Celtic Coins – Even Ancient Coins Had Errors

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   Celtic Coins minted roughly 2,000 years ago by tribes in Britain's ancient past are unearthed every so often in...

Archaic Silver and German Gold Highlight Upcoming Gorny & Mosch Munich Coin Auction

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

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Terrible Ninth Century

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   MOST PEOPLE WHO are not medievalists would be hard pressed to name one thing that happened between the years...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part 5

NGC's David Vagi finishes his discussion of some of the most familiar designs of ancient Greek coins in the last of a multi-part series By David...
Olbia: Ancient Greek Coins of the Black Sea’s Northern Coast

Olbia: Ancient Greek Coins of the Black Sea’s Northern Coast

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   The northern coast of the Black Sea (Euxine Sea), which is southern Ukraine and Russia today, was considered to...

Ancient Coins on Modern Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   COINAGE IS CONSERVATIVE. IF a denizen of ancient Rome picked up a modern American dime, he would...

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...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Merovingians – Coinage of the Do-Nothing Kings

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The Franks had little idea of the state as a public institution, and the regnum Francorum (kingdom of the...
Ancient and Medieval Coins With Two-Sided Legends

Ancient and Medieval Coins With Two-Sided Legends

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Many--probably most--coins do not have any inherent directionality in the images or legends on their two...

Eagles on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   Majestic, powerful, swift, and intelligent, the eagle has held a strong grip on human imagination since the...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Visigoths in Spain

Visigoths in Spain by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ...he history of the Visigothic kingdom is one long struggle between the nobility and the monarchy....

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – Ravenna: From Imperial Capital to Byzantine Outpost

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ...he sick promenade while the doctors lie abed, the baths freeze while the houses burn, the living are thirsty...

1.3 Million Swiss Francs for Complete Collection of First Islamic Gold Dinars

Numismatica Genevensis turns Geneva into the centre of Islamic numismatics   By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com ......   There was great applause when lot number 439 was...
Crown of Iron: Coins of the Lombard Kings

Crown of Iron: Coins of the Lombard Kings

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   THE LOMBARDS, A tribe that traced their origin to Scandinavia, migrated into Eastern Europe in the fifth...

Coins of the Conquerors of Rome

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   Just as Rome wasn't built in a day, so, too, did it not fall in one. It actually...

Hordes of Hoards: Some Recent and Classic Finds of Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   It has been said that archaeology stands on a foundation of potsherds, and it would be just...

Continental Dollar, Ancient and World Coin Auctions by Gorny & Mosch

October 11-13, 2017, Gorny & Mosch will conduct their Fall Auctions, offering ancient & world coins and medals. The B-Auction featuring the less expensive...

The Earliest Coins of Ireland

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   WHEN ONE HEARS the word "Celtic", one naturally thinks of Ireland (unless one is from Boston, in...

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

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 that...

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...

Ancient and World Coin Auction 165 at Numismatik Lanz

By Numismatik Lanz ......   On December 8, 2017, Numismatik Lanz will conduct its 165th Auction. For Dr. Hubert Lanz this constitutes a personal jubilee, for...
Uncirculated Ancient Silver Coins for Under $1,000

Uncirculated Ancient Silver Coins for Under $1,000

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   As a collector, you have many different options when deciding on your collecting strategy. And while everyone starts in...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of the Normans in Sicily

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   FOR ENGLISH SPEAKERS, the Norman conquest of England in 1066 is one of the most memorized events in Western...
The Crondall Hoard of Anglo-Saxon Gold Coins

The Crondall Hoard of Anglo-Saxon Gold Coins

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The Anglo-Saxons began striking coins in what was to become England around 600 CE. These early coins consisted...
Anglo-Saxon Coins - Mike Markowitz

Coins of The Anglo-Saxons

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   Britain After the Romans IN THE YEAR 410 CE, the Western Roman Emperor Honorius replied to the city...
oktadrachm of Getas, King of the Edonians from 480-460

An Important Collection of Bracteates to be Offered Dec. 10-11 by Numismatik Lanz

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

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Celtic Coinage of Gaul

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   All Gaul is divided into three parts, one of which the Belgae inhabit, the Aquitani another, those who in...
Collecting Ancient Coins

Tips for Buyers of Ancient Coins

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

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°...
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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...