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Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker

Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker have been contributing authors on CoinWeek since 2012. They also wrote the monthly "Market Whimsy" column and various feature articles for The Numismatist and the book 100 Greatest Modern World Coins (2020) for Whitman Publishing.
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2021-P Washington Quarter. Image: United States Mint / CoinWeek.

People Portrayed on Both the Obverse and Reverse of the Same Coin

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   A rare occurrence on coins from the United States, there are still a few examples of...
Grading circulated 1916-D Mercury dimes.

The 1916-D Mercury Dime : A Grading Guide from AG3 to VG8

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... Due to its cost and status as a key date, the 1916-D Mercury dime is one...
Prooflike and Deep Mirror Prooflike Morgan Dollars are highly sought after by collectors.

Morgan Dollars for Beginners: Proof vs. Prooflike

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   There are many aspects of coin collecting that can seem daunting to the uninitiated, but as...
1793 Wreath Cent. Image: Stack's Bowers / CoinWeek.

1793 Wreath Cent : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   What Is the 1793 Wreath Cent and Why Is It So Rare? The 1793 Wreath cent is...
1943 Copper Cent. Image: Stack's Bowers / Heritage

1943 Copper Penny : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... 1943 Copper Pennies (officially, 1943 copper cents) have been found in cafeterias, gum ball machines, and...
Coin Grading. Image: CoinWeek.

Coin Grading Has Come Far But Still Has a Long Way to Go

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... In 1958, the bustling numismatic hobby experienced a grading revolution with the release of Martin R....

The Numismatic Legacy of Expo ’70 – A Collector’s Journey

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... Today we are going to take you on a numismatic journey to Osaka, Japan, host of...
Ten Notable US Mint Directors and What They Are Known For

Ten Notable US Mint Directors and What They Are Known For

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... 1. David Rittenhouse (April 1792 - June 1795) The term “polymath” is usually employed to describe the...

Building the Ultimate 20th-Century Type Set, Part 2: Nickels and Dimes

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Welcome back to the Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker guide to building the ultimate 20th-century type...
Coin Collecting Strategies: Building the Ultimate 20th Century Type Set, Part 1: Small Cents

Coin Collecting Strategies: Building the Ultimate 20th-Century Type Set, Part 1: Small Cents

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... Today, we’d like to discuss building a truly remarkable 20th-century US Type set. Type sets enable you...

114 Years Ago Today: ANA Co-Founder Dr. George F. Heath Passed Away

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .... 114 years ago today, Dr. George Francis Heath died at his home in Monroe, Michigan. He...

Booker T. on the Tarmac: A Story About First Coinvestors

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Anthony Swiatek and Walter Breen’s The Encyclopedia of United States Silver & Gold Commemorative Coins: 1892-1954 has always...
Q. David Bowers Retires Two Major Columns As Storied Career Continues to Reshape Numismatics

Q. David Bowers Retires Two Major Columns As Storied Career Continues to Reshape Numismatics

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... Quentin David Bowers, better known in numismatic circles as Q. David Bowers and known to his...
Top 10 Women on Coins, Part 2

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 2

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Link to Part 1 * * * 5.) Irene of Athens Like much of the Middle Ages, the history...

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 1

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .... Is there anything better suited to honor the famous figures of history than a coin? * *...
US Coins - What’s up With the 1969 Quarter? The Key Date You Didn’t Know About

What’s up With the 1969 Quarter? The Key Date You Didn’t Know About

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Walter Breen doesn’t mention it, and in A Guide Book of Washington and State Quarters (Whitman,...

History Hidden in Plain Sight: Freemasons on United States Coins

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... According to some, the secretive fraternity of the Freemasons is elitist and anti-democratic. Still others have...
The GameStop War Spreads to Silver

The GameStop War Spreads to Silver

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... As Gen X'ers, we have found certain aspects of media coverage concerning r/wallstreetbets' massive pantsing of...

What are the “Keys” to the Clad Roosevelt Dime Series?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... Eight years ago, we took a deep dive into the clad years of the Roosevelt dime...

Numismatics in Videogames – Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Numismatics remains ever-present in pop culture By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... Several years ago, we took a look at the depiction of...

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