From the Dark Corner: An "Authenticated" NOT 1787 Connecticut Copper - Jack D. Young

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” NOT 1787 Connecticut Copper

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In this series, I intend to continue to showcase different levels of "counterfeits", using a rather...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: Another “All in the Family” Half Cent – 1835/1826

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...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1799 “S-189” Large Cent + 1-Page Attribution Guide

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

From the Brink II: An Update on Struck Counterfeits & Damaged Source Coins –...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) for CoinWeek ......   This article is intended as a continuation of the information reported in my previous...

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...

Coin Profile: 1786/85 Immunis Columbia, Confederatio Mule Colonial Coin

1786/85 Immunis Columbia, Confederatio, Large Stars, Crosby VII, 16, Breen-1128, Whitman-5665, MS64 Brown NGC. 159.8 grains. This extremely rare Confederatio piece combines the 1786 Immunis...
1792 A Hub Story - Early American Coppers Society

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

 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...

Early American Rare Coins & Patterns in Kendall Collection Bring Solid Prices in Baltimore

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #271 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...
Masonic coins and tokens with the EAC, CoinWeek video

Masonic Coin and Token Collecting with the EAC

Ray Rouse, Exhibit Chairman, Early American Coppers Society (EAC) on collecting Masonic coins and tokens. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. The Masonic large cent coins engraved...

Die State Exhibit for Large Cents at EAC Convention – VIDEO: 2:12.

Ray Rouse, Exhibit Chairman, Early American Coppers Society, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. Ray Rouse explains coin die states with an exhibit at the annual EAC...

Early American Copper Market Report

Chris McCawley, M&G Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot The market for early American large cents is an esoteric area of collecting that requires a degree of specialization...

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

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 Coin of the Week: 1796 “S-85” Large Cent + 1-Page Attribution Guide

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

New York Copper Coins and Patterns in the Kendall Collection

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #270 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...
Early American Coppers CoinWeek IQ Video Title Card

CoinWeek IQ: Let’s Collect: Early Coppers – 4K Video

The coin collecting hobby in the United States grew tremendously in the mid-19th century when collectors saved Early American copper coins from destruction after...
Al Boka Collection of Large Cents

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Al Boka Collection of Large Cents ‘By Date’

News and Analysis of scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #71 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds On Thursday, Sept 8th, at...

Cool Coins! EAC Buffalo 2012

CoinWeek Video: 8:22 Interviewer: David Lisot When members of the Early American Coppers gather for one of their conventions participants bring coins with them to...

McCawley Grellman Auction Results and Upcoming Sales. VIDEO: 3:08

Chris McCawley, President, McCawley Grellman Auction Interviewer: David Lisot McCawley Grellman specializes in the sale of Early American copper coins. This series is comprised of the...

In Memoriam – Dan Holmes 1938-2016

Between 1973 and about 2002, Dan Holmes acquired the most complete collection of United States large cents ever assembled. This was sold in a...
Certified Acceptance Corporation

CAC to Stop Accepting Colonial Coins for Certification

By CoinWeek News Staff....   The Certified Acceptance Corporation, also known as CAC, has notified collectors that beginning January 1, 2015, it will no longer accept Colonial coins...

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

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...
It's a Jungle out There! Later Date Large Cent Counterfeits

It’s a Jungle out There! Later Date Large Cent Counterfeits

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   As I continue to document the "family" of counterfeits currently available on the market, both as...

EAC Convention Report 2012 Video

Nick Gampietro, EAC Convention Co-Chairman Interviewer: David Lisot. Nick talks about what it took to make this convention take place. He also shares how he was...

New Book on “Copper Collector’s Guide to the Identification of 2×2 Envelopes”

Ralph Rucker, Author Interviewer: David Lisot. The Early American Coppers group prides itself on the depth of research that its members do learning about coinage. Ralph...
Struck Counterfeit Coins: Another Family of Struck Fake Large Cents - Jack D. Young

Struck Counterfeit Coins: Another Family of Struck Fake Large Cents

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   It has been a while since I wrote my CoinWeek article on the "family" of large...

The Denis W. Loring Collection of 1793 Large Cents featured in Heritage’s FUN Platinum...

Early American copper rarities cross the block Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando FL, as part Heritage’s FUN series of...
"Book 'Em Danno": A Counterfeit 1847 Hawaiian Large Cent!

“Book ‘Em Danno”: A Counterfeit 1847 Hawaiian Large Cent!

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   The latest of my summary research articles on the deceptive struck counterfeits features an interesting "early...

EAC Happening Colorado Springs 2014. VIDEO: 11:51.

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com........ Each Early American Coppers Convention begins with what is called a "Happening". Collectors specializing in large cents, half cents, and Colonial coins...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: Repaired 1836 Gobrecht Dollar + 1-Page Attribution Guide

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Probably one of the most significant “finds” we as a group have made is this Gobrecht...
Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: “1785” Bar Copper - Jack D. Young, EAC

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

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