NGC Ancients – The Lives of Four Emperors on Roman Coins

A popular way to collect ancient Roman coins is by emperor By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Portraits are one of the hallmarks of coins of...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of the Guptas

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   IN INDIA'S LONG HISTORY, the Gupta Empire (c. 319 – 550 CE) is remembered as a golden age of...

Between Text and Objects: Ancient Coins and the “Periplus of the...

The American Numismatic Society Presents a Lecture with Dr. Shailen Bhandare on Tuesday, December 10, 2019: Between Text and Objects: Coinage and the “Periplus...

Ancient Roman Coins – Victory Over Parthia and the Lost Roman...

Parthia and the Lost Roman Standards By Russell A. Augustin – AU Capital Management, LLC ......   While fighting the battle of Philippi, Octavian vowed to avenge the assassination...

NGC Ancients – Coins From the Strait of Messina

Ancient Coins issued from colonies bordering the Strait of Messina are numerous and interesting Strait of Messina Coins By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The Strait...

Top 5 Ancient and World Coins From Künker Fall Auction Sales

Künker Fall Auction Results by Künker GmbH ......   Lots with a total estimate of about seven million euros were sold during the 2019 Künker  Fall...

So You Want to Be a Classical Numismatist? Ancient Coins for...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   THE HIGHEST PRAISE THAT one ancient coin collector can give another is to say he or she...

The Grandeur That Was Rome – The Secular Games of the...

By Russell A. Augustin – AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Secular Games at the Circus Maximus were some of the largest and most memorable celebrations in antiquity....

NGC Ancients – Bridges on Roman Coins

A number of Roman coins depict bridges, although not always exact likenesses   Bridges on Roman Coins by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   As engineers and architects,...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Visigoths in Spain

Visigoths in Spain by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ...he history of the Visigothic kingdom is one long struggle between the nobility and the monarchy....

Ancient Coins – The Invention and Importance of Striated Coins

Striated Coins by By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Shown with expressive and diverse imagery today, coinage started from very humble...

Stack’s Bowers October Collectors Choice Online Auction of World and Ancient...

Collectors Choice Auction By Stack's Bowers Galleries ...... The October 2019 Collectors Choice Auction is now online! Check out StacksBowers.com to view over 1,800 lots...

Ancient Coin News: A Numismatic Restoration Project Needs Your Vote

By Björn Schöpe for CoinsWeekly.com (MünzenWoche.de) ......   The responsibility for the preservation of cultural heritage lies with the state, the institutions do not let anybody...

Künker Fall World and Ancient Coin Auction Results

Künker Fall Auction Results by Künker GmbH ......   Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts, After five eventful days in Osnabrück, Germany, the Künker five-day autumn sale came...

NGC Ancients: Silver Coin “Pocket Change” of Central Greece

Interesting silver coins from Central Greece are available for modest prices   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   One popular area for ancient Greek coinage is central...

Ancient Coins: The Beginning of Coinage

Ancient Coins with Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Ancient Coins Collection .........   The Beginning of Coinage Shown with expressive and diverse imagery today,...

The Full Range of Numismatics: The Künker Fall Auction Sales

Künker Fall Auction by Künker GmbH ......   From October 7 to 11, 2019, four auction sales will be held by auction house Künker in Osnabrück....

American Numismatic Society Gives 2019 Archer M. Huntington Award to Dr....

The Trustees of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) have voted to bestow upon Prof. Dr. Oğuz Tekin the 2019 Archer M. Huntington Award in...

Coin Profile – The Owl of Athena (circa 449–413 BCE) Silver...

Silver tetradrachm coin depicting the owl of Athena (circa 449–413 BCE). The inscription "ΑΘΕ" is an abbreviation of ΑΘΗΝΑΙΩΝ, which may be translated as...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Tumultuous History of Kamarina

Ancient Greek Coins of Kamarina by Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The history of Kamarina, a port city on the...

September Long Beach Heritage Coin & Currency Auctions Exceed $30 Million...

Two extremely rare coins from The Poulos Family Collection - an 1876-CC twenty-cent piece and a Proof 1975 dime without the S mintmark -...

Stack’s Bowers ANA 2019 Ancient, World Coin and World Paper Money...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to announce the results of their August 2019 Ancient and World Coin and World Paper Money auctions held in...

MA-Shops: The Ancient Coins of Syracuse

Ancient Coins of Syracuse By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   A Powerful and Flourishing City It's not tough to find a topic...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Kushan Empire

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   During the first centuries of the Christian era, a vast inland empire stretched across Central Asia under the name Kushan....

Künker Fall Auction Sales of Ancient, World Coins & Medals Now...

Künker Fall Auction By Künker GmbH ......   It’s time. The catalogues of the upcoming Künker Fall Auction Sales are online. From October 7 - 11,...

Ancient Roman Coins – The Loyalty of Sextus Pompey

Roman Coin - Sextus Pompey; 42-40 BCE, Denarius Roman Coin By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The title used on this Roman coin,...

CoinWeek Ancient Coins: Coins of Medieval Armenia

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   THE CILICIAN KINGDOM OF ARMENIA (1199 – 1375) produced a vibrant culture strongly influenced by interaction with neighboring Crusader states....

Ancient Coins – Coinage of the Ancient Olympics

Ancient Olympics - Elis, Olympia, 87th-90th Olympiad, 432-420 BC. AR Stater Coins of the Ancient Olympics By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management,...

Ancient Roman Gold Coin – Faustina, Wife of Marcus Aurelius

Ancinet Roman Gold Coin - Aureus of Faustina Junior, wife of Marcus Aurelius Roman Gold Coin By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Annia...

NGC Ancients – Roman Republican Silver Serrati Coins

The reason for the serrated edges on some silver Roman Republic denarii is not known   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The edges of most silver...