Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Ethnic Slurs on Hobo Nickels (Part II)

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 week, E-sylum readers...

Looking forward to 2014/2015 Ancient Coin Market Conditions

By Geoffrey Cope www.petitioncrown.com A few years ago I proposed that Coin Collecting / Numismatics should be classed as an ASSET CLASS in their own right....

Egyptian Coins and New School Archaeology

By Wayne Sales.... As the State Department hearing on a proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Egypt approaches, comments have appeared online espousing divergent points...

Islamic Coins Headline 1st Wilkes & Curtis Sale

Fresh to the numismatic market, a collection of coins of Morocco will join more than 500 lots of Islamic, Indian, and world coins and medals in...

Rosenblum Rare Coin Auction Catalog 44A: Israeli and Ancient Coins from...

Rosenblum Rare Coin Auction Catalog 44A Features Largest Ever Roman Coin Selection, Ancient Coins From Judea, Israel Material and much more  Veteran and widely-respected numismatist...

Ancient Coin Stories: A Rare Plotina Sestercius

by Geoffrey Cope & Dr. Alan Walker Nomos Zurich for CoinWeek.... I love Roman coins because of their artistry, their beautiful style, the fact that...

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...

Ancient Coin Auction: Numismatic Rarities at Lanz

On 5 June 2014, Numismatik Lanz invites to attend its 158th auction sale at its office located at Maximiliansplatz 10 in Munich. The highlights...

Rare Greek Coin Book Auction: Duplicates of the BCD Library

The world's most significant rare Greek coin book library is selling its duplicate books.... CoinWeek thanks Dr. Ursula Kampmann for the heads up on this significant...

Why Did Byzantine Coins Become Cup-Shaped?

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   ON MARCH 27, 2014 the US Mint released its first curved coins: five-dollar gold, one-dollar silver and...

CGB founder Michel Prieur RIP

Michel Prieur, founder and president of Compagnie Générale de Bourse (CGB) passed away last week in Paris leaving behind a legacy of important contributions...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Offers Third Party Grading for Ancient Coins. VIDEO:...

David Vagi, Director of NGC Ancients, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com....   One of the major third party grading services grades and authenticates ancient coins. NGC...

ANS Announces New Digitization Program for Roman Coins. VIDEO: 13:57

Giles Bransbourg, Adjunct Curator of Roman Coins, American Numismatic Society, Moderator: Harlan Berk....   A new program to digitize the Roman coins in the ANS Collection...

Cool Ancient Coins! CICF 2014. VIDEO: 6:32

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com with Harlan J. Berk, Harlan J. Berk Ltd and Sam Spiegel, Heritage Auctions....... Here are some of the most valuable and interesting...

Do Ancient Coins Need Third Party Grading? VIDEO: 3:44

Harlan J. Berk, Sam Spiegel, & David Vagi Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com .......... Grading ancient coins is still an area of controversy.  Old school numismatics believes...

Heritage Sells Ancient and World Coins in Chicago at CICF Conventions....

Cris Bierrenbach, Heritage Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com....... An important collection of ancient Roman gold coins was sold at the Chicago International Coin Fair by Heritage...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The First Real Woman to Appear on...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   THE EARLIEST COINS, which emerged around 650 BCE on the shores of the Aegean Sea, depicted ancient symbols of...

1865 Canadian gold pattern coin could bring $80,000 in $10+ million...

Heritage’s largest World & Ancient coins offering to date, 6,500 lots strong; on the block April 10, at the Chicago International Coin Fair (CICF);...

Rare Gold Coins from The Bently Collection Brings Nearly $9 Million

Rare gold coins from The Bently Collection, offered by Heritage, raises nearly $9 million to launch Bently Foundation in San Francisco - Ultra Rare 1927-D Double...

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...