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...

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...

American Numismatic Society Announces PELLA Launch

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is excited to announce the launch of its latest digital platform, PELLA (numismatics.org/pella/), an important new research tool for...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 9, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 9, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Vikings knew how to maintain trust in their money By the 880s the Vikings had...

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...
Gold hyperpyron, John V, 1341-47. Images courtesy Princeton University

Princeton University Acquires Peter Donald Collection of Byzantine Coins

By Princeton University Library ......   The Princeton University Numismatic Collection announces the acquisition of Peter Donald’s vast collection of rare Byzantine coins. Comprising 5,280 coins,...

Agora Ancient Coin Auction #36 Now Live

By Agora Auctions....   Agora Auctions sale #36 is live and so is the dedicated Spartan numismatic sale #68. The sale starts at noon on July...

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...

Agora Ancient Coin Auctions helps to resume publication of the Journal of Ancient...

The Journal of Ancient Numismatics (JAN) is a free online journal dedicated to the study of Ancient Coins and Medieval numismatics and history. I am...

New Jersey Chabad Attempts To Build World’s Largest Coin Menorah

By CoinWeek News Staff... Last year, it was canned goods. The year before that, bowling pins. 2012 saw one made of ice. 2010? Legos. But for...

Spink: Incredible Leopard Coinage in September Coin Sale

This autumn, Spink has put together a very impressive array of items for the sale of Ancient, Islamic, British and Foreign Coins and Commemorative...

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...

Poland, St. Patrick and Ancient Rome: Spink Coin Auctions

Spink and Son Ltd. is delighted to announce another installment of their famous auctions of Ancient, British, Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals on March...

Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part 2 (Farthings for Sparrows)

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....

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...

Heritage brings in $6.6 Million as World Coins Sell at CICF Show

The market for World & Ancient Coins continues to show increasing momentum as collectors drove spirited bidding and impressive prices realized throughout the course...

Rarities and Treasure Find of Obing, Bavaria in Numismatik Lanz Coin Auction

The upcoming Numismatic Lanz sale of December 7, 2015 focuses on ancient coins. Nevertheless, world coins are also well-represented featuring spectacular objects. Let’s only...

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...

Israel Recovers Ancient Coins Stolen from Site

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... On December 31, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced that it had recovered over 800 ancient coins from the house...

Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part VI: Graven Image on...

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....

End the Unilateral Trade Sanctions on Collectors

By Wayne Sayles Coin collectors across the U.S. are tired of being singled out with unilateral sanctions.  The State Department’s assault on our ability to...

Heritage Sells Ancient and World Coins in Chicago at CICF Conventions. VIDEO: 2:02

Cris Bierrenbach, Heritage Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com....... An important collection of ancient Roman gold coins was sold at the Chicago International Coin Fair by Heritage...

Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part 4 (Thirty Pieces of...

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....

Spink Ancient Coin Auctions: Venerated Tyrants, Fathers and Unruly Mothers

Spink sees many of the finest collections of coins every year and is delighted to have the honour of preparing their catalogues and conducting...

Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part V: Coins from the...

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....

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...

Coins and Panetta’s Biggest Fear

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting Blog .....   In today's Washington Post, on page 19, columnist George Will (one of my favorite people)...

Highlights of Künker GmbH eLive Auction 37

By Künker GmbH & Company....   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, Our upcoming eLive Auction 37 is available for viewing online now. Please go to eLive-Auction.de and...
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Atlas Numismatics Publishes Newest Fixed-Price List

By Atlas Numismatics....   Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 165 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items: Superb Athenian...