Sunday, November 11, 2018
David Finkelstein and Christopher Pilliod gave a presentation at the JRCS General Meeting during the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia in August. The presentation was on the first phase of a multi-phase project to determine the chemical composition of 1794 and 1795 U. S. silver coins. Part 1 of a multi-part article series was published in the September 23, 2018 John Reich Newsletter (JRN). Part 2 was published in the October 7, 2018 JRN. Part 3 was published in the October 21, 2018 JRN. Part 4 was published in the November 4, 2018 JRN.
The authors would like to thank R. W. Julian for pointing out some inaccuracies in Section 4 of Part 4. As a result, a revised version of Part 4 is being released. Table 2, and Sections 4 and 6 have been revised. Note that the conclusions did not change.
Linked here is the revised version of Part 4: