World Medals & Tokens Highlight Latest From Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Chicago Coin Expo 2018 April 18-21, and the Long Beach Expo from June 14 to...

Ancient & World Coin Auction Results From Künker Auctions

With more than 3,000 bidders and 400 present in Osnabrück, spring Künkers auctions were a full success. The 6,700 lots rose from a total estimate of 7.3...

CoinWeek Podcast #93: Ancient Coins Show Bustling Marketplace

 CoinWeek Podcast #93: Ancient Coins Show Bustling Marketplace Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast...

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

By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   Lydian Coins are considers to be the First Coins ever produced and used. The...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Terrible Ninth Century

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   MOST PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT MEDIEVALISTS would be hard pressed to name one thing that happened between the years...

Diverse Ancient & World Coin Rarities at Heritage Chicago Coin Expo...

An Auction with an Ancient and World Coin Focus Preparing for this year's Chicago Coin Expo has brought with it new faces, new goals, and,...

A Guide to Ancient Coin Collecting

By Joe Jaroch -  Posted with Permission from AU Capital Management ..........   Amassing a collection of ancient coins can seem like a daunting task: the...

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

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Colosseo Collection The First Circulating Coinage Little is known about this mysterious archaic electrum coinage - the...

Latest Coins from Atlas Numismatics Include Ancient Rarities, German Goetz Medal

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Whitman Spring Expo in Baltimore March 22-25, the Chicago Coin Expo 2018 April 18-21st, and...

Ancient Coins: The Beginning of Coinage

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection .........   The Beginning of Coinage Shown with expressive and diverse imagery today, ancient coins started from...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Ancient Coinage of Yemen

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   The ancient coinage of Southern Arabia is one of the most obscure branches of numismatics. In origin...

First Coin Portraits in World History Feature in Upcoming Künker Auction

From March 19-23, 2018 Künker Auction will offer early Graeco-Persian portraits, Aes Grave, mining coins, as well as coins and medals from the Habsburg...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Tumultuous History of Kamarina

By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The history of Kamarina, a port city on the southern coast of Sicily, is among...

Ancient Coins and History of the Beginning of the Gallic Empire:...

By Joël van Dam - Owner of Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   For some years, there was an empire inside the Roman Empire. It had his...

Building Museums One Coin at a Time: Mike Markowitz Interviews David...

By CoinWeek ....   Earlier this year, Charles teamed up with CoinWeek's resident Ancient Coin expert Mike Markowitz to check out the New York International Numismatic...

NGC Ancient Coins: Celt-Iberian “Horseman” Denarii

Coinage you might’ve seen in northeastern Spain 2,100 years ago Among the most charming coinages of the ancient world are the horseman (jinete) denarii produced...

CoinWeek Ancient Coins Series – Million Dollar Ancients (and a Few...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   AN ARABIAN GULF OIL SHEIK. A RETIRED software executive. A Russian oligarch. A prominent surgeon. Buyers of rare and...

Incredible Ancient Coins and Gold Ducats from Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Whitman Spring Expo in Baltimore March 22-25, the Chicago Coin Expo 2018 April 18-21st, and...

Ancient Coins – Coinage of the Ancient Olympics

Ancient Olympics - Elis, Olympia, 87th-90th Olympiad, 432-420 BC. AR Stater By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   One of...

Ancient Roman Gold Coins – Faustina, Wife of Marcus Aurelius

Ancinet Roman Gold Coin - Aureus of Faustina Junior, wife of Marcus Aurelius By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... Annia Galeria Faustina was...

CoinWeek Ancients Video: The Dekadrachm – Quarter Million Dollar Ancient Coin

 CoinWeek Ancients writer Mike Markowitz joins David Guest at the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) to discuss one of the most famous and...

Ancient Coin Profiles – Goddess Tanit on Carthaginian Gold & Silver...

Overview: Carthage At its peak, the ancient North African city of Carthage rivaled the Eternal City of Rome for military and economic control of the western...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – Mark Antony’s Legionary Denarius

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   Those very things that procured him ill repute bear witness to his greatness... Antony was thought disgraced by his...

Romae Aeternae – New U.S. Ancient Coin Dealer on MA-Shops

By MA-Shops ......   Founded in 2008, Romae Aeternae Numismatics has served tens of thousands of customers across the globe with the wonderful numismatics of the ancient...

Rare Ancient & World Coins of the Finest Style – ...

From 5-6 March 2018, the auction house Gorny & Mosch will be holding two Ancient & World Coins auctions. Auction 253 entails ancient coins;...

NGC Ancients – Roman Provincial Coin Portraits

Portraits on Roman provincial coins range from crude to skillfully engraved   Roman provincial coins--those struck outside of Italy, in the provinces of Rome--are among the...

Ancient Coins – A Celebration of Music with a Greek “Guitar”

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

MA-Shops: Hercules on Ancient Coins

By Joël van Dam - Owner of Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   There is no theme based on myths in the history of coinage that can...

Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction of World and Ancient Coins Realizes $9.82...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their January 2018 NYINC Auction. An excellent array of coins was anchored by the...

Ancient Greek Coin Design Features – Front Facing Portraiture

Greek Coins - An apparently unique variety (the only specimen known with this magistrate name) of an extremely rare type. By Russell A. Augustin, AU...