Archaic Silver and German Gold Highlight Upcoming Gorny & Mosch Munich Coin Auction

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann ......   The three March auctions of Gorny & Mosch in Munich cater for all tastes. Anyone with a particular interest in...

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...

Top prices for numismatic rarities at Numismatik Lanz

65,000 euros for a Thraco-Macedonian stater, 40,000 euros for the second known antoninianus of Proculus, and 42,000 euros for a zodiac mohur! Despite the...

Ancient Coins: A New Discovery?

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting .....   An article posted December 2, 2013 in The Times of Israel caught my attention among many articles...

The Aurora Collection One of The Finest Collections of Roman Gold Coins To Be...

The Aurora Collection - The New York Sale XXXII One of The Finest Collections of Roman Gold Coins To Be Offered at Auction in...

Colossus of Rhodes – CARIAN ISLANDS. Rhodes. Ca. 340-316 BC. AR didrachm

By Lorie Ann Hambly - Heritage Galleries ........... Rhodes was one of the great maritime cities of the Greek world, located on a spearhead-shaped island...

Ancient Coins: After 107 Years, Hidden Mystery of Hadrian Exercitus Britannicus Revealed

In Bank Leu Auction 25 of ancient coins, which took place on 23 April 1980, one of the coins, lot 305, was an incredible...

Roman Gold Medallion at Gorny & Mosch yields 644,000 euros!

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com....   On 14th October 2013, on the occasion of auction sale 215, Gorny & Mosch sold a unique medallion of...

NGC Ancients: A Survey of Roman Gold — Part 1

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients ......   This month, NGC Ancients examines the evolution of Roman gold coins from the end of the Republic to the...

Ancient Coins – Julia Paula, First Wife Of Elagabalus

By Lorie Ann Hambly - Heritage Classical Coin News The sweet and seemingly innocent young lady depicted on this coin played a not-inconsequential role in...

Ancient Coin Collecting: The Rubber Stamp of Injustice

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting .....   In forfeiture proceedings currently before the United States District Court in Baltimore, the government has prompted genuine...

Kolbe & Fanning September 26 Numismatic Books Mail-Bid Sale a Success

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers held their 130th mail-bid sale of important numismatic books on Thursday, September 26. The sale featured over 600 lots...

A World of Money – Ancient Coins: The Flavian Amphitheatre

Titus (AD 79-81). Orichalcum sestertius (33mm, 26.90 gm, 6h). Rome, AD 80-81. Oblique overhead view of the Colosseum (Flavian Amphitheater); the exterior displaying four...

Ancient Coins: The Complete Coinage of Septimius Severus, a new eBook by Rasiel Suarez

Ancient Coins: The Roman Empire was the keystone of modern Western civilization. Language, religion, the arts and sciences, law and many other fields have...

Atlas Numismatics Opens For Business

After 12 years of running the world coin department for Northeast Numismatics, James Ricks has launched a new company, Atlas Numismatics. Founded in New York...

Ancient Coins as Cultural Property : If the Shoe Fits ….. Wear It

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting .....   In a recent archaeo-blogger post by Paul Barford, cultural property nationalist Nigel Swift wrote: The level and vehemence...

Roman Coins at their Best in the Gorny & Mosch October Ancient Coins Auction

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com....   Roman coins in finest quality are offered by the Old Sable Collection, opener of the Gorny & Mosch auction...

Ancient Coins: Rare Macedonian Tetradrachm tells a story from the beginnings of the Roman...

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com ……. A rare Macedonian tetradrachm, minted around 147 B. C., tells a story from the beginnings of the Roman...

Ancient Coin Auction News: €170,000 for Eumenes II

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com ……. That was the rarest stephanephoric tetradrachm of all: the enigmatic coin with the only known coin portrait of...

Morton & Eden To Sell Rare Ptolemy V Tetradrachm From Acre

Historically important coin recalls troubled king who lost his rule of Judaea An exceptionally rare coin struck in the year that the boy king of...

NGC Ancients: Exaggerated Portraits on Roman Coinage

Posted by Josh Illingworth, NGC Ancients Throughout the course of Roman history, a vast number of rulers and other members of the elite classes appeared on the...

German Supreme Court ruling favorable to Ancient Coin Collectors

By Wayne G. Sayles – Ancient Coin Collectors Guild …….. While U.S. Courts have consistently avoided hearing arguments about the validity of imposing trade restrictions...

Harlan Berk Talks About Pricing for the Ancient Coin Market – VIDEO: 1:57

Harlan J. Berk - Interviewer: David Lisot .......... Harlan Berk has bought and sold major ancient coin rarities for decades. He shares his perspective of the...

Numismatic Personality: David Hendin, April 19, 2013. VIDEO: 7:38.

Interviewer: David Lisot David Hendin has dug ancient coins out of the ground in archeological digs and then written books about them. He is one of...

Ancient Coin Collectors Guild and Legislation Affecting Ancient Coin Importation. VIDEO: 2:45.

Wayne Sayles, Executive Director, Ancient Coin Collectors Guild Interviewer: David Lisot Recent legislation has made it very difficult to import ancient coins into the United States...

“Coins of the Holy Land” New Book Released at 2013 CICF in Chicago. VIDEO:...

A landmark book has been published by the American Numismatic Society and edited by David Hendin and Andrew Meadows based on the collection of...

Morton & Eden to Sell Coins from the Dawn of Islam

Single gold dinar alone estimated at £280,000 Specialist London auctioneers Morton & Eden will sell three of the earliest and rarest Islamic gold coins in...

Ancient Roman Gold Coins Shine at Gorny & Mosch Auction

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com....   57,500 euros for an aureus of Augustus, 80,500 euros for Septimius Severus and Otho, nearly 53,000 euros for Diocletian...

From small acorns…. Ancient Coin Collectors on the steps of the Supreme Court

By Wayne G. Sayles - Ancient Coin Collectors Guild ........ Some 50,000 Americans who call themselves Ancient Coin Collectors are hopeful that February 12, 2013...

A Feast for Collectors at Numismatik Lanz Auction 155 with Numismatic Rarities including the...

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com ……. It was one of these auctions collectors love: In auction 155 of Numismatik Lanz items from old collections...