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...

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...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions Regency XXIII Sale: Lots You Need to...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Count us as people who appreciate the rationale behind Legend Rare Coin Auctions' Regency Sales. The series...

Convicted Gold Scammer Larry Bates Sentenced to 21 Years in Federal...

Convicted of all 46 counts against him, 73-year-old Bates evades maximum sentence of 20 years for each one By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Thursday,...

At the ANA, Many Attempts to Bridge the Coin Collecting Divide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   To hear some veterans of the industry tell it, the coin hobby of today is a...

History Hidden in Plain Sight: Freemasons on United States Coins

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   According to some, the secretive fraternity of the Freemasons is elitist and anti-democratic. Still others have...

Mystery Babylon: Revelations Lead to Fraud Convictions for “End of the...

Former politician Larry Bates played on the beliefs of fellow Christians to sell gold and silver that he never delivered By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek...

In God We Trust: A Brief History

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   We pay attention to the news, so it follows that we pay attention to politics. After...

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Langbord-Switt 1933 Double Eagles Case

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It may have been Neil Gorsuch's first day on the bench, but the real news Monday, April 17 (at...

From Crime to Punishment – Counterfeit and Debased Currencies In...

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...

2017 American Liberty Gold Coin on Sale TODAY – Here’s What...

Everything you need to know about the U.S. Mint's 225th Anniversary American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   As of today...

The Ghosts of the Numismatic Past Watch Over the End of...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   At about 11 pm it was all over - the end of a journey. A journey that,...

Domed Commemorative Naismith Basketball Coin Bill Reintroduced to Congress

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act (H.R. 1235), commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Basketball...

CoinWeek Podcast #58: Hubert Walker on Kareem, Coins, CCAC, and Congress

CoinWeek Podcast #58: Hubert Walker on Kareem, Coins, CCAC, and Congress - Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

CCAC Discusses 2019 ATB Quarters, OSS Gold Medal at Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held a short public meeting on February 15 to discuss themes for the...

US Mint News – Gold Eagles, Proof Silver Eagle and Boys...

Boys Town Centennial commemorative coins available March 9, Mint Announces Pricing By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The United States Mint has announced its numismatic program...

Gold Kilo Proof Coin Worth £49,995 to Celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate 65 years on the throne come February 6 - the first British ruler to...

Changing of the Guard at United States Mint

Jeppson out, Motl in as Acting Director of the Mint By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   According to Michael White at the Office of Corporate Communications...

US Mint News – Lions Club 1st Day Sales, Update on...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Lions Club 1st Day Sales The United States Mint released first-day sales figures today for the 2017 Lions Club International...

Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Commemorative Coin Bill Introduced

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On January 13, a bill to commemorate the achievements--both in and out of the ring--of American boxing legend Muhammad...

First 2017 ATB Quarter, Platinum Eagle Bullion Coin Among Upcoming U.S....

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The United States Mint recently added several new products to their online schedule for the month of February. First up...

Design Recommendations Considered for 2019-20 Native American $1 Coins

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held a public meeting earlier today on Tuesday, January 17, via teleconference. On...

Promising First Day Sales for 2017 Gold, Silver U.S. Bullion Coins

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Monday, January 9 saw the release of the United States Mint's 2017 line of gold and silver bullion coins...

Market Whimsy: Of Hoards and Buried Treasure

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker .....   Charles and Hubert's column Market Whimsy, which originally appeared in the American Numismatic Association (ANA) magazine The Numismatist, won...

Heritage Sues Christie’s for Copyright Infringement and Fraud

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Monday, December 12, the Dallas-based coin and collectibles auction company Heritage Auctions announced that it was suing Christie’s...

Modern Commemoratives – 50th Anniversary Apollo 11 Coin Bill Passes House

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Monday, December 5, the United States House of Representatives passed legislation authorizing the production and sale of commemorative...

Controversy Over Animal Fat Used to Manufacture New UK 5 Pound...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Tallow: The white nearly tasteless solid rendered fat of cattle and sheep used chiefly in soap,...

World Currency News – India Demonetizes 500 & 1,000 Rupee Banknotes

There was more than one surprise on election night... By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   While much of the world--and certainly much of the world's press--was...

US Coins – What’s up with the 1969 Quarter? The Key...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   Walter Breen doesn’t mention it, and in A Guide Book of Washington and State Quarters (Whitman, 2006), Q....

Market Whimsy: More Perfect than Perfect – MS-70+ and Beyond

Ask any retiree or coin collector and they’ll tell you: 70 ain’t what it used to be By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   Charles and...