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,...

Over $1.5 Million in Judaean Coins sell in Shoshana II Auction

A magnificent gold Aureus of the Roman Emperor Macrinus, dated to 218 AD, shattered pre-auction expectations, selling for $203,150 against a $40,000 estimate as a...

The Shoshana Collection of Ancient Judaean Coins, Part 2, comes to Long Beach from...

Five-year run of Judaean rebel silver shekels struck during the Jewish War highlight second offering of landmark ancient coin collection, offered Sept. 5 BEVERLY HILLS...

NGC Ancients: Shekels and Half-Shekels of Tyre – A Brief Survey

By Josh Illingworth -- NGC Ancients .......   NGC Ancients examines the silver Shekels and Half-Shekels of Tyre, some of the most recognizable coins of the ancient...

OCRE – A Major New Tool for Ancient Roman Numismatics

Today, in collaboration with New York University’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, the ANS launches a major new tool to aid...

Ancient Coins Found by Metal Detectorists in Bedforshire Star in London Auction

Roman silver miliarensis came third in Nation’s Greatest Find contest   A Roman silver coin dug from a field in Bedfordshire by an amateur metal detectorist that...

Numismatist’s Collection to be Sold to Benefit British Museum

The Kenneth Day Collection expected to raise £30,000   Ancient Roman coins collected by numismatist the late Ken Day are to be sold in a specialist...

One of the Joys of Ancient Coin Collecting

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting Blog..... Did you ever look at the image on an ancient coin and wonder, why did they choose...
Ancient Coins from the Jim Seaver Collection

Morton & Eden to Sell 5,000 Greek and Roman Coins from the Seaver Collection

Kansas University professor’s ancient coins to be offered for sale on 3rd July Kansas University Professor Jim Seaver was a collector of epic proportions. Through his...

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...
Syracuse decadrachms - NGC Ancients

NGC Ancients: Ancient Masterpieces — Decadrachms of Kimon and Euainetos

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients ......   This month, NGC Ancients examines the series of silver decadrachms struck at Syracuse (Sicily) in the fifth to...

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...

Morton & Eden Announce Sale of Iconic Greek Coins From 5th Century BC

Specialist auctioneers Morton & Eden will offer four classical Greek coins dating from the fifth century BCE in a sale in London on Monday,...

Greatest Collection of Judaean Coins Ever Offered

  Heritage recently announced their offering of The Shoshana Collection of Ancient Judean Coins. Assembled over the course of four decades by a diligent collector...

Cool Coins! London Coin Fair 2012 February

Interviewer: David Lisot Steve Hill - Director, A.H. Baldwin & Sons: 1601 Elizabeth I silver crown Stephen Lockett - Director, London Coins Ltd: Henry VIII...

Smuggling and Cyprus

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting .....   I'm shocked! For years, we've been told by "experts" that the market for looted coins is in America,...

Prototype Silver Shekel Highlights Shoshana Collection Offerings

The first silver shekel struck in Jerusalem by Jewish forces rebelling against Roman oppression in the first century CE, one of only two...