Baldwin’s to Offer the David Sellwood Collection of Parthian Coins

A.H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd, the only official Coinex sponsors, 2014, present Auction 90; Ancient Coins, British Coins and Commemorative Medals. The sale boasts Part...

The Athenian Tetradrachm – The Most Iconic Ancient Greek Coin: MA-Shops

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   This blog is about one of the most iconic Greek coins ever minted, known to...

More Ancient Roman Coins Found In Spain

By Everett Millman - Gainesvillecoins.com ......   Coins from the bygone empire of Ancient Rome are found all around Europe, Northern Africa, and the other parts...
Dating the Ancient Shekels of Tyre

Dating the Ancient Shekels of Tyre

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Much has been written by eminent numismatists and religious scholars on the biblical significance of the shekels of Tyre....

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 News Wire for July 22, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 22, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The history keepers On a cool, cloudy Tuesday morning ... a coin collector stops by...
Beautifully Ugly Coin Portraiture

Beautifully Ugly Coin Portraiture

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   When it comes to coins, what do we mean when we call a numismatic portrait ugly? Are we talking...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Ancient Coinage of Yemen

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The ancient coinage of Southern Arabia is one of the most obscure branches of numismatics. In origin it is...
NGC Ancients - Coinage of Larissa

NGC Ancients – Coinage of Larissa

Coins of the Greek city of Larissa are among the most beautiful of the ancient world   By Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   Located in central Greece,...

CoinWeek Ancient Coins: Coins of Medieval Armenia

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   THE CILICIAN KINGDOM OF ARMENIA (1199 – 1375) produced a vibrant culture strongly influenced by interaction with neighboring Crusader states....

ANS Announces New Digitization Program for Roman Coins. VIDEO: 13:57

Giles Bransbourg, Adjunct Curator of Roman Coins, American Numismatic Society, Moderator: Harlan Berk....   A new program to digitize the Roman coins in the ANS Collection...

Künker eLive Auction 57 of Ancient and World Coins and Phaleristics

By Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and collector friends, Have you seen our next eLive Auction 57? This time you will find over 2,200 lots, featuring...

Mike Markowitz: Ancient Coins for Beginners at Whitman Baltimore Coin Expo

By CoinWeek ....   If you've ever been fascinated by the rich glamour and history of the ancient world but have yet to make the jump...
Trees on Ancient Coins - CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series, by Mike Markowitz

Trees on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   MOST ANCIENT PEOPLE lived close to nature. Long before they built temples of stone, they worshipped their...

Russian Coin Rarities Steal the Show in New York

The market for Russian coins and medals proved to be as robust and vibrant as ever at this years' Baldwins New York Sale XXV-XXVI...

NGC Ancient Coins: Celtic Copycats

Celtic coins are cultural artifacts to be considered in the scheme of ancient European history   The artistry of ancient Celtic coins is easy to dismiss...

Viking Silver Coin Hoard Found in Denmark

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Two men with metal detectors struck it big earlier this month when their find in southern Zealand (Denmark)...

CoinWeek Cool Coins! 2016 Episode 2 – 4K Video

  This is the second episode of Cool Coins! for 2016. CoinWeek looks at an amazing tetradrachm of the Seleucid King Seleucus I Nicator (358-281 BCE),...
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Tips for Buyers of Ancient Coins

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting .....   Some ACCG (Ancient Coin Collectors Guild) members have asked what they can do to assure that the...

Heritage Adds Comprehensive Ancient Coins Data to HA.com

Comparable auction results and graded population guide for ancient coins marks another first for leading numismatic auctioneer Collectors of ancient coins now have more information...
The Hole Truth: Ancient Coins That Were Pierced

The Hole Truth: Ancient Coins That Were Pierced

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   Don’t buy damaged coins. They will be impossible to sell. This was some of the best advice...

100th Historic Ancient Coin Auction in Coinvac Digital Archive

By Rasiel Suarez - Coinvac.com....   Ancient coin website Coinvac.com is happy to celebrate the entry of its 100th pre-Internet auction sale. Totaling over 35,000 individual...

CoinWeek Podcast #161: Let’s Get Medieval: Mike Markowitz on Coins of the Middle Ages

  The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...

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...
193: Year of the Five Emperors - CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz

193: The Year of Five Emperors

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   The Death of Commodus IN RIDLEY SCOTT'S FILM GLADIATOR (2000), demented emperor Commodus (played by Joaquin Phoenix) is...

The Image of Jesus on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   As with politicians, nothing is more important to gods than image ... Perhaps this is the secret...
Künker Auction 348: The Axel Tesmer Collection of Prussian Coins, Part I

Results of Künker Spring Auction Sales of Ancient and World Coins

Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, The Künker Spring Auction Sales #347-349 recently ended with a very astonishing result, even for us. The total hammer price...

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...

Markowitz: Five Things You Need to Start Collecting Ancient Coins – Video: 3:59

Ancient Coins might seem like a daunting area of numismatics to focus on for beginners. "Not so," says CoinWeek Ancient Coin Expert Mike Markowitz. In...

The Daric: Persian Gold – CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The Achaemenid Empire of Persia ruled much of the Middle East from 550 to 330 BCE. With a diversity...