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...

Goldbergs to Auction Landmark Collection of Ancient Coins: Hunter Sale on Feb. 5th in...

On Tuesday, Feb. 5th, the firm of Ira & Larry Goldberg will auction one of the most excellent collections of ancient coins to be...

Six Collections and a Good Deal More – Künker Auction March 11 to 16,...

Six important coin collections and countless smaller ones are hidden in the six auction catalogs illustrating the items to be auctioned off by Osnabruck...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio to Present the Robert O. Ebert Collection at their Official...

Stack’s Bowersand Ponterio will present an exceptional selection of over 4,000 lots of world and ancient coins and paper money at the Official NYINC...

1.3 Million Swiss Francs for Complete Collection of First Islamic Gold Dinars

Numismatica Genevensis turns Geneva into the centre of Islamic numismatics   By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com ......   There was great applause when lot number 439 was...

Richard III Coin Found Near Bosworth Battlefield Sells for £36,000 at Spink

London - A gold coin discovered near the site of the famous Battle of Bosworth in Leicestershire, bearing Richard III’s personal emblem of the boar,...
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...

Legacy of Alexander the Great and Silver Tetradrachms of Azes: NGC Ancients

By David Vagi - Director, NGC Ancients ......   Demand for “exotic” ancient coins has increased sharply in the last decade. One especially popular type is...

Morton and Eden to Sell Greek Coins Formerly in the Collection of Denyse Berend

Important ancient Greek coins exhibited by a leading New York gallery in the 1980s and previously in the collection of Mme. Denyse Bérend, the...

An Amazing 130,000 EUR for a Quadruple Thaler of Christian V of Norway at...

By Ursula Kampmann - www.coinsweekly.com ..... With a total of 8.4 million in overall final bids, a 35 % increase, and only 277 lots still...

Canada’s Finest Ancient Coin Collection, Up for Public Auction in Toronto

Canada’s famed Ancient coin collection of the late William (Bill) McDonald will be up for public auction block in Toronto, Ontario, on September 27,...