CoinWeek: Cool Coins! 2017 Episode 4 – 4K Video

We bring to you the fourth episode of Cool Coins!, with four great coins from the bourse. Like Eisenhower dollars? This episode we have two...
oktadrachm of Getas, King of the Edonians from 480-460

An Important Collection of Bracteates to be Offered Dec. 10-11 by Numismatik Lanz

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com ......   From ancient coins to magnificent issues from the Middle Ages and Modern Era – Numismatik Lanz is...
Small Change: The Tiniest Ancient Coins

Small Change: The Tiniest Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   “Parva Ne Pereant” IN 2014, THE British Royal Mint issued a gold proof 50p coin only eight mm...

Ancient Greek Coins – Agathokles’ Victory

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

Baldwin’s Auction 71 Announced

Baldwin’s auction 71, the second of two official Coinex auctions, contains an array of high quality, interesting pieces from the Indian, Ancient and Islamic...

New Coins from Atlas Numismatics – November 2016

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 304 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...

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...

Markowitz: Five Things You Need to Start Collecting Ancient Coins – Video: 3:59

Ancient Coins might seem like a daunting area of numismatics to focus on for beginners. "Not so," says CoinWeek Ancient Coin Expert Mike Markowitz. In...

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...
Coins of the Persian Kings of Kings

Coins of the Persian Kings of Kings

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The Persians did not have a coinage system of their own until about 546 BCE when Cyrus the...

Ancient Coin Highlights from the Gemini Auction to be Held at New York International....

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...

Ancient Roman Coins: The Coins of Crassus

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   What does it take for an ancient historian to claim that you died by having molten gold poured down...

Collectible or Not? A Study of Ancient Coin Fourées

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Seemingly in accordance with human nature, people began producing counterfeits immediately after the first coins in the world were...

The Image of Jesus on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   As with politicians, nothing is more important to gods than image ... Perhaps this is the secret...

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...

The Coinage of Ancient Mauretania

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   ANCIENT MAURETANIA WAS a region of coastal North Africa stretching from modern-day Algeria to Morocco. It should...

Ancient Coin Books – Highlights from the William A. Burd Library

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers will be offering coin books highlights from the outstanding numismatic library formed by Chicagoan William A. Burd in our...

Gorny & Mosch Spring Auction: Numismatic Masterpieces from Antiquity, the Middle Ages and Modern...

Between March 7 and 9, 2016, Gorny & Mosch will conduct its traditional spring auction. Three sessions will offer numismatic masterpieces dating back as...

Oldest Coin in the World Acquired by Texas Collector

The oldest coin in the world was just sold by a rare coin company in Austin to a private collector. Estimated to be one...

Ancient Greek Coin Design Features – Front Facing Portraiture

Greek Coin - An apparently unique variety (the only specimen known with this magistrate name) of an extremely rare type.   Greek Coin with Front Facing...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – Horses on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   MORE THAN ANY other animal (except perhaps the dog), the horse is beloved for its strength, intelligence,...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Travels With Hadrian

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   IN THE ANCIENT world, travel was hazardous and uncomfortable, even for the elite. Yet remarkably, the Roman emperor Hadrian spent...

Künker eLive Auction 55 of Ancient and World Coins Starts Today

By Künker GmbH ......   Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts, Today starts our eLive Auction 55 session with more than 1,500 lots, featuring pieces ranging from the...

Ancient, World Coin Heritage Signature Auction Open for Bidding Soon

As we come to present our August 5-7 August Signature Auction of World and Ancient Coins, we cannot help but reflect on the changing...
Carl Subak – A Century of Roman Coin Collecting

Carl Subak – A Century of Roman Coin Collecting

By Susan Subak .....   While coins and the hobby itself are often passed down through the generations, few people can claim almost a century of...
Special Offering of Ancient Roman Coins in Heritage Auctions Month-Long Sale

Special Offering of Ancient Roman Coins in Heritage Auctions Month-Long Sale

The Heritage Month-Long auction closing on February 28 features Part I of A Special Collection of Ancient Coins. This offering concentrates on Roman Imperial...
The Humble Coinage of the First Seleucid King - Ancient Greek Seleucid Coins

The Humble Coinage of the First Seleucid King

Seleucus I Nicator, the founder of the Seleucid Empire, never put his own portrait on the empire’s coinage. Why?   By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Since...

CoinWeek Ancient Coins Series: How Ancient Coins Were Made

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   BRICKS WERE PROBABLY the first mass-produced industrial product. Cast bronze arrowheads, produced by the millions, might well have been...

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...
Silver Denarius of Juba II offered at NYINC 2020 by Stack's Bowers Auctions

Juba II: A North African Prince at the Nexus of the Roman World

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