John Reich Journal

Volume 4 / Issue 3 December 1989 Whole No. 11

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 SecretaryAllen F. Lovejoy
East Coast Representative Jules Reiver
West Coast Representative James Matthews

Volume 4 / Issue 3 December 1989 Whole No. 11


Editor’s Comments David J. Davis
Plaudits, Pans, and Perplexing Points:
    PPPP — 1827 O-106 and O-126 Van S. Harvey
    PPPP — 1810 O-109 with a Rotated Reverse and Unusual Edge Lettering David Finkelstein
    PPPP — 1836 B-4 Obverse Die Defect Scott G. Grieb
    PPPP — Two 1827 Halves with Reverse-F T. Craig Heibel
    PPPP — Another 1836 B-5 Bill Hase
The Other Romano Chuck Louie
Report on the Sale of Paul Munson’s Bust Half Dollar Collection Sheridan Downey
1812 O-107 Capped Bust Half Die State Study Brad Karoleff
1822/1 O-102A? Jay Fackelman
Capped Bust Half Dollars — Collecting Options William Atkinson
Very Late Die State of the 1836 (B-1) Quarter Bill Fivaz
ANA Diary — 1989 Sheridan Downey, III
Back Issues of the JR Journal for Sale
Another 1829 V-18 Half Dime Andrew W. Pollack, III

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