Members of the John Reich Collectors Society will be studying a
number of die varieties of silver Bust coins from half dimes through
dollars May 1 in conjunction with the Early American Coppers
Convention in Colorado Springs, Colo.
The convention is being held May 1 to 4 at The Doubletree Colorado
Springs, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., in Colorado Springs.
Selected for discussion are:
➤ 1829 Capped Bust half dime, LM-18, late die state has a cud or
major die break (Federal Half Dimes 1792-1837 by Russell Logan
and John McCloskey)
➤ 1824 Capped Bust dimes, JR 1 and JR 2 (Early United States
Dimes 1796-1837 by Jules Reiver, David J. Davis, Russell J.
Logan, Allen F. Lovejoy, John W. McCloskey, and William L. Subjack)
➤ 1818 Capped Bust quarter dollar, Browning 9, (Early Quarter
Dollars of the United States 1796-1838 by A.W. Browning),
➤ 1814 Capped Bust half dollar, Overton 106 and 1827 O-108
remarriage coin, (Early Half Dollar Varieties: 1794-1836 by
Donald T. Parsley, fifth edition)
➤ 1798 Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle dollar, BB-110 (Silver Dollars
& Trade Dollars of the United States, A Complete
Encyclopedia by Q. David Bowers, with Mark Borckardt). The
specimen with the cud will be present, a coin once owned by the late
Roland Willasch who collected both half dollars and early dollars by
For more information on the John Reich Collector’s Society, visit
the society’s website at www.jrcs.org.