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 the CONECA homepage) and a hard copy
should be showing up in mailboxes to all current members at about
the same time.
In this issue, Tanay Wakhare wrote an interesting article on the
transitional dime varieties of 1969-70 discussing both the RDV-001
Kevin Flynn who is working on his current book, The
Authoritative Reference on Liberty Seated Half Dimes and has
an article discussing the over date on the Liberty Seated Half
Dimes for the year 1848 and 1849. Mr. Flynn goes into detail of the
diagnostics of both over dates using close up photographs and
Ken Potter gives a report on CONECA'S presence at the 2013
Michigan State Numismatic Society's Fall Convention. Of the several
coins examined at the CONECA table highlighted in Mr. Potter's
report was a 1946 DDR-001 (FS-801) Walking Liberty half dollars
(strong doubling on eagle's wing feathers) owned by Karl Brenner
and a Canadian 1976 one cent piece exhibiting an "Incomplete Curved
Clip" brought to the show by Colin Cutler.
Robert H. Knauss continues his articles of in search of Standing
Liberty quarter varieties and errors. In this issue, Mr. Knauss
focuses on cuds and die breaks.
Jeff Ylitalo writes about "Bi - Metellic Coins Struck on Solid
Denomination Planchets." Several coins are highlighted including a
2003 Chilean 500 peso struck on a bronze planchet intended for a
Chilean 50 peso.
Anybody wanting to join CONECA should contact Rachel Irish at
101 West Prairie Center #323, Hayden, ID 83835 or email MRirish5@roadrunner.com. A
copy of the application form may be download at http://conecaonline.org/content/join.html.
Annual dues are as follows: Adult Member $25 per year, Young
Numismatist (online ErrorScope only) $7.50 per year or
(online ErrorScope plus mailed hard copy) $17.50.
CONECA members wishing to receive a login username and password
to access the ErrorScope Online Members Only area, please
email the Membership Coordinator, Rachel Irish, at the address
listed above. A valid email address on file with CONECA is required
for access to current and back issues of the ErrorScope