First Read: Two Morgan Dollar Books

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

Numismatic Quick Hits: Liberty “V” Murder Mystery + John W. Adams + Special Labels...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   How many times has the United States employed Roman numerals on its coinage? The silver three-cent piece debuted...

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...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Crossing Over + Whitman Expo in Baltimore + Missing Bitcoins Found

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….. PCGS & NGC: Mutually Assured CrossOver™ On occasion Newport Beach, California-based Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) and Sarasota, Florida-based...

Questions Loom as Precious Metals Firm ‘The Tulving Company’ Folds

The Bullion Reporter on CoinWeek........   Nobody outside of Hannes Tulving, Jr. and his inner circle knows exactly what went wrong, as one of the nation’s...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Project $100K + the E-Sylum eNewsletter

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek …..   Project $100K How long would it take to spend $100,000 in golden dollars? That’s the question I asked...

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...

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 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...

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...

Merit Gold & Silver Lawsuit: Third Bullion Firm Targeted Under California Consumer Protection Law

From CoinWeek reported by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .........   On February 13, 2014, the Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office filed a consumer protection lawsuit...

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...

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...

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...

Numismatic Housekeeping: Summer Edition

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Now that the Fourth of July is just around the corner, it’s time for another round...
Numismatics in Video Games

Numismatics in Videogames and BioShock Infinite

Your kids might know more about numismatics than you think   By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   People often talk about the importance of...

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...

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...

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Richard Jozefiak

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

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Laura Sperber

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

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Dr. Scott Rottinghaus

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

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...

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Mike Ellis

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

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Oded Paz

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

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...

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...

Numismatic Housekeeping: Winter Edition

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   The end of the Mayan Long Count is upon us. So you know what that means... Time...

Five Hilariously Bad YouTube Coin Videos

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   YouTube, that veritable cornucopia of pirated television shows, videos for every album track ever, and annoying oranges,...
The Commemorative Coins of the 112th Congress

The Commemorative Coins of the 112th Congress

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   With so many important issues facing the country, it’s almost a tad impolitic to analyze and discuss...