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David Vagi

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NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part 5

NGC's David Vagi finishes his discussion of some of the most familiar designs of ancient Greek coins in the last of a multi-part series By David...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part 4

David Vagi continues his discussion of the designs of select ancient Greek coins in the fourth of a multi-part series By David Vagi - Director, NGC...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part III

David Vagi continues his discussion of the designs of select ancient Greek coins in the third of a multi-part series By David Vagi - Director, NGC...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part II

David Vagi continues his discussion of the designs of select ancient Greek coins in the second of a multi-part series By David Vagi - Director, NGC...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part I

NGC's David Vagi discusses the design varieties of select ancient Greek coins in this first of a multi-part series By David Vagi - Director, NGC Ancients...

Ancient Coins – The Greek and Roman Coin Collection of Alexandre Carathéodory Pasha (1833–1906)

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

Ancient Coins – Another New Roman Coin Type Discovered by NGC Ancients

NGC Ancients has certified a previously unknown denarius of Nerva By David Vagi, Director, NGC Ancients ...... About two years ago NGC Ancients shared the discovery...

NGC Ancients: The Third Side of the Coin

By David Vagi, Director of NGC Ancients.... The edge of an ancient coin may hold often-overlooked clues about the coin's life and times. At NGC Ancients...

NGC Ancients: New ‘Economy’ Tier for Ancient Coins

By David Vagi, Director of NGC Ancients.... NGC now offers an especially cost-effective way to submit lower-value ancients Coins of the ancient Greek and Roman world...

NGC Ancients: Style an Important Consideration for Ancient Coins

By David Vagi, Director of NGC Ancients ...... The evaluation of style is paramount to establishing the desirability of an ancient coin To the best of...

NGC Ancients: Strike Quality Varies on Ancient Coins

By David Vagi, Director of NGC Ancients .... The centering, evenness and strength of the strike can dramatically affect the appearance of an ancient coin To the...

Legacy of Alexander the Great and Silver Tetradrachms of Azes: NGC Ancients

By David Vagi - Director, NGC Ancients ......   Demand for “exotic” ancient coins has increased sharply in the last decade. One especially popular type is...

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