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ACCG Fax Wizard Helps Collectors Speak Out for Coin Imports from Italy

The U.S. State Department has announced a date of May 6-7 for Cultural Property Advisory Committee hearings on the request for renewal of the...

Ancient Alexander the Great Coins Unearthed in Syria

Hellenistic period silver coins dating back to Alexander the Great were found near Najm Castle in northern Syria, the Syrian official news agency...

Art of Ancient Greek Coins

An insightful lecture on ancient Greek coin history was held at the San Antonio Museum of Art on Sunday, February 21, by Dr....

Ancient Coin Collectors Seek Judicial Review on Decisions to Bar Coin Imports

GAINESVILLE, Mo. -- The Ancient Coin Collectors Guild (ACCG), a non-profit advocacy group that supports the free and independent collecting of coins from antiquity,...

ACCG Challenges U.S. State Department Bureaucrats After Ancient Coins Seizure

GAINESVILLE, Mo. -- A small packet of inexpensive Chinese and Cypriot coins imported from England by the Ancient Coin Collectors Guild (ACCG) have been...

ACCG to Assist Museums in England and Wales

An acquisition fund managed by a committee of the ACCG will help small museums in England and Wales to retain local finds under the...

Coin Collectors to Challenge State Department on Import Restrictions

The ACCG has launched phase two of a coordinated plan to challenge import restrictions on ancient coins. As a British Airways jetliner touched down in...

22 Coins, 10 Mummies May Lead to Cleopatra’s Tomb

A dig site where 22 ancient coins inscribed with Cleopatra's name, an alabaster mask fragment resembling Mark Antony, and 10 mummies were discovered suggest Cleopatra's lost tomb may be within reach, according to Egypt's chief archeologist, Zahi Hawass.

Archaeologist found the coins and mask last year when excavating a 2,300 year-old temple built by Ptolemy II. The recent cemetery discoveries led to underground radar revealing three "important anomalies."

The evidence has convinced Hawass that someone important is buried within temple, and possibly the famous lovers.

 

"We think this is really a perfect place for Cleopatra and Mark Antony to be hidden," Hawass said.

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New U.S. Import Restrictions Imposed on Chinese Coins

Published on the Federal Register and brought to light through the Ancient Coin Collectors Guild (ACCG), new U.S. import restrictions have been imposed...

$7 Million of World & Ancient Coins Sold at NYINC

ROMAN EMPIRE. Hadrian, A.D. 117-138. AR Medallion Dallas, TX – Heritage Auction Galleries has just posted prices realized approaching $7 million on its Signature Auction of Ancient and World Coins, held as an official auction of the New York International Numismatic Convention in New York City (NYINC).

At the conclusion of sales of Post Auction Buys and non-floor session material (ending Jan. 13), total prices Realized are expected to well exceed $7 million. This was the lead event in a week of Heritage auctions that will see more than 18,000 lots of rare coins and currency valued above $50 million sold in New York City and Orlando, Florida. Prices realized information on all auctions can be found at www.HA.com. 

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