Ancient Greek Coins – Tetradrachm Celebrates Naval Victory by Doson

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Tetradrachm Celebrates Naval Victory by Doson Antigonus III Doson was the king of Macedon from 229 to...

Monaco Rare Coins Announces Roman Earthquake Relief Fund

Ancient Roman Coins Offer Relief for Italy Earthquake Victims Gold & Silver Romans Purchased This Month Generate a 5% Relief Fund Donation By Monaco Rare Coins...

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...

Being Wise About Owls: The Athenian Owl Tetradrachm

By Michael Beall .....   A version of this article originally appeared in the VNA Magazine   A large increase in the supply of any collectible is...
Metal Monsters: The Biggest Ancient Coins

Metal Monsters: The Biggest Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ......   IN 2007, CANADA captured a world record by producing five examples of a 100-kilogram gold piece (220.5...
Stack’s Bowers and Kunker Auctions to Sell Historic Salton Collection of Ancient and World Coins

Stack’s Bowers and Kunker Auctions to Sell Historic Salton Collection of Ancient and World...

Auction houses Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Künker have been chosen to sell the illustrious Mark and Lottie Salton Collection, a comprehensive holding of many...

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...

Heritage Auctions Offers Ancient Coins From the Morris Collection

Morris Collection of Ancient Coins World and ancient coins collectors can bid on a multitude of items this month, as no fewer than three monthly...

Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part VII: Persian Gold Daric....

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series Writer Mike Markowitz has long brought context and his unique insights into the fascinating world of ancient coins to contemporary collectors. In...
Four Reasons the Ancient Coin Market is Complicated - Tyler Rossi

Four Reasons the Ancient Coin Market is Complicated

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   One of the most common questions I receive as a numismatist and a numismatic writer is: How much did...

Coin Profile – The Owl of Athena (circa 449–413 BCE) Silver Tetradrachm

Silver tetradrachm coin depicting the owl of Athena (circa 449–413 BCE). The inscription "ΑΘΕ" is an abbreviation of ΑΘΗΝΑΙΩΝ, which may be translated as...

Harlan J. Berk: Crucifixion Period Roman Nail and Widow’s Mite Set – Video: 4:37

Chicago-based coin dealer Harlan J. Berk specializes in coins and unusual items from antiquity. In this video, Harlan discusses a special collector set that his firm...

ANS Announces New Digitization Program for Roman Coins. VIDEO: 13:57

Giles Bransbourg, Adjunct Curator of Roman Coins, American Numismatic Society, Moderator: Harlan Berk....   A new program to digitize the Roman coins in the ANS Collection...

Digitizing a Well-Kept Secret: Cornell’s Ancient Coin Collection

By Linda B. Glaser - Cornell University Cornell's coin collection is one of the best-kept secrets on campus, but if archaeologist Annetta Alexandridis has her...

Harlan J. Berk 206th Buy or Bid Sale: Ancient Coin Lots You Need to...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Harlan J. Berk has just launched its 206th Buy or Bid Sale. Comprising of 511 lots and focusing primarily on...

CoinWeek Podcast #161: Let’s Get Medieval: Mike Markowitz on Coins of the Middle Ages

  The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
Identifying Ancient Roman Coins: An OCRE Tool - American Numismatic Society (ANS)

ANS Launches Online Fundraising Campaign for OCRE

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) aims to incorporate major new research on Roman Imperial Coinage into its hugely popular digital resource Online Coins of...

Ancient Coins – The Greek and Roman Coin Collection of Alexandre Carathéodory Pasha (1833–1906)

By David Vagi - Director, NGC Ancients ......   The ancient coins in the Alexandre Carathéodory collection were mainly Greek and Roman issues. Alexandre Carathéodory Pasha, a towering...

Stack’s Bowers Ancient Coins: Stunning Denarius of Brutus

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stacks Bowers ......   For our second preview for the upcoming Stack’s Bowers Galleries January 2017 New York International...

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 1

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Is there anything better suited to honor the famous figures of history than a coin? * *...

Collection of Ancient Roman Silver Denarii in Special Internet Auction

The Paul Balla Collection is a true labor of love, assembled with care and connoisseurship, with each Roman Emperor represented by multiple reverse types...

Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part 1 (Tribute Penny)

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series writer Mike Markowitz has long brought context and his unique insights into the fascinating world of ancient coins to contemporary collectors....

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Twelve Caesars

By Mike Markowitz .....   Upon what meat doth this our Caesar feed. That he is grown so great? -- Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, Act 1, Scene 2 Julius...

MA-Shops: Hercules on Ancient Coins

By Joël van Dam - Owner of Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   There is no theme based on myths in the history of coinage that can...

NGC Ancients: Rare Overstruck “Judaea Capta” Bar Kokhba Coin Discovered

NGC brings to light one of the fabled rarities of ancient Jewish coinage In 132 CE, following nearly 60 years of simmering resentment towards the...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Ancient Coins Under $100

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Aren’t they very expensive? Along with How do you know they’re authentic?, this is probably the most common question that...

Byzantine Gold Coin Collection Sells for Record Prices at Long Beach Expo. VIDEO: 4:10

Sam Spiegel, Senior Numismatist, Heritage Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com..... An important ancient coin collection was sold by Heritage Auctions at the Long Beach Expo that...

Three Collections Bolster Heritage ANA World & Ancient Coin Auctions

Thursday, August 11, 2016 at the Anaheim Convention Center; featuring the Cape Coral of Multiple Talers, the Redwood Collection of Swiss Coinage, and the...

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...

The Coinage of Rhegium

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   FOR CENTURIES, THE narrow Strait of Messina that separates Sicily from the toe of Italy...