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April’s Coinage Kids: April Fool’s Coins
Saturday, April 5th, 2014 by

April’s Coinage Kids: April Fool’s Coins

Find and identify the error coins as REAL or FAKE. Then mail your completed quiz to April Quiz, COINage magazine, P.O. Box 7030 Ventura, CA 93006-9899. Five winners will be drawn from the valid entries received by April 30, 2014. Take the April quiz.

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New in the ErrorScope
Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 by

New in the ErrorScope

The latest issue of ErrorScope, CONECA’S (The Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors of America) bimonthly journal is now at the printers. The March / April issue should be available to members at or around the first of March from the CONECA ErrorScope Online Members Only Area (assessable from the banner at the top of […]

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Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 by

Is this a real coin?

We received this query from a reader in North Dakota. Please drop us a line if you’re able to help him out. Dear Managing Editor: I have this one cent 1968S that appears to be a doubled die obverse. The date, mint [mark], and LIBERTY all, from what I can see, have doubling. The pictures […]

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Monday, June 24th, 2013 by

New in the ErrorScope

CONECA (The Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors of America) has released its latest bimonthly journal, The ErrorScope.  The July / August issue should be available to members at or around the first of July from the CONECA ErrorScope Online Members Only Area (assessable from the banner at the top of the CONECA homepage) and […]

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Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 by

Interview with Fred Weinberg

COINage recently interviewed error-coin expert Fred Weinberg. He discussed today’s error-coin marketplace and gave the magazine a peek at some of his favorite items. Fred Weinberg Interview

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Thursday, September 16th, 2010 by

New CONECA Hall of Famer

Error-variety coin specialist Ken Potter was inducted into the Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors of America’s Hall of Fame at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in August.  He is the ninth individual to receive this honor since CONECA was founded in 1983.  Potter is 59 years old and began collecting coins […]

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Thursday, March 25th, 2010 by

Reader Question

Dear Editor: Looking at a roll of 2010-D Sacagaweas, I stumbled onto a micro “D” on the last coin. [It's] half the size of a regular D. Have there been any other reports of these?–Reader from the West

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