Ancient Coins – The Wealth of the Persian Empire

The Colosseo Collection of Ancient Coins ......By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC Thanks to intelligent political leadership and forward-thinking approaches to governing, the...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part 5

NGC's David Vagi finishes his discussion of some of the most familiar designs of ancient Greek coins in the last of a multi-part series By David...

MA-Shops: Jupiter on Ancient Coins

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Jupiter, the Roman Zeus Last month I spoke a little about mythology on ancient coins. This...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Eagles and Coinage of Akragas

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   Akragas was a wealthy and powerful Greek state on the southern coast of Sicily,...

Grading Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   FEW TOPICS IN CLASSICAL numismatics provoke more ferocious argument than the grading of ancient coins. Among collectors of...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part 4

David Vagi continues his discussion of the designs of select ancient Greek coins in the fourth of a multi-part series By David Vagi - Director, NGC...

Heritage Adds Comprehensive Ancient Coins Data to HA.com

Comparable auction results and graded population guide for ancient coins marks another first for leading numismatic auctioneer Collectors of ancient coins now have more information...

Harlan J. Berk Brings Ancient, US and World Coins to MA-Shops

Established in 1964, Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. is located in downtown Chicago’s business and financial district. This location has been a coin store since...

Ancient Coins – Elephants on Ancient Coinage

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   STRONG, INTELLIGENT AND LONG-LIVED - yet surprisingly gentle - elephants have long exerted a powerful hold over...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part III

David Vagi continues his discussion of the designs of select ancient Greek coins in the third of a multi-part series By David Vagi - Director, NGC...

Ancient Coins – The Sacred Stone of Kaunos Coinage

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   Kaunos was a prominent trading center in Asia Minor alongside Lycia and Caria. It...

Elegant Julia Domna Aureus with Imperial Family at Stack’s Bowers ANA...

By Chris Chatigny - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   This next ancient coin preview from our August ANA World's Fair of Money auction is...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part II

David Vagi continues his discussion of the designs of select ancient Greek coins in the second of a multi-part series By David Vagi - Director, NGC...

Monster: The Coinage of Caligula

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   Oderint, dum metuant (Let them hate, so long as they fear). -- Caligula THE ANNALS OF THE ROMAN...

MA-Shops: Myths on Ancient Coins

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   A Theoretical Context In this blog I will talk about an iconographic theme on coins that...

Numismatic Rarities at Lanz Auction 166

The auction house Lanz from Munich is holding its 166th auction on June 11, 2018. These 326 lots cover the entire numismatic array from...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part I

NGC's David Vagi discusses the design varieties of select ancient Greek coins in this first of a multi-part series By David Vagi - Director, NGC Ancients...

Imperial Wannabes: The Ancient Coinage of Roman Usurpers

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   IMPERIAL ROME NEVER REALLY solved the problem of orderly succession to power. The “normal” pattern of inheritance...

Ancient Coin Profile – The First Facing Portrait of a King

LYCIA. Dynasts of Lycia, Perikles (c.375-360 BCE), Silver Stater By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... Lycia was a mountainous region in Anatolia with...

NGC Ancient Coins – Roman Coin Designs and Origins of the...

Roman coin designs feature mythological accounts of the republic’s origins such as Romulus and Remus depicted above. Like people of almost every civilization, the Romans revered...

Ancient Coins: Gorgeous Septimius Severus Gold Aureus in Stack’s Bowers ANA...

By Chris Chatigny - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stacks Bowers ......   Our first ancient coin preview for the August ANA World's Fair of Money is a...

NGC Ancient Coins – The Tetrarchy of Diocletian

NGC Ancients explores the Age of Diocletian and its coinage The last two months of 284 CE marked a crisis point for the Roman Empire....

Rare Gold World Coins in High Grades at Nomisma Auction 57....

Dear Collector, Nomisma Spa Numismatic Auction 57 will be held in Borgo Maggiore (RSM) at the Grand Hotel Primavera. The auction will be held...

English Museum Acquires Hoard of Ancient Gold Coins from Gallic Wars

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   A hoard of 10 gold coins discovered in Kent in 2016 is finally on display at a nearby...

Ancient Coins on Modern Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   COINAGE IS CONSERVATIVE. IF a denizen of ancient Rome picked up a modern American dime, he would...

Stack’s Bowers Collectors Choice Coin Auction Highlights: Ancient Billon, Brazilian Gold

By Chris Chatigny - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stacks Bowers ......   Rare Alexander of Carthage Rebellion Issue The upcoming Stack’s Bowers Galleries May Collectors Choice Online Coin...

ANA World’s Fair of Money Coming to Philadelphia

The 2018 World’s Fair of Money® in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania is fast approaching, and so are many of the registration deadlines for the August 14-18...

The Stack’s Bowers May 2018 Collectors Choice Online Auction of Ancients,...

Our Biannual Collectors Choice Sale Online Auction featuring Ancients, World Coins and Paper Money is now available for viewing and bidding at StacksBowers.com. The...

Anceint Coins – Superb Nero Aureus will be in Stack’s Bowers...

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Stack's Bowers Ancient Coins Cataloger The upcoming Stack’s Bowers Galleries May Collectors Choice Online Auction featuring World and Ancient Coins...

NGC Ancient Coins: The Second Punic War

Coins are the most abundant relics of the Second Punic War One of the most interesting and most challenging themes in the world of ancient...