New Half Cent Handbook Looks to Demystify Collecting Half Cents by...

By CoinWeek ..... The Half Cent Handbook: Draped Bust Varieties: 1800-1808 (2021), by Ed Fuhrman   Since its release in 2019, The Half Cent: 1793-1857, self-published by...

An Update on the (Counterfeit) Elephant in the Room

Counterfeit Coins by Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   It's been a while since my last article on the subject of deceptive counterfeits...

Counterfeit Coins – A Mystery 1872-S “Half Dollar” and 1-Page Attribution...

Counterfeit Coins by Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   One of the “coins” left out of my previous CoinWeek article on damaged source...

From the Brink to the Dark Side: Early American Copper Struck...

Struck Counterfeits by Jack D. Young for Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   As introduction, a member of Early American Coppers (EAC) posted on the club's...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Second “Family” of Struck Fake Draped Bust...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   As I noted in my past CoinWeek article on the 1795 "off-center" Bust dollar fakes, my...

The Engraved Pattern “Mature Head” Cent Design Model

A Window Into the Mind of Christian Gobrecht   By Rexford Goldbaum .....   Editor's Note: This article originally appeared in Penny Wise, the official publication of Early...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: Another “All in the Family” Half Cent –...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Continuing the theme from my previous CoinWeek article on the “family” of 1804 “C-6” struck counterfeits...

CoinWeek Podcast #133: Early US Copper Planchets (with Bill Eckberg)

  CoinWeek Podcast #133: Early US Copper Planchets (with Bill Eckberg) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Draped Bust Dollars

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In a discussion at the 2019 Dayton EAC Convention on counterfeits, we talked of three "families"...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Large Cents

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   After writing the previous “family” article about rather deceptive struck counterfeit half cents based on the...

CoinWeek Exclusive Video: Collecting a Half Cent Type Set (with Bill...

 In this video, Early American Coppers (EAC) president Bill Eckberg breaks down the U.S. half cent denomination for those interested in building a type...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Half Cents

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   A recent internet listing for an 1804 "C-6" half cent was the motivation to pull this...

Video: In the Trenches Fighting Counterfeits – with ACEF Director Beth...

  The United States is facing an unprecedented tsunami of counterfeits coming into the country, mostly from China. From name-brand goods to everyday household items, these...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: 1849 Liberty Seated Dollar + 1-Page Attribution Guide

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Continuing with the theme of silver denominations of recently made deceptive struck counterfeits, this research article...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: 1854 Huge O Liberty Seated Quarter + 1-Page...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   A follow up to the 1927-S Liberty Standing Quarter article in this continuing series on deceptive...

CoinWeek Video – Del Bland: A Collector Remembered

  On Friday, May 3, the American Numismatic Society (ANS) and more than 100 collectors from the Early American Coppers (EAC) met to celebrate and honor...

Early American Coppers, American Numismatic Society to Remember Specialist and Friend...

On Friday, May 3, 2019, at the Early American Coppers (EAC) Convention in Dayton, Ohio, the EAC and the American Numismatic Society (ANS) will...

1792 A Hub Story: How the First U.S. Mint Coinage Dies...

 At the 2018 Early American Coppers Convention in Traverse City, Michigan, EAC President William Eckberg gave an in-depth presentation on his ongoing research into the production techniques employed...

CoinWeek: Silly Heads of 1839 – Discovering a New Variety

 At the 2018 Early American Coppers Convention in Traverse City, Michigan, numismatist Mark Klein, an EAC member and student of 1839-dated large cents, gave an in-depth...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1927-S Standing Liberty Quarter +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   A continuation of the series on the latest deceptive struck counterfeits, this is the second research...

History as Struck: The Medals of the United States Mint

 At the 2018 Early American Coppers Convention in Traverse City, Michigan, numismatist John Kraljevich, a noted expert on U.S. Coins and Americana, gave an...

CoinWeek: EAC Remembers R. Tettenhorst, Numismatist

Collector R. Tettenhorst--real name Bernard Alan Edison--built an amazing collection of half cents and was a revered member of the copper collecting community. Edison was...

Bernard Alan Edison, aka “R. Tettenhorst” (1928-2018): In Memoriam

By CoinWeek ....   Bernard Alan Edison, the collector responsible for one of the all-time great collections of copper United States Half Cents, has passed away....

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1805 “C-4” Half Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is the second article in the counterfeit coin series reviewing an early half cent (15th...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1806 “C-1” Half Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is the 14th article in the continuing summary of deceptive struck counterfeits documented to date;...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1799 “S-189” Large Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This article is intended as a continuing summary of the deceptive struck counterfeits documented to date;...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1723 “Silver D:G REX Hibernia”

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is my third article regarding counterfeit Colonial “coins” and is a rather significant find; it...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: “1785” Bar Copper + 1-Page...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is only my second article regarding counterfeit Colonial “coins”, following one published here on CoinWeek...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1796 “S-93” Large Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This latest installment in the continuing summary of deceptive struck counterfeits documented to date centers around...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1797 “S-136” Large Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This latest installment in the continuing summary of the deceptive struck counterfeits documented to date concerns...