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,...

Ancient Coins – Another New Roman Coin Type Discovered by...

NGC Ancients has certified a previously unknown denarius of Nerva By David Vagi, Director, NGC Ancients ......   About two years ago NGC Ancients shared the discovery...

New Ancient, World Coin Inventory from Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 515 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...

An Important Collection of Bracteates to be offered Dec. 10-11th by...

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com....   From ancient coins to magnificent issues from the Middle Ages and Modern Era – Numismatik Lanz is presenting...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Two Heads Are Better Than One

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   THE RICH VOCABULARY OF NUMISMATICS has many terms to describe the things we see on coins. When a coin...

Ancient Coins Found by Metal Detectorists in Bedforshire Star in London...

Roman silver miliarensis came third in Nation’s Greatest Find contest   A Roman silver coin dug from a field in Bedfordshire by an amateur metal detectorist which...

Ancient Coins: Coinage of the Barbarian Invaders

Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek...   Why have our two consuls and praetors come out today wearing their embroidered, their scarlet togas? Why...

German Supreme Court ruling favorable to Ancient Coin Collectors

By Wayne G. Sayles – Ancient Coin Collectors Guild …….. While U.S. Courts have consistently avoided hearing arguments about the validity of imposing trade restrictions...

Naville Numismatics Live Auction 23 Now Online

By Naville Numismatics Ltd .....   It is our pleasure to present Naville Numismatics (NN) Live Auction 23. The auction will close on Sunday 12 June 2016,...

Teen Weirdo Emperor: The Coinage of Elagabalus

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   ... sport with the passions and prejudices of his subjects, and to subvert every law of nature...

Those Darned Etruscans: Coins of the Rasna

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   THE PEOPLE WHO LIVED IN TUSCANY before the Romans are often described as “enigmatic” or “mysterious.” We...

Coin Auctions: Goldberg Pre Long Beach and Dan Holmes Sale Results

January 30, 2011 The Dan Holmes Sale, Part IV This was a memorable session which concluded the auction of this historic and memorable collection....

NGC Ancients Headline Heritage Auctions’ Chicago ANA Sale

NGC Ancients take center stage at August's ANA Sale.... NGC-graded world and ancient coins highlight Heritage Auctions’ first-ever World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction....

Discussion on Egyptian Coins at State Department MOU hearing leaves room...

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ........... The public session of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee hearing to consider a potential Memorandum of...

A Talking Coin: A Fable of Ancient Rome

By Geoffrey Cope.... History told through a collection and a coin An old man (a retired centurion) lives on a farm north of Rome in Italy....

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...

All the Kings of England to be Auctioned by Spink

On July 15, 2015 Spink will be offering the summer sale of Ancient, British & Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals. The sale contains an...

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...

Rare Coins from over 50 countries offered in Heritage’s Platinum Night...

Rare Chinese silver and gold lead the way in Heritage’s deepest, “most sophisticated” World and Ancient Coin auction to date, Aug. 8, 2014, in...

Numismatic Sale #18 – Agora Auctions Now Live

Agora Auctions numismatic sale #18 begins to close on Tuesday, October 14th at 12pm Noon (EST) with lots closing every 30 seconds. This sale features a nice selection...

Magnificent Syracuse Decadrachm Tops Heritage World & Ancient Coin Platinum Night...

SICILY. Syracuse. Time of Dionysius I (405-367 BC). AR decadrachm (33mm, 43.30 gm, 6h). Struck ca. 400-390 BC. Unsigned dies in the style of...

Ancient Coin Auction News: Superb Rarities in Jacquier Auction Sale 39

Ancient Coin Auction News: Jacquier Auction Sale 39 features many notable rarities... A selection of superb gems can be found in the catalog of the...

Cultural Property Overreach Encroaches on Collectors’ Rights

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting ....   Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire, an apologist for cultural property nationalists and a critic of private...

Ancient & World Coins – New from Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 398 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...

Rosenblum Coins Prepares to Auction “The Philadelphia Collection”

According to the firm, the collection is a true treasure trove featuring nicest, finest, rarest Proof Sets, Tokens, and Paper Money, among Others... Coined “The Philadelphia...

Colossus of Rhodes – CARIAN ISLANDS. Rhodes. Ca. 340-316 BC. AR...

By Lorie Ann Hambly - Heritage Galleries ........... Rhodes was one of the great maritime cities of the Greek world, located on a spearhead-shaped island...

Coin Import Restrictions: Planning a vacation in Italy? — DON’T

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting Blog Today, the U.S. State Department (DOS) imposed import restrictions on numerous types of ancient coins cast or...

NGC Ancients: Shekels and Half-Shekels of Tyre – A Brief Survey

By Josh Illingworth -- NGC Ancients ....... NGC Ancients examines the silver Shekels and Half-Shekels of Tyre, some of the most recognizable coins of the ancient...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Modern Fakes of Ancient Coins

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   “To declare that a forged coin is genuine is a mistake, but to declare that a genuine coin is...

Ancient Coin Profiles – Shapur I of Persia – Rome’s...

The long and glorious history of Persia as an Imperial power dates to the rise of Cyrus the Great in the sixth century BCE....