World Coins, Coin Auctions Take Center Stage in Big Apple

Major coin auctions ring in 2019 by enticing world collectors By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report .....   2019 is off to a fast start, with world coins...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Enigma of the Oinoanda Didrachms

Oinoanda Didrachms were an unusual denomination By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Oinoanda, an ancient Greek city located in the upper valley of...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – Heraclius: The Greatest Emperor You’ve Never...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series  by Mike Markowitz .....   Of the characters conspicuous in history, that of Heraclius is one of the most extraordinary and inconsistent. In the...

Ancient Greek Coins – Tetradrachm Celebrates Naval Victory by Doson

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Tetradrachm Celebrates Naval Victory by Doson Antigonus III Doson was the king of Macedon from 229 to...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Ancient Coins: Gold Light Stater of...

In numismatic circles, Croesus is most famous for introducing the world's first bimetallic standard, issuing coins of both gold and silver. Prior to this,...

Ring in the New Year With the Stack’s Bowers Galleries 2019...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to present details of their auction of world coins, world paper money and ancient coins to be held in...

Metal Detecting Brothers Unearth Ancient Roman Coins in Belgium

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   One of the many fascinating aspects of coins from Ancient Rome is that they are found over a very...

NGC Ancients: The Decline of Roman Imperial Silver Coinage, Part II

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The evolution of silver continued during the last two centuries of the Roman Empire In the previous column (Part I),...

Ancient Coin Profiles – Portrait of Alexander the Great

Macedonia, Philip II, struck under Philip III; Kolophon, c. 322 BC, Stater By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   With no mass media, ancient...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Ptolemies, Part III

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series  by Mike Markowitz .....   THE TRAGIC AND CHAOTIC last generations of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt were dominated by the growing power of...

Jeff Garrett: Rediscover Ancient Coinage

Make amazing historical connections by holding coins that were part of the cogs of commerce millennia ago By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)...

Ancient Coin News – ANS Releases Seleucid Coins Online Version 2

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the release of version 2 (v.2) of the web-based research tool: Seleucid Coins Online (SCO)....

Must Have Ancient Coins: The New Harlan Berk Fixed Price List

By Harlan J. Berk, Ltd ......   Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. is pleased to present our eighth Fixed Price List, which includes 100 high-quality ancient coins....

Ancient Coins – Alexander the Great Tetradrachms and Herakles’ Slaying of...

MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander the Great Tetradrachms (336-323 BC). AR By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The early Macedonian kingdom did not have sufficient...

NGC Ancients: The Decline of Roman Imperial Silver Coinage, Part I

From 27 BCE to 268 CE, the purity of Roman Imperial silver was in a steady decline. By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Beginning in the...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Ptolemies, Part II

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series  by Mike Markowitz .....   Ptolemy IV Philopator (222 – 204 BCE) THE LONG DECLINE OF Ptolemaic Egypt began with the reign of Ptolemy IV,...

Éditions Victor Gadoury Monaco Auction November 16

The 2018 auction put together by Éditions Victor Gadoury is very special. It includes a large variety of highlights ranging from ancients to modern and World...

Prooflike 100 Corona Gold Coin Among Highlights From Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We will be attending the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) from January 10-13, 2019. If you would like us to...

Extremely Rare Judaean and Related Roman Coins Featured in Goldberg’s New...

By Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers ......   Once every few years, an auction of Judaean material of the highest caliber is held, and this will...

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...

Ancient Coin Books: A Collector’s Reference Library for Classical Numismatics

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   The best advice this or any other coin collector ever got is, “Buy the book before you buy the coin.” For beginning...

Ancient Greek Coins – Agathokles’ Victory

Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. Silver Tetradrachm By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... Agathokles was the last of the larger-than-life rulers of Syracuse,...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of the Mongols

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The couriers of the Khan galloped over fifty degrees of longitude, and it was said that a virgin carrying...

Harlan J. Berk’s Free Ancient Coin Verified Authenticity Program

By Harlan J. Berk, Ltd ......   One of the most frequently asked questions we get when it comes to ancient coins is, “How do you...

Ancient Roman Coins – Vespasian Aureus Buried at Pompeii

Vespasian. 69-79 CE. AV Aureus - Rome Mint - Struck 70 CE By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC .... Mt. Vesuvius began erupting...

Harlan J. Berk 206th Buy or Bid Sale: Ancient Coin Lots...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   Harlan J. Berk has just launched its 206th Buy or Bid Sale. Comprising of 511 lots and focusing primarily on...

World Records – The Most Expensive Roman Gold Coin Ever Sold...

As one of the largest surviving Roman gold medallions, this piece is one of only two known. circa 308 CE Eight-Aureus Gold Medallion On April 5,...

Ancient Coins – A Soldier’s Share of Alexander the Great’s Plunder

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Alexander the Great, born in the autumn of 356 BCE and taught by the famous Aristotle,...

Ancient Coin Highlights this Week at MA-Shops

By MA-Shops.com ......   MA-Shops is the world's most trusted online coin & paper money marketplace. Every day,  MA-Shops offers collectors and enthusiasts access to nearly...

Ancient Roman Coins – A Conspiracy to Assassinate the Emperor Nero

Aureus 64-65, AV 7.27 g. NERO CAESAR – AVGVSTVS By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC ...... The name Nero holds a particularly sinister...