The Gaius & Lucius Denarius of Augustus – CoinWeek Ancient Coin...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   A BRILLIANT ORGANIZER and commander, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa engineered Octavian’s rise to supreme power in the waning days of...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Modern Fakes of Ancient Coins

Fake Ancient Coins by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   “To declare that a forged coin is genuine is a mistake, but to declare that a...

ANS Launches Important Update to Online Imperial Roman Coins

An Important OCRE Update The American Numismatic Society (ANS) has recently launched an update to its Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE) digital corpus....

Künker eLive Auction 60 With Ancient Coin, Phaleristic Rarities Now Online

Auction Sessions May 26-28   Künker Online eLive Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and collector friends, Please find our next eLive Auction 60 with numismatic and...

Set of Swiss Shooting Festival Medals and Coins New at Atlas...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Despite worldwide economic uncertainty, the market for rare and exceptional coins remains buoyant. Showing particular strength at present are top British and Asian...

Heritage Offers Ancient Coin Selections From the Morris Collection, Part IV

The latest month-long coin auction from Heritage once again features selections from the Morris Collection. Bidding is already open, with a live auction conducted...

Ancient Coin Profile: 9 Solidi Medallion of Constantine the Great

Gold medallions were gifts produced for the Roman emperor to bestow upon high-ranking civilian and military individuals, as well as "foreign ambassadors and chieftains...

Heritage Central States Ancient & World Coins Auction Open for Bidding

As the auction season kicks into full stride with Heritage's April 24-27 World and Ancient Coin Signature auction, we are excited to announce another...

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...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Travels With Hadrian

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   IN THE ANCIENT WORLD, TRAVEL was hazardous and uncomfortable, even for the elite. Yet remarkably, the Roman emperor Hadrian spent...

Mythical Monsters on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist....

Important and Rare World Coins Headline Tauler and Fau Auctions

By CoinWeek ....   On February 5, 2020, the numismatic auction firm of Tauler and Fau held their Floor Auction 50 at the Gran Meliá Fénix...

Numismatic Crime – Ancient Coins Stolen With Bad Check, Burglar Takes...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Burglary Detectives with Williamson County, Tennessee are investigating a residential burglary that resulted...

CoinWeek First Read: 100 Greatest Ancient Coins, Second Edition

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Believe us, writing books like...

Ancient Coin Previews From Tauler and Fau Auction 50

By Tauler and Fau ......   Cyzicus and Persephone Today we introduce to you a magnificent tetradrachm from Mysia that will be auctioned in our upcoming Floor...

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...

Janus and New Year Coins in Ancient Rome: MA-Shops

JANUS by Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   As we reflect on the past year, we have much to be thankful for....

A Guide to Ancient Coin Collecting

Ancient Coin Collecting by Joe Jaroch - Posted with Permission from AU Capital Management ......   Amassing a collection of ancient coins can seem like a...

Sea Creatures on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ANCIENT PEOPLE WHO lived around the shores of the Mediterranean were intimately familiar with the...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – Ravenna: From Imperial Capital to Byzantine...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ...he sick promenade while the doctors lie abed, the baths freeze while the houses burn, the living are thirsty...

Caesar and His Untimely End on the Ides of March: Stack’s...

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Gaius Julius Caesar, commonly known by his nomen and cognomen (the second and third...

Wacks Collection Includes Rare Roman Related Judaean Coins

By Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers ......   Ancient Judaean coins – ranging from small bronze “Widow’s Mites” to the impressive silver Shekels of the First...

Juba II: A North African Prince at the Nexus of the...

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Juba was born in North Africa around 48 BCE, named after his father, Juba...

NGC Ancients – The Lives of Four Emperors on Roman Coins

A popular way to collect ancient Roman coins is by emperor By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Portraits are one of the hallmarks of coins of...

Ancient Roman Coins – Victory Over Parthia and the Lost Roman...

Parthia and the Lost Roman Standards By Russell A. Augustin – AU Capital Management, LLC ......   While fighting the battle of Philippi, Octavian vowed to avenge the assassination...

The Grandeur That Was Rome – The Secular Games of the...

By Russell A. Augustin – AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Secular Games at the Circus Maximus were some of the largest and most memorable celebrations in antiquity....

NGC Ancients – Bridges on Roman Coins

A number of Roman coins depict bridges, although not always exact likenesses   Bridges on Roman Coins by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   As engineers and architects,...

American Numismatic Society Gives 2019 Archer M. Huntington Award to Dr....

The Trustees of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) have voted to bestow upon Prof. Dr. Oğuz Tekin the 2019 Archer M. Huntington Award in...

Ancient Roman Coins – The Loyalty of Sextus Pompey

Roman Coin - Sextus Pompey; 42-40 BCE, Denarius Roman Coin By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The title used on this Roman coin,...

Ancient Roman Gold Coin – Faustina, Wife of Marcus Aurelius

Ancinet Roman Gold Coin - Aureus of Faustina Junior, wife of Marcus Aurelius Roman Gold Coin By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Annia...