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Early Days of the Error Coin Hobby

(2005)


Multi-Media Summary

Syd and Fred share their memories of the early days of error coins including the local and national clubs, the different personalities and publications. Their discussion includes:

Examples of the early publications

History of the first organizations

How Fred Weinberg got started in errors

History of the hobby and famous personalities

The need to understand and know the minting process

Why availability of errors has changed

The Belt Collection of 1974

How third party grading has helped the hobby

Explanation of the "Wow" factor

Speaker(s): Fred Weinberg & Syd Kass.

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