John Reich Journal

Volume 9 / Issue 1 October 1994 Whole No. 26

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 or letters to the Editors or articles for publication, please write to the Co-Editors:
Bradley S. Karoleff, NLG
Keith G. Bellman, NLG
P.O. Box 135
Harrison, OH 45030-0135

All other correspondance should be directed 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.

1994/95 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 9 / Issue 1 October 1994 Whole No. 26


Editors’ Comments Karoleff / Bellman
Plaudits, Pans, and Perplexing Points:
    PPPP — Surviving Capped Bust Halves David Kenny
    PPPP — Leather Bound Editions of Beistle David J. Davis
    PPPP — 1798 B28 Die States W. David Perkins
    PPPP — Comments on JRCS Stephen A. Crain
    PPPP — Fifteen Half Dimes Make a Necklace J. Alan Bricker
    PPPP — Deriving Eagle Mintage Figures Richard Snow
    PPPP — Biography of John Reich Available
    PPPP — New Specimens of 1796 JR1 and 1803 JR5 Ed Price
    PPPP — New 1800 Half Dime Variety Ed Price
Another Remarriage in the Capped Bust Half Dime Series Stephen A. Crain
A Study of Bust Half Dollar Rotations Dave Rutherford
Bust Dollar Census and Update Russell J. Logan
Capped Bust Eagles: An Easy Variety Identification Method David Kenny
Treasurer’s Report — 01-Oct-1993 to 30-Sep-1994 Russell J. Logan

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

Cover Photos: 1798 Bust Dollar (B11b, BB111). The finest known specimen of this rare obverse die state and tied for finest known of the variety. [ex B&M January, 1992:1268] Photos courtesy of Bowers and Merena Galleries.