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...

Abraham Lincoln: A Numismatic Legacy Considered

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for PCGS ......     Prelude to War On January 12, 1848, a 39-year-old Whig congressman from Illinois named Abraham Lincoln took...

The Most Important Coin Program of Our Lifetime: 50 State Quarters

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for PCGS ......     While the pomp and circumstance surrounding the launch of the 50 State Quarters program is over...

The Case for Collecting Modern World Coins & Currency

Modern World Coins and Currency by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.....   If you’ve followed our writing at CoinWeek over the years, you’re probably...

$12.8 Million Celtic Coin Hoard Sets Guinness World Record

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   A hoard of almost 70,000 coins dating back to pre-Roman Britain has entered the Guinness Book of World Records...

Donald Scarinci on the 100 Greatest Modern World Coins: Whitman

In March 2020, Whitman Publishing will release 100 Greatest Modern World Coins, by numismatists Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker. The 168-page coffee-table hardcover will...

Seven Ancient Gold Islamic Coins Found in Israel

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, December 29--the fourth night of Hanukkah--the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced the discovery of seven Islamic gold...

New Whitman Book Explores 100 Greatest Modern World Coins

Whitman Publishing announces the upcoming release of a new Whitman book, 100 Greatest Modern World Coins, by authors Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker. The...

Over $11 Million in Counterfeit U.S. $100 Bills Seized in Taiwan

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In many places around the world, United States Federal Reserve Notes are accepted as an official currency and legal...

Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Bill Passes Senate

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Tuesday, July 9, the U.S. Senate passed a bill that would authorize the United States Mint to produce...

Political Back and Forth as Harriet Tubman $20 Note Design Work...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Friday, June 14, in an article by Alan Rappeport, the New York Times presented evidence that design work...

“Harriet Tubman” $20 Note Postponed Until 2028

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Confirmation one way or the other of the Trump Administration's plans for the Harriet Tubman $20 Federal Reserve Note...

Typo on New $50 Banknote Latest Kerfuffle at Reserve Bank of...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Thursday, May 9, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) acknowledged a typo on the new $50 polymer banknote....

Owners of Rust Rare Coins Receive Criminal Indictments for Alleged Ponzi...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Wednesday, May 8, a federal grand jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah returned...

Detectorists Find Medieval Coin Hoard of King Edward Silver, Gold Nobles

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Earlier this month, a coin hoard dating to the late 13th and early 14th centuries was uncovered by a...

High School Students Find First Gold Solidus of Theodosius II Ever...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   As reported by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) earlier this month, in February a group of boys on a...

Modern Coin News – U.S. Bill Proposes Women’s History Quarter Program

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On March 27, 2019, Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA13) introduced a bill to authorize the Treasury Department to strike a...

Modern US Coins: Collecting the Ultimate 1981 Mint Set

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   1981 marked the beginning of the Reagan administration and the seeming end of the coin Wilmington,...

Iran Executes “Sultan of Coins” for Hoarding Gold Coins

Special courts set up in August have handed out multiple death sentences in similar cases By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Two weeks ago, international...

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

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

Carson City Mint Commemorative Coin Program Legislation Introduced

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Carson City Mint 150th Anniversary On June 26, 2018, U.S. Representative Mark Amodei (R-NV2) introduced a bill to Congress authorizing...

CoinWeek First Look at the Pops of the New York Bank...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Sixteen bags of Morgan dollars, still sealed in their original bags, is not something that you...

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,...

Richard Harrison, Patriarch of “Pawn Stars” Reality TV Dynasty, Dead at...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Richard Benjamin Harrison, the patriarch and "Old Man" of the Harrison family pawn shop featured in the long-running History...

Treasury Department Responds to Questions on Tubman $20 Currency Redesign

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Last month, CoinWeek reported on the latest developments in the forestalled currency redesign of the $20 Federal Reserve Note...

Court Denies Appeal to Remove “In God We Trust” From Currency

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On May 31, the United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled against a man suing to...

What Is a 1999 Delaware State Quarter Worth?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Hard to believe but it’s been almost 20 years since the United States Mint inaugurated its...

Egyptian Billionaire, One of Forbes’ Richest in World, Invests Almost $3...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   UPDATE, 3/23/2020: In response to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, Sawiris stated in a Bloomberg TV interview on March...

Metal Detectorists Find Silver Coin Treasure Hoard Linked to King “Bluetooth”

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On April 16, archaeologists in northern Germany announced the discovery of a hoard of about 600 silver coins linked...

In Memoriam: Australian Coin Designer Stuart Devlin (1931-2018)

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Stuart Devlin (AO, CMG), innovative metalworker and designer of coins for several countries around the world, died on April...