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Tales from the Road: The New York International Numismatic Convention

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   For many dealers, the road is a fact of life. With the hamster wheel of the coin show schedule comes...

The Image of Jesus on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   As with politicians, nothing is more important to gods than image ... Perhaps this is the secret...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Lions on Ancient Coins

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   Hektor came on against them, as a murderous lions on cattle who in a low-lying meadow of a great marsh...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Heroic Nudity on Ancient Coins

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   It hardly needs repeating here that the gap between ancient and modern sensibilities is unbridgeable. -- Caroline Vout (2007) FOR MUCH...
CAPTA: The Coins of Roman Imperial Conquest, by Mike Markowitz

CAPTA: The Coinage of Roman Imperial Conquest

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   He hath brought many captives home to Rome Whose ransoms did the general coffers fill: -- Shakespeare, Julius Caesar,...

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CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of the Jewish War

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The other practices of the Jews are sinister and revolting, and have entrenched themselves by their very wickedness. Wretches...
CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Sphinxes on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Sphinxes on Ancient Coins

The business of a sphinx is to be mysterious   By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ...somewhere in sands of the desert A shape with lion body and...
CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Janus, God of January

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Janus, God of January

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ANCIENT ROMANS KNEW even less about the prehistoric origins of their religion than we do, since we have knowledge...

NGC Ancients – Thoughts on Collecting Ancient Coins

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Ancient coins are extremely popular because of their historical importance, artistic merit and affordability. This year’s ANA...

CoinWeek: Cool Coins! Episode 50 – Legendary Edition 4K

CoinWeek's Cool Coins! is back. In this special 50th Episode, we've lined up four of the industry's most respected and knowledgeable dealers to share...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – Horses on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   MORE THAN ANY other animal (except perhaps the dog), the horse is beloved for its strength, intelligence,...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – The Decline and Fall of Macedon

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   Abandoned finally by all, the king surrendered himself to the Romans. Brought before the consul’s council, the...

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...

Ships on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   “We keep you alive to serve this ship. So row well and live.” ...

ANA Board Approves Use of Electronic Voting During Open Session

Scholarship and donation also approved... The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors approved the use of electronic voting for the 2015 ANA elections, endorsed donations...

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...

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...

Chicago International Coin Fair Video Playlist

The 39th Annual Chicago International Coin Fair The Chicago International Coin Fair is one of the most popular conventions in the United States serving...

Chicago International Coin Fair Continues to Attract Dealers & Collectors. VIDEO:...

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com with Harlan Berk, Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., Cris Bierrenbach, Heritage Auctions, Greg Cohen, Stack's Bowers, Stephen Fenton, St. James's Auctions,...

Ancient Coin Highlights from the Gemini Auction to be Held at...

Harlan J. Berk, President Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com....... Harlan Berk is celebrating his 50th year in business as he is holding his tenth Gemini Auction of...

Roman Gold Medallion at Gorny & Mosch yields 644,000 euros!

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com....   On 14th October 2013, on the occasion of auction sale 215, Gorny & Mosch sold a unique medallion of...

Roman Coins at their Best in the Gorny & Mosch October...

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com....   Roman coins in finest quality are offered by the Old Sable Collection, opener of the Gorny & Mosch auction...

Kevin Lipton Receives PNG Lifetime Achievement Award

Beverly Hills, California rare coin dealer Kevin Lipton has received the Professional Numismatists Guild’s (PNG) Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of years of dedicated...

American Numismatic Society Announces 2012 Gala Honorees

New York, NY - The American Numismatic Society is pleased to announce the honorees for the 2012 Dinner Gala. The recipient of the Trustees’...

US Coins – The Three Major Eras Of Modern Proof Sets

By Tom DeLorey .....   Having criticized the generic term “The Mint” several times in the past few years for actions which were sometimes the fault...

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The CoinWeek Mission: Our mission is a simple one, to inform, entertain and educate  our readers about coins, paper money, and every other area of...
The Hole Truth: Ancient Coins That Were Pierced

The Hole Truth: Ancient Coins That Were Pierced

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   Don’t buy damaged coins. They will be impossible to sell. This was some of the best advice...
Dealers Mark December 18, 2021 as Free Coin Day & Encourage Collectors to Give This Holiday Season

Dealers Mark December 18, 2021 as Free Coin Day & Encourage...

By CoinWeek ..... Dealers from across the country are getting into the Christmas spirit by dropping silver dollars and gold coins into Salvation Army buckets...
CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Coinage of Trebizond

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Coinage of Trebizond

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The coinage of Trebizond supplies an instance, not very rare in numismatics, of a currency of great abundance remaining...