Coins, Artifacts from Ancient Roman Shipwreck Found off Israeli Coast

Biggest find in Israeli territorial waters in the last 30 years By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA), with the support of...

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...

Why Museums Hate Ancient Coins

The Fitzwilliam Museum - Cambridge, England By Mike Markowitz for Coinweek .... Ancient Coin Series   AS COLLECTORS OF ANCIENT COINS, one of the most Frequently Asked Questions we encounter...

Archaic silver and German gold highlighted at upcoming Gorny & Mosch...

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann....   The three March auctions of Gorny & Mosch in Munich cater for all tastes. Anyone with a particular interest in Archaic...

Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part VII:...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series Writer Mike Markowitz has long brought context and his unique insights into the fascinating world of ancient coins to contemporary collectors. In...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Twelve Caesars

By Mike Markowitz .....   Upon what meat doth this our Caesar feed. That he is grown so great? -- Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, Act 1, Scene 2 Julius...

A Feast for Collectors at Numismatik Lanz Auction 155 with Numismatic...

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com ……. It was one of these auctions collectors love: In auction 155 of Numismatik Lanz items from old collections...

English Museum Acquires Hoard of Ancient Gold Coins from Gallic Wars

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   A hoard of 10 gold coins discovered in Kent in 2016 is finally on display at a nearby...

Atlas Numismatics Publishes New Fixed-Price List

Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 1,116 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items: Beautifully Toned Leontini Tetradrachm 1035091...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of Pergamon

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   NOW AND THEN IN HISTORY, economic, political and social forces come together in just the right combination to make a...

Ancient Coin Profile – Pompeia’s Pick: The Wandering Emperor’s Wife

By Heritage Auctions .....   The Roman empress Vibia Sabina (83 CE – 136/137) was both the wife and second cousin, once removed, of Roman emperor Publius...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Byzantine Empire – Manuel I Aspron Trachy

Overview: In 1092 CE the Byzantine Emperor Alexius I Comnenus enacted sweeping coinage reforms. He stopped production of previous denominations and introduced five new ones: the...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part I

NGC's David Vagi discusses the design varieties of select ancient Greek coins in this first of a multi-part series By David Vagi - Director, NGC Ancients...

Baldwin’s Discusses the Upcoming Prospero Ancient Coin Sale

Baldwin Auction of Ancients Interviewer: David Lisot Paul Hill of A.H. Baldwin & Sons discusses lots from the upcoming Prospero Ancient Coin Sale to be held...

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,...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 15, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 15, 2016 Brain Food 1.) "Metal Detectives" dig up treasure Metal "detective" Richard Nalli said it's not knowing what you'll...

The Origin of Specie: How Gold and Silver Became Money

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   ...And unto Sarah he said, Behold, I have given thy brother a thousand pieces of silver. --Genesis, 20:16 ABIMELECH,...

Ancient Greek Coins – New Style Athens Tetradrachm

Attica, Athens AR Tetradrachm. New Style Coinage, circa 154-153 BC By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Athens was once immensely powerful and independent,...

Far From Home: Ancient and Medieval Coins that Traveled

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   MANY ANCIENT COINS circulated in a narrow area, sometimes just a single city-state of a few thousand...

Goldbergs to Auction Landmark Collection of Ancient Coins: Hunter Sale on...

On Tuesday, Feb. 5th, the firm of Ira & Larry Goldberg will auction one of the most excellent collections of ancient coins to be...

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...

Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part VIII:...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series Writer Mike Markowitz has long brought context and his unique insights into the fascinating world of ancient coins to contemporary collectors. In this...

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...

God of Money: Hermes on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   Muse, sing in honor of Hermes, the son of Zeus and Maia, lord of Kyllene, lord of...

Choice 1739 Mexican 8 Escudos Highlight World & Ancient Coins...

By Chris Chatigny - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stacks Bowers ......   Choice 1739 Mexican 8 Escudos The upcoming Stack’s Bowers Galleries May Collectors Choice Online Auction featuring...

One of the Joys of Ancient Coin Collecting

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting Blog..... Did you ever look at the image on an ancient coin and wonder, why did they choose...

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...

Atlas Numismatics Publishes Newest Fixed-Price List

By Atlas Numismatics....   Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 165 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items: Superb Athenian...

World Premiere: Active Ancient Coin Pedigree Links from Sixbid and Ex-Numis

Together with Sixbid, Ex-Numis, the expert in finding lost provenances of ancient coins, has developed a new feature that gives the bidder absolute security...

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...