Goldbergs: Extraordinary Collection of Ancient Jewish Coins at Auction January 10

By Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers ......   One of the most extensive collections of extraordinary high quality ancient Jewish coins, assembled by a Long Island...

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: Modern Fakes of Ancient Coins

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   “To declare that a forged coin is genuine is a mistake, but to declare that a genuine coin is...

Ancient Coin News – 2,000-Year-Old Roman Bronze Coins Found in Switzerland

Credit: Aargau canton archeology department   By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   A team of archaeologists in Switzerland are trying to make sense of a discovery...

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 First...

Stack’s Bowers Ancient Coins: Domitian, Last of the Twelve Caesars

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stacks Bowers ......   The January New York International (NYINC) Auction features some fantastic world and ancient numismatic treasures...

Ancient Coin News – Metal Detectorist Challenges Alton Hoard Value

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   In 1996, a Briton who was interested in archaeology and metal detecting as a pastime discovered one of...

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...

World Coin Auctions – Numismatic Rarities at Numismatik Lanz

Highlights of the upcoming Lanz Auction include an aureus of Magna Urbica with a provenance dating back as far as 1907 and an elaborately...

New Coins from Atlas Numismatics – November 2016

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 304 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...

Philosopher King: The Coinage of Marcus Aurelius

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   Begin the morning by saying to thyself, I shall meet with the busy-body, the ungrateful, arrogant, deceitful,...

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

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...

CoinWeek Podcast #46: Ancient Coins – What We Can Learn. How...

CoinWeek Podcast #46: Ancient Coins - What We Can Learn. How Coins Changed Us. Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

New Ancient, World Coin Inventory from Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 515 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...

SAFE Collecting Supplies: Around the World in 3 Coins

By SAFE® Collecting Supplies ......   Here at SAFE® Collecting Supplies we cover ample news and history about American coinage, but there’s a rich culture of...

The Global War Against Collectors of Ancient Coins

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   By including antiquities within the political construction “cultural property” nationalist retentionist cultural policies often claim all antiquities from beneath,...

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...

Künker Auctions: 300,000 Euros for Roman Aureus on Defeat of Judaea

In the Künker Fall Auctions week, spectacular results were achieved: 300,000 euros for an aureus of Vespasian featuring defeated Judaea, 42,000 euros for a...

CoinWeek Video Coin Profile: The Carthaginian 1 1/2 Gold and Silver...

Atlas Numismatics and CoinWeek offer a look into the world of ancient Carthage with this video coin profile of the Carthaginian 1 1/2 Shekel...

NGC Ancients – Thoughts on Collecting Ancient Coins

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Ancient coins are extremely popular because of their historical importance, artistic merit and affordability. This year’s ANA...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Greece – Theban Silver Stater

Overview: Thebes Thebes was one of the major cities of ancient Greece, and for a brief time it was the preeminent power in the Greek world....

NGC Ancient Coins: Unusual Bactrian Portraits

By NGC Ancients .....   The royal busts of the Indo-Greek kings are often adorned with unusual helmets and headdresses Among the most interesting and diverse portraits...

Ancient Coins – A Celebration of Music with a Greek “Guitar”

Olynthus, 355-352. Chalcidian league, 432-348. Tetradrachm, silver Ancient Greek "guitar" - the reverse depicts a kithara from which the word “guitar” is derived. By Russell A....

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...

CoinWeek: Cool Coins! Episode 50 – Legendary Edition 4K

CoinWeek's Cool Coins! is back. In this special 50th Episode, we've lined up four of the industry's most respected and knowledgeable dealers to share...

NGC Ancients – Surface Quality Important for Ancient Coins

By NGC Ancients .....   The evaluation of surface quality is paramount to establishing the overall quality of an ancient coin. Surface quality plays a significant role...

Rare Roman Gold Coin Found at Mount Zion Archaeological Dig

By University of North Carolina - Charlotte .....   UNC Charlotte's team that has conducted archaeological excavations on Mount Zion in Jerusalem announced the discovery of...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Two Heads Are Better Than One

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   THE RICH VOCABULARY OF NUMISMATICS has many terms to describe the things we see on coins. When a coin...

New Ancient, World Coins from Atlas Numismatics – September 2016

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These seven coins are just a sample of the 713 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...

Rarities from Northern Greece in Upcoming Gorny & Mosch Auction

From October 10-14, 2016 Gorny & Mosch will hold three auctions. Several collections will be on sale, for example, an exquisite collection of coins...