John Reich Journal

Volume 21 / Issue 1 February 2011 Whole No. 62

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.

2010/2011 Officers
President David J. Davis
Vice President Bradley S. Karoleff
General Membership Information
Journal Submissions
2nd Vice President Richard Meaney
New Member Services, back issues
Secretary Stephen A. Crain
Membership Renewal
P.O. Box 1680 Windham, ME 04062
Treasurer W. David Perkins
Membership Status Questions
Program Chairman Dr. Glenn Peterson
Bust Quarter Collectors Society
Directors John W. McCloskey
James Matthews

Volume 21 / Issue 1 February 2011 Whole No. 62


Editor’s Comments Bradley S. Karoleff, NLG
A Great Month: Acquisition of Two Rare Capped Bust Half Dimes Richard Meaney
An 1802 Half Dime Pedigree Bites the Dust David J. Davis
Capped Bust Half Dime Cud Rarity, A Specialist’s Opinion Richard Meaney
2011 Early Silver Dollar Census W. David Perkins, NLG
New Die Marriage for 1827 Dimes Discovered John W. McCloskey
1827 JR 14 Bust Dime Confirmed Bradley S. Karoleff, NLG
A Day and Night with JRCS Jack White
In Search of A.F. Dyer Jeff Reichenberger
A Cornucopia of Counterstamps Nathan Markowitz
Finest Certified 1829 Curl Base 2 Capped Bust Dime Recently Graded Winston Zack with Louis Scuderi

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

Cover Photos: Newly discovered JR14 Bust Dime. Copyrighted images of cover photos courtesy of Coin World.