ancients: Rare Overstruck “Judaea Capta” Bar Kokhba Coin Discovered

NGC brings to light one of the fabled rarities of ancient Jewish coinage In 132 CE, following nearly 60 years of simmering resentment towards the...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Modern Fakes of Ancient Coins

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   “To declare that a forged coin is genuine is a mistake, but to declare that a genuine coin is...

Ancient Coin News – 2,000-Year-Old Roman Bronze Coins Found in Switzerland

Credit: Aargau canton archeology department   By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   A team of archaeologists in Switzerland are trying to make sense of a discovery...

Ancient Coins : Lydian Gold Considered the First Coins in the...

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   Lydian Coins are considers to be the First Coins ever produced and used. The First...

Stack’s Bowers Ancient Coins: Domitian, Last of the Twelve Caesars

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stacks Bowers ......   The January New York International (NYINC) Auction features some fantastic world and ancient numismatic treasures...

Ancient Coin News – Metal Detectorist Challenges Alton Hoard Value

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   In 1996, a Briton who was interested in archaeology and metal detecting as a pastime discovered one of...

A Guide to Ancient Coin Collecting

By Joe Jaroch -  Posted with Permission from AU Capital Management ..........   Amassing a collection of ancient coins can seem like a daunting task: the...

World Coin Auctions – Numismatic Rarities at Numismatik Lanz

Highlights of the upcoming Lanz Auction include an aureus of Magna Urbica with a provenance dating back as far as 1907 and an elaborately...

New Coins from Atlas Numismatics – November 2016

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 304 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...