John Reich Journal

Volume 2 / Issue 2 July 1987 Whole No. 5

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 silver coins minted before the introduction of the Seated Liberty design, and to provide technical and educational information concerning such coins.

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 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. Inquiries about specific varieties will be directed to one of the experts in that series. All correspondence should be directed to:

David J. Davis, Editor
P.O. Box 205
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

1986/7 Officers
President David J. Davis
Vice President John W. McCloskey
Secretary William L. Subjack
Treasurer Russell J. Logan
Assistant Secretary Allen F. Lovejoy
East Coast Representative Jules Reiver
West Coast Representative James Matthews

Volume 2 / Issue 2 July 1987 Whole No. 5


Editor’s Comments David J. Davis
Plaudits, Pans, and Perplexing Points:
    PPPP — Comments on JR Journal W.L. Christie
    PPPP — 1814 O-108 Half Dollar J.A. Fackelman
    PPPP — 1795 Dollar Surviving Population David Krofta
    PPPP — 1812 O-107 Half Dollar Die States Brad Karoleff
    PPPP — 1830 JR-4 Dime R. Neil Morse
    PPPP — Comments on JR Journal Format Bob O’Laughlin
    PPPP — Comments on JR Journal Format Peter G. Connors
    PPPP — 1815 Quarter Richard DeMott
    PPPP — Comments on JR Journal Format Gary Beedon
    PPPP — A Very Late Die State 1806 O-120A Half Dollar Jules Reiver
    PPPP — Counterstamped 1815 Quarter Michael Joy
    PPPP — Comments on JR Journal Format J. Adamski
    PPPP — 1832 Half Dollar on Brazil Copper Coin S. Witham
    PPPP — Comments on JR Journal Format Edgar E. Souders
Some Thoughts on Today’s Market J. D. Parsons
Condition Censuses Russell Logan
An Inquiry About Two Half Dimes Michael M. Hall
More on the 1801 Half Dimes Jules Reiver
New Rarity Ratings for the Dime Book ??? Michael Joy
Identifying Rare Varieties of the 1806 Quarter John W. McCloskey
Additional Capped Bust Half “Filled” Lettering Figures Edgar E. Souders
Types of Edge Dies on the 1830 Half Dollars Donald Gunnet
A Look at an 1821 O-101 “Double Die” Half Dollar Stu Keen
Bust Dollars; An Update for 1797 Doug Winter
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New from the ANS American Numismatic Society

Cover Photos. Rosenthal Speciman of the Class III 1804 dollar. Courtesy of: The American Numismatic Society Photographic Services, NY.