Israeli Coin Hoard May Be Ancient Coin Collection

Evidence hints at purposeful storage by date By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In April of this year, 16 ancient silver shekels and half-shekels were exposed...

CoinWeek Podcast #31: 193 – The Year of Five Emperors –...

CoinWeek Podcast #31: 193 - The Year of Five Emperors CoinWeek Ancient Coin Writer Mike Markowitz's insightful article "193: The Year of Five Emperors" recalls one...

Ancient Coins – Septimius Severus: The African Emperor of Rome

By Timothy O'Fallon ....  Gibraltar Coins & Precious Metals ........   In 193 CE, the Roman Praetorian Guard massacred the emperor, an ex-Senator by the name...

Spink Ancient Coin Auctions: Venerated Tyrants, Fathers and Unruly Mothers

Spink sees many of the finest collections of coins every year and is delighted to have the honour of preparing their catalogues and conducting...

Atlas Numismatics: New Ancient, World Coin Inventory – May 2016

Dear Clients, We hope to see you at the Long Beach Expo this week. Please let us know in advance if you would like to...

Naville Numismatics Live Auction 23 Now Online

By Naville Numismatics Ltd .....   It is our pleasure to present Naville Numismatics (NN) Live Auction 23. The auction will close on Sunday 12 June 2016,...

Big Sale of Ancient Roman Coin Hoard

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Sometimes, there’s no way to know how valuable something is until it goes on sale at auction. Last...

Ancient Coin Auctions – Numismatic Rarities at Numismatik Lanz

By Numismatik Lanz .....   A large batch of Greek electrum coins will cross the auction block in the upcoming sale of long-standing coin house Numismatik...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of the Mongols

By Mike Markowitz ....   The couriers of the Khan galloped over fifty degrees of longitude, and it was said that a virgin carrying a sack...

Coins, Artifacts from Ancient Roman Shipwreck Found off Israeli Coast

Biggest find in Israeli territorial waters in the last 30 years By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA), with the support of...

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 2

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Link to Part 1 5.) Irene of Athens Like much of the Middle Ages, the history of the...

NGC Ancient Coins: Celtic Copycats

Celtic coins are cultural artifacts to be considered in the scheme of ancient European history The artistry of ancient Celtic coins is easy to dismiss...

Ancient Greek Coins – Front Facing Portraiture

 An apparently unique variety (the only specimen known with this magistrate name) of an extremely rare type. By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC...

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 1

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Is there anything better suited to honor the famous figures of history than a coin? Different artifacts...

Roman Gold Coins – Stack’s Bowers Announces Part I of George...

IN COLLABORATION WITH NUMISMATICA ARS CLASSICA Stack's Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the firm’s collaboration with Numismatica Ars Classica in offering the George W....

Ancient Coins – Charon’s Obol Coins for the Dead

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   My advice for those who die, Declare the pennies on your eyes -- The Beatles, “Taxman”, Revolver (1966) IN THE...

Massive Hoard of Ancient Roman Coins Found in Spain

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Late last week, construction workers in the town of Tomares, a suburb of the southern Spanish city of Seville,...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – Horses on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   MORE THAN ANY OTHER ANIMAL (except perhaps the dog), the horse is beloved for its strength, intelligence,...

Atlas Numismatics Publishes New Fixed-Price List

Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 1,116 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items: Beautifully Toned Leontini Tetradrachm 1035091...

Top 5 World Coins Sold on MA-Shops – March, 2016

By CoinWeek ......   At MA-Shops, the width and breadth of offerings is deep, with a large variety of ancient and world coins at your perusal. Here...

Ancient Coins – The Greek and Roman Coin Collection of Alexandre...

by David Vagi, Director of NGC Ancients .......... The ancient coins in the Alexandre Carathéodory collection were mainly Greek and Roman issues. Alexandre Carathéodory Pasha, a towering...

Ancient Coin Profile – Pompeia’s Pick: Mourning Becomes Mark Antony

Click here for the First Antony Portrait denarius listing at the Chicago International Coin Convention (April 14-19) Signature Auction It would be too easy to...

The First Ancient Coins – Aegina’s Sea Turtle

ISLANDS off ATTICA, Aegina. Circa 550-530/25 BC. AR Stater. Sea turtle By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC .....   Aegina is a rocky and mountainous...

Poland, St. Patrick and Ancient Rome: Spink Coin Auctions

Spink and Son Ltd. is delighted to announce another installment of their famous auctions of Ancient, British, Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals on March...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Twelve Caesars

By Mike Markowitz .....   Upon what meat doth this our Caesar feed. That he is grown so great? -- Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, Act 1, Scene 2 Julius...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Is it time to add ancient coins...

By Timothy O'Fallon ....  Gibraltar Coins & Precious Metals ........   The Rare Coin Market's Rising Credibility In 2011, gold hit nearly $1,900.00 an ounce and silver...

Israeli Hiker Finds Unusual Roman Gold Coin

Laurie Rimon found the coin during a hike in the eastern Galilee By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Monday, March 14, the Israel Antiquities Authority...

Ancient Coin Collecting – An Intellectual Curiosity

By Wayne G. Sayles ..........   "We treat all stakeholders with a vested interest in the site with the same intellectual curiosity, which means we interact...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – Coinage of the Phoenicians

By the third millennium BCE, a unique culture was emerging on a narrow strip of the eastern Mediterranean coast that would have an enormous...

Ancient Roman Coins – Military Strength in Rome’s Golden Age

HADRIAN. 117-138 AD. AV Aureus (7.19 g, 6h). Struck 124-128 AD. By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC .....   Hadrian was the third of the...