Fred Weinberg Error Coins

Fred Weinberg & Co. is located in Encino, California (Los Angeles). The company deals in numismatic United States Gold & Silver coinage, as well as specializing in buying & selling Major Mint Error coinage of all types. He is one of the original 31 dealers selected as an authorized P.C.G.S. (Professional Coin Grading Service) dealer at it’s inception in 1986.

Fred  is a highly respected numismatist, with 45 years of full time experience in the rare coin marketplace. He firm has provided numismatic expertise to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), many U.S. and European banks, and insurance companies.

Fred also been called on by the U.S. Secret Service for his help in determining the authenticity of Gold Coins, and has made hundreds of trips to Europe in his career, purchasing well over $300 million in U.S. gold coins from European banks, dealers, & estates alone. He has also worked on cases for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, and many other law enforcement agencies throughout the country.

In 1973 Weinberg & Co. was the only professional coin dealer selected by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to examine and identify the many Errors represented among the 2.5 million Carson City Silver dollars held at the U.S. Bullion Depository, at West Point, New York. He has also made numerous special “Floor Tours” of the Philadelphia, Denver, and West Point Mints to study the on-going changes in the Minting Process.

Fred is an annual contributor to the “Red Book” (Guide Book of United States Coins), and has been featured on CNN, Discovery Channel, NPR Radio, and many TV news programs in cities across the United States.

As the co-author of “The Error Coin Encyclopedia”, in addition to being co-author of the 2010 “100 Greatest U.S. Error Coins” book, Fred has contributed to other numismatic books and rare coin articles, including research on the Minting Process and Major Mint Error coins.

His interest in Mint Error coins and currency goes back to the early 1960’s. He has a reputation worldwide for being a strong buyer of Major Error coins, and maintains an inventory of over 100,000 pieces.

Mr. Weinberg is an in-demand speaker on the topic of Numismatic Errors, the Minting Process, and the Coin Industry, and is the Authenticator for Major Mint Error coins for P.C.G.S. (Professional Coin Grading Service).

Affiliations:

Fred’s professional affiliations include the American Numismatic Association (ANA) (45 years), the Professional Numismatist Guild (PNG) (40 years), the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) (30+ years), and the Numismatic Literary Guild.

He is a past President of the Professional Numismatist Guild (1999-2001), and was the Chairman of Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) from 2007-2010. Currently he is on the Board of Directors for ICTA, as well as a Board member of CERT (Coalition for Equity Regulation & Taxation).

Articles and Videos Featuring Fred Weinberg & Co

NGC Certifies Rare “Mule” Error on Canadian Gold Kilo Coin –...

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reverse, United States 2000-P Jefferson Nickel struck with two obverse dies, PCGS MS65. Image courtesy Mike Byers and Mint Error News

Mint Error News: PCGS Certifies Unique Two-Headed Nickel

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ICTA Names Industry Notables to Task Force Steering Committee, Forms Work...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets .....   The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) has named an 11-member Steering Committee and has formed eight Work...
1943 Lincoln 1C PCGS EF45

Fresh Extremely Fine 1943 Copper Cent in Goldberg Pre-Long Beach Auction

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Steel cent webbing; image courtesy David W. Lang, NGC

US Coin Album – Steel This Cent

By David W. Lange - Research Director, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   A number of years ago, I purchased a strip of webbing for 1943...