Wildwinds goes from strength to strength! We have experienced very strong continued growth in site traffic since the re-launch in spring 2009.
Since May 2009, the number of site visits increased to an average of over 25,000 hits per day in February 2016.
In addition, the number of coins on wildwinds has risen from 54,900 (July 2009) to over 75,000 in November 2017.

Dane Kurth (Helvetica)

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Moushmov Online - extended translation of Ancient Coins of the Balkan Peninsula

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Since the re-launch in spring 2009, the number of site visits increased to an average of over 26,000 per day in March 2017. The Wildwinds site offers a unique opportunity to access this worldwide market of collectors, researchers and numismatists – and with such phenomenal growth, the benefits of advertising here will only increase: email Advertising Enquiries

Our friends:


Forum Ancient Coins - a great place to go.

lamoneta.it - Network di numismatica per i collezionisti di monete

Muntenbodemvondsten NL: The Dutch ancient coins forum. Almost everyone is multilingual (Dutch, English, German, some French).


Coin and Antiquities Auction


Helvetica's RIC lists, Dozens of xls lists to precisely identify your Roman (and some Greek and Provincial) coins. Practise first using the short "how to" pdf.

Check coins BEFORE you buy, unless you are buying from a reputable dealer. Not all ebay sellers with good feedback are reputable ! Modern fakes are being brought into the West by the thousand by Bulgarian immigrants. When in doubt, join Forum Ancient Coins and ask!

Forum's Fake Gallery

Forgery Network

Fakes Information Centre on Calgary Coins


RPC Online at the Ashmolean Museum

Celtic coins by John Hooker

The Museum of Roman Countermarks

Ancient Imitations of Roman Republican Denarii

The Alexandru Marian Collection of Domitian Coins

Heather Howard's online Collection at aeqvitas.com



The Zeno Oriental and Arabic Coins Database


Archive.Org, archive website for numerous numismatic book pdfs, including the BMC Greece volumes, Imhoof, Mionnet, AMNG etc.

Digital Numismatic Library: the world's largest list of links to digital numismatic books

Historia Numorum online and much more (Ed Snible). 


Frederic Weber's Website of Roman Coins, articles and collection (French and English)

RG's Getting Started with Ancient Coins

ArtAncient: Antiquities, Coins & Artifacts

Coin Update - Daily Coin Collecting News

Brad's Introduction to Ancient Coins


USA Coinbook.com, US coins, coin supplies and US coin literature

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