CoinWeek Podcast #133: Early US Copper Planchets (with Bill Eckberg)
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This week on the CoinWeek Podcast, Early American Coppers (EAC) President Bill Eckberg joins us to talk about how the United States Mint acquired its copper for early US cents and half cents and how the journey from England to America might have impacted the quality of the coins struck during this period.
CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan asks Bill to give his insights into how long early US copper coins truly circulated and whether it makes sense today for collectors to pursue early copper cents and half cents that have been net graded.
It’s an informative half hour spent with one of the hobby’s leading experts on early United States copper coins. You won’t want to miss it!
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