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...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Ancient and World Coin Auction at the...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce their official auction at the highly anticipated American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, August 13-17,...

How One Metal Detectorist Discovered the Seaton Down Hoard of Ancient...

The Seaton Down Hoard by Alex Lemaire for CoinWeek .....   Laurence Egerton is a 51-year-old semi-retired builder in the United Kingdom who spends his spare...

Künker eLive Auction 55 of Ancient and World Coins Starts Today

By Künker GmbH ......   Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts, Today starts our eLive Auction 55 session with more than 1,500 lots, featuring pieces ranging from the...

The Legionary Marc Antony Denarii: A Featured Group in the Stack’s...

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Following the assassination of Rome’s ‘dictator for life’ Julius Caesar in 44 BCE, Rome...

MA-Shops: Ancient Coins of the Roman Emperor Nero

Emperor Nero By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Within numismatics, there is one general topic that I like the most and...

Rarities up for Bidding Soon in ANA World and Ancient Coins...

As our most prestigious venue of the year, Heritage's Platinum Night auctions consistently prove to be among the most anticipated sales in the hobby,...

Bee All That You Can Bee: Honeybees on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   From the dawn of human society, the nature and origin of the bee have awakened the curiosity and interest...

Ancient Coins – A Celebration of Music with a Greek Kithara...

Olynthus, 355-352. Chalcidian league, 432-348. Tetradrachm, silver Ancient Greek Kithara or "guitar" - the reverse depicts a kithara from which the word “guitar” is derived. The...