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Chris Rudd and Liz Cottam
based in Aylsham, Norfolk, East Anglia
Chris Rudd is an acknowledged expert in the numismatics and beautiful art of Celtic coins. He publishes his research in the celticcoins.com monthly “coins for sale” newsletter (one from Chris and one, coins under GBP 250, from Liz) Chris also writes articles for books like “Coin Year Book”
Chris explains that the coin-makers aren’t “Celtic” as such but are Iron Age Britain. The Britons of southern England called themselves “Pritani” and the Greeks and Romans followed suit in their written word. Land of the Pritani became Britannia in Roman times.
Martlesham, Suffolk, East Anglia
Lockdales regular coin auctions have plenty to intrest. Always a fair few hammered coins from the fields. Eclectic World. British Milled too. Budgets can be GBP 100 or less. Many coins for GBP 500 or less. Top coins are in tens of thousands. Buyer’s premium is 17.5%
Online bidding via thesaleroom.com
Professional Auction House use with beautiful catalogues of the best Greek and Roman coin art . Many are within a GBP 300 budget but good coins go into tens or thousands of pounds.
Roma Numismatics have regular major auctions with full online bidding facilities on their website. Buyer’s Premium is often reduced to 15% for online auctions.
Leodis offers a very interesting collection of English Hammered coins from many different mints. There’s Scotland, Ireland, Ancient British, jetons and tokens too.
The hammered expert Kevern George is based in Leeds, UK.
Halls Hammered Coins have a very interesting selection from Celtic Roman, Saxon and through the reigns of Kings and Queens to the restored Charles II.
Simon Hall is a collector, detectorist and hammered expert based in Leicester. Prices are ‘Fair Value’ and interesting pieces available from around GBP 35 upwards.
R. Ingram is a an expert in British Coins and based in Southampton UK. There’s a vast selection of good British, Scottish, Irish coins and world coins in regular catalogue listings.
If you are looking for a coin Type (like ‘Farthing’) or a Monarch (like ‘Victoria’) or just a specific Year then this a great place to look. Worldwide delivery. Very good service.
Classical Numismatic Group
Old Bond Street London & Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Classical Numismatic Group (CNG) hold the annual Triton Auction in New York and Auction in May and September. A full range of Ancient, Greek and Roman coins. Bidding is online too. There are also regular E-Auctions where it’s possible to buy good coins at good prices. Buyer’s Premium is 20% except for Bids placed electronically where the Buyer’s Premium is 17.5%
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United States Of America (USD)
Antony Wilson is a professional numismatist and it shows in the fascinating selection selection of English hammered coins and Roman coins. All of them with impeccable numismatic descriptions. Delivery is swift and packaging good.
California I think
Joel Anderson is an long-established coin dealer and joelscoins.com is a fascinating, old-fashioned website.
Joel has interesting coins from virtually every country in the world. There are historical coins. Unofficial coins from would-be countries. There are fantasy coins (Westeros, Bravos and many others). There are tokens, Ancients, dealer-offers and all sorts.
www,joelscoins.com is a playful playground with new additions every few weeks. Joel is quick to acknowledge orders, and quick to post them. Excellent service.
Forum Ancient Coins
MOREHEAD CITY NC
Forum Ancient Coins is such a useful resource for Ancient coins and links and help.
There’s a good discussion board for all. Help with identification is popular. Forum have a good shop. 3000 odd coins, plus books and stuff.
Also a great member’s free Auction facility with lots to interest as a buyer. I haven’t tried selling anything yet. Finding it hard to part with ancient coins even with a better example in the collection.
There’s also a mine of really useful information on Roman Coin Attribution http://www.romancoin.info/
British Columbia, Canada (CAD)
All Nations Stamp & Coin
Dunbar, Vancouver, British Columbia
Stamps and coins and all kinds of collectables. Brian Grant-Duff and team are experts and it’s a very friendly shop.
There’s an Auction every week on Saturday at Noon sharp. Keep an eye out because good coins pass through! You can bid online too. Buyer’s Premium is C$ zero.
All Nations are on Facebook with regular intrestin’ posts about Stamps and Coins and other collectables.
Ancient coin numismatic expert Paul Anderson. A very informative chap with a lot of very interesting coins. Vancouver-based but ships worldwide.
Praefectus offer “genuine Ancient Coins and Antiquities at reasonable prices. We also offer valuations, appraisals and authentications of individual coins and antiquities or entire collections.”