Ancient Coin Profiles: Roman Provincial – Antioch Tetradrachm of Augustus

Overview: This tetradrachm (a silver four-drachmae coin), issued around the year 2 BCE, is from the Greco-Roman city of Antioch-on-the-Orontes in what is now southern...

Whitman Debuts Expanded 2nd Edition Harlan Berk’s 100 Greatest Ancient Coins

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the second edition of 100 Greatest Ancient Coins, by noted historian of the ancient world and professional coin...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Greece – Athenian New Style Tetradrachm

New Tetradrachm Overview: The new style of Athenian "owl"--so-called due to the iconic image of Athena's owl on the reverse--originated in a Greece newly conquered...

The Magnificent Ancients of the Nelson Bunker Hunt Coin Collection

Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Fitzgerald: The rich are different than you and me. Hemingway: Yes, they have more money. IN THE ARCANE...
CoinWeek Cool Coins! 2019 Episode 2

CoinWeek: Cool Coins! 2019 Episode 2: Key Dates, Original Gold, and Athenian Owls

 CoinWeek's Cool Coins! returns with our second episode of 2019. In this clip, we talk to Allen Rowe of Northern Nevada Coin, Harlan J....

Must Have Ancient Coins: The New Harlan Berk Fixed Price List

By Harlan J. Berk, Ltd ......   Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. is pleased to present our eighth Fixed Price List, which includes 100 high-quality ancient coins....
Byzantine Manuel I Aspron Trachy, obverse

Ancient Coin Profiles: Byzantine Empire – Manuel I Aspron Trachy

Overview In 1092 CE, the Byzantine emperor Alexius I Comnenus enacted sweeping coinage reforms. He stopped production of previous denominations and introduced five new ones:...

Coin Dealers Helping Coin Dealers’ RoundTable Group Launches YouTube Channel

Collecting has been around since the beginning of humanity. Humans were drawn to collecting as it brings happiness and challenges the brain to learn....

CoinWeek Podcast #115: Harlan J. Berk on the 100 Greatest Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Podcast #115: Harlan J. Berk on the 100 Greatest Ancient Coins Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...
David Lawrence Acquires ESM Proof Half, Large Cent Collections From Harlan J. Berk, Ltd

David Lawrence Acquires ESM Proof Half, Large Cent Collections From Harlan J. Berk, Ltd

David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) of Virginia Beach, Virginia, has purchased one of the most impressive sets of Proof Half Cents and Large Cents...

MA-Shops Opens U.S. Office

Strengthens Collaboration for U.S. and European Numismatic Markets   By MA-Shops.com ......   MA-Shops.com, the world’s most trusted numismatic marketplace, has announced the opening of its first U.S....
CoinWeek Podcast 110: The Importance of Auction Representation, with Michael Printz

CoinWeek Podcast #110: The Importance of Auction Representation With Michael Printz

 CoinWeek Podcast #110: The Importance of Auction Representation with Michael Printz Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

Harlan J. Berk’s Free Ancient Coin Verified Authenticity Program

By Harlan J. Berk, Ltd ......   One of the most frequently asked questions we get when it comes to ancient coins is, “How do you...

The Modern Hobby of Ancient Coins – A CoinWeek Exclusive with Harlan J....

By CoinWeek....   Harlan J. Berk founded the company that bears his name in 1964, but like so many other numismatists, he actually got his start...

Harlan J. Berk 206th Buy or Bid Sale: Ancient Coin Lots You Need to...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Harlan J. Berk has just launched its 206th Buy or Bid Sale. Comprising of 511 lots and focusing primarily on...

Coin Profiles – The Phantom Silver Dollars Of 1895

By Tom DeLorey – Harlan J Berk Ltd. .....   The Morgan dollar has long been one of the most popular American coin series, apparently second...
Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. Breaks Record for Purchase of Queen Elizabeth I Rarity

Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. Breaks Record for Purchase of Queen Elizabeth I Rarity

Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. shocked the numismatic world when it purchased on commission (for a private client), a Queen Elizabeth I, Seventh Issue, Pattern...

World-Class Collection of Flying Eagle and Indian Cents Available From Harlan J. Berk

By Harlan J. Berk, Ltd ......   The Images Collection is an exceptionally fine assemblage of Mint State Flying Eagle and Indian cents built over an...

Robbery at Harlan J. Berk, Chicago-Based Coin Dealer

Off hours robbery at Harlan J. Berk prompts new security measures for Chicago firm... Exclusive CoinWeek news report.... Chicago-based coin dealer Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. has a...

CoinWeek Podcast #93: Ancient Coins Show Bustling Marketplace

 CoinWeek Podcast #93: Ancient Coins Show Bustling Marketplace Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast...

MA-Shops: The Morgan Dollar

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Before I started as a dealer (when I was 18 years old), I collected many...

Ancient Coin Highlights this Week at MA-Shops

By MA-Shops.com ......   MA-Shops is the world's most trusted online coin & paper money marketplace. Every day,  MA-Shops offers collectors and enthusiasts access to nearly...
Harlan J. Berk's 216th Buy or Bid Sale Closing Tuesday, July 27

Harlan J. Berk’s 216th Buy or Bid Sale Closing Tuesday, July 27

By Harlan J. Berk, Ltd .....   Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. closes its 216th Buy or Bid Sale this Tuesday, July 27, at 4 PM Central...

Ten Most Significant U.S. Commemorative Coins

By Thomas K. DeLorey – Copyright – Reprinted with Permission from Harlan J Berk ......   When asked to write an article on the 10 most...

US Coins – The Three Major Eras Of Modern Proof Sets

By Tom DeLorey .....   Having criticized the generic term “The Mint” several times in the past few years for actions which were sometimes the fault...
Harlan J. Berk 217th Buy or Bid Sale of Ancient Coins and Antiquities Preview

Harlan J. Berk 217th Buy or Bid Sale of Ancient Coins and Antiquities Preview

By Harlan J. Berk, Ltd .....   Harlan J. Berk Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch of its 217th Buy or Bid Sale. This sale...
Harlan J. Berk Ancient Coins Buy or Bid Sale

Ancient Coins – Harlan J. Berk’s Buy or Bid Sale #196

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   *All estimates and prices realized in US$ unless otherwise noted Since 1964, Chicago-based coin dealer Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. has...

Live at the ANA With CoinWeek – Harlan Berk Talks About the 100 Greatest...

CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan catches up with famed world and ancient coin expert Harlan Berk to talk about the difficulty of choosing the entries...

Harlan J. Berk Brings Ancient, US and World Coins to MA-Shops

Established in 1964, Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. is located in downtown Chicago’s business and financial district. This location has been a coin store since...

Harlan J. Berk: Crucifixion Period Roman Nail and Widow’s Mite Set – Video: 4:37

Chicago-based coin dealer Harlan J. Berk specializes in coins and unusual items from antiquity. In this video, Harlan discusses a special collector set that his firm...