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...

Five PQ Coins to Pick up at Legend Rare Coin Auctions Summer Sessions 1

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

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...

Why the National Media Has the ISIS Gold and Silver Coin Story Wrong

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   The news exists--or should exist--to produce an informed populace, under the assumption that a populace needs...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Building the Ultimate 20th Century Type Set, Part 4: Barber and...

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...

A Quick Chat with John Mercanti on the Wedge-Tailed Eagle Proof Coin

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.com .....   Here on CoinWeek, Louis Golino reported on the recent release of the Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle high...

What Is a 1971-74 Eisenhower Dollar Brown Pack Worth?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   As the last dollar coin issued by the United States that contained at least some silver,...

CoinWeek’s Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker Talk Coins on the Part-Time Genius Podcast

From onions hawked by animated ogres, to upbeat soundtracks created explicitly for sharks, there’s a lot of pork in the government’s budget. But just...

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...

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...

Commemorative Coins: Cassie McFarland’s Glove Design a Perfect Fit

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ...........   There’s something about an old ball glove. That’s the sentiment behind San Luis Obispo, California-based artist Cassie...

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...

American Innovation $1 Coin Program Reintroduced to Congress

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On January 31, 2017, the American Innovation $1 Coin Act (H.R. 770) was reintroduced, this time...
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...

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...

It’s Time for Third Party Grading Companies to Take Circulated Classic Coins Seriously

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Hubert and I like to use our position as writers for Coin Week to advocate for...

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...

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....
Stack's Bowers Galleries Auction November 2017 Whitman Baltimore

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

First Read: Coins & Collectors: Golden Anniversary Edition

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

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...

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...

CoinWeek and Its Writers Win Eight Numismatic Literary Guild Awards

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek...   Plaques, dinner, and humor dished out at Numismatic Literary Guild Bash...   The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) Bash is...

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...

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,...

Five Modern Coins You Should Be Looking for Right Now

Editors Note: We have re-posted this Modern Coins article for those that may have missed it the first go around. Enjoy! By Charles Morgan and...