Spotlight on So-Called Dollars 2

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Early American Commemoratives, Part 2: Commemoratives and Related So-Called Dollars In the first part of our story, we...

First Read: Photographs of Thomas Jefferson Nickels: Die Varieties and...

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature… By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... In this edition...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Saddle Ridge Hoard on Sale + Autographed Cuts

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek….   Saddle Ridge Gold Hoard: Let the Selling Begin! Earlier this week, Kagin’s, Inc. began the sale of gold coins...

Stack’s Bowers to Offer Seldom Seen Bicentennial Gold Medal at ANA...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is the official auctioneer of the 2015 American Numismatic Association (ANA) National Money Show...

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Mike Ellis

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   This is the second in a series of journals that we’re preparing in the lead-up to the...

CCAC Selects Designs for National Park Service Centennial Coin Program

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Selected Designs for the 2016 National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program: $5 Gold: Obverse 10...

What Is a 1999 Delaware State Quarter Worth?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Hard to believe but it’s been almost 20 years since the United States Mint inaugurated its...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Crossing Over + Whitman Expo in Baltimore +...

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….. PCGS & NGC: Mutually Assured CrossOver™ On occasion Newport Beach, California-based Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) and Sarasota, Florida-based...

As Legal Issues Mount, Merit Gold Customers Seek Relief

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek… In CoinWeek’s initial report on Merit Gold and Silver, we wrote that the Santa Monica City’s Attorney’s...

Controversy Over Animal Fat Used to Manufacture New UK 5 Pound...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Tallow: The white nearly tasteless solid rendered fat of cattle and sheep used chiefly in soap,...

CoinWeek Podcast #11 – Coins in Video Games

CoinWeek Assistant Editor Hubert Walker delves into the world of video games for this episode of the CoinWeek Podcast. Doesn't sound numismatic to...

Stack’s Bowers November Baltimore Auction: Modern Lots You Need to Know

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Stack's Bowers' Baltimore sales are always a good source of fresh coins for collectors looking for type...

African-Americans on US Coins: Representation & Discovery (Part 1)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   When we sit down to write, we have a few guiding principles. One of our basic...

Numismatic Quick Hits: 1804 Dollar Presentation + Mt.Gox No More +...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   CoinWeek Gets Exclusive Rights to Film 1804 Dollar Presentation As reported last week, author and researcher Mark Ferguson will...

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

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   108 years ago today, Dr. George Francis Heath died in his home in Monroe, Michigan. He...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Liberty “V” Murder Mystery + John W. Adams...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   How many times has the United States employed Roman numerals on its coinage? The silver three-cent piece debuted...

Stack’s Bowers November Baltimore Auction: Classic Lots You Need to Know

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... The Stack's Bowers November 2017 Baltimore Auction, like all other Stack's Bowers sales at the Whitman Coin...

CoinWeek Podcast #15: For Coins, this is a Postmodern Era –...

CoinWeek authors Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker posit that we are no longer in the modern era of U.S. coins, but instead, in a...

Spotlight on the Coronet Collection’s Carson City Morgan Dollars, Part 1:...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   On June 25, 2015, Legend Rare Coin Auctions will offer the first half of the PCGS Set Registry...

From Crime to Punishment – Counterfeit and Debased Currencies In...

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature Essay by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek...

The Great Ships of American Coinage

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... Dedicated to the memory of Chief Petty Officer Virgil Pattin, USN (retired) Outside of the eagle, Lady Liberty...

CoinWeek Podcast #14: Finding Ruth: Exploring a Family Collection – Audio...

Many people have helped a friend or family member appraise a coin collection. But what happens when CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan is asked to...

Return to Bicentennial Coinage: Silver Business Strike Edition

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... One of the first pieces that we wrote for CoinWeek discussed Bicentennial quarters. In it, we...

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Steve D’Ippolito

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   This is the seventh in a series of journals that we’re preparing in the lead-up to the...

Even More Hilariously Bad YouTube Coin Videos

Wait, don't be alarmed... Ok, be very alarmed - Hubert Walker and Charles Morgan have plumbed the depths of YouTube to come up with even more Hilariously Bad™ YouTube...

Second U.S. Mint Forum Casts Marketing Behemoth in New Light

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   On October 16, 2017, the United States Mint convened a second gathering of numismatic industry stakeholders...

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars 3: America’s Forgotten History

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Mass murder… domestic terrorism… swastikas… are they really on American medals and tokens? In the first two installments of Spotlight...

For CladKing, It’s All About the Clads

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   INTRODUCING THE CLADKING Sam Petry, better known online by the handle “CladKing”, is a pioneer in the area of...

For Napoleon Apologists, Defeat Comes in the Flavor of Belgian Mint

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   An epic and bloody battle played out on June 18, 1815, claiming the lives of half a...

New 14-Year American Innovation Dollar Coin Program Proposed

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On September 14, U.S. Representative James A. Himes (D-CT4) introduced the American Innovation $1 Coin Act...