John Reich Journal

Volume 14 / Issue 1 December 2001 Whole No. 42

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 14 / Issue 1 December 2001 Whole No. 42


Editors’ Comments Bradley S. Karoleff, NLG
A Remarriage for the 1818 Bust Quarter John W. McCloskey
A MS62 1835 LM-5.1 Half Dime Gary Rosner
1827: It Was a Very Good Year (for bust half varieties) Jeffrey Oertel
Counterstamped Early Silver Dollars, An Update W. David Perkins, NLG
Condition Census — Bust Half Dimes — 1792-1837 Russell J. Logan
Counterfeit Half Dollars; News Update Keith Davignon
Cataloging Your Collection Stephen R. Turns
Capped Bust Half Dollar Dentil Anomalies David Finkelstein
SCOT/REICH/KNEASS GOLD: Research on Variety, Rarity & Availability Ken Cable-Camilleis
Stanley Kubacki — June 20, 1952 - March 20, 2001 Stephen A. Crain
Treasurer’s Report — 01-Apr-2000 to 30-Sep-2001 Russell J. Logan, Treas.

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

Cover Photos: Proof 1832 Overton-123 Half Dollar. Photographed with edge mirror. Proof only die marriage. Five known examples, two of which are impaired Proofs. Ex. Allenburger 3/23/48:880 and Bareford 10/22/81:386.