Attribution Services

CONECA offers an attribution service
whereby members and non-members can send their coins
directly to an authorized CONECA attributer.

Attribution Only Process

1 Identify the appropriate attributer. Click here for a list of CONECA attributers.
2 Email or write to the attributer requesting approval to send your coins. By doing this, you can ensure that your coins will arrive at a time when the attributer is really available (i.e., not on vacation or away cherrypicking at a show).
3 For every coin you’re sending, tell the attributer the denomination, date, quantity, and any specific questions you’d like to have answered
4 When the attributer gives you the okay to send your coins, then package and ship your coins by U.S. Postal Service. You should ship the coins by insured or registered mail with the proper amount of insurance. Do not ship by certified mail as it provides no insurance.
5 When shipping your coins, be sure to include the appropriate check or money order (payable to the attributer) to cover attribution fees. The fee is $10.00 per coin. You must also include return postage which is $8.00 per package with $100 Ins. Please add $1.00 for each additional $100 of insurance you desire. Check with the USPS for registered mail prices, should you desire to have your coins returned by registered mail. There will be a $25.00 handling fee for each package returned by registered mail.

Note: The reduced fee quickly pays for a CONECA membership; sign up with your first attribution package and save money.

CONECA Attributers

20th/21st Century U.S. Die Varieties
Mike Ellis*
320 Campbell Drive, Apt 213
Camilla, GA 31730

James Wiles**
1490 Trail View Lane
Frisco, TX 75034

19th Century U.S. Doubled Dies

Flying Eagle & Indian Cents
Rick Snow
PO Box 32891
Tucson, AZ 85751

Two Cents & Three Cents
Frank Leone
PO Box 170
Glen Oaks, NY 11004

Shield & Liberty Nickels
Ken Hill
3200 S. Mt. Baker Blvd.
Seattle, WA 98144 -6144

Seated Liberty & Barber Coinage
Chris Pilliod
PO Box 13891
Reading, PA 19612-3891

Trade, Morgan, & Peace Dollars
Michael S. Feyc/o RCI
P.O. Box C
Ironia, NJ 07845

Type, Commemorative, Bullion, and Gold
*Mike Ellis (pre-screener)
**James Wiles
1490 Trail View Lane
Frisco, TX 75034

United States 20th Century Die Varieties Attributer
*Mike Ellis (pre-screener)
**James Wiles

Clashed Dies Attribution (All Denominations)

Jason Cuvelier
PO Box 1093
Syosset, NY 11791-0489

* Mike Ellis prescreens 20th/21st Century U.S. Die Varieties to determine if they are already listed by consulting existing books and
other published reports and then supplies the submitter with the correct number if he can find it. If he cannot determine the
CONECA number or it is new, he will refer you to James Wiles.

** James Wiles offers the same service as Mike Ellis except that only he can assign CONECA numbers to new varieties not previously
reported. It should be noted that James Wiles’ attribution fees are significantly higher than those of Mike Ellis (consult with
either Ellis or Wiles or both to help determine which service would suit your needs best).

Note Regarding Submissions
• An Examiner diagnoses and describes mint errors. He’s a diagnostician.
• An Attributer compares a submitted variety to the list of known varieties and tries to find a match. If there’s no match, he assigns it a new CONECA number or if it’s a world variety, a new number in the Variety Coin Register.
• Potential submitters should first contact their chosen expert by phone or e-mail to make sure they can accept your coins and are not struggling with a backlog. You may also contact your attributer by SASE.

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