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    84th public and mail bid auction sale : United States & foreign coins ... [07/11-12/1997]

    Highlight: Ancient coins, England, Europe, World coins. 10.00 1 175. == No. 35, April 1, 1995. Tokens & Medals, Scandinavian coins, Ancient coinsd Coins, Europe coins, Germany and GS, Denmark, England, World Coins. 1248 Lots, Ills. 10.00 1177. = No. 37, Mar. 2, 1996. (Olav Kirkevoll) Mar. 2,1996. Paper money, norway coins, Scandinavian coins, Tokens & Medals, Sale #36, PRL. 707 Lots, Ills. 10.00 1178. == No. 38, Oct. 4, 1996. Paper money, Medals & Tokens, Num. Lit., ancient coins, Norway coins & Medals, Foreign. Sale #37, PRL 859 Lots, Ills. 10.00 1179. — No. 39, April 5, 1997. Banknotes, Medals, Num. Lit., Norway coins, Foreign. 1308 Lots, Foreign coins, Sale 38 PRL. Ills. 10.00 1180. Owl Ltd.,

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    The Numismatist, September 1990

    1/9/1990

    Highlight: SHOULD YOU CONSIDER PURCHASING ANCIENT COINS? WE THINK SO & THE REASONS ARE: 1) HISTORY & ART: Machine-made modern coins simply can’t be compared to the skill and artistry utilized by ancient artisans in the designing and execution of ancient coins. Whether you consider a silver tetradrachm of Alexander the Great issued in 336 B.C. or a bronze sestertius of Nero struck in A.D. 54, the sense of history associated with ancient coins simply cannot be compared to mass-produced, machine-made coins issued during the past century. The artistry associated with ancient coins is often favorably compared with the finest of classical sculpture, pottery, and design. A perfectly preserved ancient coin is a master-piece of ancient art and of ancient history. 2) SUPPLY: When there were relatively few

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    84th public and mail bid auction sale : United States & foreign coins ... [07/11-12/1997]

    Highlight: Ancient Coins77, Nov. 25, 1996. Orders & Decorations, Austria, Hungary, Europe, Foreign. 319 Lots, 15 Plates. 10.00 1130. = No. 78, Nov. 25, 1996. Celtic, Greek coins, Roman & Byzantine Coins. 983 Lots, 35 Coins. 10.00 1131. = No. 79, Nov. 26, 1996. Haus Habsburg, Austria, Germany, GS, Europe, Mexico, U.S. 1200 Lots. 64 Plates. 10.00 1 132. Serg Laramee, Boucherville (Que,) Canada. July 30, 1992. Ancient coins, Canadian coins, United States coins, American Tokens, Paper Money, Orders & badges. 2222 Lots, Ills. 10.0

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    MODERN FAKES OF ANCIENT COINS

    12/11/2016

    Highlight: MODERN FAKES OF ANCIENT COINS http://www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v19n50a20.html

    MODERN FAKES OF ANCIENT COINS

    Now we move from fake errors to fake ancients. This December 6, 2016 CoinWeek article by Mike Markowitz examines the topic of modern fakes of ancient coinshere's an excerpt. -Editor

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    Public Auction 3

    Highlight: Ancient, Coins & Banknotes. Prices realized printed in catalog. ( 10.00) 1472 Auksjon 6. 3/28/1981. 79pp. Photo illustrated. 1090 lots. As new, card cover. Scandinavian, World, Ancient, Coins & Banknotes. Prices realized printed in catalog. ( 10.00) 1473 Auksjon 7. 10/10/1981. 69pp. Photo illustrated. 911 lots. As new, card cover. Scandinavian, World, Ancient, Coins, Medals & Banknotes. Prices realized printed in catalog. ( 10 . 00 ) 1474 Auksjon 8. 4/17/1982. 107pp. Photo illustrated. 1178 lots. As new, card cover. Scandinavian, World, Ancient, Coins10 . 00 ) 1475 Auksjon 9. 10/2/1982. 77pp. Photo illustrated. 1228 lots. As new, card cover. Scandinavian, World, Ancient, Coins, Medals & Banknotes. Prices realized printed in

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    Twenty-Seventh Mail Bid Sale of Numismatic Literature

    Highlight: 1983- "Auction XXV;Ancient Coins" -382 lots , 24pp, 1 Ipls , pc , 8vo B56. " -Jun. 10, 1984- "Auction XXVII" -806 lots , 34pp, 22pls , cc , 8vo B57. " -Dec. 8 , 1984- "Auction XXVII I /Virginia Ruzicka" -735 lots , 50pp, 25pls , cc,8vo B58 .METROPOLITAN WORLD COIN GALLERIES ( Robert L. Hughes ) -Fixed Price List- Fall, 1984- " World Coins ” -58pp, ills , vals , cc , 8vo B59. MONTREAL STAMP & COIN-Jul . 28 , 1991 (?) - "Coins , Medals , etc . "- 7 13 lots,92pp. pis , pc , 8 VO B60.MONZEN und MEDAILLEN ( Basel ) -Nov . 7 , 1961- "Auktion XXIII ; European Coins" - 1087 lots , 7 6pp, 4 8pls , est . sheet , cc , 8vo B61. " -Nov. 15, 1963- "Sale XXVII ;Monnaies Italiennes" -984 lots , np, 67pls , est . sheet , cc, 8vo B62. " -Jun. 27, 1978-Auktion 8- "Ancients and Modern" -1799 lots , 88pp, 60pl

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    ,MARKOWITZ ON THE ANCIENT COINS OF CYPRUS

    07/19/2015

    Highlight: ,MARKOWITZ ON THE ANCIENT COINS OF CYPRUS http://www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v18n29a36.html

    MARKOWITZ ON THE ANCIENT COINS OF CYPRUS

    Mike Markowitz published a nice article on the Ancient Coins Here's an excerpt. Be sure to read the complete version online. -Editor

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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 31, No.9

    1/9/1996

    Highlight: finding ancient coins and ancient- coin collectors; identifying ancient coins; storing ancient coins; grading ancient coins; the history of ancient coin collecting; buying and selling ancient coins; collecting ancient coins; determining authenticity of ancient coins; helpful nu mi smatic literature on ancient coins; and a fisting of clubs, associations, coins shows, and numismatic conventions on ancient coins. Ancient coins on the Internet is also covered. The book ends with an appendix that includes the following listings: a listing of common abbreviations; a glossary of terms; a Greek pronunciation guide; a Latin pronunciation guide; and a 13-page bibliography. This well-researched and very interesting book should be in all club libraries so that members may browse through it and enlarge

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    Numismatics International Bulletin, Vol. 31, No.9

    1/9/1996

    Highlight: finding ancient coins and ancient- coin collectors; identifying ancient coins; storing ancient coins; grading ancient coins; the history of ancient coin collecting; buying and selling ancient coins; collecting ancient coins; determining authenticity of ancient coins; helpful nu mi smatic literature on ancient coins; and a fisting of clubs, associations, coins shows, and numismatic conventions on ancient coins. Ancient coins on the Internet is also covered. The book ends with an appendix that includes the following listings: a listing of common abbreviations; a glossary of terms; a Greek pronunciation guide; a Latin pronunciation guide; and a 13-page bibliography. This well-researched and very interesting book should be in all club libraries so that members may browse through it and enlarge

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    Public Auction & Mail Bid sale 1

    Highlight: Foreign and Ancient Coins. 9/20/1937. 30pp. 2 Plates of Ancients. Prices Realized. Very fine. Ancient Silver & Bronze, Haseltine 1/2 Half Dollars, World Patterns, Dollar Size Silver. (20.00) 829 Raymond, Wayte. Mail Auction Sale of U.S. Foreign and ancient Coins. 9/20/1937. 30pp. 2 Plates. Prices Realized and Handpriced. Fine. Ancient Silver & Bronze, Haseltine 1/ 2 Half Dollars, World Patterns, Dollar Size Silver. (15.00) 830 Raymond, Wayte. Mail Bid Sale of U.S. Foreign and Ancient Coins10/29/1937. 21pp. Prices Realized. Fine. Russian Copper Coins, Greek & Roman Coins. (15.00) 831 Raymond, Wayte. Mail Bid Sale of U.S. Foreign and Ancient Coins. 12/14/1937. 30pp. 3 Plates. Prices Realized. Fine. Prices Realized. Very fine. Silver Coins of Sweden 1540-1935, Commemorative and Award Medals

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    ANCIENT COINS AND HOLLYWOOD'S HISTORIC BLUNDERS

    06/18/2017

    Highlight: ANCIENT COINS AND HOLLYWOOD'S HISTORIC BLUNDERS http://www.coinbooks.org/v20/esylum_v20n25a22.html

    Mike Markowitz published a June 5, 2017 CoinWeek article on "Why Hollywood Gets Ancient Coins Wrong" Here's an excerpt. -Editor

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    I have endured what no one on earth has endured before. I kissed the hands of the man who killed my son. I loved my bo

    Mike Markowitz published a June 5, 2017 CoinWeek article on "Why Holly

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    BOOK REVIEW: KASHMIR COINS

    09/08/2013

    Highlight: on Flickr">Kashmir Coins Title: Ancient coins of Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh and its frontier Districts Author: Iqbal Ahmad Publisher: Dilpreet Publishers, New Delhi Distributors: Ariana Book Distributors, New Delhi Publishing Date: August, 2013 Reviewer: Irfan Naveed

    The numismatic heritage of Jammu and Kashmir more or less has remained unattended. A very little of this heritage has been studied by the British numismatists during surveys of 19th and 20th century. Alexander Cunningham was perhaps the first archaeologist and numismatist who under took the study of Kashmir archaeology. He is also learnt to have few coins of medieval Kashmir. He was later followed by

    ISRAEL RECOVERS 800 STOLEN ANCIENT COINS

    01/04/2015

    Highlight: ISRAEL RECOVERS 800 STOLEN ANCIENT COINS http://www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v18n01a29.html

    Arthur Shippee forwarded this story about the recovery of some 800 ancient coins stolen from an archaeological site in Israel. Thanks. -Editor

    ancient coins by Numismatic Bibliomania Society (NBS), on Flickr">Beit Shemesh <b style=ancient coinsable treasure hunt, when the Antiquities Authority discovered a Beit Shemesh man had in his possession hundreds of ancient coins and artifacts, the organization announced Wednesday.

    BOOK REVIEW: KASHMIR COINS

    09/08/2013

    Highlight: -Editor Title: Ancient coins of Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh and its frontier Districts Author: Iqbal Ahmad Publisher: Dilpreet Publishers, New Delhi Distributors: Ariana Book Distributors, New Delhi Publishing Date: August, 2013 Reviewer: Irfan Naveed The numismatic heritage of Jammu and Kashmir more or less has remained unattended. A very little of this heritage has been studied by the British numismatists during surveys of 19th and 20th century. Alexander Cunningham was perhaps the first archaeologist and numismatist who under took the study of Kashmir archaeology. He is also learnt to have few coins of medieval Kashmir. He was later followed by other European missionaries like Rodgers. Lane Pole and Nelson Wright. But all of these scholars had remained stuck to medieval ages of the Kashmir

    I came across this review online about a recent book on Kashmir coins. -Editor Title: Ancient coins

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    The Numismatist, July 1989

    1/7/1989

    Highlight: YOUR ANCIENT COINS We are aware that many of the readers of The Numismatist own ancient coins. It goes along with the type of person who is a member of the ANA. Some of you have purchased your ancients decades ago, and some of you have purchased them recently. Some of you are actively collecting, while others have lost interest or are unwilling to pay the current market prices. In fact, some of you may have inherited your ancient coins and have no real idea of what you own or what they are worth. My company is one of the largest firms in the United States that deals in ancient coins. We specialize in ancient coins, we are knowledgeable about ancient coinsver the past years, we have purchased millions of dollars of ancient coins. We

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    The Numismatist, June 1989

    1/6/1989

    Highlight: YOUR ANCIENT COINS We are aware that many of the readers of The Numismatist own ancient coins. It goes along with the type of person who is a member of the ANA. Some of you have purchased your ancients decades ago, and some of you have purchased them recently. Some of you are actively collecting, while others have lost interest or are unwilling to pay the current market prices. In fact, some of you may have inherited your ancient coins and have no real idea of what you own or what they are worth. My company is one of the largest firms in the United States that deals in ancient coins. We specialize in ancient coins, we are knowledgeable about ancient coinsver the past years, we have purchased millions of dollars of ancient coins. We

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    The Numismatist, August 1990

    1/8/1990

    Highlight: YOUR ANCIENT COINS We are aware that many of the readers of The Numismatist own ancient coins. It goes along with the type of person who is a member of the ANA. Some of you have purchased your ancients decades ago, and some of you have purchased them recently. Some of you are actively collecting, while others have lost interest or are unwilling to pay the current market prices. In fact, some of you may have inherited your ancient coins and have no real idea of what you own or what they are worth. My company is one of the largest firms in the United States that deals in ancient coins. We specialize in ancient coins, we are knowledgeable about ancient coinsver the past years, we have purchased millions of dollars of ancient coins. We

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    The Numismatist, December 1990

    1/12/1990

    Highlight: YOUR ANCIENT COINS We are aware that many of the readers of The Numismatist own ancient coins. It goes along with the type of person who is a member of the ANA. Some of you have purchased your ancients decades ago, and some of you have purchased them recently. Some of you are actively collecting, while others have lost interest or are unwilling to pay the current market prices. In fact, some of you may have inherited your ancient coins and have no real idea of what you own or what they are worth. My company is one of the largest firms in the United States that deals in ancient coins. We specialize in ancient coins, we are knowledgeable about ancient coinsver the past years, we have purchased millions of dollars of ancient coins. We

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    The Numismatist, February 1990

    1/2/1990

    Highlight: YOUR ANCIENT COINS We are aware that many of the readers of The Numismatist own ancient coins. It goes along with the type of person who is a member of the ANA. Some of you have purchased your ancients decades ago, and some of you have purchased them recently. Some of you are actively collecting, while others have lost interest or are unwilling to pay the current market prices. In fact, some of you may have inherited your ancient coins and have no real idea of what you own or what they are worth. My company is one of the largest firms in the United States that deals in ancient coins. We specialize in ancient coins, we are knowledgeable about ancient coinsver the past years, we have purchased millions of dollars of ancient coins. We

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    Public Auction 12

    Highlight: Ancient CoinsError Coins, Colo- nial &. Early American Coins & Currency, Large Size Currency, National Bank Notes, Calif., Fractional Gold, US Pattems.h30. PRICES REALIZED 8 1/2” x II”, Qengerke (107) 47 March 28-31, 1990. Selections From The Boyd, Brand, & Ryder Collections. 416 pages. 5576 lots. 7 Color plates. Photo illustrated. Prices Realized. New, hard bound, brown leatherette, bright gilt. Ancient Coins, World Coins including Portugal, Ecuador, Numismatic Ameri- cana, Large & Halt Cents, US Gold, Territorial & Private Gold, Early US Silver, Canadian Coins & Currency, Colonial & Early American Coins & Currency, Large & Small Size Currency, National Bank Notes, Calif., Fractiona

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    Public Auction 14

    Highlight: politics and mythology that shaped ancient coins; Coins from ancient Rome, Egypt, Greece and more. 1996. 197 pages. Photo arid line art illustrated. Maps. New, full color pictorial dust jacket over hard bound pictorial green buckram, bright gilt. “A good introduction to collecting ancient coins including Greek, Roman, Romaion (Byzantine), and non-classical coins. Begins with brief overviews of the ancient world and the history of collecting ancient coinsntinues with information on ancient coin collectors; clubs and societies, recommends periodicals, coin shows, collector’s resources on the internet, the market for ancient coins, and numismatic literature. Provides basic information on identifying ancient coins and provides suggestions on how to begin a collection. Includes a basic

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    82nd public and mail bid auction sale : two consignments of numismatic literature ... [04/26/1996]

    Highlight: Ancient Coins. 449 Lots, 15 Pis. 10.00 107. == Apr.2, 1958. Ancient Coins. 210 Lots, 16 Plates. PRL. 15.00 108. == April 3, 1963. Jewish Coins. About 150 Lots, 8 Plates. 5.00 109. Leu & Co., Zurich. #22, May 9,1979. Ancient Coins. 624 Lots, 27 Plates. 10.00 110. == April 23,1980. Ancient Coins. 470 Lots, 31 Plates. 10.00 111. == With IVIunzen und Medaillen: May 28,1974. Greek Coins. 245 Lots, all lots are enlarged ob. and rev. in addition to regular size. 372pp. PRL. 25.00 1 12. Mun/.en und Medaillen, Basel, Switzerland. #19, June 5,1959. Ancients. 604 Lots, 28 Plates. 10.00 113. #46. Apr. 28, 1972. Egyptien Art. 223 Lots, 43 Plates. 10.00 114. = #54, (Jet. 26, 1 978. Cireck Coins. 425 Lots, 27 Plates. 10.00 1 15. #10, June 12, 1979. Anc. & European Coins. 1351 Lots, 38 Plates. 10.00 1 16.

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    84th public and mail bid auction sale : United States & foreign coins ... [07/11-12/1997]

    Highlight: Ancient coins, Antiquities. 196 Lots, 11 Pis. 10.00 840. = #27, July 11, 1996. Ancient coins, Antiquities. 290 Lots, 17 Plates. 10.00 841. == No. 29, Oct. 31, 1996. Ancient coins. Antiquities. 290 + 10 Lots, 15 Plates. 10.00 842. = No. 30, Dec. 19, 1996. Ancient coins, Antiquities. 302 + 10 Lots, 19 Plates. 10.00 843. == No. 31, Feb. 6, 1997. Ancient coins, Antiquities. 305 + 9 Lots, 17 Plates. 10.00 \ 844. == No. 32, Apr. 17,1997. Ancient coins, Antiquities, 440 + 8 Lots, 23 Plates. 10.00 845. Owl Ltd., Oct. 31, 1980. (The Aurelia Coll.) Roman Republican silver coins, 311 Lots, 14 Plates. 10.00 846. Pacific Coast Auction Galleries, Santa Barbara, CA. June 1-3, 1988. PRL only. 5.00 847. Jess Peters, Inc. Decatur, 111. No. 75, Nov. 15, 1974. U.S. Coins and Paper Money, 1032 Lots, 17 Plates,

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    NEW BOOK: WHITMAN'S "100 GREATEST ANCIENT COINS" BY HARLAN BERK

    NEW BOOK: WHITMAN'S "100 GREATEST ANCIENT COINS" BY HARLAN BERK

    02/17/2008

    Highlight: "100 GREATEST ANCIENT COINS" BY HARLAN BERK http://www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v11n07a06.html

    The E-Sylum: Volume 11, Number 7, February 17, 2008, Article 6

    NEW BOOK: WHITMAN'S "100 GREATEST ANCIENT COINS" BY HARLAN BERK

    [Dennis Tucker forwarded the following press release
    announcing the latest title in Whitman's "100 greatest"
    series. -Editor]

    Whitman Publishing announces the release of 100 Greatest
    Ancient Coins reader on a
    personal guided tour of the numismatic antiquities of
    Greece, Rome, the Byzantine Empire, and other parts of
    the ancient world.

    100 Greatest Ancient Coins is the fifth

    The E-Sylum: Volume 11, Number 7, February 17, 2008, Article 6

    NEW BOOK: WHITMAN'S "100 GR

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    MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON OPENS ANCIENT COINS GALLERY

    09/30/2012

    Highlight: BOSTON OPENS ANCIENT COINS GALLERY http://www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v15n41a23.html

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has opened a new gallery devoted to ancient coins_m.jpg" width="240" height="230" align="right" alt="Sestertius with head of Titus"> Five hundred ancient Greek and Roman coins from the world-renowned collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, are showcased in the new Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins, debuting today. It is the

    WEISS ANCIENT COINS RETURNED TO GREECE

    08/10/2014

    Highlight: WEISS ANCIENT COINS RETURNED TO GREECE http://www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v17n33a23.html

    Almost as big this week as the Gold Kennedy story was the return of some ancient coins to Greece this week. Here's an excerpt from The Wall Street Journal. -Editor

    Five ancient coins were returned to the Greek government Monday after a prominent collector from Rhode Island was prosecuted in a New York case that roiled the numismatic world.

    Dating as far back as 515 B.C., the silver coins will be displayed for public view and research at the Numismatic Museum of Athens, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. and Greek announced at a ceremony marking the repatriation of

    Numismatic Literature Review and Fixed Price List, vol. 1, no. 2

    1/3/1995

    Highlight: Foreign and Ancient Coins. 9/20/1937 . This sale is the first to be conducted by Wayte Raymond independently from J. C. Morgenthau as explained on the inside front cover. "Heretofore our auction sales have been handled exclusively by J.C. Morgenthau & Co., Inc. While these sales are always succesful, and of course will be continued, it has seemed to Mr. Raymond that the average collector has been somewhat neglected. Many of the consignments offered have been impossible to auction through this department. The overhead of such sales make it necessary to "lump" the Consignment. This hurts the average collector who has to pass up a certain date or type because it is grouped with other coins he already has or does not collect. Another important reason, and quite overlooked by the average

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    Fixed Price Lists & Prices Paid for Lists of United States Coin Dealers 1950-1959, Volume V

    /1992

    Highlight: of Ancient Coins 25 12 1964 565 40 Np J. Westervelt Coll, of Ancient Coins 26 2 1965 1105 48 Np Earle K. Stanton Coll, of Classical Coins 27 5 1965 520 38 Np J.V. Gillespie Coll, of Ancient Coins 28 9 1965 447 37 Np Bly and Walker Coll, of Classical Coins 29 11 1965 675 46 Np Greek, Roman, Byzantine Coins, Literature 30 4 1966 754 46 Np Ancient, Medieval, Modern Coins, Literature 31 10 1967 862 40 Np Ancient Coins, Books 32 1 1968 837 40 Np Ancient Coins, Books 33 4 1968 907 30 Np Ancient Coins, Books 34 10 1968 1559 38 Np Ancient Coins, Books 35 4 1969 591 34 Np Ancient Coins, Books . Comments: 148

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    MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON OPENS ANCIENT COINS GALLERY

    09/30/2012

    Highlight: BOSTON OPENS ANCIENT COINS GALLERY http://www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v15n41a23.html The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has opened a new gallery devoted to ancient coins. -Editor Five hundred ancient Greek and Roman coins from the world-renowned collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, are showcased in the new Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins, debuting today. It is the only gallery dedicated to coinage in a major US art museum and is unique for its emphasis on ancient coins as works of art?masterpieces on a miniature scale. The gallery also illustrates how coins are both a form of cultural expression?reflecting the customs, beliefs, and ideals of those who produced and used them?and primary documents of ancient history. It is named in recognition of Michael C. Ruettgers,

    The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has opened a new gallery devoted to ancient coins. -Editor Five hun

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    WEISS ANCIENT COINS RETURNED TO GREECE

    08/10/2014

    Highlight: WEISS ANCIENT COINS RETURNED TO GREECE http://www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v17n33a23.html Almost as big this week as the Gold Kennedy story was the return of some ancient coins to Greece this week. Here's an excerpt from The Wall Street Journal. -Editor Five ancient coins were returned to the Greek government Monday after a prominent collector from Rhode Island was prosecuted in a New York case that roiled the numismatic world. Dating as far back as 515 B.C., the silver coins will be displayed for public view and research at the Numismatic Museum of Athens, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. and Greek announced at a ceremony marking the repatriation of coins dating to 500 B.C. "The coins being returned to us by the New York County district attorney are exquisite ancient artifact

    Almost as big this week as the Gold Kennedy story was the return of some ancient coins to Greece th

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    ISRAEL RECOVERS 800 STOLEN ANCIENT COINS

    01/04/2015

    Highlight: 800 STOLEN ANCIENT COINS http://www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v18n01a29.html Arthur Shippee forwarded this story about the recovery of some 800 ancient coins stolen from an archaeological site in Israel. Thanks. -Editor A routine security check turned into a veritable treasure hunt, when the Antiquities Authority discovered a Beit Shemesh man had in his possession hundreds of ancient coinsy at an antiquities site in the Beit Shemesh area, when police determined he was carrying digging tools in his bag. The man denied he was searching for antiquities and claimed to know nothing about ancient coins. However, a

    Arthur Shippee forwarded this story about the recovery of some 800 ancient coins stolen from an arc

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    Numismatic Literature Review and Fixed Price List, vol. 1, no. 2

    1/3/1995

    Highlight: Foreign and Ancient Coins. 9/20/1937 . This sale is the first to be conducted by Wayte Raymond independently from J. C. Morgenthau as explained on the inside front cover. "Heretofore our auction sales have been handled exclusively by J.C. Morgenthau & Co., Inc. While these sales are always succesful, and of course will be continued, it has seemed to Mr. Raymond that the average collector has been somewhat neglected. Many of the consignments offered have been impossible to auction through this department. The overhead of such sales make it necessary to "lump" the Consignment. This hurts the average collector who has to pass up a certain date or type because it is grouped with other coins he already has or does not collect. Another important reason, and quite overlooked by the average

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    Fixed Price Lists & Prices Paid for Lists of United States Coin Dealers 1950-1959, Volume V

    /1992

    Highlight: of Ancient Coins 25 12 1964 565 40 Np J. Westervelt Coll, of Ancient Coins 26 2 1965 1105 48 Np Earle K. Stanton Coll, of Classical Coins 27 5 1965 520 38 Np J.V. Gillespie Coll, of Ancient Coins 28 9 1965 447 37 Np Bly and Walker Coll, of Classical Coins 29 11 1965 675 46 Np Greek, Roman, Byzantine Coins, Literature 30 4 1966 754 46 Np Ancient, Medieval, Modern Coins, Literature 31 10 1967 862 40 Np Ancient Coins, Books 32 1 1968 837 40 Np Ancient Coins, Books 33 4 1968 907 30 Np Ancient Coins, Books 34 10 1968 1559 38 Np Ancient Coins, Books 35 4 1969 591 34 Np Ancient Coins, Books . Comments: 148

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    Public Auction 3

    Highlight: Ancient coins, Medallions and Banknotes. (20.00) 406 10/3/1988. 145pp. 41 plates. 1354 lots. Mint, no prl. En- glish, Foreign & Ancient coins, Medallions and Banknotes. Near new with grading comments by some lots by Cordry. ( 20 . 00 ) 407 2/28/1989. 158pp. 49 plates. 1516 lots. As new, no prl. English, Foreign & Ancient coinsoard, A Collection of Chinese coins, Silver coins from the wrecks of the Hollandia-Association and Anthenienne, Important group of French coins. (25.00) 408 4/25/1989. 100pp. 32 plates. 823 lots. Mint, no prl. English, Foreign & Ancient coins, Commemorative Med- als and Banknotes. (20.00) 409 6/20/1989. 58pp. 14 plates. 468 lots. Mint, no prl. Ancient, English & Foreign coins, Commemorative Medals and

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    Public Auction 4

    Highlight: Art of Judging the Art of Ancient Coins by Harlan Berk. Harlan Berk, well-known ancient coin dealer and collector who explains the little understood and never explain term “good style.” Using slides for comparison he discusses factors to be considered in determining what “good style” really is. Excellent for beginners and advanced collectors. Presented at ANA, 1991. 33 minutes. (30.00) 1069 Volume 13. 1976. 3 issues complete. (15.00) YEOMAN, R.S. 1070 Moneys of the Bible. 61 pp. Photo illustrated. Very fine, black leatherette, library stamp. A beginners guide to coins related to the Old and New testaments. Describes and pic- tures about seventy-five coins, quoting Biblical passages to demonstrate their relationship to Biblical times. Includes Greek, Hellenistic, Judean, and Roman coinage.

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    Public Auction 12

    Highlight: Ancient Coinsritorial & Private Gold, Early US Silver, Canadian Coins, Colonial & Early American Coins & Currency, Errors, Medals & Tokens, Calif., Fractional Gold, US Pattems.h 30. PRICES REALIZED 8 1/2” x 11” 70 January 5-6, 1995. The Commodore Matthew C. Perry' Collection. 232 pages. 3641 lots. 4 Color plates. Photo illustrated. Prices Realized. New, hard bound, brown leatherette, bright gilt. Ancient Coins, World Coins including Mexico, Russia, Numismatic Americana, Large & Half Cents, US Gold, Territorial & Private Gold, Early US Silver, Canadian Coins, Colonial & Early American Coins & Currency, Errors, Medals & Tokens, Large Size Currency, National Bank Notes, Calif, Fractional Gold, US Pattems.h

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    Public Auction 15

    Highlight: politics and mythology that shaped ancient coins; Coins from ancient Rome, Egypt, Greece and more. 1996. 197 pages. Photo and line art illustrated. Maps. New, full color pictorial dust jacket over hard bound pictorial green buckram, bright gilt. “A good introduction to collecting ancient coins including Greek, Roman, Romaion (By zantine), and non-classical coins. Begins w'ith brief overviews of the ancient W'orld and the history of collecting ancient coinsinues with information on ancient coin collectors; clubs and societies, recommends periodicals, coin show's, collector’s resources on the internet, the market for ancient coins, and numismatic literature. Provides basic information on identifying ancient coins and provides suggestions on how to begin a collection. Includes a basic

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    Catalogue of the seventy-eighth public sale : the important numismatic library of the late William Sumner Appleton of Boston, Massachusetts. [05/10/1913]

    Highlight: “Ancient Coins 1736. 3 pcs. Goltzius. “Coins of Greece and Asia Minor.” Text in Latin. Hun- dreds of fine copper plates of coins and medals, 5 vols. Folio. Ant- ' werp, 1644. 5 pcs. Catron and Rouille. “Roman History with Historical, Geographical and Critical Notes.” Translated from the French into English. Copper , . plates. 5 Vols. (Imperfect, should he 6). London, 172 8-37. 5 pcs. ^ Spanheim. “Ancient Coins.” Text in Latin. Numerous fine copper ^ plates. 2 Vols. folio; old calf. London, 1706. 2 pcs. “King’s Roman

    Auction catalog from American Numismatic Society library.

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    Twenty-First Mail Bid Sale of Numismatic Literature

    Highlight: Ancient Coins" - 1308 lots , 88pp, 38pls , cc , 8vo B65. " -Nov. 24 , 1987- "Auktion #43, Middle Ages and Modern" -1120 lots,70pp, 72pls , cc , 8vo . B66. " -May 16, 1988- "Auktion #44, Ancient Coins, cc , 8vo . This copy has a few price notations (FPN) B67. " -May 17, 1988- "Auktion #45, Middle Ages and Modern" -1125 lots,75pp, 64pls , cc , 8vo . FPN B68. " -Nov. 29 , 1988- "Auktion #47, Middle Ages and Modern" -1152 lots,80pp, 80pls , cc , 8vo . FPN B69. " -May 22 , 1989- "Auktion #48, Ancient CoinsFPN . B70. " -May 23 , 1989- "Auktion #49, Middle Ages and Modern" -1230 lots,80pp, 76pls,cc,8vo. FPN B71. " -Nov. 27 , 1989- "Auktion #50, Ancient Coins" -960 lots , 81pp, 36pls , 8vo . FPN . B72. " -Nov. 28, 1989- **Auktion #51,

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    The New York International Sale featuring the Querendon and Rajj Collections

    Highlight: From the Syracuse Collection of Ancient Coinsath. Rv. Dionysos standing left, holding grape bunch on vine and thyrsos; in left field, A within circle above, N (retrograde) below. 10.59 grams. Lederer 26 (same dies). SNG BN -. SNG Levante -. SNG Levante suppl. -. Short die break on obverse and typical light die rust. Extremely Fine. (400-500) From the same dies as the previous lot. From the Syracuse Collection of Ancient Coins. CILICIA. Tarsos. Datames, satrap, 384-361/0 B.C. AR Stater. Ca. 378-372 B.C. Female head facing slightly left, wearing earring and necklace. Rv. Bearded

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    75th public and mail bid auction sale : United States gold coins ... [03/23-24/1994]

    Highlight: Ancient Coins in silver and hron/c. .’^15 lots. PPIC. 7.50 217. == 1973/S. As above, but no PPIC. 5.00 2 IS. == l97.^/9. Sept. 26. (Henry Symonds) English Coins in yold and silver also Foreiun Coins. Comniemoralive Medals, etc. 606 lots. PPIC. 7.50 210. == I97.V9. As above with 7Pls. and hall HWPR. 7..S0 220. == I97.VI(I, ()et.3. (Henry Symonds) Ancient & For. Coins in cold, silver and bron/e. 7S5 lots. l5Pls. 10.00 221. == I97.VII. ()et.24. English Coins in gold and silver & a comprehensive coll, of Crown Pieces of Charles II. 222 lots. PPIC. 7..5() 222. == I97.VI I. As above with 14 plates, but no PPIC. 7..50 22.^. == I97.VI2. Nov.21. English and Foreign Coins in gold. siKer and hron/.e. 501 lots. PPIC. 7.50 224. == I97.VI.^. Nov. 28. (W. James Noble) English & For. Coins in gold, silver

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    The Numismatist

    1/10/1993

    Highlight: YOUR ANCIENT COINS We are aware that many of the readers of The Numismatist own ancient coins. It goes along with the type of person who is a member of the ANA. Some of you have purchased your ancients decades ago, and some of you have purchased them recently. Some of you are actively collecting, while others have lost interest or are unwilling to pay the current market prices. In fact, some of you may have inherited your ancient coins and have no real idea of what you own or what they are worth. My company is one of the largest firms in the United States that deals in ancient cc ins. We specialize in ancient coins, we are knowledgeable about ancient coinsver the past years, we have purchased millions of dollars of ancient coins. We

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    THE MUSES ON ANCIENT COINS

    05/24/2015

    Highlight: THE MUSES ON ANCIENT COINS http://www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v18n21a21.html

    THE MUSES ON ANCIENT COINS

    On May 21, 2015 Mike Markowitz published a nice article in CoinWeek on the Muses on ancient coins. Here's an excerpt. -Editor

    Calliope

    The nine Muses were the daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, the personification of memory. The Muses represent the inspiration of literature, music and the fine arts. According to one tradition they lived on Mount Helikon (elevation 1,749 meters, or 5,738 ft.) in Boeotia. Another story places their home beside the Pierian spring, at the foot of Mount Olympos (2,919 meters, or 9,570 ft.).

    THE MUSES ON ANCIENT COINS

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