John Reich Journal

Volume 14 / Issue 2/3 October 2002 Whole No. 43

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 W. David Perkins
Program Chairman W. David Perkins
Director James Matthews

Volume 14 / Issue 2/3 October 2002 Whole No. 43


Editors’ Comments Bradley S. Karoleff, NLG
Plaudits, Pans, and Perplexing Points:
    PPPP — 1837 B2 vs. 1837 B3 Mike Rupert
    PPPP — Provenance and Protection for Posterity George Hamilton
    PPPP — Attribute Your Coins! Michael Atkins
    PPPP — Rust Bucket Remarriages Brad Higgins
1836 B3 Bust Quarter Terminal Die State Eric M. Krauss
Auction Summary/Prices Realized for Selected Silver Dollars — HNA Auction Sales — January and February 2002 W. David Perkins, NLG
My Acorn Philip J. Evans
A Tribute to Russell J. Logan 1941-2002 John W. McCloskey
A Double Struck 1803 JR-2 Dime John W. McCloskey
Capped Bust Half-Dollar Secrets: The Denomination Edgar E. Souders, NLG
Early US Dollars and John Haugh Lano Balulescu

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.