Numismatic Rarities at Lanz Auction 166

The auction house Lanz from Munich is holding its 166th auction on June 11, 2018. These 326 lots cover the entire numismatic array from...

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...

Imperial Wannabes: The Ancient Coinage of Roman Usurpers

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   IMPERIAL ROME NEVER REALLY solved the problem of orderly succession to power. The “normal” pattern of inheritance...

Ancient Coin Profile – The First Facing Portrait of a King

LYCIA. Dynasts of Lycia, Perikles (c.375-360 BCE), Silver Stater By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... Lycia was a mountainous region in Anatolia with...

NGC Ancient Coins – Roman Coin Designs and Origins of the...

Roman coin designs feature mythological accounts of the republic’s origins such as Romulus and Remus depicted above. Like people of almost every civilization, the Romans revered...

Ancient Coins: Gorgeous Septimius Severus Gold Aureus in Stack’s Bowers ANA...

By Chris Chatigny - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stacks Bowers ......   Our first ancient coin preview for the August ANA World's Fair of Money is a...

NGC Ancient Coins – The Tetrarchy of Diocletian

NGC Ancients explores the Age of Diocletian and its coinage The last two months of 284 CE marked a crisis point for the Roman Empire....

Rare Gold World Coins in High Grades at Nomisma Auction 57....

Dear Collector, Nomisma Spa Numismatic Auction 57 will be held in Borgo Maggiore (RSM) at the Grand Hotel Primavera. The auction will be held...

English Museum Acquires Hoard of Ancient Gold Coins from Gallic Wars

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   A hoard of 10 gold coins discovered in Kent in 2016 is finally on display at a nearby...

Ancient Coins on Modern Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   COINAGE IS CONSERVATIVE. IF a denizen of ancient Rome picked up a modern American dime, he would...

Stack’s Bowers Collectors Choice Coin Auction Highlights: Ancient Billon, Brazilian Gold

By Chris Chatigny - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stacks Bowers ......   Rare Alexander of Carthage Rebellion Issue The upcoming Stack’s Bowers Galleries May Collectors Choice Online Coin...

ANA World’s Fair of Money Coming to Philadelphia

The 2018 World’s Fair of Money® in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania is fast approaching, and so are many of the registration deadlines for the August 14-18...

The Stack’s Bowers May 2018 Collectors Choice Online Auction of Ancients,...

Our Biannual Collectors Choice Sale Online Auction featuring Ancients, World Coins and Paper Money is now available for viewing and bidding at StacksBowers.com. The...

Anceint Coins – Superb Nero Aureus will be in Stack’s Bowers...

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Stack's Bowers Ancient Coins Cataloger The upcoming Stack’s Bowers Galleries May Collectors Choice Online Auction featuring World and Ancient Coins...

NGC Ancient Coins: The Second Punic War

Coins are the most abundant relics of the Second Punic War One of the most interesting and most challenging themes in the world of ancient...

Tyrant Collection’s Historic Ancient Coin Treasures Coming To Long Beach

“Tyrants of the Tigris & Euphrates” exhibit from the Tyrant Collection showcases nearly 2,600 years of numismatic history at June 2018 Long Beach Expo The...

Ancient Coins – A Survey of Roman Gold Coins — Part...

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients ......   Part 1 At the beginning of the fourth century CE, the Roman Empire found itself in a prolonged economic decline....

Choice 1739 Mexican 8 Escudos Highlight World & Ancient Coins...

By Chris Chatigny - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stacks Bowers ......   Choice 1739 Mexican 8 Escudos The upcoming Stack’s Bowers Galleries May Collectors Choice Online Auction featuring...

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 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...

Metal Detectorists Find Silver Coin Treasure Hoard Linked to King “Bluetooth”

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On April 16, archaeologists in northern Germany announced the discovery of a hoard of about 600 silver coins linked to...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Ancient Coinage of Armenia

By Mike Markowitz ....   The Armenians have been described through the centuries as adaptable, resilient, enterprising and steadfast. How they managed to survive while larger...

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...

NGC Ancient Coins: Electrum Hectae of Asia Minor

Greek hectae coins come in over several hundred designs. Among the most avidly collected of Greek coins are hectae – or 1/6th staters – small,...

From Ancient to Modern – The Square-Holed Cash Coinage of China:...

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Most collectors have seen these coins and there's a chance you might even have one...

World Medals & Tokens Highlight Latest From Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Chicago Coin Expo 2018 April 18-21, and the Long Beach Expo from June 14 to...

Ancient & World Coin Auction Results From Künker Auctions

With more than 3,000 bidders and 400 present in Osnabrück, spring Künkers auctions were a full success. The 6,700 lots rose from a total estimate of 7.3...

CoinWeek Podcast #93: Ancient Coins Show Bustling Marketplace

 CoinWeek Podcast #93: Ancient Coins Show Bustling Marketplace Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast...

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...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Terrible Ninth Century

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   MOST PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT MEDIEVALISTS would be hard pressed to name one thing that happened between the years...