Gorny & Mosch Rare Coin Auction Highlights

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann ....   Even though there were many remarkable results to be witnessed in the Gorny & Mosch rare coin auction sale conducted between...

Künker Spring Sale Rare Coin Recap: A Week Full of Surprises

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann .......... 140.000 euros for a Chinese dollar from 1896, 110.000 euros for a gold coin from Czechoslovakia from 1938 – the...

Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum Reprints Released

Siatras International Bookshop, a major source of export-quality academic books from Greece, has announced a series of reprints of important Greek numismatic titles. The...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: The Numismatourist Report: Berlin 2014

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. This...

Chicago International Coin Fair Auction: Greek and Roman, Canadian Specimen Coins...

Heritage Auctions is proud to present the official auction of the 2014 Chicago International Coin Fair, set for April 9-16. Though this will certainly...

Medals from the Baums Collection highlight the Künker Spring Sale

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann ........... About 1,100 medals from the renaissance to the present day, made of bronze, silver and gold, some being created by...

Agora Ancient Coin Auction’s Numismatic Sale #5 Closing Soon

Agora Ancient Coin Auction's Numismatic Sale #5  closes Tuesday, February 18th, 2013 starting at 12:00 noon EST with lots closing every 30 seconds. The sale...

Agora Ancient Coin Auctions helps to resume publication of the ...

The Journal of Ancient Numismatics (JAN) is a free online journal dedicated to the study of Ancient Coins and Medieval numismatics and history. I am...

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...

Ancient Coin Highlights from the Gemini Auction to be Held at...

Harlan J. Berk, President Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com....... Harlan Berk is celebrating his 50th year in business as he is holding his tenth Gemini Auction of...

Top prices for numismatic rarities at Numismatik Lanz

65,000 euros for a Thraco-Macedonian stater, 40,000 euros for the second known antoninianus of Proculus, and 42,000 euros for a zodiac mohur! Despite the...

Ancient Coins: New discovery?

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting Blog   An article posted December 2, 2013 in The Times of Israel caught my attention among many articles...

The Aurora Collection One of The Finest Collections of Roman Gold...

The Aurora Collection - The New York Sale XXXII One of The Finest Collections of Roman Gold Coins To Be Offered at Auction in...

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...

Ancient Coins: After 107 Years, Hidden Mystery of Hadrian Exercitus Britannicus...

In Bank Leu Auction 25 of ancient coins, which took place on 23 April 1980, one of the coins, lot 305, was an incredible...

Roman Gold Medallion at Gorny & Mosch yields 644,000 euros!

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com....   On 14th October 2013, on the occasion of auction sale 215, Gorny & Mosch sold a unique medallion of...

NGC Ancients: A Survey of Roman Gold — Part 1

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients ......   This month, NGC Ancients examines the evolution of Roman gold coins from the end of the Republic to the...

Ancient Coins – Julia Paula, First Wife Of Elagabalus

By Lorie Ann Hambly - Heritage Classical Coin News The sweet and seemingly innocent young lady depicted on this coin played a not-inconsequential role in...

Ancient Coin Collecting: The Rubber Stamp of Injustice

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting Blog .......... In forfeiture proceedings currently before the District Court in Baltimore, the government has prompted genuine concern...

Kolbe & Fanning September 26 Numismatic Books Mail-Bid Sale a Success

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers held their 130th mail-bid sale of important numismatic books on Thursday, September 26. The sale featured over 600 lots...

A World of Money – Ancient Coins: The Flavian Amphitheatre

Titus (AD 79-81). Orichalcum sestertius (33mm, 26.90 gm, 6h). Rome, AD 80-81. Oblique overhead view of the Colosseum (Flavian Amphitheater); the exterior displaying four...

Ancient Coins: The Complete Coinage of Septimius Severus, a new eBook...

Ancient Coins: The Roman Empire was the keystone of modern Western civilization. Language, religion, the arts and sciences, law and many other fields have...

Ancient Coins as Cultural Property : If The Shoe Fits ….....

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog….. In a recent archaeo-blogger post by Paul Barford, cultural property nationalist Nigel Swift wrote: The level and vehemence...

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: Rare Macedonian Tetradrachm tells a story from the beginnings...

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com ……. A rare Macedonian tetradrachm, minted around 147 B. C., tells a story from the beginnings of the Roman...

Ancient Coin Auction News: €170,000 for Eumenes II

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com ……. That was the rarest stephanephoric tetradrachm of all: the enigmatic coin with the only known coin portrait of...

Morton & Eden To Sell Rare Ptolemy V Tetradrachm From Acre

Historically important coin recalls troubled king who lost his rule of Judaea An exceptionally rare coin struck in the year that the boy king of...

NGC Ancients: Exaggerated Portraits on Roman Coinage

Posted by Josh Illingworth, NGC Ancients Throughout the course of Roman history, a vast number of rulers and other members of the elite classes appeared on the...

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...

Harlan Berk Talks About Pricing for the Ancient Coin Market –...

Harlan J. Berk - Interviewer: David Lisot .......... Harlan Berk has bought and sold major ancient coin rarities for decades. He shares his perspective of the...