John Reich Journal

Volume 6 / Issue 3 July 1992 Whole No. 17

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      $10.00
For general membership information write to:
Office of the President, David J. Davis
P.O. Box 205, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

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 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:

Bradley S. Karoleff and Keith G. Bellman
P.O. Box 135
Harrison, OH 45030

1991/92 Officers
President David J. Davis
Vice President John W. McCloskey
Secretary William L. Subjack
Treasurer Russell J. Logan
Assistant Secretary Robert Spangler
East Coast Representative Jules Reiver
West Coast Representative James Matthews

Volume 6 / Issue 3 July 1992 Whole No. 17


Editors’ Comments Karoleff and Bellman
Plaudits, Pans, and Perplexing Points:
    PPPP — Death of John Reich Stew Witham
    PPPP — 1827 Bust Half Dollar Varieties Russell J. Logan
    PPPP — 1831 V5 Half Dime Early Die State Stephen A. Crain
    PPPP — Early Die State of 1826 O-101 Half Dollar Bijan Anvar
    PPPP — Congratulations to the New Editors David J. Davis
The Other Broken Three Bijan Anvar
Bogus Bust Half Update Keith Davignon
Twenty-Some Questions on Baby Busties Mark Smith
Damn Those Counterstamped Bust Quarters (Part III in the Continuing Saga) Mark B. Hotz
Die Bulges on Early Capped Bust Dimes John W. McCloskey
Die Charts for Capped Bust Half Dimes Stephen A. Crain
A Rarity Analysis of R-4’s and Above Capped Bust Half Dollars Stephen J. Herrman
Dime Census Russell J. Logan
Broken Arrows Lenny Schramm
One Little Berry ... Revisited Glenn Peterson
Treasurer’s Notes — A Dues Notice Russell J. Logan
Back Issues of the JR Journal

Cover Photos: 1829 Curled Base 2 Bust Dime (JR-10). This is the discovery piece found in Dayton, Ohio in 1973. Courtesy of: John McCloskey, discoverer.