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...

A Quick Look at the Silver Clad Kennedy Half Dollar

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for PCGS ......     Talk about an under-appreciated series. The silver-clad Kennedy half dollar has always played second fiddle to...

In Memoriam: Industry Icon Leon Hendrickson Passes Away at 90

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Truly a giant in the professional ranks of rare coin dealers. --Jeff Garrett, President of the American...

First Read: The Dollar of 1804: The U.S. Mint’s Hidden Secret

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

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...

Finding Ruth: Thoughts on a Family Coin Collection

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   The drive there was like any other. It was raining, and the kids had been screaming their...

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...

Exquisite Barber Dimes and Proof Morgans Headline Legend’s Regency X Auction at PCGS Members-Only...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... For dealers and collectors at the top end of the U.S. rare coin market, all eyes will...

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....

A Pair of Royal Mint Mules Spurs Speculation

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek……….   The Royal Mint in Wales has confirmed the existence of a pair of £2, .999 fine silver mules, which...

On Collecting Bicentennial Quarters: Risks and Rewards

Think modern coins are boring? Think again. Adapted from Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker's in-depth article, On Collecting Bicentennial Quarters: Risks and Rewards, this CoinWeek...

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

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:...

From the Herb Hicks Files – The Illegal Ban on Gold Certificates

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek and re-posted  ....   In 1963, Coin World columnist and former ANA librarian Ted Hammer wrote about a...

Mike Getlin: Google Killed Merit Gold

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Last night I got an email from Mike Getlin, former Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of...

Does Ike Dollar Market Foreshadow a Crumbling Modern Coin Market ?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   As a member of the Ike Group, Charles tries to stay informed about the current goings-on...

Crypto-Currency Crisis: Mt. Gox Hacked, May Go Bust

From CoinWeek reported by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ....   More problems for Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, as the popular crypto-currency site was pulled offline Monday. Reports have surfaced...
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...

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate William Hyder

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

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...

First Read: Mexican Beauty: Un Peso Caballito

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.... Mexican...

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...

The Kennedy Gold Proof Launch and the Modern Coin Market

By Charles Morgan, Scott Purvis, and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In a hobby already prone to hyperbole, the recent release of the Kennedy Gold Proof inspired...

Numismatic Vienna: A Visit to the Austrian National Numismatic Collection – 4K Video

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...

Spotlight on the Coronet Collection’s Carson City Morgan Dollars, Part 1: 1878 – 1882

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...

From the Vaults: Four Essential Back Issues of The Numismatist

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   While almost everybody handles coins on a daily basis, and a great many people collect them...

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...

In Memoriam: On the Passing of John Bordner and Alan Herbert

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   The recent passing of both John Bordner and Alan Herbert compels us to say something about...
New UK five pound note contains trace amounts of animal fat

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

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 #2: CoinWeek: The Case for Collecting Modern World Coins – Audio: 13:51

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

British Rarities Rank Among the 100 Greatest Modern World Coins

By Dennis Tucker for Whitman Publishing ......   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced in April 2020 that its London affiliate, NGC UK, has certified a 1952...