US Mint News – Lions Club 1st Day Sales, Update on...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Lions Club 1st-Day Sales The United States Mint released first-day sales figures today for the 2017 Lions Club International Centennial...

Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Commemorative Coin Bill Introduced

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On January 13, a bill to commemorate the achievements--both in and out of the ring--of American boxing legend Muhammad...

First 2017 ATB Quarter, Platinum Eagle Bullion Coin Among Upcoming U.S....

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The United States Mint recently added several new products to their online schedule for the month of February. First up...

Design Recommendations Considered for 2019-20 Native American $1 Coins

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held a public meeting earlier today on Tuesday, January 17, via teleconference. On...

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...

Market Whimsy: Of Hoards and Buried Treasure

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker .....   Charles and Hubert's column Market Whimsy, which originally appeared in the American Numismatic Association (ANA) magazine The Numismatist, won...

Heritage Sues Christie’s for Copyright Infringement and Fraud

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Monday, December 12, the Dallas-based coin and collectibles auction company Heritage Auctions announced that it was suing Christie’s...

Modern Commemoratives – 50th Anniversary Apollo 11 Coin Bill Passes House

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Monday, December 5, the United States House of Representatives passed legislation authorizing the production and sale of commemorative...

Controversy Over Animal Fat Used to Manufacture New UK 5 Pound...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Tallow: The white nearly tasteless solid rendered fat of cattle and sheep used chiefly in soap,...

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...

Tips for Young Numismatists: Start Small, Think Big!

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Coin collecting is a fun and exciting hobby that captures the imagination of young and old....

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...

Rainbow Gem 1958-D Quarter at Stack’s Bowers Rarities Night Auction

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   We've written about toned Washington quarters before. Over two years ago, we recognized a beautiful 1951-D...

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...

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...

What’s in Store at the U.S. Mint for 2017? CoinWeek Has...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   If you followed our reporting last Friday concerning the United States Mint's hobby stakeholder forum, then...

U.S. Mint Seeks Industry, Collector Insights at Numismatic Forum

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   On October 13, 2016, the United States Mint hosted a daylong forum with industry stakeholders at...

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...

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...

U.S. Mint: September Sale Date for Standing Liberty Gold Coins

News and Updates from the United States Mint By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   According to Michael White at the United States Mint, the Standing Liberty...

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...