John Reich Journal

Volume 11 / Issue 2 January 1998 Whole No. 34

Official Publication of the
John Reich Collectors Society

The purpose of the John Reich Collectors Society (JRCS) is to encourage the study of numismatics, particularly United States gold and silver coins minted before the introduction of the Seated Liberty design, and to provide technical and educational information concerning such coins.

Annual dues      $15.00
For general membership information or letters to the Editors or articles for publication, please write to the Co-Editors:
Bradley S. Karoleff, NLG
Keith G. Bellman, NLG
P.O. Box 135
Harrison, OH 45030-0135

All other correspondance should be directed to:
Office of the President, David J. Davis
P.O. Box 980205, Ypsilanti, MI 48198

The John Reich Journal is the official publication of the Society and is distributed to all members in good standing. Members are encouraged to submit any articles encouraging the study of numismatics and/or relating to early United States gold and silver coins to the editor. Especially needed are articles containing new information about die varieties, die states of published die varieties, attribution methods, collections, collectors, etc.

1997/98 Officers
President David J. Davis
Vice President John W. McCloskey
Vice President Bradley S. Karoleff
Secretary Stephen A. Crain
Assistant Secretary Keith G. Bellman
Treasurer Russell J. Logan
West Coast Representative James Matthews

Volume 11 / Issue 2 January 1998 Whole No. 34


Editors’ Comments Karoleff / Bellman
Plaudits, Pans, and Perplexing Points:
    PPPP — Collecting Bust Silver Coins Michael Joy
    PPPP — 1807 Quarter Eagle Darrel Neidigh
    PPPP — 1820 O101 with Blundered Edge Don Stoebner
    PPPP — 1829 O107 Late Die State David W. Lange
Early Silver Dollar Die Marriages Discovered Since the 1881 Haseltine Type Table — A Detailed Analysis W. David Perkins
Quarter Census Russell J. Logan
The 1818 O108 ‘Inverted Edge’ Bust Half Dollar Jeff Prem
Oh, Those Errant A’s Stu Keen
A Half Dollar Promise Edgar E. Souders
Dr. Ivan Leaman 26-Jun-1927 to 17-Jan-1998
Treasurer’s Report — 01-Oct-1995 to 30-Sep-1997 Russell J. Logan

Articles may not be reproduced without permission of the John Reich Collectors Society

Cover Photos: 1836 new variety gold half eagle first identified by John W. McCloskey during the summer of 1996. This coin has a new obverse and reverse not previously identified for the series. It also has a date style that is different than any other dies of this year. Photos courtesy of Tom Mulvaney.