John Reich Journal

Volume 19 / Issue 1 May 2008 Whole No. 56

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 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 19 / Issue 1 May 2008 Whole No. 56


Editor’s Comments Bradley S. Karoleff, NLG
Letter to the Editor — Edge Reeding on 1833 O-105 Half Dollar Bob Limke
A Second Example of the 1835 LM-12 Half Dime Louis Scuderi
Did Browning Discover the 1806 B-10? Bill Bugert
Discovery of an Unattributed 1825 O-118 Half Dollar Gene C. Holmes
Condition Census — Flowing Hair and Draped Bust Half Dimes 1792-1805 Stephen A. Crain
Condition Census — Capped Bust Half Dimes 1829-1837 Stephen A. Crain
Capped Bust Dimes — Uncovering the Remarriage of 1832 JR-7 and 1833 JR-4 Kirk Gorman
Martin Luther Beistle’s Bust Half Dollars Bill Bugert
Minutes of the 2007 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: Newly discovered 1825 O118 Capped Bust Half Dollar, third known. Photo courtesy of ANACS (