CoinWeek Podcast #145: Ancient Coin Weight Standards

  CoinWeek Podcast #145: Ancient Coin Weight Standards Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...

Ancient Roman Coins – Vespasian Aureus Buried at Pompeii

Vespasian. 69-79 CE. AV Aureus - Rome Mint - Struck 70 CE   Aureus Buried at Pompeii by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Mt....

The Last Coins of the Roman Empire

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The Roman Empire began on January 16, 27 BCE when the Roman Senate conferred the titles Augustus and...

Künker eLive Auction 63, Premium 345 Now Online

Künker Online Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   Künker Online Auctions is presenting two online auction sales that are ready to be viewed. The eLive Auction 63...

Tips for Buyers of Ancient Coins

By Wayne Sayles .....   Some Ancient Coin Collectors Guild (ACCG)members have asked what they can do to assure that the purchases they make are legal....

Ancient Roman Coins – A Conspiracy to Assassinate the Emperor Nero

Aureus 64-65, AV 7.27 g. NERO CAESAR – AVGVSTVS By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The name Nero holds a particularly sinister connotation...

Catawiki Coin Ancient and Modern Coin Highlights are Just the Tip...

By CoinWeek ....   A wide range of collectibles is available on Catawiki.com, including jewelry, fine art, stamps, comics, toys, antiques, wine, and military orders, decorations,...

Tauler and Fau E-Auction 69 Ancient and World Coin Highlights

By Tauler and Fau ......   Tauler and Fau's E-Auction 69 - Fall Selection features 800 lots of Greek, Ancient Spanish, Roman Republican and Imperial, Visigothic,...

Roman Coins From the War Against Hannibal

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The Second Punic War began when the Carthaginian general Hannibal invaded Italy in 218 BCE. Hannibal ravaged Italy with...

Salome and the Rarity of Coins Featuring People From The Bible

By Michael Beall for CoinWeek .....   Portraits of important persons in ancient times are among the most sought-after pieces of ancient coinage, though key biblical...

Stack’s Bowers October Ancient, World Coins Collectors Choice Online Auction Realizes...

Demonstrating the continuing success of their Collectors Choice Online (CCO) auctions, Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to announce that their October 2020 online offering...

American Numismatic Society Announces “Greatest Coins” Video Series

In this series, short videos realized by our curatorial team will examine coins in the American Numismatic Society’s (ANS) collection, carefully selected for their...

New World Record – NGC Ancients-Certified EID MAR Aureus Realizes Nearly...

An EID MAR aureus of Brutus, recently certified by NGC Ancients, has sold for nearly $4.2 million, the highest price ever paid for an...

Tyras & Chersonesus: Ancient Greek Coins of the Black Sea’s Northern...

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   This is the second article in a series on the Greek colonies on the northern coast of the Black...

The Crondall Hoard of Anglo-Saxon Gold Coins

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The Anglo-Saxons began striking coins in what was to become England around 600 CE. These early coins consisted...

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, including...

Reading Ancient Greek Coins

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Perhaps one reason for the comparatively small interest in Greek coins in the country is the difficulty of understanding...

Künker eLive Auction 62 of Ancient and World Coins Starts Today

Künker Internet Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, Start at 6 pm (CET) on October 20-22, 2020, our eLive Auction 62 will...

Stunning British Coins Highlight Nov. Heritage World Coin Auction

We are all in a period of tremendous change in the world. Only months ago many people wondered not only how global events surrounding...

NGC-Certified Ancient and World Coins Featured in Monaco Sale

The October sale is offering over 300 NGC-certified world and ancient coins   Ancient and World Coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) are being featured...

Editions V. Gadoury Ancient and World Coin Auction 2020 – October...

Éditions Victor GADOURY Coin Auction 2020 will take place on October 30-31 at the Hôtel Le Méridien, 22 Avenue Princesse Grace in Monaco. The...

Heritage to Auction Roman Republican Denarius Collection

Ancient coins are represented in The Bacchus Collection of Roman Republican Denarii, a collection now being offered as one of Heritage Auctions' Month-Long auctions...

Künker Auction Sales 342-344 and eLive Auction 62 Online

Künker Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, Künker is pleased to present to you four different auction sales today. Let us start...

Judaea Capta: Subjugation and Defeat on Ancient Roman Coins

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   The year: 70 CE. The location: Jerusalem. The future emperor Titus' legions unleashed their pent-up rage on the Jewish people as...

Olbia: Ancient Greek Coins of the Black Sea’s Northern Coast

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   The northern coast of the Black Sea (Euxine Sea), which is southern Ukraine and Russia today, was considered to...

NGC Ancients Certifies Fabled ‘EID MAR’ Aureus of Brutus

Perhaps the most important and valuable Roman coin ever to be offered at auction — an ‘EID MAR’ aureus of Brutus in Mint State...

Künker 2020 Fall Auction Sale Results

Künker Auction Results by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, five exciting, intense and successful auction days came to an end today at 6:30...

Ancient Greek Coins – Zeus at Olympia

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... As the Olympics became progressively more popular, the city of Elis sought to build a new,...

The Life and Death of Pan and His Coins

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   First appearing during the early sixth century in Arcadia, a wild mountainous region centrally located in the Peloponnesian peninsula,...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Mythology of Ajax the Lesser

Ancient Greek Coins By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... The Colosseo Collection ...... Opus was a small, infertile territory on the coast of...