John Reich Journal

Volume 8 / Issue 4 July 1994 Whole No. 25

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

Articles may not be reproduced without permission of the John Reich Collectors Society.

Volume 8 / Issue 4 July 1994 Whole No. 25


Editors’ Comments Karoleff and Bellman
Plaudits, Pans, and Perplexing Points:
    PPPP — Surviving Capped Bust Half Dollars Lenny Schramm
    PPPP — Off-Metal Half Dollars, and Surviving 1835 Half Dollars Keith Davignon
Mintage Quantities of Federal Coinage: A New Perspective Derived from the Study of Eagles David Kenny
1795-1804 $10 Gold Pieces, An Analysis by Date and Type Maurice Rosen
Obverse Die States of 1795 Valentine 4 Half Dimes Ed Price
Attribution of a Hoard of Bust Half Dollars Glenn R. Peterson, M.D.
2 Bit and 6 Bit Bust Half Dollars David Finkelstein
Silver Coins Struck on Large Cents Jules Reiver
The Good Old Days are Here for Bust Half Dimes Glenn R. Peterson, M.D.
A Late Die State 1802/1 BB235 Dollar David Rubin
Johann Matthäus Reich: A Review 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.