The latest issue of ErrorScope, CONECA’S (The Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors of America) bimonthly journal is now at the printers. The September / October issue should be available to members at or around the first of September 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 mail boxes to all current members at about the same time.
In this issue, Jason Cuvelier discusses a new find, a 1947 Lincoln cent error coin, found by Richard Miller and is now listed in CONECA’S files as the DDO-005. The article also cites a second coin found by Richard Miller, an EDS (Early Die State) 1942-D Lincoln cent CONECA RPM-012.
James Motley, this year’s recipient of the Dr. Lyndon King Outstanding Member Award, gives a status report on the CONECA State Representatives Program. Currently ten States have at least one Representative.
Jeff Ylitalo has an interesting error coin article about two doubled dies from Greece. The first is a 1982 one drachma and the second is a 1976 two drachma.
(1982 Greek One Drachma)
CONECA 30th Anniversary Medal, struck on a 2013 American Silver Eagle order form will be included with this issue of the ErrorScope.
Aluminum wrong planchet error coins are discussed in an article by Jeff Ylitalo. A British fifty pence and a five pence pieces are high lighted and followed by a 2005 Chile 100 pesos not only struck on an aluminum planchet but the obverse die was misaligned and the reverse die had a ninety degree rotation.
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 $25.00 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 online.