Morton and Eden to Sell Greek Coins Formerly in the Collection...

Important ancient Greek coins exhibited by a leading New York gallery in the 1980s and previously in the collection of Mme. Denyse Bérend, the...

An Amazing 130,000 EUR for a Quadruple Thaler of Christian V...

By Ursula Kampmann - www.coinsweekly.com ..... With a total of 8.4 million in overall final bids, a 35 % increase, and only 277 lots still...

Canada’s Finest Ancient Coin Collection, Up for Public Auction in Toronto

Canada’s famed Ancient coin collection of the late William (Bill) McDonald will be up for public auction block in Toronto, Ontario, on September 27,...

Over $1.5 Million in Judaean Coins sell in Shoshana II Auction

A magnificent gold Aureus of the Roman Emperor Macrinus, dated to 218 AD, shattered pre-auction expectations, selling for $203,150 against a $40,000 estimate as a...

The Shoshana Collection of Ancient Judaean Coins, Part 2, comes to...

Five-year run of Judaean rebel silver shekels struck during the Jewish War highlight second offering of landmark ancient coin collection, offered Sept. 5 BEVERLY HILLS...

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...

OCRE – A major new tool for Roman numismatics

Today, in collaboration with New York University’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, the ANS launches a major new tool to aid...

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...

Numismatist’s Collection to be Sold to Benefit British Museum

The Kenneth Day Collection expected to raise £30,000 Roman coins collected by numismatist the late Ken Day are to be sold in a specialist London...

One of the Joys of Ancient Coin Collecting

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting Blog..... Did you ever look at the image on an ancient coin and wonder, why did they choose...

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...

New Numismatic Book – Ancient Coins through the Bible

Joseph A. Dow, Author Interviewer: David Lisot A new book has been published featuring the coins in the Bible from the period 650 BC to...

NGC Ancients: Ancient Masterpieces — Decadrachms of Kimon and Euainetos

Posted by Josh Illingworth NGC Ancients This month, NGC Ancients examines the series of silver decadrachms struck at Syracuse (Sicily) in the fifth to fourth...

Tips for Buyers of Ancient Coins

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

Exhibition of Greek Medals at Princeton University Library

To showcase its recent acquisition of a collection of more than 120 medals of modern Greece, the Princeton University Numismatic Collection has installed an...

End the Unilateral Trade Sanctions on Collectors

By Wayne Sayles Coin collectors across the U.S. are tired of being singled out with unilateral sanctions.  The State Department’s assault on our ability to...

Morton & Eden Announce Sale of Four Iconic Greek Coins Dating...

Specialist auctioneers Morton & Eden will offer four classical Greek coins dating from the 5th century BC in a sale in London on Monday...

The Greatest Collection Of Judean Coins Ever Offered

Heritage recently announced their offering of The Shoshana Collection of Ancient Judean Coins. Assembled over the course of four decades by a diligent collector...

Cool Coins! London Coin Fair 2012 February

Interviewer: David Lisot Steve Hill, Director, A.H. Baldwin & Sons, 1601 Elizabeth I silver crown, Stephen Lockett, Director, London Coins Ltd, Henry VIII gold...

Smuggling and Cyprus

I'm shocked! For years, we've been told by "experts" that the market for looted coins is in America, and now we find what...

Prototype Silver Shekel Highlights Shoshana Collection Offerings

The first silver shekel struck in Jerusalem by Jewish forces rebelling against Roman oppression in the first century CE, one of only two...

The World’s Largest Collection of Export Permits?

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting A January 18th special report on CNN prompts one to wonder, where in the world would the largest...

Baldwin’s Set New World Record for Ancient Greek Coin – $3.25...

The much anticipated sale of the spectacular Prospero Collection concluded at 03.30 EST this morning and, after a phenomenal eight hour ‘white glove’ auction,...

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...