US Coins – America’s African-American Numismatic Legacy

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

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

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... Anthony Swiatek and Walter Breen’s The Encyclopedia of United States Silver & Gold Commemorative Coins: 1892-1954 has always...

CoinWeek First Look at the Pops of the New York Bank...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Sixteen bags of Morgan dollars, still sealed in their original bags, is not something that you...

Rainbow Gem 1958-D Quarter at Stack’s Bowers Rarities Night Auction

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   We've written about toned Washington quarters before. Over two years ago, we recognized a beautiful 1951-D...

In God We Trust: A Brief History

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   We pay attention to the news, so it follows that we pay attention to politics. After...

Numismatic Vienna: A Visit to the Austrian National Numismatic Collection –...

On January 28, 2016, CoinWeek was invited to a very special behind-the-scenes tour of the Austrian National Numismatic Collection, which is housed at the...

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? * *...

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...

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...

Spotlight on the Coronet Collection’s Carson City Morgan Dollars, Part 2:...

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...

Market Whimsy: Terminal Point

Every coin except the great rarities has a Terminal Point By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   Charles and Hubert's column Market Whimsy, which originally appeared in...

The Collapse of the 2001-S Sacagawea Proof

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   The sentiment among collectors who deride modern coins is that they’re overpriced and just plain common....

Northwest Territorial Mint Bankrupt, Bullion Buyers May Lose Millions

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   In what began as a dispute between a landlord and his tenant has exploded into a...

American Silver Eagle Year-End Market Wrap-Up: The 1990s

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek IQ....   Hi folks, and welcome to the latest installment of CoinWeek’s American Silver Eagle Price Guide Analysis. In...

Odyssey Marine Releases Preliminary List of Numismatic Items Recovered from SS...

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... Odyssey Marine Exploration (NASDAQ: OMEX) published its fourth operational report Report #14-04 (PDF), which details the firm’s...

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...

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Oded Paz

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

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...

What’s in Store at the U.S. Mint for 2017? CoinWeek Has...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   If you followed our reporting last Friday concerning the United States Mint's hobby stakeholder forum, then...

African-Americans on US Coins: Circulating Coins (Part 3)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In the past two articles, Hubert and I have catalogued the history of African-American representation...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Virginia Numismatic Association Annual Convention + Roman Coin...

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   The VNA Annual Convention Over the weekend, Charles travelled to Fredericksburg, Virginia to take in the Virginia Numismatic...

American Silver Eagle Year-End Market Wrap-Up: The 1980s

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   With a month to go before the year’s end, we enter the close of the production year...

First Read: The 1822 Gold Half Eagle: Story of a Rarity...

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

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...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions Regency XXIII Sale: Lots You Need to...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Count us as people who appreciate the rationale behind Legend Rare Coin Auctions' Regency Sales. The series...

CoinWeek Podcast #2: CoinWeek: The Case for Collecting Modern World Coins...

CoinWeek writers Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker weigh in on one area of numismatics that has tremendous growth potential: 20th Century European coins and...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Building the Ultimate 20th Century Type Set, Part...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   We continue our guide to the Ultimate 20th Century Type Set by focusing on the century’s forgotten...

Tips for Young Numismatists: Start Small, Think Big!

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Coin collecting is a fun and exciting hobby that captures the imagination of young and old....

The Sochi 100 Ruble Note and Other Circulating Russian Banknotes: A...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Once derided as worthless during the Soviet era, Russian banknotes offer a glimpse at the country’s past while...

PCGS Digital Coin Album is Clever Innovation, Not Gimmick

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Thursday, January 29, 2015, PCGS (NASDAQ: CLCT) announced the launch of its new PCGS Digital...