Ancient Greek Coins – The Enigma of the Oinoanda Didrachms

Oinoanda Didrachms were an unusual denomination Oinoanda Didrachms By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Oinoanda, an ancient Greek city located in the upper...

Coin Board News Number 58 – For Collectors of Antique Coin...

Antique Coin Boards with David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.com .....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 58 — Spring 2021   MARKET ACTIVITY While we await our vaccinations, things...

From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency, Part...

Collecting Rare Pre-1950 Chinese Currency by Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   Link to Part I After the Qing dynasty was overthrown in the 1911-12...

CoinWeek Podcast #151: Collecting Modern U.S. Coins From Change

CoinWeek Podcast #151: Collecting Modern U.S. Coins From Change Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

Rare & Inexpensive Early Silver Coins of Ecuador

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #395 By Greg Reynolds .....   The early silver coins of Ecuador are...

The Coinage of Ancient Numidia

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   NORTH AFRICA IN antiquity was a greener place. Climate change and centuries of deforestation and overgrazing have...

David Hendin – What Makes a True Collector

By David Hendin for CoinWeek .....   Many of you are my friends and acquaintances of more than 50 years. Others will become new friends. As...

Civil War vs. Reconstruction Era Three Dollar Gold in High Grade

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Three Dollar gold pieces struck during the Civil War are very popular with collectors and sell for...

Medieval English Coins – The Coins of Æthelred the Unready

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   Æthelred II became King of England on March 18, 978 after the murder of his half-brother Edward, known...

The First Italia on Coinage: Ancient Coins of Italy

By Lucia Carbone for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The coin in Fig. 1 represents the first attestation of the name Italia on coinage. It...

Q. David Bowers: Revisiting Charles E. Barber

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   Charles Edward Barber became the sixth engraver at the Philadelphia Mint in 1880, following the death...

The GameStop War Spreads to Silver

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   As Gen X'ers, we have found certain aspects of media coverage concerning r/wallstreetbets' massive pantsing of...

CoinWeek Podcast #149: Collecting Coins with Bulfinch and Rossi

CoinWeek Podcast #149: Collecting Coins with Bulfinch and Rossi Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

The Coin Analyst: Have Circulating Commemorative Programs Outlasted Their Welcome?

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   A major new bill that will create several new series of circulating commemorative quarters and other coins has...

CoinWeek Podcast #148: How to Become a Professional Classical Numismatist

CoinWeek Podcast #148: How to Become a Professional Classical Numismatist Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

Jeff Garrett: Collecting Details-Graded Coins

Details grading offers benefits such as ensuring authenticity and salability, in addition to presenting an affordable path to set completion   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic...

Ancient Coin Profiles – Portrait of Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great Macedonia, Philip II, struck under Philip III; Kolophon, c. 322 BCE, Stater Alexander the Great by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management,...

A Numismatist at War: Max von Bahrfeldt

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ...he Army had become the most popular, most admired, and most respected and most influential entity in the new...

Q. David Bowers: Cycles of the US Rare Coin Market 1900...

Rare Coin Market Observations by Q. David Bowers for CoinWeek .....   When one thinks of boom and bust cycles, the word "investment" usually comes to...

CoinWeek Podcast #146: Harriet Tubman Considered

CoinWeek Podcast #146: Harriet Tubman Considered After a year-long public campaign to redesign the $20 bill, Obama Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced that a portrait...

The Coins of Caesar’s Killers

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   Gaius Julius Caesar was murdered at a meeting of the Roman Senate on the Ides of March, 44...

Jeff Garrett: Mirror, Mirror – The Appeal of the Prooflike Morgan...

Who is the fairest of them all? A strong argument can be made for a Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollar   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...

Ancient Coin Highlights of the Heritage January 2021 NYINC Auction

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   In recent years, Heritage Auctions has become a major player in the ancient coin market. Traditionally in America, the...

Theodosia, Gorgippia, & Phanagoria: Ancient Greek Coins of the Black Sea’s...

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   This is the third article in a series on the Greek colonies on the northern coast of the Black...

Ancient Coins – Alexander the Great Tetradrachms and Herakles’ Slaying of...

MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander the Great Tetradrachms (336-323 BC). AR Tetradrachms by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The early Macedonian kingdom did not have...

Talking Ancient Coins With Mike Beall and Mike Markowitz, Part II:...

 In Part II of Talking Ancient Coins, collector Mike Beall sits down with CoinWeek Ancients writer Mike Markowitz to take a numismatic tour of...

The Coins That Killed Caesar

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The year 45 BCE ended with Gaius Julius Caesar being the most powerful man in the most powerful...

The Tetradrachms of Athens (and Athena)

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   A long time ago, the goddess Athena purchased the naming rights to the town now known as Athens....

The Medieval English Coins of the Wars of the Roses

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The late medieval monarchies of Europe were fundamentally fragile and prone to civil disorder. Political stability and harmony depended...

What are the “Keys” to the Clad Roosevelt Dime Series?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Eight years ago, we took a deep dive into the clad years of the Roosevelt dime...