Mythical Monsters on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist....

Important and Rare World Coins Headline Tauler and Fau Auctions

By CoinWeek ....   On February 5, 2020, the numismatic auction firm of Tauler and Fau held their Floor Auction 50 at the Gran Meliá Fénix...

Peter van Alfen Honored With ANA Burnett Anderson Memorial Award

Style and Substance Meet in Peter van Alfen's Writings The Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing is presented annually to a researcher,...

Ancient Gold Coins : The First Circulating Gold Coinage and...

Ancient Gold Coins by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   From the The Colosseo Collection   The First Circulating Coinage Little is known about this mysterious...

Numismatic Crime – Ancient Coins Stolen With Bad Check, Burglar Takes...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Burglary Detectives with Williamson County, Tennessee are investigating a residential burglary that resulted...

NGC Ancients – Bronze Coinage of the Greek Kings of Ptolemaic...

Choice and rare 'Bronzes' of ancient Egypt are eagerly sought by collectors   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Egypt under the Greek 'Ptolemaic' kings and queens...

One of the World’s Most Significant Collections of Islamic Coinage on...

By Numismatica Genevensis SA ......   On January 28, the exhibition 'Coins of Islam: History Revealed' opened at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre in Abu Dhabi....

The Athenian Tetradrachm – The Most Iconic Ancient Greek Coin: MA-Shops

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   This blog is about one of the most iconic Greek coins ever minted, known to...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction at 2020 NYINC Realizes Nearly $5.8...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their recently completed Official Auction of the 2020 New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC)—a...

CoinWeek First Read: 100 Greatest Ancient Coins, Second Edition

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Believe us, writing books like...

Ancient Coin Previews From Tauler and Fau Auction 50

By Tauler and Fau ......   Cyzicus and Persephone Today we introduce to you a magnificent tetradrachm from Mysia that will be auctioned in our upcoming Floor...

Heritage Auctions Offers Ancient Coins From the Morris Collection

Morris Collection of Ancient Coins World and ancient coins collectors can bid on a multitude of items this month, as no fewer than three monthly...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Nabataeans

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ...reat must have been the opulence of a city, which could dedicate such monuments to the memory of its...

Janus and New Year Coins in Ancient Rome: MA-Shops

JANUS by Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   As we reflect on the past year, we have much to be thankful for....

Seven Ancient Gold Islamic Coins Found in Israel

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, December 29--the fourth night of Hanukkah--the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced the discovery of seven Islamic gold...

Outstanding Ancient and World Coins at Heritage New York International Auction

As we usher in the beginning of a new decade, it is apparent that the international numismatic market is more vibrant than ever, including...

A Guide to Ancient Coin Collecting

Ancient Coin Collecting by Joe Jaroch - Posted with Permission from AU Capital Management ......   Amassing a collection of ancient coins can seem like a...

Sea Creatures on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ANCIENT PEOPLE WHO lived around the shores of the Mediterranean were intimately familiar with the...

NGC Ancients – Silver Coinage of the Greek Kings of Ptolemaic...

Silver coins of ancient Greek kings of Ptolemaic Egypt remain popular   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Coinage of the Greek kings of Ptolemaic Egypt has long fascinated...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – Ravenna: From Imperial Capital to Byzantine...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ...he sick promenade while the doctors lie abed, the baths freeze while the houses burn, the living are thirsty...

Caesar and His Untimely End on the Ides of March: Stack’s...

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Gaius Julius Caesar, commonly known by his nomen and cognomen (the second and third...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Celtic Coinage of Gaul

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   All Gaul is divided into three parts, one of which the Belgae inhabit, the Aquitani another, those who in...

Wacks Collection Includes Rare Roman Related Judaean Coins

By Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers ......   Ancient Judaean coins – ranging from small bronze “Widow’s Mites” to the impressive silver Shekels of the First...

Künker eLive Auction 57 of Ancient and World Coins and Phaleristics

By Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and collector friends, Have you seen our next eLive Auction 57? This time you will find over 2,200 lots, featuring...

Juba II: A North African Prince at the Nexus of the...

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Juba was born in North Africa around 48 BCE, named after his father, Juba...

NGC Ancients – The Lives of Four Emperors on Roman Coins

A popular way to collect ancient Roman coins is by emperor By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Portraits are one of the hallmarks of coins of...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of the Guptas

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   IN INDIA'S LONG HISTORY, the Gupta Empire (c. 319 – 550 CE) is remembered as a golden age of...

Between Text and Objects: Ancient Coins and the “Periplus of the...

The American Numismatic Society Presents a Lecture with Dr. Shailen Bhandare on Tuesday, December 10, 2019: Between Text and Objects: Coinage and the “Periplus...

Ancient Roman Coins – Victory Over Parthia and the Lost Roman...

Parthia and the Lost Roman Standards By Russell A. Augustin – AU Capital Management, LLC ......   While fighting the battle of Philippi, Octavian vowed to avenge the assassination...

NGC Ancients – Coins From the Strait of Messina

Ancient Coins issued from colonies bordering the Strait of Messina are numerous and interesting Strait of Messina Coins By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The Strait...