John Reich Journal

Volume 4 / Issue 2 September 1989 Whole No. 10

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 2 September 1989 Whole No. 10


Editor’s Comments David J. Davis
Plaudits, Pans, and Perplexing Points:
    PPPP — 1829 (Large Planchet) Half Eagle Q. David Bowers
    PPPP — Followup to Bust Half Quiz Edgar E. Souders
    PPPP — Photographs of Slabbed Coins Harry Salyards
    PPPP — Overton's Supplement Russ Hibbs
    PPPP — A Double Profile Bust Half Dollar Christopher Beck
    Guest Editorial Hugh Cooper
    PPPP — Comments on Journal Lenny Schramm
    PPPP — Correction to Quarter Dollar VIM Jules Reiver
Ten Subjective Questions Russell Logan
Another New Half Dime Variety — 1829 V-18 Jules Reiver
Another 1829 V-17 Half Dime? Mark Smith
A Slabbed 1814 Small Date Dime Bill Subjack
Classic Gold Half Eagles John W. McCloskey
Discovery of a New 1836 Quarter Variety; B-5 Bob Spangler and Jules Reiver
Unlisted Die Characteristics of the 1818 B-8 Quarter Dollar Bill Bugert
The Other Corrado Romano Sale Mike Conroy
A Die Study: The 1834 Capped Bust Halves — O-113 and O-114 Craig Sholley and Edgar E. Souders
Life of a Goddess Jay Fackelman
A Saturday Surprise David Davis
1989 COAC: America’s Gold Coinage American Numismatic Society

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