Roman Coins at their Best in the Gorny & Mosch October...

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com....   Roman coins in finest quality are offered by the Old Sable Collection, opener of the Gorny & Mosch auction...

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 & World Coin Auction Results From Künker Auctions

With more than 3,000 bidders and 400 present in Osnabrück, spring Künkers auctions were a full success. The 6,700 lots rose from a total estimate of 7.3...

Künker Auctions: 300,000 Euros for Roman Aureus on Defeat of Judaea

In the Künker Fall Auctions week, spectacular results were achieved: 300,000 euros for an aureus of Vespasian featuring defeated Judaea, 42,000 euros for a...

NGC Ancients: New ‘Economy’ Tier for Ancient Coins

By David Vagi, Director of NGC Ancients....   NGC now offers an especially cost-effective way to submit lower-value ancients Coins of the ancient Greek and Roman world...

Ancient Coin Auction News: Postumus, Creator of the Gallic Empire

By Paul-Francis Jacquier Auctions ....   To the inhabitants of the Roman Empire, it truly must have seemed like the beginning of the apocalypse. Plundering and murdering,...

Princeton University Acquires Peter Donald Collection of Byzantine Coins

By Princeton University Library ......   The Princeton University Numismatic Collection announces the acquisition of Peter Donald’s vast collection of rare Byzantine coins. Comprising 5,280 coins,...

Important Judaea Capta Coinage Offered in Stack’s Bowers August ANA Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   This week's featured ancient coin highlight from our Official Auction of the ANA World's...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Ancient and World Coin Auction at the...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce their official auction at the highly anticipated American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, August 13-17,...

Ancient Coin Profile – Pompeia’s Pick: Vetranio, Temporary Emperor

By Lorie Ann Hambly for Heritage Auctions ......   Vetranio (we do not know a first or family name) was born to humble parents in Moesia,...

New Ancient, World Coins from Atlas Numismatics – August 2016

By Atlas Numismatics ......   This weekend we will depart for the American Numismatic Association's World's Fair of Money in Anaheim. We decided to publish our...

Ancient Coin Auction Preview: Numismatic Rarities at Lanz

On December 8, 2014, Numismatik Lanz invites to auction sale #159. The focus is laid on ancient coins. The world coin section offers two...

Windfall Expected From North Suffolk Hoard of Roman Silver Coins

A chance find of a single Roman silver coin in a North Suffolk field is set to bring a cash windfall to two metal...

NGC Ancients – Collecting Roman Coins on a Budget

Roman coins are readily available and can be acquired for reasonable prices   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Like so many areas of numismatics, ancient coins...

Tyrant Collection’s Historic Ancient Coin Treasures Coming To Long Beach

“Tyrants of the Tigris & Euphrates” exhibit from the Tyrant Collection showcases nearly 2,600 years of numismatic history at June 2018 Long Beach Expo The...

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 Ancients Series: War as Depicted on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   FOR MUCH OF HUMAN HISTORY, WARFARE has absorbed our resources, energy and creativity. War is much older...

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...

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...

Three Collections Bolster Heritage ANA World & Ancient Coin Auctions

Thursday, August 11, 2016 at the Anaheim Convention Center; featuring the Cape Coral of Multiple Talers, the Redwood Collection of Swiss Coinage, and the...

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,...

Daily Record: Five years on, test case on coins tries USAO’s...

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ……….. The Daily Record, a news service for Maryland based business and legal professions, ran an interesting...

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...

Oldest Coin in the World Acquired by Texas Collector

The oldest coin in the world was just sold by a rare coin company in Austin to a private collector. Estimated to be one...

Ancient Coin Insights: Real Roman Women on Coins

Coinweek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   MUCH LIKE AMERICANS, Republican Romans had a deep-rooted prejudice against depicting living people on their money. It...

NGC Ancients: Late Roman Coin Reverse Types, Part 2

Reverse types of the Late Roman Empire are remarkably varied, with military and religious types being the most abundant   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Click...

Heavier Metal: Ancient Coins Made of Lead

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz....   SOFT, DENSE AND DULL, LEAD is an unattractive coining metal. Lead melts at only 327.5° C (621.5° F)...

Morton & Eden to Sell 5,000 Greek and Roman Coins from...

Kansas University professor’s ancient coins to be offered for sale on 3rd July Kansas University Professor Jim Seaver was a collector of epic proportions. Through his...

Possibly 2nd Known Ancient Roman Gold Aureus of Vespasian on MA-Shops

By CoinWeek ....   On MA-Shops.com, Dutch coin dealer Munthandel G. Henzen is currently offering what is possibly only the second known example of a rare...

Bad Money – Ancient Counterfeiters and Their Fake Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series on Ancient Counterfeiters by Mike Markowitz ....   Mundus vult decipi, ergo decipiatur "The world wants to be deceived, so let it be deceived." --...