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,...

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....

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...

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...

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...

U.S. Mint Seeks Industry, Collector Insights at Numismatic Forum

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   On October 13, 2016, the United States Mint hosted a daylong forum with industry stakeholders at...

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...

Market Whimsy: The Rational Collector

Imagine that you could have every coin you wanted. What could possibly go wrong? By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ....   Charles and Hubert's column Market Whimsy,...

Market Whimsy: Mothers of Invention

Innovative ideas - from architectural marvels to trendsetting bank notes - can occur in unlikely places By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ....   Charles and Hubert's...

Five PQ Coins to Pick up at Legend Rare Coin Auctions...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Legend Rare Coin Auctions has kicked off the first of its three planned Summer Sessions. These...

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...

Pogue IV Auction Analysis: Why Did You Expect It To Be...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   “We have now one of the huge lots of the evening. The Sultan of Muscat–Childs–Pogue 1804...

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 of the...

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...

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? * *...

How The Royal Mint is Attempting to Redefine “Legal Tender”...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ......   Royal Mint Refusal to Redeem Commemorative Coins at Face Value Calls Into Question Value of Modern...

CoinWeek IQ: Type Peace Dollar CAC Price Analysis

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   It’s been awhile since we’ve dug into a bit of coin market analysis and we thought...

CoinWeek Podcast #20: Herb Hicks and the Illegality of Collecting Gold...

CoinWeek Podcast #20: Herb Hicks and the Illegality of Collecting Gold Certificates Did the letter writing campaign of an astute numismatist sway the United States Treasury...

CoinWeek IQ: How Gold Coins Are Made: Spotlight on the Vienna...

In January 2016, the Austrian Mint gave CoinWeek unprecedented access to the inner workings of their state-of-the art coining facility. In this video, we share...

Choosing a Key Date Clad Roosevelt Dime

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.com ....   We are 47 years into the clad era and the dust is yet to settle. Even though...

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...

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...

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...

African-Americans on US Coins: Modern Commemoratives (Part 2)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Link to Part One Twenty-eight years passed between the last Carver Washington half dollar and the George...

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...

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...

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...

Russia Furthers Crimea Claim with New 100 Ruble Banknote

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   On Wednesday, December 23, the Central Bank of Russia released a new 100-ruble banknote commemorating the annexation...

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...

CoinWeek Podcast #7: In God We Trust: A Brief History –...

How did "In God We Trust" find its way onto our coins and paper money? Is the phrase a tacit endorsement of a national...