Ancient Coin Articles

  1. National Coin Week: An ANA Tradition

    National Coin Week: An ANA Tradition
    The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA’s) National Coin Week dates back nearly 100 years to 1924. Each year, a new theme provides a fresh opportunity for collectors to celebrate their favorite pastime and explore the history, present, and future of numismatics. The consistency of the ANA in promoting the event, which has run throug ...
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  2. The "Hand of God" Roman Bronze

    The "Hand of God" Roman Bronze
    Among all the ancient coins of the Roman Empire, there is one legendary bronze that literally bears "the Hand of God."  That's right, when Emperor Constantine the Great died in 337 AD, his sons decreed that posthumous bronze coins be st ...
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