John Reich Journal

Volume 8 / Issue 1 October 1993 Whole No. 22

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      $15.00
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

1993/94 Officers
President David J. Davis
Vice President John W. McCloskey
Vice President Bradley S. Karoleff
Secretary Keith G. Bellman
Treasurer Russell J. Logan
Program Chairman D. Mark Smith
West Coast Representative James Matthews

Volume 8 / Issue 1 October 1993 Whole No. 22


Editors’ Comments Karoleff and Bellman
Plaudits, Pans, and Perplexing Points:
    PPPP — Thanks for Literary Award John Kovach
    PPPP — Call for a Local Meeting David Finkelstein
    PPPP — Comments on Journal Articles Phil J. Evans
    PPPP — Relative Rarity Ratings and Survivor Estimates Harry Salyards
Obverse Die Dentil Analysis, Part I — Capped Bust Halves, 1807 to 1819 David Finkelstein
A Bust Half Die Remarriage Russell J. Logan
The Missing Scalloped Point Dick Kurtz
Countermarks on Early U.S. Dollars Robert Stark
Dates to Remember
Treasurer’s Report — 01-Oct-1992 to 30-Sep-1993 Russell J. Logan

Cover Photos: No, the printers did not reverse the negatives! On the front cover is a brockage of an 1825 dime (Obverse 2) and on the back cover is a brockage of an 1827 dime (Reverse 1). [ex Lovejoy:69] Photos courtesy of Tom Mulvaney.