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Hubert Walker

Hubert Walker has served as the Assistant Editor of CoinWeek.com since 2015. Along with co-author Charles Morgan, he has written for CoinWeek since 2012, as well as the monthly column "Market Whimsy" for The Numismatist and the book 100 Greatest Modern World Coins (2020) for Whitman Publishing.
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Bar Copper find. Image: Mike Delucia.

Metal Detectorist Finds Bar Copper Worth Thousands in Connecticut Town

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   There's a reason that metal detectorists go back to the field day in, day out. Whether the hunt turns out...
R.F. Curl Nobel Prize. Image: Nate D. Sanders Auctions / CoinWeek.

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Medal Awarded to Robert Curl for Discovery of Fullerenes Sold

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   While a few Nobel Prize medals have been auctioned for millions of dollars in recent years--such as both James...
Costco Gold Bar. Image: Adobe Stock / CoinWeek.

Costco Gold Bars Earn Almost 25% Return for Early Buyers

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Since the summer of 2023, Costco has offered its members 24-carat, .9999 fine PAMP Suisse 1oz gold bars, both...
Series of 2009 $1 Federal Reserve Note - $1 Bill. Image: Adobe Stock / CoinWeek.

What’s on the Front of My Dollar Bill? A Primer

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   What are the design elements on the front of a dollar bill, and what do they mean? How...
Trial of the Pyx coins to be offered in historic Stack's Bowers sale.

Stack’s Bowers to Offer Royal Mint Trial of the Pyx Coins in Historic First

  Stack's Bowers to offer Royal Mint Trial of the Pyx coins at auction in February 2024 This is the first time that coins submitted to...
The US Mint and the Royal Mint collaborated on this gold coin design. Image: US Mint / Adobe Stock.

United States Mint, Royal Mint Create First-Ever Unified Design

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Building on the success of the 2021 Mayflower 400th Anniversary medals and coinage, the United States Mint and The...
January 2024 United States Mint Coin Products

Proof Silver Eagle Among U.S. Mint Coins Collectors Can Snap up in January

With the distribution of the Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray quarter into circulation beginning on January 2, the United States Mint inaugurates its schedule of...
Darla Jackson. Image: www.darlajacksonsculpture.com

CCAC Member Darla Jackson Resigns, Joins United States Mint

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Joining the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) just earlier this year, sculptor Darla Jackson has resigned from the Committee...

Greatest Generation Commemorative Coin Designs Revealed

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Designs for the 2024 Greatest Generation Commemorative Coin Program were revealed on Monday, December 4, at a Capitol Hill...
A mint employee holds up the first Harriet Tubman commemorative dollar. Image: U.S. Minr.

Harriet Tubman Commemorative Coin Strike Ceremony Held at U.S. Mint

  By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   A first strike ceremony for the Proof 2024 Harriet Tubman Bicentennial commemorative silver dollar was held at the United...
Costco. Image: Adobe Stock.

Costco Now Offering Gold Bars, Finds Them Hard to Keep in Stock

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Taking advantage of the hot market for emergency preparation goods, the Washington-based warehouse club store Costco is now offering...
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Perth Mint Gold “Doping” Scandal Calls Senior Leadership Into Question

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .... A recent report on Australian TV has put the reputation of one of the world's major mints--as well as...
Maeterlinck Nobel Prize

Sotheby’s to Auction Nobel Prize Medal in Literature March 1

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Sotheby's of New York is currently offering the Nobel Prize for Literature medal given to Belgian playwright Maurice Maeterlinck...

Israeli Coin Hoard May Be Ancient Coin Collection

Evidence hints at purposeful storage by date By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .... In April of 2016, 16 ancient silver shekels and half-shekels were exposed near...

Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Back on Track Under Biden Administration

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   After four years of delay under the previous administration, President Joseph R. Biden's Treasury Department is set to resume...

US Mint Mayflower Gold, Silver Coin Sales Launch Goes How You’d Expect…

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   If you're still interested in purchasing the Mayflower 400th Anniversary Silver Reverse Proof medal, then we have some bad...

U.S. Mint Announces Price of Women’s Suffrage, Colorized Basketball Coins

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .... The United States Mint has announced its introductory and regular pricing for its three 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial commemorative...

Renewal of Italian MOU Threatens Ability to Collect Ancient Roman Imperial Coins

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On June 8, 2020, the State Department of the United States announced a proposal to extend its Memorandum of...

$12.8 Million Celtic Coin Hoard Sets Guinness World Record

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   A hoard of almost 70,000 coins dating back to pre-Roman Britain has entered the Guinness Book of World Records...

Seven Ancient Gold Islamic Coins Found in Israel

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .... On Sunday, December 29--the fourth night of Hanukkah--the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced the discovery of seven Islamic gold...

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