Ukrainian Ancient Coin brings more than $5 million at Auction Today
The Balkck Sea Trade – Tauric Chersonesus, Panticapaeum. This is probably the finest known Gold Stater (circa 350-300AD) of Panticapaeum, which was the most [...]Read More
Cleopatra – Was she White or Black?
For whatever reason, people have tried to claim that Cleopatra was black. That is the most absurd proposition that distorts history beyond belief. When Alexander [...]Read More
Happy Pi Day
Caesar’s Wife begged him not to go to the Senate in the morning. She had her vision of his death. Decimus dined with Caesar the night before his assassination [...]Read More
Corruption inside the Deep State
History repeats because human nature never changes. During the Roman Republic, the name of the moneyer would appear on the coinage just as today the [...]Read More
Did Caesar Really Say – Et Tu Brute!
“Et tu, Brute? — Then fall, Caesar.” These famous lines from William Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar, describing Caesar’s death, are how most of us [...]Read More
Hoards Are Vital to our Understanding of History
QUESTION: Why do you buy hoards? It is interesting. Just curious. JY ANSWER: The coinage is the ONLY way to truly confirm the history. Much of the most important [...]Read More
J.P. Morgan was an Ancient Coin Collector
QUESTION: Is it true that J.P. Morgan was also an ancient coin collector? DV ANSWER: Absolutely. He collected both Greek and Roman coins. This was a Syracuse [...]Read More
Roman Gods & Religion Was Not as it Might Seem
QUESTION: You mentioned that Rome actually believed in the freedom of religion. I am correct then that the multitude of gods was the result of that? And you are [...]Read More
Why Are Ancient Coins Rising in Price?
QUESTION: I went to the New York show and I sat in on that CNG auction to watch the Diocletian medallion. A friend said you told him you thought it would bring [...]Read More
Hoards – More Coins Posted
I have just listed a few more coins in the store – Julian II, Julia Mamea, and Ukrainian Arrow Head – Proto-Money from the black sea. I have been buying [...]Read More