John Reich Journal

Volume 18 / Issue 1 April 2007 Whole No. 53

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      $20.00
Life Membership      $500.00
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

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

Web Address:

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 editors. Especially needed are articles containing new information about die varieties, die states of published die marriages, die states of published die marriages, attribution methods, collections, collectors, etc.

2007/2008 Officers
President David J. Davis
Vice President John W. McCloskey
Vice President Bradley S. Karoleff
General Membership Information
Journal Submissions
Secretary Stephen A. Crain
Back Issues, Membership Renewal
P.O. Box 1680 Windham, ME 04062
Treasurer W. David Perkins
Membership Status Questions
Program Chairman W. David Perkins
Bust Quarter Collector Society Dr. Glenn Peterson
Director James Matthews

Volume 18 / Issue 1 April 2007 Whole No. 53


Editor’s Comments Bradley S. Karoleff, NLG
Announcing the 1806 Overton-130 Half Dollar Mark Borckardt
New Die Marriage of 1835 Capped Bust Half-Dime Discovered Edgar E. Souders, NLG
Jules Reiver’s 1796-797 Draped Bust Half Dollar Varieties John P. Amato, Ph.D.
Pre-Turban Bust Half Dollar Census Stephen J. Herrman
New Variety 1798 Dollar — “12 Star 1798 Dollar” W. David Perkins, NLG
1806 Half Dollar Trial Sequence Mark Borckardt
Emission Sequence for 1805 Half Dollars Brad Higgins
Case of the Reappearing Serif Brad Higgins

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

Cover Photos: Newly discovered 1806 O130 Draped Bust Half Dollar and 1835 LM12 Capped Bust Half Dime.