Coin Collecting

Links to interesting and useful websites of interest to coin collectors.

  • A great site for looking up wide variety of old coins… acsearch.info – The ancient coin search engine
  • And another coin research site…  CoinArchives Ancient Coins database holds catalog content primarily devoted to ancient Greek, Roman, and Byzantine coins.
  • Numiswiki
  • The Ruth and Louise McCollum Memorial Collection of Ancient Coin Images
  • A good 12 part history of British Coinage, written by Ken Elks
  • Pictures of Coins of the UK,  by Tony Clayton
  • Forgery Network
  • Coins & Medals in the FitzWilliam Museum Cambridge, the Department of Coins and Medals embraces money in many different forms, from all parts of the world and spanning ancient to modern times,  as well as medals since their origin in the Renaissance. With its rich collections and library, the Department is a centre for research and teaching in numismatics.
  • Irish Coins
  • Ancients Info site – Ancients.info is a non-commercial resource (sponsored by VCoins.com) for collectors and students of ancient coins, antiquities, and ancient history. On their site you can  • Add a photo gallery of your collection    • Participate in their discussion forums    • Download an animated screensaver    • Chat with other collectors    • Win prizes in their contests    • And more!