Atlas Numismatics Inventory Highlights of Ancient and World Coins

Atlas Numismatics will be attending The 63rd Annual F.U.N. Convention from January 4th through 7th, 2018, and The 46th Annual New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) from January 11th...

NGC Ancients: A Guide to Bronze Byzantine Coin Denominations

Collectors enjoy the challenge of building sets of Byzantine Coin denominations The Byzantine Empire (491 to 1453 CE/AD) produced a tremendous number of coins during...

Ancient Roman Coins – Octavian and the Battle of Actium

Octavian. Gold Aureus (7.8g) minted at Rome, 32-31 BC By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Octavian was the son of Julius Caesar's niece...

The Salvation of Rome: Gordian III Ancient Gold Aureus at MA-Shops

By CoinWeek ....   Rome in the third century is a fascinating period for historians. It was a time of turmoil and encroaching chaos, but also...

NGC Ancient Coins Highlight January 2018 Auctions

A 2,600-year-old stater and a Jewish War shekel are among the coins expected to realize six-figure prices Coins graded by NGC Ancients, a division of...

God of Money: Hermes on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   Muse, sing in honor of Hermes, the son of Zeus and Maia, lord of Kyllene, lord of...

MA-Shops: Silver Denarii Coins from the Late Roman Republic

By Joël van Dam - Owner of Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Family Theme Types The iconography of coins from antiquity had two main purposes. On the...

Ancient Roman Coins – Rome at Its Finest Under Emperor...

138-161 AD. Aureus, 7.30g (6h). Rome, 140-4 AD By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Antoninus Pius is remembered by history as a kind,...

When It Comes to Ancient Coins, How Old Is Old Enough...

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coins Collecting Blog ......   The classification of cultures generally tracks along two interrelated lines: chronological and geographical. For centuries,  collectors...

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

Ancient Roman Coins - HADRIAN. 117-138 AD. Aureus  Struck 124-128 AD. By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC .....   Hadrian was the third of...

Heritage Auction Offerings at January 2018 NYINC Sale

With the calendar turning to a new year, it's time for our highly anticipated New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) auction, scheduled for January...

Ancient Gold Coin Profiles – Civic Badge of Cyzicus

Ancient Gold Coin - Mysia, Cyzicus. Hekte circa 500-450 By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Cyzicus was one of the great trade...

The Image of Jesus on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   As with politicians, nothing is more important to gods than image ... Perhaps this is the secret...

MA-Shops: What is a High-Quality Coin?

By Joël van Dam - Owner of Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Ever since I started my career as a professional in the numismatic world, I...

Silver Tetradrachm Coins of Ancient Sicily: NGC Ancients

Silver tetradrachms of Sicily are highly sought after by ancient-coin collectors Collectors have long agreed that many of the most impressive ancient coins were produced...

Ancient Coins – The Gold Solidus of Rome: MA-Shops

Most beginning collectors of ancient coins have something in common: they want an ancient gold coin in their collection. The Roman solidus is a...

Ancient and World Coin Auction 165 at Numismatik Lanz

By Numismatik Lanz ......   On December 8, 2017, Numismatik Lanz will conduct its 165th Auction. For Dr. Hubert Lanz this constitutes a personal jubilee, for...

Exclusive: World’s Most Valuable Private Coin Collection Revealed: The Tyrant Collection

The Tyrant Collection is to be displayed in a multi-year series of exhibits at the Long Beach Expo The existence of a previously unreported collection...

MA-Shops: New Dutch Coin Dealer a Prestigious Name in Numismatics

By MA-Shops.com ......   Jongeling Numismatic Consultancy provides a wide variety of services in the field of numismatics. Both individuals and business clients are welcome. Whether...

Roman Coins – The Tribute Penny – Render unto Caesar what...

Tribute Penny - Tiberius (14-37 CE). AV aureus ). Lugdunum, ca. 18-35 CE. The same type was also issued in silver, which became known as...

Ancient Coin Profile – Lovely Leontini Tetradrachm

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stacks Bowers ......   ​The Stack’s Bowers Galleries New York International Auction is rapidly growing, as rarities from around...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Lions on Ancient Coins

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   Hektor came on against them, as a murderous lions on cattle who in a low-lying meadow of a great marsh...

Ancient Hoard of Roman Silver Coins Accidentally Found in Bulgaria

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Neighbors complained that the yard next door was unkempt and a public nuisance, so the authorities in Mezdra, Bulgaria began...

Ancient Coin Books – Highlights from the William A. Burd Library

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will be offering coin books highlights from the outstanding numismatic library formed by Chicagoan William A. Burd in our...

Hess-Divo Ancient Coin Auction – The Reign of Roman Emperor Galba

By Hess-Divo Auctions ......   In its Auction 333 to be held on November 30, 2017, the long-standing auction house Hess-Divo offers a particularly remarkable special...

ANS Introduces 160,000 High-Res Downloadable Coin Images to Website

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce a new image-zooming feature in MANTIS (http://numismatics.org/search), the online database of its numismatic collection, and...

Ancient Greek Coins – New Style Athens Tetradrachm

Attica, Athens AR Tetradrachm. New Style Coinage, circa 154-153 BC By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Athens was once immensely powerful and independent,...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Heroic Nudity on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   It hardly needs repeating here that the gap between ancient and modern sensibilities is unbridgeable. -- Caroline Vout...

World Coin Auctions – Rarities at Heidelberger Münzhandlung

By Heidelberger Münzhandlung Herbert Grün ......   From November 14 to 15, 2017, Auction 73 of the Heidelberger Münzhandlung will take place. Herbert Grün has again...

New Highlights from Atlas Numismatics Ancient & World Coins

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We will be attending the Whitman Winter Expo from November 8 through 10, 2017, The 46th Annual New York International Numismatic...