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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 76,300 in January 2020.
Dane Kurth (Helvetica)
| By Sear RCV Number
5th Edition (2000)
Vols. 1-3 only
| Republican Coinage
by Gens (Family)
| Imperatorial Coinage
| Imperial Coinage
| Greek & Roman
by Moushmov Number
| Greek & Roman
by City, Region or Ruler
| Byzantine Coins
| Byzantine Coins
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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 has increased to an average of over 26,000 per day. 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
Forum Ancient Coins - a great place to go.
lamoneta.it - Network di numismatica per i collezionisti di monete
Timeline Auctions: Coins and Antiquities from all time periods, Books etc. Auction
Catawiki Auctions: Looking for an alternative to ebay ? See the coins etc. for sale on Catawiki Auctions!
Helvetica's RIC lists, Dozens of xls lists compiled by Dane to precisely identify your Roman (and some Greek and Provincial) coins. Practise first using the short "how to" pdf. (Some additional lists are in a password protected area)
BEWARE OF FAKES!
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
Fakes Information Centre on Calgary Coins
Swindlers: Fake Buyers, Coin thieves etc. Useful page to see what tricks they use.
ONLINE COLLECTIONS AND DATABASES
RPC Online: at the Ashmolean Museum, covering RPC III and VII and the planned IV.
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
CoinArchives.com: Without a subscription you can see the thousands of coins from auctions from the last 6 months for free. (Tip: Use the Boolean search with AND or NOT.)
acsearch: A large ancient coin database similar to coinarchives above.
Zeno The large Zeno database of Oriental, Arabic, African Coins and more..
NUMISMATIC BOOKS ONLINE
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).
GENERAL NUMISMATICS ETC
Self-adhesive coin holders, boxes, etuis and capsules of all sizes and materials, from Nufira, Slovenia. Great prices, good quality, delivery worldwide, recommended by Dane!
Website and database of all kinds of World Coins including English coins from early 19th century onwards
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