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The Lasting Legacy of the Roman Denarius

Money has sometimes been called the footprints of history.  In the case of the ancient Roman denarius, that is certainly true. This monetary unit’s name was derived from the Latin term “deni” which means “containing ten.”  The denarius denomination was … Continue reading

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Tyrants of the Tiber coming to June Long Beach Expo

Coin collectors interested in the “Tyrant Collection” should start booking their plane tickets now. This year, the Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo will be featuring the “Tyrants of the Tiber,” which will be “the fourth exhibition … Continue reading

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Heritage sale brings nearly $6 million

Results from the Heritage Sept. 6-11 Long Beach World Coins & Ancients sale must have brought a warm and contented glow to the auction house’s heart. No coins attracted record-breaking, six-figure sums. The top-selling lots all fetched well under $50,000. … Continue reading

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Coins of India, Russia Hits at CICF

IOLA, Wis. (May 21, 2012) — The coins of India have joined the coins of China as most sought after by world coin buyers, according to dealer Allen G. Berman. “I find that Russia is still among the strongest countries … Continue reading

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Pedro I ‘Coronation Piece’ Leads Heritage Auctions’ CICF Offerings

An extraordinary Brazilian Pedro I gold Coronation 6,400 Reis of 1822R, just one of 64 minted, provides a historic and emotional anchor to the 5,300-plus-lot Heritage Auctions’ World & Ancient Coins CICF Signature® Auction, April 26-30, at the Crowne Plaza … Continue reading

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Bulgaria seeks import restrictions

Bulgaria has now joined Cyprus, China, Italy and Greece in asking the United States to restrict the importation of certain antiquities originating from within their borders. Continue reading

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