Chicago Coin Club 2015 Annual Banquet Dec. 9

By Carl Wolf for the Chicago Coin Club....   The Chicago Coin Club's 2015 Annual Banquet is Wednesday, December 9. This is just around the corner...

Harlan J. Berk Celebrates 10 Years of Giving Back to Their Customers

By CoinWeek....   Harlan J. Berk is a Chicago-based family-owned rare coin business that specializes in ancient coins, antiquities, world coins, U.S. coins, and maps. Hear the...

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...

CoinWeek: Cool Currency! 2015 Professional Currency Dealers Association Convention – Video: 8:21

Cool Currency - Interviewer & Producer: David Lisot David Lisot talked to dealers at the 2015 Professional Currency Dealers Association (PCDA) Convention in Rosemont, Illinois and asked...

Harlan J. Berk’s Sammy Berk Describes the Market for Map Collecting – Video: 4:16

Map Collecting and Paper Money Sammy Berk, Banknotes & Antique Maps, Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. David Lisot, Interviewer & Producer David Lisot attended the 2015 PCDA show...

CoinWeek: Harlan J. Berk Mobility Auction V Preview – Video: 3:01

CoinWeek previews its favorite lots from Harlan J. Berk's Mobility Auction V. Covered in this video: Roman Aureus gold coins of Commodus and Hadrian, a...

Cool Coins! Whitman Expo, November 2015. Video: 5:15

Coin dealers from across the country travel to Baltimore, Maryland three times a year to exhibit at the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo. Thousands of...

Last Chance to Bid in Harlan J. Berk’s Ancient and World Coin Auction 195

By CoinWeek....   The good news? If you haven't had a chance to do so, there's still time to check out Harlan J. Berk, Ltd's latest...

Future Harlan J. Berk Gemini Auctions to Be Held in Chicago

By Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.....   Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. has announced that the firm will not be holding a Gemini auction at the upcoming 2016...

Harlan J. Berk Mobility IV Auction: 6 Lots You Need to Check Out

By CoinWeek Staff Reports.... The Harlan J. Berk Mobility IV Sale features 221 lots. Interested collectors can bid on the coins by going to Harlan...
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:...

Must Listen: Harlan J. Berk featured on The Distance Podcast – Audio: 16:10

As students of history, Harlan Berk and his three children know that circumstances around them can change rapidly. They've learned to adapt the family...

Harlan J. Berk Launches 195th Buy or Bid Sale. Video: 7:47

Harlan J. Berk.... Harlan J. Berk has announced their 195th Buy or Bid sale with 560 lots of ancient coins, 20 world coins, 38 antiquities &...

CoinWeek: Harlan J. Berk Mobility 3 Auction Preview Video: 6:19

Chicago-based Rare Coin dealer and auctioneer Harlan J. Berk is offering 460 "collector-priced" ancient coins in their "Mobility 3" auction. Download their auction app...

Happening Now: Ancient Coins on Harlan J. Berk’s eBay Coin Shop

By CoinWeek....   Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. (HJB) has offered up over 140 ancient coins for auction this week on their eBay shop. The coins span...

Walter Mustain Large Cent Collection Offered by Harlan J. Berk – VIDEO: 3:10

David Greenstein, Numismatist, Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. Chicago-based Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. is selling a special collection of scarce large cents...

Walter Mustain: A Collector Remembered – Video: 11:02

By Tom DeLorey - Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.   Walter Mustain was a numismatist of the old school, collecting coins for the fun of it and...

CoinWeek Weekly Report – May 18th, 2015

CoinWeek Executive Producer David Lisot and CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan are both in New York getting ready to cover the Stack's Bowers Pogue Sale....

Going Mobile: Harlan J. Berk Introduces New App and Coin Auction Series

Michael Printz, Senior Numismatist, Harlan J. Berk. Interviewer: David List, CoinWeek.com. Chicago coin dealer and auction house Harlan J. Berk has created a new easy...

HJB Mobility – Coin Auction #1

  HJB Presents Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. is pleased to announce HJB Mobility - Auction I.  This is a timed auction which is live today and...

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 193rd Ancient Coin Sale

Exquisite ancient coins in Harlan J. Berk’s current Buy or Bid Sale

Coins of exceptional beauty often deriving from famous old collections are a specialty of Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. The firm’s latest Buy or Bid...

Harlan J. Berk Ltd to Present Gemini XII Ancient and World Coin Auction January...

Harlan J. Berk Ltd. is proud to present Gemini XII, which will take place on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 3:20 p.m. in the...

Metal Monsters: The Biggest Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series By Mike Markowitz.... In 2007, Canada captured a world record by producing five examples of a 100 kilogram gold piece (220.5...

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...

The American Numismatic Society Announces 2015 Gala Honorees

The American Numismatic Society is pleased to announce that on Thursday, January 8, 2015, the Society will honor longtime benefactors Elizabeth and Stanley DeForest...

Is Every Person a Collector? VIDEO: 3:38

Harlan Berk, President, Harlan J. Berk, LTD. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com......... What makes a person a collector? Veteran numismatist and coin dealer Harlan Berk shares what he...

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...

ANS Announces New Digitization Program for Roman Coins. VIDEO: 13:57

Giles Bransbourg, Adjunct Curator of Roman Coins, American Numismatic Society, Moderator: Harlan Berk....   A new program to digitize the Roman coins in the ANS Collection...

Do Ancient Coins Need Third Party Grading? VIDEO: 3:44

Harlan J. Berk, Sam Spiegel, & David Vagi Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com .......... Grading ancient coins is still an area of controversy.  Old school numismatics believes...