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!...

African-Americans on US Coins: Circulating Coins (Part 3)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In the past two articles, Hubert and I have catalogued the history of African-American representation...

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...

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,...

Confronting Breen

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Twenty-two years ago, noted numismatist Walter H. Breen died at Chino’s California Institute for Men, part of...

Mystery Babylon: Convicted Gold Scammer Larry Bates Sentenced to 21 Years...

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,...

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...

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...

African-Americans on US Coins: Representation & Discovery (Part 1)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   When we sit down to write, we have a few guiding principles. One of our basic...

FBI, Treasure Hunters Search for Legendary Lost Civil War Gold

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Perhaps spurred on by the persistence of local treasure hunters (or perhaps not; no one's talking), federal agents and...

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...

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...

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...

Thompson Remains in Jail While Court OKs Sale of SS Central...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   After a quick morning hearing on Thursday, November 30, Franklin County, Ohio Common Pleas Judge Laurel Beatty-Blunt signed an...

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...

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...

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...

Ancient Hoard of Roman Silver Coins Accidentally Found in Bulgaria

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Neighbors complained that the yard next door was unkempt and a public nuisance, so the authorities in Mezdra,...

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...

American Silver Eagle Year-End Market Wrap-Up: The 1990s

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek IQ....   Hi folks, and welcome to the latest installment of CoinWeek’s American Silver Eagle Price Guide Analysis. In...

In Memoriam: The Life and Legacy of Eric P. Newman, 1911-2017

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .... With contributions by Karl Newman of Monaco Rare Coins   You can hardly be blamed for taking the man's immortality for...

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,...

Northwest Territorial Mint Bankrupt, Bullion Buyers May Lose Millions

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   In what began as a dispute between a landlord and his tenant has exploded into a...

“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...

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...

New Set of Swedish Coins and Bank Notes in 2015

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Central Bank of Sweden (Sveriges Riksbank) announced recently that a new series of Swedish coins and bank notes...

Metal Detectorist Finds Once-in-a-Lifetime Hoard of Rare Ancient Roman Coins

Many dating back to the time of Mark Antony and Cleopatra By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   As reported in the UK press last week,...

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...

Modern US Coins – Congress Proposes 400th Anniversary Mayflower Commemoratives

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On December 4, 2017, Junior Senator Edward "Ed" Markey (D-MA) introduced a bill (S. 2189) that authorizes the production...

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...