On Collecting Bicentennial Quarters: Risks and Rewards

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Coin Overview As a child of the ‘80s, I was always fond of the Bicentennial quarter. It...

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...

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,...

CoinWeek IQ: What Got You Into Gold? with Pat Heller –...

At the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2017 World's Fair of Money, CoinWeek Assistant Editor Hubert Walker met up with hard money advocate and ANA...

Collecting Strategies – How Liquid Is Your Coin Collection?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Off the top of your head, can you say how much your collection is worth and Do...

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...

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...

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,...

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,...

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...

CoinWeek’s Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker Talk Coins on the Part-Time...

From onions hawked by animated ogres, to upbeat soundtracks created explicitly for sharks, there’s a lot of pork in the government’s budget. But just...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...