Ancient Tortoise of Aegina Reprised on New High Relief Coin

Tortoise Cook Islands. 5 dollars. 2020. Silver .999. 1 oz. Approx. 30 mm. Antique finish. Mintage: 999. Special Technology: smartminting©. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description...

Ancient Electrum Coins – Strength and Unity of an Empire

The Colosseo Collection Electrum Coins ...... By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC   The ancient Greek island of Lesbos was located in the northeastern...

ANS Adds Bronze Coinage to Ptolemaic Coins Online Research Tool

In 2018, the American Numismatic Society (ANS) launched Ptolemaic Coins Online (PCO) as part of the National Endowment for the Humanities-funded Hellenistic Royal Coinages...

Stack’s Bowers Presents The May 2020 “Pop-Up” Collectors Choice Online Ancient...

No Reserve Live Auction May 13, 2020 at 10:00 am PT   With most of the world still paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic and coin...

Heritage Offers Ancient Coin Selections From the Morris Collection, Part IV

The latest month-long coin auction from Heritage once again features selections from the Morris Collection. Bidding is already open, with a live auction conducted...

Ancient Lydian Light Series Stater, Other Gold Coins New at Atlas...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We hope this update finds you doing well and staying healthy. While we continue working remotely and monitoring the ongoing situation, Atlas Numismatics...

Ancient Coins – The Sacred Stone of Kaunos Coinage

Kaunos Coinage by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   Kaunos was a prominent trading center in Asia Minor alongside Lycia and Caria....

Ancient Coin Profile: 9 Solidi Medallion of Constantine the Great

Gold medallions were gifts produced for the Roman emperor to bestow upon high-ranking civilian and military individuals, as well as "foreign ambassadors and chieftains...

Künker Spring Auction Results Defy Troubles

Künker Spring Auction Results by Künker GmbH ......   The Künker Spring Auction Sales took place in the middle of the worldwide coronavirus crisis and under...

Heritage Central States Ancient & World Coins Auction Open for Bidding

As the auction season kicks into full stride with Heritage's April 24-27 World and Ancient Coin Signature auction, we are excited to announce another...

Ancient Coins – The Most Famous Coin of Antiquity – the...

The Athenian Owl by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Colosseo Collection ......   Athens was a great military power in ancient Greece and...

ANS Announces Updated Version of PELLA Coinage of Macedonian Kings of...

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that an updated version of PELLA (numismatics.org/pella) has now been launched. As a component of the...

Atlas Numismatics Update Regarding Covid-19

Dear Clients, Atlas Numismatics is located in New York City and due to the current global health crisis, Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), as of March 20...

Ancient Coins : Lydian Gold Considered the First Coins in the...

Lydian coinage is considered to be among the very first coins ever produced and used.   By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo...

Künker eLive Auction 59 of Ancient and World Coins Online Now

Live Auction Sessions March 25-26   Künker Online eLive Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and collector friends, Please find our next eLive Auction 59 ready to...

ANS Launches Online Fundraising Campaign for OCRE

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) aims to incorporate major new research on Roman Imperial Coinage into its hugely popular digital resource Online Coins of...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Travels With Hadrian

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   IN THE ANCIENT WORLD, TRAVEL was hazardous and uncomfortable, even for the elite. Yet remarkably, the Roman emperor Hadrian spent...

$12.8 Million Celtic Coin Hoard Sets Guinness World Record

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   A hoard of almost 70,000 coins dating back to pre-Roman Britain has entered the Guinness Book of World Records as...

Künker to Offer Samel Collection of Jewish Coins

By Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and collectors, All those interested in Jewish numismatics have been talking about it for weeks: on 17 March 2020, we...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Vikings

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   On JUNE 8, 793, A BAND of Norse raiders sacked Lindisfarne, a monastery on the...

Mythical Monsters on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist....

Important and Rare World Coins Headline Tauler and Fau Auctions

By CoinWeek ....   On February 5, 2020, the numismatic auction firm of Tauler and Fau held their Floor Auction 50 at the Gran Meliá Fénix...

Peter van Alfen Honored With ANA Burnett Anderson Memorial Award

Style and Substance Meet in Peter van Alfen's Writings The Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing is presented annually to a researcher,...

Ancient Gold Coins : The First Circulating Gold Coinage and...

Ancient Gold Coins by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   From the The Colosseo Collection   The First Circulating Coinage Little is known about this mysterious...

Numismatic Crime – Ancient Coins Stolen With Bad Check, Burglar Takes...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Burglary Detectives with Williamson County, Tennessee are investigating a residential burglary that resulted...

NGC Ancients – Bronze Coinage of the Greek Kings of Ptolemaic...

Choice and rare 'Bronzes' of ancient Egypt are eagerly sought by collectors   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Egypt under the Greek 'Ptolemaic' kings and queens...

One of the World’s Most Significant Collections of Islamic Coinage on...

By Numismatica Genevensis SA ......   On January 28, the exhibition 'Coins of Islam: History Revealed' opened at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre in Abu Dhabi....

The Athenian Tetradrachm – The Most Iconic Ancient Greek Coin: MA-Shops

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   This blog is about one of the most iconic Greek coins ever minted, known to...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction at 2020 NYINC Realizes Nearly $5.8...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their recently completed Official Auction of the 2020 New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC)—a...

CoinWeek First Read: 100 Greatest Ancient Coins, Second Edition

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Believe us, writing books like...