John Reich Journal

Volume 13 / Issue 2 January 2001 Whole No. 40

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.

2001/2002 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 13 / Issue 2 January 2001 Whole No. 40


Editor’s Comments Bradley S. Karoleff
Plaudits, Pans, and Perplexing Points:
    PPPP — Ms. Draped Bust a Fraud?
    PPPP — Reich Gold Specialists? Ken Cable-Camilleis
    PPPP — New Book Lights the Way for New Collector Michael E. Marotta
J. H. South Collection of United States Quarters W. David Perkins, NLG
Comments and Observations About The J.H. South Collection Karl Moulton
1836 B1 Bust Quarter Remarriage Glenn Peterson
Lost and Found — A Provenance Renewed P. Reid Suttles
Early Silver Dollar Update James Matthews
Early Silver Dollar Census W. David Perkins, NLG
At Long Last, a 1795 Overton-132, Beistle 10-C Turns Up James Matthews
Stop The Press: 1827 O-148 Russell J. Logan
The 1837 Quarter Eagle John W. McCloskey
Capped Bust Half Dollar Secrets: The Lapping Process Edgar E. Souders, NLG
1837 Capped Bust Quarter Dollar David W. Lange
Treasurer’s Report Russell J. Logan, Treas.

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

Cover Photos: 1800 B-18, BB-193 silver dollar. Both obverse and reverse dies used to strike this die marriage only. Very rare late die state. Obverse with die failure at stars 2 & 3, an arc like break connecting star 1 with star 4 and another connecting star 8 with star 11. Extensive die clashing and die breaks on reverse. Photo courtesy of ANA.