CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Macedon Before Alexander

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The extent of the Kingdom of Macedonia is as ill-defined as its history is fragmentary (Raymond, 3). ANCIENT MACEDONIANS were...

Tauler and Fau Auction 60 Ancient & World Coin Highlights

By CoinWeek ......   On Tuesday, June 24, Auction 60 from Madrid-based dealer Tauler and Fau goes live at 10:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. The auction,...

ANS Launches Important Update to Online Imperial Roman Coins

An Important OCRE Update The American Numismatic Society (ANS) has recently launched an update to its Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE) digital corpus....

Alexander the Great and Hellenistic Coins at Stack’s Bowers Collectors Choice...

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Outside of an Athenian “owl”, there may be no more desired and iconic coinage...

Video Highlights of Tauler and Fau Ancient and World Coin Auction...

On June 24, Tauler and Fau will hold their 60th monthly auction of world and ancient coin rarities. Below is a brief video that...

The “Dolphin Rider” Coinage of Tarentum: Stack’s Bowers Ancient Coins

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   An ever-popular collecting motif on ancient coins, the “dolphin rider” types represent an extremely...

Künker eLive Auction 60 With Ancient Coin, Phaleristic Rarities Now Online

Auction Sessions May 26-28   Künker Online eLive Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and collector friends, Please find our next eLive Auction 60 with numismatic and...

Set of Swiss Shooting Festival Medals and Coins New at Atlas...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Despite worldwide economic uncertainty, the market for rare and exceptional coins remains buoyant. Showing particular strength at present are top British and Asian...

American Numismatic Society Announces CoinHoards Ancient Coin Research Tool

CoinHoards is a component of the National Endowment for the Humanities-funded Hellenistic Royal Coinages project developed by the American Numismatic Society (ANS). An innovative research...

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 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 First Coins in the World

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....