Numismatic Housekeeping: Spring Edition

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek …… The Travers Article That Wasn’t In November of last year, Scott Travers and House of Collectibles published...

A Close Look at PCGS Ike Populations, from 2010 through 2013

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek …… Population reports, analyzed over a period of years, can tell you a lot about the future...

Nixon Presentation Ike Dollar Discovered

Exclusive News: By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ………. DISCOVERY PIECE After going unnoticed for more than forty years, a rare early Eisenhower dollar...

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...

Our Best Sides: Taking a Look at 30 Years of Modern...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker It’s hard to believe that the modern commemorative program is over 30 years old now. In some ways, it’s...

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 Modern Coins You Should Be Looking for Right Now

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Has the holiday season sapped your coin budget? We know how that goes. But despair not!...

John Mercanti Dishes on His Career, America’s Silver Bullion Program, and...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker  for CoinWeek....   American Silver Eagles: A Guide to the U.S. Bullion Coin Program (2012) Whitman, 154 glorious full color pages....

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,...

Is It Ever Wise to Take Certified Populations for Modern Coins...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker  for CoinWeek  ……. It goes without saying that certain modern issues benefit tremendously from having only a few examples...

How I turned a $1.50 Ike into a $5 Liberty Half...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker  for CoinWeek  ……. Oh, the art of the deal. Wheeling and dealing has been a part of the coin hobby...

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...

Numismatic Housekeeping

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   From time to time, we find ourselves revisiting articles we’ve published to add in that one...

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...

An Open Letter to CAC: Now is the Time to Accept...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker Note: A copy of this letter has been forwarded by the authors to CAC’s President John Albanese. Mr. Albanese, Over the...

The Collapse of the 2001-S Sacagawea Proof

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   The sentiment among collectors who deride modern coins is that they’re overpriced and just plain common....

Ok, I admit it. I was wrong or: Teach a man...

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker If you’re like me and participate in an online collecting forum, you’ve no doubt come across threads where “newbies”...

The Value of Old Numismatic Books

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker Special Contributors to CoinWeek - When Hubert and I set out to write numismatic books, we did so because the...

The 2011 Army Half Dollar Reconsidered

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek The 2011 U.S. Army half dollar has been selling for a significant premium in 2012, despite the...

CAC to Accept Eisenhower Dollars

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek I’m happy to announce this week that CAC, the Certified Acceptance Corporation, will announce that they will now accept Cu-Ni...

Congressional Inaction, Not Inflation, Is to Blame for the Diminishing Role...

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker Coinweek Contributor On February 21, 1857, the United States Congress passed An Act relating to Foreign Coins and to the...