The latest issue of Errorscope, CONECA'S (The Combined
Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors of America) bimonthly
journal is now at the printers. The May / June issue should be
available to members on or around May 1st 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
In this issue, Robert Knauss continues his series of "In Search
of Standing Liberty Quarter Varieties and Errors" and focuses this
article on the 1918/7 - S over date. Knauss uses several
photographs in his article showing some markers of this
Roger Paulen discusses in his article a doubled die 1967
Canadian Centennial 1 - Cent piece. Paulen with the assistance of
Ken Potter, elaborates on the history of this variety and when Alan
Herbert first listed it for Robert Wilharm.
The 1995-D Lincoln One Cent DDO-003 is highlighted in this
issue, along with several others varieties, courtesy of James
Wiles, CONECA 20th / 21st Century Die Variety
Joe Rizdy writes an interesting article on the 1859 Canadian One
Cent struck on a brass planchet and a 1881 Canadian One Cent piece
showing some doubling in the word VICTORIA.
Jon Sullivan gives us a show report on the 59th
Annual Winter FUN Show held in Orlando, Fla. One of coins featured
in Sullivan's article is a 1911 Lincoln cent double-strike off
center that Rich Schemmer had in one of his cases.
Joseph Ceravone discusses what is involved in setting up a table
as a CONECA State Representative at a coin show. Ceravone's
suggested blueprint makes it sound so easy that the rewards will
definitely outweigh the effort, what better way to see and study
different die varieties and errors. If you are interested in
becoming a State Representative in your area, please contact James
Motley at firstname.lastname@example.org
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
here. 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 online.