Preserving our freedom to collect


The Ancient Coin Collectors Guild has become a driving force in the ongoing effort to protect coin collectors and museums in which coins are stored from being forced to give up these items to foreign governments under the premise the coins are the cultural patrimony of the claimant nation. — Richard Giedroyc, World Coin News April 26, 2010


The following links are non-commercial and are intended to provide a window to the world of ancient coin collecting. Many useful links are provided at these sites and those links are generally not duplicated here.

  • Ed Snible's Pages
    A variety of very useful and hard to locate resources. Some fascinating stuff.
  • Gar Travis Photo Site
    TRAVIS NUMISMATIC DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY is a place where the site owner shares his interest in numismatics and the photography of coins. No services are offered and coins pictured are not for sale.
  • Esty Late Roman Coin Types
    Guide to Late Roman AE Coin Types, AD 364-450 A Complete List. Valentinian I through Theodosius II and Valentinian III.
  • Esty Ancient Imitations
    Ancient Imitations of Roman Coins: An educational site about genuinely ancient coins that were imitations or counterfeits in their day.
  • Esty Ancient Coin Auction Catalogs: Contents
    Lists and summarizes the contents of auction-sale catalogs that emphasize high-quality ancient coins.
  • The Celator
    The premier journal serving the ancient coin collecting fraternity. Many useful links in the site's Resource Center.
    A non-commercial site with a very broad range of services and features from discussion lists to photo archives and articles. A site you will want to bookmark.
  • Timothy Cook coin collection
    Hammered English Coins in the collection of Timothy Cook.
  • Jerusalem Coins
    A great resource for information about and photos of Jewish coinage.
  • Coin Archives
    CoinArchives is a repository of coins previously featured in major numismatic auctions. It brings together the text, images, and prices realized from catalogs issued by some of the world's most prestigious coin firms. With this site, you can search and view coin lots from a growing database of completed auctions.
  • Portraits of Caligula
    Joe Geranio's personal web site related to the portraiture of Caligula in sculpture and coins.
  • Hellenic Numismatic Society
    An organization dedicated to the study and preservation of Greek coinage from antiquity to modern times. The society journal, Numismatika Khronika, publishes scholarly articles of wide interest.
  • American Numismatic Association
    Website of the largest and most active organization of coin collectors in the world. The ACCG is a member club of the ANA.
  • Atlantic Provinces Numismatic Association
    Association of Canadian coin collectors covering all areas of numismatic interest.
  • One Coin At A Time
    Brett Telford's thoughts on coins and collecting.
  • American Numismatic Society
    The preeminent institution for ancient coin related research in the United States. Many useful online databases available.