Market Whimsy: The Rational Collector

Imagine that you could have every coin you wanted. What could possibly go wrong? By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ....   Charles and Hubert's column Market Whimsy,...

Walking Liberty Gold Coin Production Has Begun

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   U.S. Mint shares latest pictures with CoinWeek Michael White, of the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications, has confirmed...

Ronald Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set Avail. October 11

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Over the weekend, the United States Mint updated their product schedule to announce that the 2016 Ronald W. Reagan...

Market Whimsy: Mothers of Invention

Innovative ideas - from architectural marvels to trendsetting bank notes - can occur in unlikely places By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ....   Charles and Hubert's...

The 2016 American Liberty Silver Medal: What It Is and How...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   UPDATE: Within five minutes after 12:00 pm Eastern Standard Time, both the West Point issue and San Francisco Mint...

Appeals Court Rules for U.S. Gov’t in Langbord 1933 Double Eagle...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   A little over one year after the Philadelphia United States Attorney’s Office filed a petition with the Third Circuit...

The Coin Analyst: July Proves Eventful for United States Mint

With over half the year gone and some great coins on the way, July has nevertheless been a busy month for the Mint By Hubert...

In Memoriam: Robert-Ralph Carmichael, 1937-2016

The wildlife and natural beauty of Canada is one of the predominant themes of Robert-Ralph Carmichael's work By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Saturday, July 16,...

Five PQ Coins to Pick up at Legend Rare Coin Auctions...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Legend Rare Coin Auctions has kicked off the first of its three planned Summer Sessions. These...

108 Years Ago Today: ANA Co-Founder Dr. George F. Heath Passed...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   108 years ago today, Dr. George Francis Heath died in his home in Monroe, Michigan. He...

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...

Pogue IV Auction Analysis: Why Did You Expect It To Be...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   “We have now one of the huge lots of the evening. The Sultan of Muscat–Childs–Pogue 1804...

Coins, Artifacts from Ancient Roman Shipwreck Found off Israeli Coast

Biggest find in Israeli territorial waters in the last 30 years By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA), with the support of...

Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 2

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Link to Part 1 5.) Irene of Athens Like much of the Middle Ages, the history of the...

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...

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...

World Coin News – Proposed Budget May Eliminate Australian 5 Cent...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The federal budget that Treasurer Scott Morrison presented to the Australian House of Representatives earlier today (Tuesday, May 3)...

Austrian Mint Sees Record Sales of Gold, Silver Bullion Coins in...

By Hubert Walker for Coinweek ....   Sales of gold bars and bullion coins at the Austrian Mint in 2015 were up 45% over the previous...

Massive Hoard of Ancient Roman Coins Found in Spain

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Late last week, construction workers in the town of Tomares, a suburb of the southern Spanish city of Seville,...

U.S. Mint Coin Sales – 2016 Mercury Dime Gold Coins Sell...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .... Top Stories The 2016 U.S. Mint Silver Proof Set debuted last week, with 176,733 units sold. But the big story at...

U.S. Congress Passes Breast Cancer Commemorative Coin Bill

Bill now heads to Oval Office for president's signature By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   UPDATE: President Obama signed the bill into law on April 29. On...

It’s Official: Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill

Alexander Hamilton to Stay on Front of $10 By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In an announcement made this afternoon, Secretary of the Treasury Jacob "Jack"...

Boys Keep Swinging: Hamilton to Stay on $10

Andrew Jackson to be replaced on the $20 bill By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In May of 2015, the single-issue lobbying group Women On 20s...

How The Royal Mint is Attempting to Redefine “Legal Tender”...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ......   Royal Mint Refusal to Redeem Commemorative Coins at Face Value Calls Into Question Value of Modern...

U.S. Mint Coin Sales – American Gold Eagle Proof Coins Debut

Solid sales for American Silver Eagle bullion coins last week By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Thursday, March 17, the United States Mint began offering...

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...

American Silver Eagle – One Million More Ounces Allocated March 14

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The week of Monday, March 14 sees another one million ounces of the 2016 American Silver Eagle silver bullion...

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...

Brink’s Manager Steals Almost $200,000 in Quarters from Federal Reserve

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Never take the Federal Reserve’s lunch money. That’s the message 49-year-old Stephen Lancaster Dennis received on Monday, March 7, 2016...

U.S. Mint Stays Course, Another Million Silver Eagles Allocated March 7

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Nine weeks into the production of the 2016 30th Anniversary issue of the American Silver Eagle, the United States...