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...

From the Book Stacks: 100 Greatest Modern World Coins

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   100 Greatest Modern World Coins By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker; Foreword by Donald Scarinci.   Whitman Publishing LLC, 160 pages,...

Abraham Lincoln: A Numismatic Legacy Considered

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for PCGS ......     Prelude to War On January 12, 1848, a 39-year-old Whig congressman from Illinois named Abraham Lincoln took...

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...

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...

Donald Scarinci on the 100 Greatest Modern World Coins: Whitman

In March 2020, Whitman Publishing will release 100 Greatest Modern World Coins, by numismatists Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker. The 168-page coffee-table hardcover will...

CoinWeek First Look at the Pops of the New York Bank Morgan Dollar Hoard

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Sixteen bags of Morgan dollars, still sealed in their original bags, is not something that you...
Q. David Bowers Retires Two Major Columns As Storied Career Continues to Reshape Numismatics

Q. David Bowers Retires Two Major Columns As Storied Career Continues to Reshape Numismatics

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Quentin David Bowers, better known in numismatic circles as Q. David Bowers and known to his...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Modern US Coins – For CladKing, It’s All About the Clads

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

Collecting Strategies – How Liquid Is Your Coin Collection?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Off the top of your head, can you say how much your collection is worth and Do...
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...

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...

Reselling Newman: eBay and the Eric P. Newman Coin Collection

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It’s inevitable that much of the highly publicized Newman collection will find its way back into the...

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...

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...
U.S. Mint 2017 releases

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

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...

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...

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

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...

Return to Bicentennial Coinage: Silver Business Strikes

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   We talked about Bicentennial quarters in one of the first pieces we wrote for CoinWeek. We...

5 Gifts Your Favorite Numismatist Might Actually Like

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Do you have a coin collector in your life but don’t know what to get them?...

Numismatics in Videogames – Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Numismatics remains ever-present in pop culture By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Several years ago, we took a look at the depiction of...

First Read: U.S. Liberty Head $20 Double Eagles: The Gilded Age of Coinage

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......   U.S....