Nationally-known error coin dealer Fred Weinberg always brings amazing error coins with him when he travels the national coin show circuit.
At the January 2018 FUN Show, Fred brought an error coin that for as hard as you look, you probably will never find in change – a double-tailed quarter.
The double-tailed quarter is one of the most unusual and highly coveted mint error in the modern U.S. series. Many people believe that they’ve seen one, but odds are if you’ve ever encountered a double-headed or double-tailed quarter in change then you probably had in your hand a novelty “magician’s coin”, a clever sleight-of-hand coin that merges two coins into one. A real double-tailed quarter is struck on an official U.S. Mint press using two reverse dies.
Something that shouldn’t happen, but apparently did at the hands of some enterprising mint workers.
Charles Morgan and Fred Weinberg talk about this exciting error coin, try to determine when and where it was struck, and how a numismatic expert can differentiate a genuine double-sided error from the more commonly-encountered “magician’s coin”.
If you like to collect U.S. Mint errors, you will definitely enjoy the opportunity to see this unique error coin in this CoinWeek Exclusive video, shot in 4K Ultra High Definition.
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I have a 2 tailed quater that way 5.6 but no one belives its real
I have also found a 2 tailed quarter. Not sure what its weight is but it sure seems real. Have you ever got a response or had yours checked out? I don’t know whom I can trust enough to look at mine.
I also have a two tailed quarter. Where can I take it to see if indeed it’s real?
I also have a two tailed quarter
I am also looking to see if it’s real
To bad Fred Weinberg is retired
Because I sure would love for him to look at my erro coin
Does anyone know what material a 2 sided tail’s magician’s quarter is made of?
I have a two tailed silver quarter. I’m trying to find the value of this coin.
I also have one and don’t know it’s weight o t if it’s real