Using Ancient Coins to Map Trade Routes in Mediterranean Europe

Researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario have launched a research project in which nuclear radiation is used to identify changes in metal content...

Finest Known 1892 Proof South African Pond Highlights NYINC Offerings

A simply magnificent 1892 South African Republic gold Proof Pond, PR65 NGC — the best of just 10 like pieces known to have been...

Digitizing a best-kept secret: Cornell’s coin collection

By Linda B. Glaser - Cornell University Cornell's coin collection is one of the best-kept secrets on campus, but if archaeologist Annetta Alexandridis has...

Lot Highlights of the January 2012 Prospero Collection Auction

Baldwins Formed over several decades by a collector with a passion for the arts and a discerning taste for outstanding examples of the most beautiful...

Ancient Cretan stater coin brings $479,000 World Record price at Morton...

By Paul Fraser Collectibles Depicting Zeus with lover Europa, the Cretan stater made a record in the $6.4m ancient coin auction London numismatic specialists Morton &...

Tetradrachms of Alexander the Great

This month, NGC Ancients examines the silver tetradrachms of Alexander III of Macedon (356–323 B.C.), better known as Alexander the Great. Throughout history,...

$6.8 million Norman Jacobs Collection leads $20.5+ million Heritage Auction World...

Sept. 8-9 auction led by $1.39+ million 1909 Korean Gold Coin set and $546,250 “Ides of March” denarius; Heritage’s most successful World & Ancient...

Coins and Panetta’s Biggest Fear

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting Blog In today's Washington Post, on page 19, columnist George Will (one of my favorite people) writes...

‘First Hellenistic Gold Coin Ever Struck’ To Be Auctioned In London...

A unique gold coin of the enigmatic Greco-Baktrian ruler Sophytes, which may very well be the first ever Hellenistic gold issue, is...

Baldwin’s Auction 71 Announced

Baldwin’s auction 71, the second of two official Coinex auctions, contains an array of high quality, interesting pieces from the Indian, Ancient and Islamic...

Baldwin’s London Auction 70 Preview

The first of Baldwin’s two official Coinex auctions will be held on the 28th September this year and will include a spectacular selection of...

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...

Morton & Eden Announce Single-owner Auction of Exceptional Ancient Greek...

Sale brings back to the market rarities not seen since 1960s and 70s Morton & Eden, the specialist London coin and medal auctioneers, are delighted...

The Most Famous Ancient Coin Of All

The most famous ancient coin in existence, the "Ides of March" silver denarius struck by Julius Caesar's assassin Marcus Brutus, celebrating the infamous deed,...

NGC Ancients: The Roman Civil War of A.D. 68–69, Year of...

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients .....   This year marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War. The concept of civil...

Rare coin of an evil Roman dictator is exchanged for $7,500...

By Paul Frasier Collectibles The sestertius depicting the Emperor Nero was one of the key highlights of the David Heuer collection Baldwin's has just released the...

Baldwin’s Presents The David Heuer Collection of Ancient Coins

Baldwin’s are delighted to be offering The David Heuer Collection of Ancient Greek and Roman, British and Foreign coins as part of their 4th...

Heritage-Gemini Ancients sales net $3.4 million, part of Heritage’s $9.6+ million...

Silver tetradrachm of Naxos in Sicily brings $174,800 to lead the way A spectacular silver tetradrachm of Naxos in Sicily, struck circa 415 BC, brought...

Byzantine Bronzes at EAC

Members of EAC are collectors of early American copper coins. Once you get the "copper bug" you find out that copper coins have been...

Silver Stater of Alexander of Pherai Highlights at Nomos Ancient Coin...

By Paul Fraser Collectibles The sale is based on the mysterious and exceptional collection owned by an unknown 'BCD' As we've noted, coin auctioneers Nomos...

Ancient Coins: Affirmation of Audacity

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Blog During the period from July 2004 through August 2007 the numismatic community, by way of the Ancient...

Ancient Coins Star In $3.3M Heritage-Gemini Auction

Outstanding ancient coins brought strong prices in our just-concluded 2011 April Heritage-Gemini Signature Ancient Coins Auction, which took place at the Chicago International...

Unique Coin Of Aitna In Sicily To Be Offered For Sale...

Auction at Morton & Eden in London on June 9 A small silver coin is expected to cause excitement among collectors of ancient Greek coins...

Ancient Coin Import Restrictions: Relegated to Insignificance

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting In reading documents recently released to ACCG under the Freedom of Information Act, it struck me as odd...

Important Greek silver, Roman gold feature in first joint Heritage Auctions-Gemini...

More than 540 ancient coins ready for auction, April 14, at CICF, at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel and Convention Centerin Rosemont, IL A...

Windfall Expected From The North Suffork 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...

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....

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...

$8.2 Million In Rare World Coins Sell In New York

Rare gold led the way as Heritage's recent World & Ancient Coins Auction realized over $8.2 million January 2-3 in New York. Over 93%...

Heritage’s World and Ancient Coin Auction in NYC

International numismatic treasures highlighted by rare German, Polish and South American coins, as well as the largest gold coin in the world, a Chinese 321+ ounce Beijing Olympics gold 100,000 Yuan