Must Have Ancient Coins: The New Harlan Berk Fixed Price List

By Harlan J. Berk, Ltd ......   Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. is pleased to present our eighth Fixed Price List, which includes 100 high-quality ancient coins....

Ancient Coins – Alexander the Great Tetradrachms and Herakles’ Slaying of...

MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander the Great Tetradrachms (336-323 BC). AR By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The early Macedonian kingdom did not have sufficient...

NGC Ancients: The Decline of Roman Imperial Silver Coinage, Part I

From 27 BCE to 268 CE, the purity of Roman Imperial silver was in a steady decline. By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Beginning in the...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Ptolemies, Part II

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series  by Mike Markowitz .....   Ptolemy IV Philopator (222 – 204 BCE) THE LONG DECLINE OF Ptolemaic Egypt began with the reign of Ptolemy IV,...

Éditions Victor Gadoury Monaco Auction November 16

The 2018 auction put together by Éditions Victor Gadoury is very special. It includes a large variety of highlights ranging from ancients to modern and World...

Prooflike 100 Corona Gold Coin Among Highlights From Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We will be attending the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) from January 10-13, 2019. If you would like us to...

Extremely Rare Judaean and Related Roman Coins Featured in Goldberg’s New...

By Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers ......   Once every few years, an auction of Judaean material of the highest caliber is held, and this will...

Celtic Coins – Even Ancient Coins Had Errors

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   Celtic Coins minted roughly 2,000 years ago by tribes in Britain's ancient past are unearthed every so often in...

Ancient Coin Books: A Collector’s Reference Library for Classical Numismatics

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   The best advice this or any other coin collector ever got is, “Buy the book before you buy the coin.” For beginning...

Ancient Greek Coins – Agathokles’ Victory

Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. Silver Tetradrachm By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... Agathokles was the last of the larger-than-life rulers of Syracuse,...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of the Mongols

By Mike Markowitz .... The couriers of the Khan galloped over fifty degrees of longitude, and it was said that a virgin carrying a sack...

Harlan J. Berk’s Free Ancient Coin Verified Authenticity Program

By Harlan J. Berk, Ltd ......   One of the most frequently asked questions we get when it comes to ancient coins is, “How do you...

Ancient Roman Coins – Vespasian Aureus Buried at Pompeii

Vespasian. 69-79 CE. AV Aureus - Rome Mint - Struck 70 CE By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC .... Mt. Vesuvius began erupting...

Harlan J. Berk 206th Buy or Bid Sale: Ancient Coin Lots...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   Harlan J. Berk has just launched its 206th Buy or Bid Sale. Comprising of 511 lots and focusing primarily on...

World Records – The Most Expensive Roman Gold Coin Ever Sold...

As one of the largest surviving Roman gold medallions, this piece is one of only two known. circa 308 CE Eight-Aureus Gold Medallion On April 5,...

Ancient Coins – A Soldier’s Share of Alexander the Great’s Plunder

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Alexander the Great, born in the autumn of 356 BCE and taught by the famous Aristotle,...

Ancient Coin Highlights this Week at MA-Shops

By MA-Shops.com ......   MA-Shops is the world's most trusted online coin & paper money marketplace. Every day,  MA-Shops offers collectors and enthusiasts access to nearly...

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...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Ptolemies, Part I

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series  by Mike Markowitz .....   Of all the successors of Alexander the Great, the family of Ptolemy, son of Lagos, was the most successful,...

Ancient Greek Coins – Philip II the King of Macedonia

Ancient Greek CoinsBy Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC.... The Colosseo Collection Philip II was the father of Alexander the Great and the youngest son...

World Coins: Atlas Numismatics Publishes September 2018 Fixed-Price List

  Atlas Numismatics Publishes their Newest Fixed-Price List Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 1143 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed prices. Selections include...

Ancient Coins: What About Spartan coins ?

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   Spartans disdained many things that other ancient Greeks valued. One of these things was money, even coins. HUNDREDS...

Ancient Coins: War and Peace – The Sikyon Stater

Sikyon was located in the northern Peloponnesus and was known in antiquity for its industries, including sculpture, bronze work, and pottery. Its central location...

What Were They Worth? The Purchasing Power of Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coins Series by Mike Markowitz.... Throughout the history of ancient coins  two contradictory concepts have competed with each other. According to one concept,...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Greece – Athenian New Style Tetradrachm

New Tetradrachm Overview: The new style of Athenian "owl"--so-called due to the iconic image of Athena's owl on the reverse--originated in a Greece newly conquered...

MA-Shops: The God Mars on Coins

By Joël van Dam – Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com …… Mars, the Roman Ares Last month, I wrote about coins bearing the likeness of the Roman god Jupiter. This month, I want to browse...

Ancient Greek Coins – Zeus at Olympia

Greek Coin Profile By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... As the Olympics became progressively more popular, the city of Elis sought to...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins, Aliens and UFOs

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .... On the wall of his office in the FBI building’s basement, Special Agent Fox Mulder of the TV series...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Mythology of Ajax the Lesser

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ...... Opus was a small, infertile territory on the coast of mainland Greece, surrounded by...

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 battling...