Fred Weinberg’s Private Error Coin Rarities on Show at Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sales space

1880-S Main Off-Heart Morgan greenback and Sacagawea Quarter Mule provide collectors a once-in-a-generation alternative


Longtime collector and error supplier Fred Weinberg has determined to retire after 50 years of being maybe probably the most well-known face in Mint errors and incomes his personal pedigree for his error cash licensed by PCGS.

His retirement means fellow error coin fans have an opportunity to accumulate many a whole lot of coveted error cash throughout the subsequent 12 months. Particular highlights of his uncommon U.S. coin and foreign money errors might be on show at Heritage Auctions’ sales space throughout the American Numismatic Affiliation (ANA) World’s Truthful of Cash, August 18-22, in Chicago.

“I’ve at all times thought of myself extremely fortunate to have the ability to flip my passion right into a career,” Weinberg mentioned from his Encino, California, workplaces. “I’ve been a collector since I used to be eight years outdated and even dropped out of school to deal in cash.”

All through his various profession, Weinberg has taken pleasure in being one of many authentic 31 PCGS sellers David Corridor appointed to help PCGS making markets in cash and descriptions in 1986.

“Being a numismatist has been an extremely fulfilling job,” Weinberg mentioned. “There’s by no means been a second of boredom. I’ve liked it. I’ve simply liked it.”

Two particular cash from Weinberg’s private assortment that might be on show throughout ANA are certain to show folks’s heads: one of many most interesting 1880-S Off Heart Morgan {dollars} and a Sacagawea Quarter/Quarter Mule that includes a coveted state collection quarter obverse – one of many roughly 20 recognized to exist.

Weinberg’s Sacagawea Quarter Mule, graded a shocking MS65+ by PCGS, is the final instance from his assortment he has. “It’s the final new piece to come back to market,” he mentioned. Weinberg gives an in depth census and historical past of the “Mule” Sacagawea greenback reverse with a States quarter obverse out there on his web site.

“The 1880-S is the second-finest off-center greenback, with the best 1884 Carson Metropolis greenback not anticipated to come back available on the market for presumably 20 to 25 years,” Weinberg mentioned.

The cash are anticipated to usher in extra of $100,000 every.

“We had been honored to have been awarded this excellent consignment by Fred Weinberg, one of the vital revered and beloved skilled numismatists of our time,” mentioned Heritage president, Greg Rohan.

On show may even be a uncommon “Reverse Transitional” error coin – a 1964 Lincoln Cent, struck on a CLAD (as a substitute of silver) Dime Planchet, PCGS MS-65 in a bigger measurement PCGS holder, valued at $10,000 or extra.

Following the show at ANA, the cash will head to Heritage’s Florida United Numismatic (FUN) auctions subsequent 12 months whereas a whole lot of further cash from his assortment are set for auctions all through 2022. Weinberg’s assortment of incomplete punched planchets and elliptical clipped planchets, the most important ever assembled, are anticipated to come back to public sale for the primary time in years in Heritage’s month-to-month showcase auctions. The gross sales will characteristic roughly 700 to 800 CUD die break errors in 2022.

The cash will principally be authenticated and graded by PCGS, and have a pedigree, the label from the Fred Weinberg Assortment.

“Error cash have a visible facet that at all times grabs folks,” he mentioned. “I’ve at all times discovered it fascinating that to the most of the public, an off-center penny is extra visually interesting than a pleasant 1880-S greenback.”

Along with the cash, Weinberg and Heritage will show foreign money errors at ANA, together with a 1977 $5 with an obstructed printing error retaining the obstruction, graded Alternative UNC 64 PPQ by PCGS, and a 1974 $20 entrance with $10 reverse, graded PCGS Alternative UNC 64 PPQ. Double denomination notes are thought of the “Rolls Royce” of foreign money errors.

The U.S. foreign money errors additionally characteristic a pedigree from the Fred Weinberg Assortment.

Along with cash and foreign money, Weinberg additionally has determined his essential assortment of greater than 200 psychedelic rock ‘n’ roll live performance posters are able to be auctioned. The posters, together with early Bob Dylan and Beatles rarities, will seem in Leisure & Music Memorabilia auctions within the close to future and past.

Highlights from the Fred Weinberg assortment of U.S. error cash and foreign money might be on show in Heritage Auctions’ sales space throughout the ANA’s World’s Truthful of Cash, Aug. 18-22 in Chicago.

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