Israel Recovers Ancient Coins Stolen from Site

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... On December 31, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced that it had recovered over 800 ancient coins from the house...

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...

Paper Money News – Trump Appoints Jovita Carranza as New United...

Carranza replaces popular US Treasurer Rosie Rios, who left the post in July, 2016 By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Fans of modern US paper money,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

CCAC Design Recommendations for Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin, Mark Twain...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   At its March 5 public meeting in conjunction with the ANA National Money Show in Portland, Oregon, the Citizens Coinage...

US Silver Coins – February American Silver Eagle Sales See Big...

Other products, including the 2016 Shawnee National Forest 5 oz silver bullion and uncirculated coins, had exceptional weeks as well. By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek...

CoinWeek and Its Writers Win Eight Numismatic Literary Guild Awards

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek...   Plaques, dinner, and humor dished out at Numismatic Literary Guild Bash...   The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) Bash is...

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...

Cultural Property Law Leads to Arrests of Coin Collectors in Munich

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   If the March 4 arrests of coin collectors and a coin dealer at the 50th Numismata in Munich are...

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

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...

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,...

5 Gifts Your Favorite Numismatist Might Actually Like

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Do you have a coin collector in your life but don’t know what to get them?...

The Great Ships of American Coinage

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Dedicated to the memory of Chief Petty Officer Virgil Pattin, USN (retired)   Outside of the eagle, Lady...

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...

Update: Creusy Numismatique Auction 13 Held on January 6

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Creusy Numismatique, a family-run coin dealership based out of Geneva, Switzerland, held its most recent auction (Auction 13) on...

U.S. Mint Weekly Coin Sales – Silver Eagle Slowdown?

Nixon Presidential $1 coin products also debut By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Saying that sales for the American Silver Eagle bullion program are experiencing a...

Eisenhower Coin & Chronicles Set Available Today – Update ….SOLD OUT

2015 Coin & Chronicles Set - Dwight D. Eisenhower By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Sales for the 2015 Dwight D. Eisenhower Coin and Chronicles Set...

Rare French 1959 Molière 50,000 Franc Banknote on MA-Shops.com

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   50,000 Francs MOLIÈRE 1959 FRANCE New Unc Description: From François Villon to Jean Genet, French culture has long embraced its rebels...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Stack’s Bowers November Baltimore Auction: Classic Lots You Need to Know

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   The Stack's Bowers November 2017 Baltimore Auction, like all other Stack's Bowers sales at the Whitman Coin...

Texas Man Arrested for Fraud Involving Rare Coins

Worked for different coin companies in Beaumont over a period of five years By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Last Wednesday on July 12, the United...

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...

Market Whimsy: Terminal Point

Every coin except the great rarities has a Terminal Point By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   Charles and Hubert's column Market Whimsy, which originally appeared in...

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...