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Document And Entity Information
6 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2011
Feb. 06, 2012
Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name COLLECTORS UNIVERSE INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0001089143  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --06-30  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   8,097,156
Document Information    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2011  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2012  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2