Sikyon AR Stater. Circa 350-330 BC. Chimaera

Ancient Coins: War and Peace – The Sikyon Stater

By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Sikyon was located in the northern Peloponnesus and was known in antiquity for its industries,...
Ancient Greek Coins - The Eagles and Coinage of Akragas

Ancient Greek Coins – The Eagles and Coinage of Akragas

Ancient Greek Coins by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   From the Colosseo Collection ......   Akragas was a wealthy and powerful Greek state on...
My 12 Favorite Gold Coins in the Bender Part I Heritage Auction

My 12 Favorite Gold Coins in the Bender Part I Heritage Auction

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Tom Bender is a good client of mine as well as a friend, and it was with...
CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Iconoclasts - Michael Shutterly

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Iconoclasts

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The Iconoclastic Controversy was a period of near civil war in the Byzantine Empire that began in about...
CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Celtiberians

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Celtiberians

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   AT THE BEGINNING of recorded history, the Iberian Peninsula was inhabited by a variety of peoples. Iberians, who spoke a...
Coin Board News Number 64 - For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards

Coin Board News Number 64 – For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards

Antique Coin Boards with David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.com .....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 64 — Fall 2022   BACK IN THE GAME Yes, after a bit...
Ancient Greek Coins - Zeus at Olympia

Ancient Greek Coins – Zeus at Olympia

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Colosseo Collection of Ancient Coins ......   As the Olympics became progressively more popular, the city of...

A Neat Knick-Knack – Counterfeit 1842 Dahlonega Gold Half Eagle

Counterfeit Dahlonega Gold by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   As you become a more passionate collector, “oddball” items become more appealing. I refer...
Eroticism on Ancient Coins

Eroticism on Ancient Coins (Adults Only)

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   THROUGH A LONG chain of pious frauds and medieval myth-making, the February 14 feast day of St....

Ancient Greek Coins – Philip II the King of Macedonia

Ancient Greek Coins by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Colosseo Collection   Philip II was the father of Alexander the Great and the...
Jeff Garrett: 1836 Reeded Edge Half Dollars

Jeff Garrett: 1836 Reeded Edge Half Dollars

Advanced technology led to the production of these scarce coins   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   One of the more interesting kinds of...
Q. David Bowers: Abraham "Abe" Kosoff - Stack's Bowers Galleries

Q. David Bowers: Abraham “Abe” Kosoff

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   Abraham Kosoff, born in New York City in 1912, gave his name in print as A....
Let's Talk About $20 Gold Coins: Grading, Population, and the Market

Let’s Talk About $20 Gold Coins: Grading, Population, and the Market

  In this episode of the CoinWeek Live Stream on YouTube, noted coin expert Russ Augustin (AU Capital Management/RARCOA) joins Charles Morgan to discuss common...
The Full Date 1855-D Gold Dollar

The Full Date 1855-D Gold Dollar

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   As part of the Auraria Collection of Dahlonega gold coinage, I recently had the pleasure of selling...
Numismatic Grab Bag - Five Ancient Coins With Shanna Schmidt

Numismatic Grab Bag – Five Ancient Coins With Shanna Schmidt

  In this CoinWeek Live Stream on YouTube, noted ancient coin expert Shanna Schmidt joins Charles Morgan for an episode of Numismatic Grab Bag to...
Metal Monsters: The Biggest Ancient Coins

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 Navy Mustang Collection: A Novice Collector’s Rise Through the Ranks While Building a Worthy Carson City Coin Collection

The Navy Mustang Collection: A Novice Collector’s Rise Through the Ranks While Building a...

By Rusty Goe ......   Anthony Ray Arnold--Tony to those who know him--achieved success, serving the United States admirably, during his 29-year naval career. During retirement,...
ancient grrek coins - staters of Lampsakos

Ancient Greek Coins – The Peak of Classical Artistry

Ancient Greek Coins by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Lampsakos has a storied past, having been a frequent source of contention between...
Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1797 “S-136” Large Cent + 1-Page Attribution Guide

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1797 “S-136” Large Cent + 1-Page Attribution Guide

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) for CoinWeek .....   This latest installment in the continuing summary of the deceptive struck counterfeits documented to...
Snakes on Ancient Coins

Snakes on Ancient Coins

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   This reptile, as an image of divinity and of nature, is figured both in its natural shape, and under...

Collecting Morgan Dollars: An Overview

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   As a collectible, Morgan silver dollars, minted between 1878 and 1921, have no real peer in American numismatics....

Tips for Coin Collectors – The Appreciation of Toned Coins

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My last article mentioned the high demand from collectors for beautifully toned coins. The prices realized...
Ancient Coins - The Wealth of the Persian Empire

Ancient Coins – The Wealth of the Persian Empire

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Colosseo Collection of Ancient Coins ......   Thanks to intelligent political leadership and forward-thinking approaches to governing,...
CoinWeek Ancient Coins - The Legionary Denarii of Mark Antony

CoinWeek Ancient Coins – The Legionary Denarii of Mark Antony

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   On September 2, 31 BCE, a great fleet under the command of Octavian, the great-nephew and posthumously adopted...
Q. David Bowers: Two 1860 Lincoln Tokens in One!

Q. David Bowers: Two 1860 Lincoln Tokens in One!

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   I have always enjoyed tokens and medals of all kinds and have collected, studied and written...
Counterfeit Coins and the Effects on Numismatics

Counterfeit Coins and the Effects on Numismatics

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Editors Note: Links to the next two Articles.... Part2     Part 3 Counterfeiting, or making something false, has...
Ancient Electrum Coins - Strength and Unity of an Empire

Ancient Electrum Coins – Strength and Unity of an Empire

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC .....   The Colosseo Collection Electrum Coins ......   The ancient Greek island of Lesbos was located in the northeastern...
The Impact of the Fairmont Hoard on San Francisco Gold, Part One: Half Eagles

The Impact of the Fairmont Hoard on San Francisco Gold, Part One: Half Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   In my many years of specializing in rare United States gold coins, beginning in 2018, nothing has...
Medieval Scottish Coinage

Medieval Scottish Coinage

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Flower of Scotland, when will we see your like again? That fought and died for your wee bit hill and...
The Once Unknown, Now Famous 1817/4 Half Dollar

The Once Unknown, Now Famous 1817/4 Half Dollar

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   Classic rarities among American silver coins have commanded attention for a long time. The 1804 silver...