Category Archives: The Bible

Salome and the Rarity of Coins Featuring People From The Bible

By Michael Beall for CoinWeek ….. Portraits of important persons in ancient times are among the most sought-after pieces of ancient coinage, though key biblical characters are seldom depicted on contemporary coins. Jewish law during the Second Temple period, including the second commandment, forbade the depiction of human beings in any form, and Christian iconography […]

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Ascension of Christ: Final Release for 2018 in APMEX Biblical Silver Coin Series

APMEX, Inc., a leading online precious metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, has announced the final 2018 release of Scottsdale Mint’s famed Biblical Series is now available. Introduced in 2015, the Scottsdale Mint Biblical Coin Series highlights stories from The Bible, including the pale horse, the nativity, the three wise men and more. The Ascension […]

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Silver Coin Biblical Series Continues With Temptation of Jesus

APMEX, Inc., a leading online precious metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, has introduced the fifth 2018 release of Scottsdale Mint’s famed Biblical Series. The Scottsdale Mint Biblical Coin Series highlights stories from the Bible, including the chariot of fire, the three wise men, Adam and Eve and more. The Temptation of Jesus, depicting the […]

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Ancient Coins – The Wealth of the Persian Empire

The Colosseo Collection of Ancient Coins ……By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC Thanks to intelligent political leadership and forward-thinking approaches to governing, the Persian Empire quickly became a substantial power of the ancient world. By not interfering with local customs or religions and granting equal rights for all citizens as long as taxes […]

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Silver Biblical Coin Series Continues at APMEX

Biblical Coin Series from the Scottdale Mint – The Chariot of Fire coin, depicting Elijah being carried to heaven APMEX, Inc., an online Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is excited to announce the third 2018 release of Scottsdale Mint’s famed Biblical Series is now available. The Scottsdale Mint Biblical Coin Series highlights stories from […]

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Bible Coin Series Continues with 1st Release of 2018 Available from APMEX

APMEX, Inc., the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailer, is thrilled to introduce the first 2018 release in the Scottsdale Mint’s famed  Bible Coin Series. The Scottsdale Mint Biblical Coin Series highlights stories from The Bible. Some of the stories include the last supper, Adam and Eve, the nativity scene and more. Noah’s Dove, depicting the ark […]

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CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Collecting Ancient Weights

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ….   Do not use dishonest standards when measuring length, weight or quantity. Use honest scales and honest weights, an honest ephah and an honest hin[1]. — Leviticus, 19:35-36 PEOPLE ARE NOT VERY GOOD AT estimating or comparing weight. Before the rise of market economies, people measured commodities mainly by […]

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The Origin of Specie: How Gold and Silver Became Money

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz …. …And unto Sarah he said, Behold, I have given thy brother a thousand pieces of silver. –Genesis, 20:16 ABIMELECH, PHILISTINE KING OF GERAR, gravely offended the patriarch Abraham by trying to appropriate his wife, Sarah, having been led to believe that Sarah was actually Abraham’s sister[1]. In […]

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APMEX – The Nativity: 5th Release in 2016 Biblical Series

The Nativity has been announced as the 12th overall Biblical release from Scottsdale Mint and is now available at APMEX   The Scottsdale Mint Biblical Series features well-known stories from the Bible that have been passed down for centuries. This sixth and final coin of 2016 displays The Nativity – the story of Mary, Joseph […]

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APMEX – The Nativity: 6th Release in 2016 Biblical Series

The Nativity has been announced as the 12th overall Biblical release from Scottsdale Mint and is now available at APMEX   The Scottsdale Mint Biblical Series features well-known stories from the Bible that have been passed down for centuries. This sixth and final coin of 2016 displays The Nativity – the story of Mary, Joseph […]

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APMEX – Valley of Dry Bones: 5th Release in 2016 Biblical Series

The Valley of Dry Bones Has Been Announced as the 11th Biblical Release From Scottsdale Mint and Is Now Available at APMEX The Scottsdale Mint Biblical Coin Series highlights stories from the Bible. Some of the stories include The Good Samaritan, The Last Supper, The Ten Commandments and more. The Valley of Dry Bones, depicting […]

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NGC Ancient Coins: Redefining the Biblical Widow’s Mite

The traditional, narrow definition of the biblical Widow’s Mite is in need of revision The Biblical Widow’s Mite is among the most familiar, yet most mysterious, coins of antiquity. Truth be told, we don’t know exactly what it was. The best place to start is the New Testament, where the widow’s offering is described in […]

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APMEX: The Good Samaritan – 4th 2016 Biblical Series Coin Released

The Good Samaritan is introduced as the fourth coin of the 2016 Scottsdale Mint Biblical Series The Scottsdale Mint Biblical Coin Series showcases iconic stories from The Bible that have been told and re-told for centuries. This fourth coin of 2016 displays the Good Samaritan – a person who stopped to help a man who […]

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APMEX Announces Exclusive Pale Horse of the Apocalypse Silver Coin

The Pale Horse of the Apocalypse coin is the fifth APMEXclusive® Silver coin in the Scottsdale Mint’s Biblical Series. The Pale Horse of the Apocalypse the fifth Silver coin in the Scottsdale Mint’s popular Biblical Coin Series, sold exclusively by APMEX. Revelation, the final book of the Bible, notes the end of days. In Revelation […]

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