Sunday, November 11, 2018

JR Newsletter: 11 November 2018 (419)

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: