John Reich Journal

Volume 4 / Issue 1 July 1989 Whole No. 9

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.

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 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

1988/89 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 4 / Issue 1 July 1989 Whole No. 9


Editor’s Comments David J. Davis
Plaudits, Pans, and Perplexing Points:
    PPPP — Double Profile Bust Halves, and Attributing 1827 O-131 David Finkelstein
    PPPP — Is the 1819/8 O-101 Bust Half an Overdate? R.A. Vallone
    PPPP — Bust Half Pricing, and a New 1825 Bust Half Variety? JRCS #170
    PPPP — Availability of the Overton Supplement Jeff Rock
    PPPP — 1836 B-1 Quarter Reverse Die Larry Blackwelder
    PPPP — A New Bust Quarter Variety? A.P. Vigliotta
    PPPP — Praise for Journal Articles Scott G. Grieb
    PPPP — Comments on a Dealer Frank Ogle
    PPPP — Searching for a Rim Cud on a Capped Bust Half Brad Karoleff
    PPPP — 1806 O-111 Reverse Die State, and ‘Filled Letters’ Mark Emtman
‘Double Profile’ Bust Halves — An Update Mike Marker
Condition Census — Pre-Turban Half Dollars 1794-1807 Russell J. Logan
Capped Bust Half Dimes — Un-Attributed Rarities are Available! Mark Smith
??New Die State?? — 1830 V-8 Half Dime Mark Smith
Thirty Questions — Or, It’s Not Who You Know... Edgar E. Souders
Rare Genuine Milled Edge 1831 Bust Half Dollar Russell Logan
Computers and Rare Coins Pierre Fricke
There are Still Bargains in Bust Halves Frank Ogle
Amazing Gold Stories — or, The Amazing Things You Can Read About Half Eagles David Davis

Cover Photos. 1804 Eagle Gem Proof — ‘Finest’ of four known. Courtesy of: Stack’s, New York, NY