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...

Tyrant Collection’s Historic Ancient Coin Treasures Coming To Long Beach

“Tyrants of the Tigris & Euphrates” exhibit from the Tyrant Collection showcases nearly 2,600 years of numismatic history at June 2018 Long Beach Expo The...

Ancient Coins – A Survey of Roman Gold Coins — Part...

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients ......   Part 1 At the beginning of the fourth century CE, the Roman Empire found itself in a prolonged economic decline....

Choice 1739 Mexican 8 Escudos Highlight World & Ancient Coins...

By Chris Chatigny - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stacks Bowers ......   Choice 1739 Mexican 8 Escudos The upcoming Stack’s Bowers Galleries May Collectors Choice Online Auction featuring...

Ancient Coins – Zeus, the King of the Gods

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   Depending on who was in control at the time, the electrum coinage of Phokaia...

Ancient Coins – The Most Famous Coin of Antiquity – the...

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   Athens was a great military power in ancient Greece and is considered the birthplace...

Metal Detectorists Find Silver Coin Treasure Hoard Linked to King “Bluetooth”

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On April 16, archaeologists in northern Germany announced the discovery of a hoard of about 600 silver coins linked to...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Ancient Coinage of Armenia

By Mike Markowitz ....   The Armenians have been described through the centuries as adaptable, resilient, enterprising and steadfast. How they managed to survive while larger...

Ancient Electrum Coins – Strength and Unity of an Empire

By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   The ancient Greek island of Lesbos was located in the northeastern Aegean Sea...

NGC Ancient Coins: Electrum Hectae of Asia Minor

Greek hectae coins come in over several hundred designs. Among the most avidly collected of Greek coins are hectae – or 1/6th staters – small,...

From Ancient to Modern – The Square-Holed Cash Coinage of China:...

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Most collectors have seen these coins and there's a chance you might even have one...

World Medals & Tokens Highlight Latest From Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Chicago Coin Expo 2018 April 18-21, and the Long Beach Expo from June 14 to...

Ancient & World Coin Auction Results From Künker Auctions

With more than 3,000 bidders and 400 present in Osnabrück, spring Künkers auctions were a full success. The 6,700 lots rose from a total estimate of 7.3...

CoinWeek Podcast #93: Ancient Coins Show Bustling Marketplace

 CoinWeek Podcast #93: Ancient Coins Show Bustling Marketplace Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast...

Ancient Coins : Lydian Gold Considered the First Coins in the...

By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   Lydian Coins are considers to be the First Coins ever produced and used. The...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Terrible Ninth Century

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   MOST PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT medievalists would be hard pressed to name one thing that happened between the years...

Diverse Ancient & World Coin Rarities at Heritage Chicago Coin Expo...

An Auction with an Ancient and World Coin Focus Preparing for this year's Chicago Coin Expo has brought with it new faces, new goals, and,...

A Guide to Ancient Coin Collecting

By Joe Jaroch -  Posted with Permission from AU Capital Management ..........   Amassing a collection of ancient coins can seem like a daunting task: the...

Ancient Gold Coins : The First Circulating Gold Coinage and...

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Colosseo Collection The First Circulating Coinage Little is known about this mysterious archaic electrum coinage - the...

Latest Coins from Atlas Numismatics Include Ancient Rarities, German Goetz Medal

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Whitman Spring Expo in Baltimore March 22-25, the Chicago Coin Expo 2018 April 18-21st, and...

Ancient Coins: The Beginning of Coinage

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection .........   The Beginning of Coinage Shown with expressive and diverse imagery today, ancient coins started from...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Ancient Coinage of Yemen

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   The ancient coinage of Southern Arabia is one of the most obscure branches of numismatics. In origin...

First Coin Portraits in World History Feature in Upcoming Künker Auction

From March 19-23, 2018 Künker Auction will offer early Graeco-Persian portraits, Aes Grave, mining coins, as well as coins and medals from the Habsburg...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Tumultuous History of Kamarina

By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The history of Kamarina, a port city on the southern coast of Sicily, is among...

Ancient Coins and History of the Beginning of the Gallic Empire:...

By Joël van Dam - Owner of Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   For some years, there was an empire inside the Roman Empire. It had his...

Building Museums One Coin at a Time: Mike Markowitz Interviews David...

By CoinWeek ....   Earlier this year, Charles teamed up with CoinWeek's resident Ancient Coin expert Mike Markowitz to check out the New York International Numismatic...

NGC Ancient Coins: Celt-Iberian “Horseman” Denarii

Coinage you might’ve seen in northeastern Spain 2,100 years ago Among the most charming coinages of the ancient world are the horseman (jinete) denarii produced...