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...

Ancient Roman Coins of the Muses

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The Mint of the Roman Republic operated under the supervision of magistrates known as the Tresviri Aere Argento...

New York International Numismatic Convention Announces New Speakers

The 49th Annual New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) has announced the addition of two educational programs to its slate of club meetings and...

Collectible or Not? A Study of Ancient Coin Fourées

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Seemingly in accordance with human nature, people began producing counterfeits immediately after the first coins in the world were...

Special Ancient, World Coin Collections and Gold Treasure at Künker Fall...

Künker Ancient and World Coin Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   Three auctions will be held during the Fall Auction Sale Week from 28 September to...

Stack’s Bowers August 2020 Ancient and World Coins and World Paper...

Stack's Bowers Galleries Sales Bring Over 5.3 Million   Following a dozen auction sessions spanning nearly two weeks, the results for the Stack’s Bowers Galleries August...

Athens Before the Owls: The Wappenmünzen Coins – CoinWeek Ancient Coin...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Thanks to rich silver deposits discovered at Laurion in Attica in 483 BCE, the abundant “owl” tetradrachms of Athens...

Künker Fall Auction Sales of World and Ancient Coins Now Online

Künker Fall Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, It’s time. The catalogs of our upcoming Fall Auction Sales 339-341 are online. From...

NGC-Graded British Gold Rarities Top Heritage Auctions World Coin Sale

British coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) led the way at the Heritage Auctions World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction, held...

The Coinage of Achelous, Water God of Ancient Greece

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   The god Achelous was associated with the Achelous River, the largest river in Greece. This river still flows from...

Ancient and Medieval Coins as Royal Propaganda

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   How does a monarch solidify legitimacy? What tools can be drawn upon to project power? Since a centralized state monopolizes...

Künker eLive Auction 61 of Ancient and World Coins and Medals...

Künker Auctions by Künker GmbH ...... Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, Next Tuesday starts our three-day eLive Auction 61 featuring numismatic and phaleristic rarities. In the...

Coinage of King Pyrrhus – CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   EPIRUS IS A rugged corner of northwestern Greece and southern Albania. It emerged as an independent kingdom in the...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Peak of Classical Artistry

Ancient Greek Coins by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Lampsakos has a storied past, having been a frequent source of contention between...

CoinWeek Podcast #140: What Made Alexander Great?

 CoinWeek Podcast #140: What Made Alexander Great? Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...

Collecting Ancient Coins: Time to Consider a New Paradigm That Facilitates...

By Peter K. Tompa - Cultural Property Observer.....   The following is a statement delivered at the Wednesday, July 22 meeting of the Cultural Property Advisory...

Künker eLive Auction 61 of Ancient and World Coins and Medals...

Künker Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and collector friends, Please find our next eLive Auction 61 ready to be viewed online. This time you will...

Ancient Coin Profiles: The Indenpedent Bronze Coinage of Roman Termessos

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   High in the mountains of Pisidia in Anatolia, near the Mediterranean coast of what is now southwestern Turkey), lay...

Coins of Herod the Great – CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   IN BIBLICAL HISTORY and popular legend, Herod "the Great", Rome’s client king of Judaea from 40 to 4 BCE,...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Eagles and Coinage of Akragas

Greek Coins by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC As illustrated from The Colosseo Collection ......   Akragas was a wealthy and powerful Greek state on...

Being Wise About Owls: The Athenian Owl Tetradrachm

By Michael Beall .....   A version of this article originally appeared in the VNA Magazine   A large increase in the supply of any collectible is...

Byzantine Coinage of the Empress Irene – CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ATHENS IN THE eighth century was a provincial small town living on memories of past glories. But its aristocrats...

Ancient Coins – The Wealth of the Persian Empire

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Colosseo Collection of Ancient Coins ......   Thanks to intelligent political leadership and forward-thinking approaches to governing,...

CoinWeek Podcast #137: Standing Up for Coins and Battling MoUs (With...

 CoinWeek Podcast #137: Standing Up for Coins and Battling MoUs (with Peter Tompa) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic...

ANS Archives Roman Republican Die Project Online

Richard Schaefer’s RRDP is now on Archer   The Roman Republican Die Project (RRDP), under the direction of Dr. Lucia Carbone (ANS) and Prof. Liv Yarrow...

Coins of the Illyrian Emperors of the Third Century

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   By the beginning of the second half of the third century CE, the Roman Empire was in bad shape. Across...

New York International Numismatic Convention Announces 2021 Schedule

The 49th Annual New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) will be held at the Grand Hyatt New York, located at 109 East 42nd Street...

Ancient Type Coins, Crown and Medallic Collections Highlight Stack’s Bowers August...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to present their annual August Ancient and World auction, featuring over 3,000 lots of coins, medals, and paper money....

The Byzantine Anonymous Follis – CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   IN THE ANCIENT world, gold and silver were the coinage of the elite, but humble copper was the coinage...

Ancient, World Coin Heritage Signature Auction Open for Bidding Soon

As we come to present our August 5-7 August Signature Auction of World and Ancient Coins, we cannot help but reflect on the changing...