Ancient Roman Coins – The Tribute Penny – Render Unto Caesar...

Tribute Penny - Tiberius (14-37 CE). AV aureus ). Lugdunum, ca. 18-35 CE. The same type was also issued in silver, which became known as...

NGC Ancients: Late Roman Coin Reverse Types, Part 1

The reverse designs of late Roman coins typically feature military themes   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Coins of the Late Roman Empire have a remarkable...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – The Seleucids and Their Coins: Part...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   Part I | Part II Antiochus V & Timarchus When Seleucid king Antiochus IV died unexpectedly in 164 BCE, he left...

Ancient Gold Coin Profiles – Civic Badge of Cyzicus

Ancient Gold Coin - Mysia, Cyzicus. Hekte circa 500-450 By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Cyzicus was one of the great trade...

Whitman Debuts Expanded 2nd Edition Harlan Berk’s 100 Greatest Ancient Coins

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the second edition of 100 Greatest Ancient Coins, by noted historian of the ancient world and professional coin...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – The Seleucids and Their Coins: Part...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   Part I Antiochus III When Seleucus III was poisoned by his officers in 223 BCE, his 18-year-old son, Antiochus, inherited an...

Ancient Roman Coins – Rome at Its Finest Under Emperor...

138-161 AD. Aureus, 7.30g (6h). Rome, 140-4 CE By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Antoninus Pius is remembered by history as a...

Scarce Cameo 1882 Proof Half Dollar Among New Inventory at Atlas...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Whitman Spring Expo February 28 through March 3, 2019. If you would like us to...

NGC Ancients: Late Roman Coin Obverse Types

Roman Emperors and many of their family members had coins with their portraits issued By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Coins of the Late Roman Empire...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – The Seleucids and Their Coins: Part...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   MURDEROUS AND TREACHEROUS, the Seleucids, a Greek dynasty who ruled much of the Middle East from 312 to 64...

Ancient Coin News – ANS Announces Ptolemaic Coins Online

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the release of a new web-based research tool: Ptolemaic Coins Online (PCO). As part of the...

Ancient Coin Profile – Faustina the Elder Roman Imperial Gold Aureus

The Five Good Emperors and Antoninus Pius From about the end of the first century (96 CE) to near the end of the second (180),...

Ancient Greek Coins – New Style Athens Tetradrachm

Attica, Athens AR Tetradrachm. New Style Coinage, circa 154-153 BC By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Athens was once immensely powerful and independent,...

Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction of Ancient Coins, World Coins and Paper...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their January 2019 New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) Auction. An important and diverse...

Atlas Numismatics Publishes Newest Fixed-Price List

Atlas Numismatics Publishes Their Newest Fixed-Price List Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 416 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed prices. Selections include...

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...