Ancient Coins – The Gold Solidus of Rome: MA-Shops

Most beginning collectors of ancient coins have something in common: they want an ancient gold coin in their collection. The Roman solidus is a...

Seven Dutch Monarchs: The Gulden on MA-Shops

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   I was reading through some numismatic books for a new subject for this blog, and...

The French in Vietnam – Rare 1946 French Indochinese Piastre Pattern...

French Indochinese piastre By CoinWeek ....   Compared to Portugal and Spain, France was late colonizing Asia and the Far East. Its involvement in Southeast Asian affairs...

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...

MA-Shops: Which Coin Should I Buy?

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   When I am at coin fairs as an exhibitor, I get the same questions about...

From Ancient to Modern – The Square-Holed Cash Coinage of China:...

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Most collectors have seen these coins and there's a chance you might even have one...

MA-Shops: The Gold $20 Liberty Head Double Eagle – A Desirable...

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   My previous blog about the Morgan Dollar was a small success. It seems that there...

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...

MA-Shops: Gold From a Numismatic Perspective

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   In this blog, I will discuss the subject of gold from a numismatic perspective. Above...

CoinWeek Video: MA-Shops Details Further Expansion into the US Coin Market

 On January 7, 2019, at the Winter Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Show, CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan met up with Kathy Bender to discuss MA-Shops' expansion...

CoinWeek Partner: World Coin Video Highlights on MA-Shops – August 2018

MA-Shops World Coin Round-Up : August 2018 Edition Sarah Vjestica from CoinWeek Partner MA-Shops offers up four interesting selections in this month's episode of World...

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...

Islamic Coins on MA-Shops

By Joël van Dam - Owner of Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   When is a coin an Islamic coin? Before we can answer this question we should...

Rare French 1959 Molière 50,000 Franc Banknote on MA-Shops.com

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   50,000 Francs MOLIÈRE 1959 FRANCE New Unc Description: From François Villon to Jean Genet, French culture has long embraced its rebels...

CoinWeek Partner: World Coin Video Highlights on MA-Shops – November 2018

MA-Shops World Coin Round-Up: November 2018 Edition Sarah Vjestica from CoinWeek Partner MA-Shops offers up four interesting selections in this month's episode of World Coin...

Exceptional Coin Highlights From MA-Shops.com

By MA-Shops.com ......   Founded in 2005 by Joachim Schwiening, MA-Shops offers collectors and enthusiasts access to nearly one million curated ancient and modern coins, medals,...

Top 5 Coins Sold on MA Shops, Dec. 8-15

By CoinWeek....   MA-Shops offers a wide variety of ancient, classic and modern world and U.S. coins, and a list of the top five highest hammer...

MA-Shops: New Online Coin Dealer from Greece

Planet Numismatics on MA-Shops Planet Numismatics is a newly established company specializing in rare and high-quality Numismatics. Our office is located in Glyfada, a suburb of...

MA-Shops: What is a High-Quality Coin?

By Joël van Dam - Owner of Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Ever since I started my career as a professional in the numismatic world, I...

Ancient Coins and History of the Beginning of the Gallic Empire:...

By Joël van Dam - Owner of Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   For some years, there was an empire inside the Roman Empire. It had his...

Romae Aeternae – New U.S. Ancient Coin Dealer on MA-Shops

By MA-Shops ......   Founded in 2008, Romae Aeternae Numismatics has served tens of thousands of customers across the globe with the wonderful numismatics of the ancient...

French Coin Shops on MA-Shops.com

By CoinWeek....   The internet connects buyers and sellers like nothing else can. How the average coin collector builds their collection has been changed irrevocably; what...

MA-Shops: The God Mars on Coins

By Joël van Dam – Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com …… Mars, the Roman Ares Last month, I wrote about coins bearing the likeness of the Roman god Jupiter. This month, I want to browse...

The Salvation of Rome: Gordian III Ancient Gold Aureus at MA-Shops

By CoinWeek ....   Rome in the third century is a fascinating period for historians. It was a time of turmoil and encroaching chaos, but also...

Error Coins and Samples on MA-Shops.com

By Guy Franquinet - Owner, Franquinet Coins for MA-Shops.com ......   As of 2018, Franquinet Coins (Münzen Franquinet) in Crailsheim, Germany has been in business for...

MA-Shops: The Diverse Iconography of Banknotes

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   My previous story was about some specific banknotes from the Netherlands. Today I want to...

MA-Shops: New Dutch Coin Dealer a Prestigious Name in Numismatics

By MA-Shops.com ......   Jongeling Numismatic Consultancy provides a wide variety of services in the field of numismatics. Both individuals and business clients are welcome. Whether...

MA-Shops: Myths on Ancient Coins

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   A Theoretical Context In this blog I will talk about an iconographic theme on coins that...

MA-Shops: Hercules on Ancient Coins

By Joël van Dam - Owner of Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   There is no theme based on myths in the history of coinage that can...

MA-Shops: Jupiter on Ancient Coins

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Jupiter, the Roman Zeus Last month I spoke a little about mythology on ancient coins. This...