Athens Before the Owls: The Wappenmünzen Coins – CoinWeek Ancient Coin...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Thanks to rich silver deposits discovered at Laurion in Attica in 483 BCE, the abundant “owl” tetradrachms of Athens...

CoinWeek Streaming News: Stack’s Bowers & Heritage August 2020 Auction Roundup

CoinWeek Streaming News is brought to you by NGC. For information about NGC's current grading specials and services, as well as to look up...

Bullion Market: Gold – Bruised but Still Engaged

Gold Commentary for Friday, August 14, 2020 (www.golddealer.com) By  Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $19.70 today at $1,937.00. It finished last...

Whitman Coin Folders as Collectible Items

By David W. Lange ..... As a collector of vintage coin boards, folders and albums for nearly 40 years, my dream has been to publish...

CoinWeek Streaming News: Franklin Half Dollar Full Bell Line Designations

 CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan discusses Franklin Half Dollars in this CoinWeek Streaming News segment, sponsored by NGC. Franklin Half Dollars are a popular silver coin...

Bullion Market Commentary – Gold – Still on Everyone’s Agenda

Commentary for Friday, August 7, 2020 (www.golddealer.com) By Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed down $41.40 today at $2,010.10. It finished this time...

Coinage of King Pyrrhus – CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   EPIRUS IS A rugged corner of northwestern Greece and southern Albania. It emerged as an independent kingdom in the...

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...

From the Book Stacks: 100 Greatest Modern World Coins

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   100 Greatest Modern World Coins By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker; Foreword by Donald Scarinci.   Whitman Publishing LLC, 160 pages,...

CoinWeek Podcast #140: What Made Alexander Great?

 CoinWeek Podcast #140: What Made Alexander Great? Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...

Collecting Ancient Coins: Time to Consider a New Paradigm That Facilitates...

By Peter K. Tompa - Cultural Property Observer.....   The following is a statement delivered at the Wednesday, July 22 meeting of the Cultural Property Advisory...

CoinWeek Streaming News: Coin & Currency Highlights From Stack’s Bowers August...

 Stack’s Bowers Galleries August auction will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Bellagio Hotel starting on August 5 and continuing through the...

Coins of Herod the Great – CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   IN BIBLICAL HISTORY and popular legend, Herod "the Great", Rome’s client king of Judaea from 40 to 4 BCE,...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Eagles and Coinage of Akragas

Greek Coins By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... As illustrated from The Colosseo Collection ...... Akragas was a wealthy and powerful Greek state...

GoldDealer.com Market Report – Gold – All-Time Highs Soon?

Commentary for Saturday, July 25, 2019 (www.golddealer.com) By  Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed up $8.20 at $1,897.30. It would seem all the...

CoinWeek Podcast #138: Rare Coin Battle: The 1822 $5 Gold Coin...

 CoinWeek Podcast #138: Rare Coin Battle: The 1822 $5 Gold Coin vs. the 1870-S $3 Gold Coin Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by...

Byzantine Coinage of the Empress Irene – CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ATHENS IN THE eighth century was a provincial small town living on memories of past glories. But its aristocrats...

First Read: 100 Greatest Modern World Coins… Review by Louis Golino

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature ... By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   If you are a...

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 Podcast #137: Standing Up for Coins and Battling MoUs (With...

 CoinWeek Podcast #137: Standing Up for Coins and Battling MoUs (with Peter Tompa) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic...

U.S. Mint Announces Price of Women’s Suffrage, Colorized Basketball Coins

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The United States Mint has announced its introductory and regular pricing for its three 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial commemorative...

The Byzantine Anonymous Follis – CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   IN THE ANCIENT world, gold and silver were the coinage of the elite, but humble copper was the coinage...

One of a Kind: Some Unique Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   “This is a very rare coin; only two examples known! Unfortunately, the only guy in...

Gold – A Bumpy Ride in a Dangerous World

Gold Commentary for Thursday, July 2, 2020 (www.golddealer.com) By  Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments Inc ......    Gold closed up $10.80 at $1,784.00. Our shiny friend closed...

Ancient Coins – Zeus, the King of the Gods

Ancient Coins and The Colosseo Collection ...By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... Depending on who was in control at the time, the...

The Coin Analyst: CCAC Recommends Bold Choice for New Silver Eagle...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Next January, an important new chapter will open in American numismatic history. Two of the most iconic modern American coins...

The Gaius & Lucius Denarius of Augustus – CoinWeek Ancient Coin...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   A BRILLIANT ORGANIZER and commander, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa engineered Octavian’s rise to supreme power in the waning days of...

CoinWeek Podcast #136: Coins to Conserve a Monument

 CoinWeek Podcast #136: Coins to Conserve a Monument Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

PennyBoard Press Publishes Latest Coin Album Book From David Lange

After three years of research and writing, the third volume in David W. Lange’s series of books chronicling the publishers of coin albums and...

The Daric: Persian Gold – CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The Achaemenid Empire of Persia ruled much of the Middle East from 550 to 330 BCE. With a diversity...