Ancient Coins – The Wealth of the Persian Empire

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... The Colosseo Collection of Ancient Coins ...... Thanks to intelligent political leadership and forward-thinking approaches to governing,...

New Numismatic Book – Ancient Coins through the Bible

Joseph A. Dow, Author Interviewer: David Lisot A new book has been published featuring the coins in the Bible from the period 650 BC to...
The Gold Coins of Ancient Carthage

The Gold Coins of Ancient Carthage

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Phoenician traders first landed in northern Tunis and founded Qart-Ḥadašt or the “New City” in the second half of...
NGC Ancients: Roman Coins on a Budget

NGC Ancients – Collecting Roman Coins on a Budget

Roman coins are readily available and can be acquired for reasonable prices   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Like so many areas of numismatics, ancient coins...

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...

CGB founder Michel Prieur RIP

Michel Prieur, founder and president of Compagnie Générale de Bourse (CGB) passed away last week in Paris leaving behind a legacy of important contributions...

Theodosia, Gorgippia, & Phanagoria: Ancient Greek Coins of the Black Sea’s Northern Coast

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   This is the third article in a series on the Greek colonies on the northern coast of the Black...

Ships on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   “We keep you alive to serve this ship. So row well and live.” ...

Éditions V. Gadoury Monaco October 22-23 Auction

By Éditions V. Gadoury Monaco ...... Gadoury 2021: World Rarities of Excellent Quality On October 22 and 23, 2021, world rarities of excellent quality from antiquity...
Ancient Coins: The Beginning of Coinage

Ancient Coins: The Beginning of Coinage

Ancient Coins By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Colosseo Ancient Coins Collection .........   The Beginning of Coinage Shown with expressive and diverse imagery...
Roman Gold -Tiberius (AD 14-37). AV aureus

Ancient Roman Coins – The Tribute Penny – Render Unto Caesar What Is Caesar’s

Tribute Penny - Tiberius (14-37 CE). AV aureus ). Lugdunum, ca. 18-35 CE. The same type was also issued in silver, which became known as...
Künker Offers Ancient Greek, Roman and Celtic Coins in Spring Auctions

Künker Offers Ancient Greek, Roman and Celtic Coins in Spring Auctions

Künker Auctions 365-367 by Künker GmbH ......   The second part of Künker’s Spring Auction Sales is completely dedicated to antiquity. In addition to many collections...

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...

Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part VIII: Coin with Image...

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 this...

Metal Detectorist Finds Treasure Hoard of 8,000 Ancient Roman Coins

By Shaquille Brissett for Gainesville Coins ....   Another roman Coin Hoard found with metal detector There are times when persistence pays off in a big way....

Viking Silver Coin Hoard Found in Denmark

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Two men with metal detectors struck it big earlier this month when their find in southern Zealand (Denmark)...

The ANS Lyceum: New Online Educational Program to Begin March 31

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) announces the ANS Lyceum, a new online educational program. Over the course of several weeks, participants will have the...
Salome and the Rarity of Coins Featuring People From The Bible - By Mike Beall

Salome and the Rarity of Coins Featuring People From The Bible

By Michael Beall for CoinWeek .....   Portraits of important persons in ancient times are among the most sought-after pieces of ancient coinage, though key biblical...

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...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Enigma of the Oinoanda Didrachms

Oinoanda Didrachms were an unusual denomination Oinoanda Didrachms By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Oinoanda, an ancient Greek city located in the upper...
CoinWeek Podcast #157: The History of Numismatics - Mike Markowitz

CoinWeek Podcast #157: The History of Numismatics

CoinWeek Podcast #157: The History of Numismatics Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...

Heritage June Hong Kong Auction of Ancient and World Coins Opens for Bidding Soon

Heritage presents another assortment of coins in the first of our two annual Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair auctions, this one scheduled for June...

MA-Shops: Jupiter on Ancient Coins

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Jupiter, the Roman Zeus Last month I spoke a little about mythology on ancient coins. This...
The Origin of Specie: How Gold and Silver Became Money - by Mike Markowitz

The Origin of Specie: How Gold and Silver Became Money

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   ...And unto Sarah he said, Behold, I have given thy brother a thousand pieces of silver. --Genesis, 20:16 ABIMELECH,...

Ancient Coins – ANS Introduces Seleucid Coins Online Numismatic Reference

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the release of a new web-based research tool: Seleucid Coins Online (SCO) (numismatics.org/sco). As a...
Regent Collection of Australian Gold at Heritage Auctions World & Ancient Coin Event

Regent Collection of Australian Gold at Heritage Auctions World & Ancient Coin Event

Central States auction also features magnificent trove of British coins   The Regent Collection, one of the finest selections of early Australian gold ever assembled, will...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 22, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 22, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The history keepers On a cool, cloudy Tuesday morning ... a coin collector stops by...

Heritage Signature Auctions: 4,300 World Coin Lots up for Bidding in Long Beach

Heritage's Long Beach World & Ancient coins Signature auction, scheduled for September 8-12, is open for bidding! Although it feels like the final hammer...

The Byzantine Anonymous Follis – CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   IN THE ANCIENT world, gold and silver were the coinage of the elite, but humble copper was the coinage...

Byzantine Bronzes at EAC

Members of Early American Coppers (EAC) are collectors of early American copper coins. Once you get the "copper bug" you find out that copper...