John Reich Journal

Volume 7 / Issue 4 July 1993 Whole No. 21

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 4 July 1993 Whole No. 21


Editors’ Comments Karoleff and Bellman
Plaudits, Pans, and Perplexing Points:
    PPPP — Comments on Various Journal Bust Half Dollar Points Don Parsley
    PPPP — Congratulations and a Correction Mark Smith
    PPPP — John Reich Birth Year and Name Stewart P. Witham
    PPPP — Comments on the Journal John Flasch
    PPPP — Comments on the Journal Bill Hancock
1829 O121 (?) Bradley S. Karoleff
Two-Bits Worth Corwin Evans
Coin Photography Corwin Evans
Pre-Turban Half Dollar Census Russell J. Logan
Another Visit to Economy, Pennsylvania John Kovach
New Variety of 1794 Half Dollar Discovered by Bowers & Merena Jules Reiver
Volney Gill ‘Pat’ Patton Erb and Patton
Still Another Occurrence of the ‘Retarded 3’ Stephen A. Crain
Proposed Changes to the By-Laws

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.