Ancient Roman Coins of the Muses

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The Mint of the Roman Republic operated under the supervision of magistrates known as the Tresviri Aere Argento...

Collectible or Not? A Study of Ancient Coin Fourées

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Seemingly in accordance with human nature, people began producing counterfeits immediately after the first coins in the world were...

Ancient and Medieval Coins as Royal Propaganda

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   How does a monarch solidify legitimacy? What tools can be drawn upon to project power? Since a centralized state monopolizes...

Collecting Ancient Coins: Time to Consider a New Paradigm That Facilitates...

By Peter K. Tompa - Cultural Property Observer.....   The following is a statement delivered at the Wednesday, July 22 meeting of the Cultural Property Advisory...

Künker eLive Auction 61 of Ancient and World Coins and Medals...

Künker Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and collector friends, Please find our next eLive Auction 61 ready to be viewed online. This time you will...

Ancient Coin Profiles: The Indenpedent Bronze Coinage of Roman Termessos

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   High in the mountains of Pisidia in Anatolia, near the Mediterranean coast of what is now southwestern Turkey), lay...

CoinWeek Podcast #137: Standing Up for Coins and Battling MoUs (With...

 CoinWeek Podcast #137: Standing Up for Coins and Battling MoUs (with Peter Tompa) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic...

ANS Archives Roman Republican Die Project Online

Richard Schaefer’s RRDP is now on Archer   The Roman Republican Die Project (RRDP), under the direction of Dr. Lucia Carbone (ANS) and Prof. Liv Yarrow...

Coins of the Illyrian Emperors of the Third Century

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   By the beginning of the second half of the third century CE, the Roman Empire was in bad shape. Across...

Ancient Type Coins, Crown and Medallic Collections Highlight Stack’s Bowers August...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to present their annual August Ancient and World auction, featuring over 3,000 lots of coins, medals, and paper money....

Stack’s Bowers Offering ESM Collection of Large Cents, Ancient Roman Solidi

ESM Collection of United States Large Cents Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present the ESM Collection of United States Large Cents as part of...

One of a Kind: Some Unique Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   “This is a very rare coin; only two examples known! Unfortunately, the only guy in...

Renewal of Italian MOU Threatens Ability to Collect Ancient Roman Imperial...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On June 8, 2020, the State Department of the United States announced a proposal to extend its Memorandum of Understanding...

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....