Ancient Coin Profiles: Roman Gold Aureus of Julius Caesar

Ancient Coin Profiles: Roman Gold Aureus of Julius Caesar

Overview Julius Caesar The Roman general and dictator Julius Caesar is still famous over 2,000 years after his death, though most people are probably more familiar...
Coins of Ancient Greek Troas (Troad): Part 2

Coins of Ancient Greek Troas (Troad): Part 2

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 * * * This article is the second part on...
Künker eLive Online Auction 74

Künker eLive Online Auction 74

By Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, Künker's eLive Auction 74 is online. We are offering a total of 3,074 lot numbers with coins...
Ancient Roman Medallion Brings $312,000 in Heritage Auction

Ancient Roman Medallion Brings $312,000 in Heritage Auction

One of just two known examples of a medallion from one of the best and most important collections of ancient coins ever sold through...
Rare Ancient, Islamic, and European Coins Offered by Numismatica Genevensis

Rare Ancient, Islamic, and European Coins Offered by Numismatica Genevensis

By Numismatica Genevensis SA ......   Anyone interested in truly top-class numismatics will have been following Numismatica Genevensis’ auctions for years. They are a pretty rare...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Byzantine Empire – Manuel I Aspron Trachy

Overview In 1092 CE, the Byzantine emperor Alexius I Comnenus enacted sweeping coinage reforms. He stopped production of previous denominations and introduced five new ones:...
Ancient Roman Rarity, 1 of 2 Known, Headed to Heritage Auction

Ancient Roman Rarity, 1 of 2 Known, Headed to Heritage Auction

A medallion from one of the best and most important collections of ancient coins ever sold through Heritage Auctions could bring $200,000 USD or...
Coins of Ancient Greek Troas (Troad): Part 1

Coins of Ancient Greek Troas (Troad): Part 1

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 * * * Troas, unlike the subject of my previous...
Heritage to Offer Ancient Coin Historical Scholar Collection, Part 2

Heritage to Offer Ancient Coin Historical Scholar Collection, Part 2

The first installment of the Historical Scholar Collection was featured in its own catalog in our recent Chicago World & Ancient Coins Platinum Session,...
Heroes and Villains on Circulating Coins and Banknotes

Heroes and Villains on Circulating Coins and Banknotes

By Nathan Elkins for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The recent passing of Queen Elizabeth II (r. 1952–2022) and the elevation of King Charles III...
Aaron Berk: Ancient Coin Podcast - Episode 2

Aaron Berk: Ancient Coin Podcast – Episode 2

In the upcoming season of the CoinWeek Podcast, ancient coin expert Aaron Berk (Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.) will appear as a recurring guest alongside...
Morgan Dollars and Ancient Coins Offered by David Lawrence

Morgan Dollars and Ancient Coins Offered by David Lawrence

Sunday Auction #1244 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 575 total lots - including more than 250 No...
CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Money Before Coinage

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Money Before Coinage

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The Incas had rivers full of gold and mountains full of silver, and they used gold and silver for...
Ancient Showpieces From Köhlmoos, Salton Collections at Künker

Ancient Showpieces From Köhlmoos, Salton Collections at Künker

Künker Auctions 376-378 by Künker GmbH ......   Three of the seven catalogs--with as many as 4,715 lots and a total estimate of 9 million euros--that...
Elizabeth II Die Trial Among Ancient, World Coins at Atlas Numismatics

Elizabeth II Die Trial Among Ancient, World Coins at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We have been hard at work preparing our latest selection of new coins and medals - there are 513 new pieces for...

Éditions Victor Gadoury Autumn Sale October 15 – Rarities From All Around the World

The Sale On 15 October, Éditions Victor Gadoury will hold their traditional autumn coin auction sale. There is a wealth of high-quality coin rarities on...
Five Ancient Gold Coins and the Stories They Tell

Five Ancient Gold Coins and the Stories They Tell

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   As a divine metal, gold not only served as a store of wealth for the rulers of ancient societies...
Artifacts of Apostasy: Ancient Coins of Julian

Artifacts of Apostasy: Ancient Coins of Julian

By Austin Andrews for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Historians and poets alike have all had their say about the quirks of the personality, reign,...
Heritage Hong Kong Auction Accepting Bids Through October 2

Heritage Hong Kong Auction Accepting Bids Through October 2

On the heels of Heritage Auctions' most successful Hong Kong showing to date comes their annual fall Hong Kong Autumn World & Ancient Coins...

Harlan J. Berk’s 221st Buy or Bid Sale is Now Live

By Harlan J. Berk, Ltd ......   Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. has just launched sale 221 on their website with paper catalogs following in a few...
Sikyon AR Stater. Circa 350-330 BC. Chimaera

Ancient Coins: War and Peace – The Sikyon Stater

By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Sikyon was located in the northern Peloponnesus and was known in antiquity for its industries,...
ANS Launches Bactrian Indo-Greek Rulers Online Coin Resource

ANS Launches Bactrian Indo-Greek Rulers Online Coin Resource

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) and the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents at Oxford University are pleased to announce the launch of...
A Visit to Patara, Eight NLG Awards Among News at ANS

A Visit to Patara, Eight NLG Awards Among News at ANS

American Numismatic Society in Lycia By Ute Wartenberg - President and Research Curator, American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   As part of a longer trip abroad, American...
Ancient Greek Coins - The Eagles and Coinage of Akragas

Ancient Greek Coins – The Eagles and Coinage of Akragas

Ancient Greek Coins by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   From the Colosseo Collection ......   Akragas was a wealthy and powerful Greek state on...
CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Iconoclasts - Michael Shutterly

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Iconoclasts

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The Iconoclastic Controversy was a period of near civil war in the Byzantine Empire that began in about...
CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Celtiberians

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Celtiberians

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   AT THE BEGINNING of recorded history, the Iberian Peninsula was inhabited by a variety of peoples. Iberians, who spoke a...
Ancient Greek Coins - Zeus at Olympia

Ancient Greek Coins – Zeus at Olympia

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Colosseo Collection of Ancient Coins ......   As the Olympics became progressively more popular, the city of...
NAC, Shanna Schmidt Join Forces to Found NAC USA

NAC, Shanna Schmidt Join Forces to Found NAC USA

Anyone who’s interested in high-quality ancient and Italian coins will be familiar with the auction house Numismatica Ars Classica (NAC) located in London, Zurich,...
Eroticism on Ancient Coins

Eroticism on Ancient Coins (Adults Only)

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   THROUGH A LONG chain of pious frauds and medieval myth-making, the February 14 feast day of St....

Ancient Greek Coins – Philip II the King of Macedonia

Ancient Greek Coins by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Colosseo Collection   Philip II was the father of Alexander the Great and the...