Links to sites with ancient coins for sale.
    Contents:  Major fixed-price sites are listed first.  
        Sites with frequent auctions.     
        Sites with links to upcoming major auctions (auction consolidators).
        Fixed-price sites
        Other, smaller, fixed-price sites.
        English and European fixed-price sites.

Sites with many ancient coins for sale:
If you want to buy an ancient coin today and not wait, try these:

vcoins at is the "Ancient Coin Mall" with over 100 dealers and a great search engine. 

    A huge site much like vcoins, but focusing on European dealers.

Forum Ancient Coins, Joe Sermarini
    Recently he seems to be also listing Forum coins on vcoins. This site also has an important discussion board with many topics well-arranged and frequent interesting contributions. This is a major site.

    The most prominent dealer in the US, with major auctions of high quality coins, biweekly electronic auctions, and many high-quality fixed-price coins for sale. It also has a very large searchable database of previous sale results, which is a important research tool.

Lesser fixed-price sites:

Augustus Coins
    also has catalogs and books for sale at

Bargain Bin Ancients

Roman Coin Shop

Ancient Imports


Some sites have frequent auctions:

Agora Auctions:


Numismatik Naumann

Naville Numismatics

A European site, Catawiki, for auctions of all kinds with numerous coin auctions (but, they do not accept PayPal, making it hard for US buyers to pay):

Harlan J. Berk (He hosts a large buy-or-bid sale of quality on his site and has some, but only a few, fixed-price lots in addition)

London Ancient Coins Ltd. (LAC)

The auction site associated with vcoins

Frank Robinson. A few good auctions a year:

****** Major Auction Sites--Consolidators:

Many auctions, including most major upcoming auctions, and increasingly numerous e-auctions of major and minor firms, are listed at
The web page you are reading does not list sites of firms with infrequent auctions that would be regularly listed on sixbid.

Biddr:   "A live bidding platform that serves as an interface between Auction houses and on-line bidders."

Dea Moneta
    This is a venue similar to sixbid but not as sophisticated and mostly European auction houses.

    Still another portal to auctions, many the same as found at sixbid.

Forum has a "member's free auctions" part:

*** Firms that seem to run their own auctions (infrequently).

    An Italian auction house.

    An auction firm in San Marino

    An old numismatic firm in Torino, Italy. 

    A large auction and fixed-price site with many sellers. Many fixed-price coins are overpriced; some are not.


Fixed-price sites

Augustus Coins
    also has catalogs and books for sale at

Bargain Bin Ancients

Ancient Imports (Marc Breitsprecher)   (He has a vcoins store, but many more coins for sale here.)

Roman Coin Shop

Bill Rosenblum
    A long-established dealer specializing in Jewish-related coins. He has auctions, too.

Baldwin's   (specifically for fixed-price ancients)
  London, England. They have major auctions and fixed-price lists. They are one of the most prominent dealers in English coins and they also offer many high-quality ancient coins.

Classical Coins, Dave Welsh

Silvae Coins and Antiques (Beverly Hills, California)

    Many members of this site offer coins for sale. Most are low grade and overpriced by hopeful owners.

Steven Album
     The most prominent dealer in Islamic coins.

Nova Marketing   (many high-quality ancient coins)

Time Line Originals

Nomos (Alan Walker)
    A major auction house in Switzerland (associated with CNG) with a only very high-end coins for sale in their "webshop"

iNumis (French firm)

Zuzum Judaea

J.B.J Coins, (John Jensen) Copenhagen Denmark.  Oriental (Parthian, Persis, etc.):
    Many Roman and oriental coins:

Rudnik Numismatics
    An awkward site to use (The worst on the web. You have to pick your area of interest from a dropdown list), but with many rare Byzantine coins and many coins in other areas.

Ken Martins Museum Surplus

Persic Gallery
    Parthian, Sasanian, Islamic, etc.

Cerberus Coins (Australia, Cameron Day)

Bob Reis "Anything Anywhere"
   Not often updated

Alexander Basok  "Rusty Pennies"
    An very awkward site to use. You have to click on individual descriptions to see any images.

Sam Slote

Wayne Sayles

Edgar L. Owen

Mullen Coins

Praefectus (John)

Vale Coins (UK)

Pete Burbules (Akropolis Coins)

Poseidon Coin Company (David) 

Ancient Coin Traders (Peter, Australia)

Other sites, apparently of "vest pocket" dealers.

Kersch Ancient Coins

Robert Bernobich
Et Tu Antiquities

Glenn Terry

Wolf and Twins Antique Coins (Len Spevack)

Other English and European firms:

A. G. & S. Gillis

Zlatko Plesa

Klassiche Munzen (Dr. Michael Brant)

Alex. Alter Roemer Kunst & Antiquitaten, a site with forums for discussing coins, allows members to post coins for sale. Most are not ancient, but some are:



If you have other sites you like, or you discover broken links, let me know at contact info

Revised April 12, 2017