John Reich Journal

Volume 7 / Issue 3 April 1993 Whole No. 20

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 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:

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

1992/93 Officers
President David J. Davis
Vice President John W. McCloskey
Vice President Bradley S. Karoleff
Secretary Keith G. Bellman
Treasurer Russell J. Logan
Assistant Secretary Robert Spangler
West Coast Representative James Matthews

Volume 7 / Issue 3 April 1993 Whole No. 20


Editors’ Comments Karoleff and Bellman
Plaudits, Pans, and Perplexing Points:
    PPPP — Comments on Journal Articles David J. Davis
    PPPP — Counterstamped Bust Quarters George Hamilton
    PPPP — Specialized Study Groups within JRCS Gerald L. Schertz
    PPPP — Comments on Journal Articles Phil Evans
    PPPP — Encapsulating Bust Dimes Jim Lambert
    PPPP — Comments on Journal Articles Michael Hodder
    PPPP — Late Die State of 1817 O111 and O112 Half Dollars David Finkelstein
    PPPP — Corrections to Overton Descriptions David Finkelstein
    PPPP — 1831 Half Dollar — O106 or O107?
New Variety of 1803 Draped Bust Dime Ed Price
The 1821 B6 Bust Quarter John W. McCloskey
How Do You Like It — Rare or Well Done? Stephen A. Crain
Hub Punches Russell J. Logan
An Estimate of ‘The Survivors’ Phil J. Evans
1814/13 O101 ... R2 ?? Dick Barry
Auctions, Envelopes & Plate Coins Charles Horning
Another ‘Economite Story’ Chuck Erb
New Variety of 1794 Half Dollar Discovered Borckardt and Pollock
New Kids on the Block

Cover Photos: 1825 Unique O118 Capped Bust Half Dollar. This is the discovery piece found in Oregon in 1983. Courtesy of: East coast collector who is currently the owner.