Royal Mint Unveils Limited Edition £100 Silver Coin

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Royal Mint has an end-of-the-year surprise for you. On December 27, the venerable institution unveiled a new, limited-edition £100...

American Innovation $1 Coin Program Reintroduced to Congress

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On January 31, 2017, the American Innovation $1 Coin Act (H.R. 770) was reintroduced, this time...

Trump Quarters Show up in Change Days Before 2016 Election

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   People in a handful of cities across the United States have noticed something unusual about the change in their...

2015 American Eagle 1 oz. Platinum Proof Coin Available Today

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   As of noon Eastern Time today, the 2015 American Eagle One-Ounce Platinum Proof Coin is available for purchase from...

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   What is a So-Called Dollar? It is said that New York coin dealer Thomas Elder first coined...

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 1

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Is there anything better suited to honor the famous figures of history than a coin? Different artifacts...

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...

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,...

Does Ike Dollar Market Foreshadow a Crumbling Modern Coin Market ?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   As a member of the Ike Group, Charles tries to stay informed about the current goings-on...

Israeli Coin Hoard May Be Ancient Coin Collection

Evidence hints at purposeful storage by date By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In April of this year, 16 ancient silver shekels and half-shekels were exposed...

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,...

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?...

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...

U.S. Mint Explains Itself as Truman Coin & Chronicles Set Sells...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   At noon Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, June 30, the 2015 Harry S. Truman Coin & Chronicles Set (product...

New 14-Year American Innovation Dollar Coin Program Proposed

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On September 14, U.S. Representative James A. Himes (D-CT4) introduced the American Innovation $1 Coin Act...

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...

Finding Ruth: Thoughts on a Family Coin Collection

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   The drive there was like any other. It was raining, and the kids had been screaming their...

CCAC Meeting Reveals How New Coin Design Process Works, Part 1:...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... Who’s responsible for bad coin design? Not the CCAC, says CoinWeek Assistant Editor Hubert Walker in this three-part report and...

Four Captivating U.S. Patterns from the Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Auction

By Hubert Walker for Coinweek ....   Stack's Bowers, the official auctioneer for the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo in Baltimore, will hold its next Rarities...

Russia Furthers Crimea Claim with New 100 Ruble Banknote

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   On Wednesday, December 23, the Central Bank of Russia released a new 100-ruble banknote commemorating the annexation...

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...

Red Kettle Report: December 14 – 20

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Since 2005 in Lee County, Florida, someone has been leaving notes in Salvation Army kettles. Inside the note is...

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...

Design Candidates for 2017 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In an email dated March 14, Michael White of the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications released the...

Numismatic Quick Hits: PNG Warning Premature + Decline in Future Prices...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Breaking Down the PNG Alert .......... Yesterday, one of CoinWeek's principals received an email communication from the Professional Numismatists...

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars 3: America’s Forgotten History

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Mass murder… domestic terrorism… swastikas… are they really on American medals and tokens? In the first two installments of Spotlight...

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...

February Gold, Silver Bullion Sales Down at Perth Mint

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   In February 2016, the Perth Mint sold 37,063 ounces of gold and 1,049,062 ounces of silver in the form of...

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...

Numismatics in Videogames and BioShock Infinite

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Your kids might know more about numismatics than you think People often talk about the importance of...