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Ancient Coin Insights: Coinage of Parthia

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   PARTHIAN ROYAL HISTORY (c. 247 BCE – 228 CE) is a dismal record of sons murdering fathers, and brothers...

The Coinage of Carthage

Coins of Carthage by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ..... Ancient Coin Series   MOST OF WHAT we know about Carthage was written by their enemies--first the Greeks,...

Whitman Expo – Baltimore Show Report, Part 2

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek....   The second day of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo was so busy that it took me halfway through...

Ancient Coin Insights: Real Roman Women on Coins

Coinweek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   MUCH LIKE AMERICANS, Republican Romans had a deep-rooted prejudice against depicting living people on their money. It...
Why Did Byzantine Coins Become Cup-Shaped?

Why Did Byzantine Coins Become Cup-Shaped?

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   ON MARCH 27, 2014 the United States Mint released its first curved coins: five-dollar gold, one-dollar silver...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The First Real Woman to Appear on...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   THE EARLIEST COINS, which emerged around 650 BCE on the shores of the Aegean Sea, depicted ancient symbols of...

Whitman Expo Baltimore Coin Show Report: Part 2

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek….  A CoinWeek field report from Whitman Expo Baltimore…. I’m writing this on Sunday, as the 2014 Spring Whitman Expo Baltimore Coin Show in Baltimore...

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...

NGC Ancients Certifies Fabled ‘EID MAR’ Aureus of Brutus

Perhaps the most important and valuable Roman coin ever to be offered at auction — an ‘EID MAR’ aureus of Brutus in Mint State...
100 years of Agatha Christie - The Royal Mint UK

Royal Mint Celebrates ‘100 Years of Mystery’ With New Commemorative ...

The Royal Mint celebrates ‘100 years of Mystery’ in recognition of Dame Agatha Christie’s vast body of work with a commemorative £2 coin. ...

Boudica Warrior Queen – Ultra High Relief Silver Coin From Isle...

Boudica – Warrior Queen Isle of Man. 5 pounds. 2020. Silver .999. 3 oz. 55 mm. Antique finish. Mintage: 999. Special Technology: Smartminting© Ultra High...

The Most Famous Ancient Coin of All

The most famous ancient coin in existence, the "Ides of March" silver denarius struck by Julius Caesar's assassin Marcus Junius Brutus, celebrating the infamous...