Spotlight on So-Called Dollars

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   What is a So-Called Dollar? It is said that New York coin dealer Thomas Elder first coined...

The Case for Collecting Modern World Coins & Currency

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   If you’ve followed our writing at CoinWeek over the years, you’re probably aware of our advocacy for...

The Great Ships of American Coinage

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... Dedicated to the memory of Chief Petty Officer Virgil Pattin, USN (retired) Outside of the eagle, Lady Liberty...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 Registry...

For Napoleon Apologists, Defeat Comes in the Flavor of Belgian Mint

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   An epic and bloody battle played out on June 18, 1815, claiming the lives of half a...

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 D. Brent Pogue Collection: Masterpieces of United States...

First Read: The D. Brent Pogue Collection: Masterpieces of United States Coinage, Part I By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.com.... Auction catalogs occupy interesting...

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...

First Read: A Guide Book of United States Coins: Deluxe 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.... First Read:...

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:...

Stack’s Bowers to Offer Seldom Seen Bicentennial Gold Medal at ANA...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is the official auctioneer of the 2015 American Numismatic Association (ANA) National Money Show...

CoinWeek IQ: American Silver Eagles, February 2015 Report

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   This month we mark the debut of the CoinWeek American Silver Eagle Price Guide and discuss month-to-month...

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...

First Read: Photographs of Thomas Jefferson Nickels: Die Varieties and...

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature… By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... In this edition...

Is the Legend Rare Coin Auction’s Regency X Sale a Sign...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... The conclusion of Legend Rare Coin Auction’s Regency X December 18 sale at the Venetian Hotel and...

As Relations with Cuba Thaw, Market for Cuban Coins Likely to...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.com… Ask most Americans born following the Cuban Missile Crisis about Cuba, and you’ll probably hear about cigars...

Exquisite Barber Dimes and Proof Morgans Headline Legend’s Regency X Auction...

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...

Watson Nobel Prize Medal Sets Record at Christie’s Auction

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   On Thursday, Christie’s of New York auctioned a unique Nobel Prize medal belonging to Dr. James D....

Nobel Prize Awarded to Molecular Biologist James Watson for Sale at...

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek... Once called the Caligula of Biology, now set to score big on the sale of one of...

Why the National Media Has the ISIS Gold and Silver Coin...

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...

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...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Butte Nugget Sold + Bitcoin News + Denmark...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It’ll be a busy week for us here at CoinWeek. Charles will be leaving for Baltimore on...

Silver Market Tycoon Nelson Bunker Hunt Dead at 88

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... “A billion dollars ain’t what it used to be.” So said Texas oil magnate Nelson Bunker Hunt after...

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...

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...

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 Attorney’s...