John Reich Journal

Volume 13 / Issue 3 July 2001 Whole No. 41

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 W. David Perkins
Director James Matthews

Volume 13 / Issue 3 July 2001 Whole No. 41


Editor’s Comments Bradley S. Karoleff
Capped Bust Half Dollar Secrets: Dots! Edgar E. Souders, NLG
The Collar Dies of Our First Mint Russell J. Logan
A Closer Look at 1827 JR10 Mike Sherrill
The Broken Edge Die on 1832 Reverse B Dimes: What Can It Tell Us About the Minting Process? Louis A. Scuderi
Early Dollar Notes W. David Perkins, NLG
Half Dime Census Information Needed
Found: The Elusive 1793 Flowing Hair Dollar Tim Toy
1833 Rusted Die Quarters: A Possible Link to Climate Louis A. Scuderi
On the Santa Fe Trail in 1870 W. David Perkins, NLG
Discovery of a New Quarter Die Marriage, 1837 B6 Dr. Glenn Peterson
Minutes of the 2000 Annual Meeting of The John Reich Collectors Society Stephen A. Crain

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.