John Reich Journal

Volume 20 / Issue 3 May 2010 Whole No. 61

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      $25.00
Life Membership      $625.00
For general membership information, letters to the Editor or articles for publication, please contact:
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 editors. Especially needed are articles containing new information about die marriages, die states of published die marriages, attribution methods, collections, collectors, etc.

2009/2010 Officers
President David J. Davis
Vice President Bradley S. Karoleff
General Membership Information
Journal Submissions
2nd Vice President Richard Meaney
New Member Services
Secretary Stephen A. Crain
Back Issues, Membership Renewal
P.O. Box 1680 Windham, ME 04062
Treasurer W. David Perkins
Membership Status Questions
Program Chairman Dr. Glenn Peterson
Bust Quarter Collector Society
Directors John W. McCloskey
James Matthews

Volume 20 / Issue 3 May 2010 Whole No. 61


Editor’s Comments Bradley S. Karoleff, NLG
Letter to the Editor — 1824 JR-2 or 1829 JR-10? Which is Rarer? Jim Koenings
Letter to the Editor — Book on 1827 JR-2 Dimes NOW AVAILABLE Jim Koenings
Letter to the Editor — From the Treasurer W. David Perkins
Letter to the Editor — More Early Silver at the Early American Coppers Convention Bradley S. Karoleff
An Attributable Bust Half Image on an 1837 Tennessee Note Henry R. Hilgard
Half Dime Brockage Jonathan Brecher
A Numismatic Journey... The Excitement of the Hunt... An R-6+ Die Marriage Found Larry Greenstone
An 1828 Bust Half with Edge Reeds Dave Rubin
R-4 to R-8 Capped Bust Half Dollar Census Stephen J. Herrman
The Sale of the Don Frederick Collection of Capped Bust Half Dollars Stephen J. Herrman
Emission Sequence of 1806 Half Dollars Bradley Higgins
Short Stories from the Late 1800s W. David Perkins, NLG
Another Form of Rarity Phil Evans

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

Cover Photos: Brockage of 1831 obverse 7 on one side and an incuse impression of obverse 7 on the other. Photo courtesy of Henry Hilgard.