John Reich Journal

Volume 12 / Issue 2 July 1999 Whole No. 37

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
Life Membership      $375.00
For general membership information or letters to the Editor or articles for publication, please write to the Editor:
Bradley S. Karoleff, NLG
P.O. Box 135, Harrison, OH 45030-0135
Web Address:

All other correspondance should be directed to:
Office of the President, David J. Davis
P.O. Box 400, Manchester, MI 48158

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.

1998/1999 Officers
President David J. Davis
Vice President John W. McCloskey
Vice President Bradley S. Karoleff
Secretary Stephen A. Crain
Treasurer Russell J. Logan
Program Chairman James Matthews
Director W. David Perkins

Volume 12 / Issue 2 July 1999 Whole No. 37


Editor’s Comments Bradley S. Karoleff
Plaudits, Pans, and Perplexing Points:
    PPPP — 1836 B-4 Quarter and 1806 O-116 Half Bob Janos
    PPPP — Binding of the Journal John J. Kovach, Jr.
    PPPP — Breen 2D 1810 Half Eagle Eric Hildebrant
Capped Bust Half Dollar Patterns and Related Issues Russell J. Logan
The Bearded Goddess (O111-A and B Bust Half Dollars) Jeffrey Oertel
Diameters and Edge Reed Counts of Early Eagles Anthony J. Taraszka
Corrected Die Emission Sequence of 1803 Dated Eagles Anthony J. Taraszka
1799 B-12 Silver Dollar — “Rim Bump” or “Rim Break”? W. David Perkins, NLG
M. H. Bolender — “Wanted” W. David Perkins, NLG
Another 1828 Remarriage Van Harvey

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

Cover Photos: Finest confirmed example of the 1830 V14 Capped Bust Half Dime. Photo courtesy of an East Coast collector.