census of struck and cast contemporary counterfeit Capped Bust half
dollars continues to grow.
April issue of the John Reich Journal, the official
publication of the John Reich Collectors Society, illustrates
several new finds reported to the Contemporary Counterfeit Capped Bust Half Collectors
Club and posted on the group's website.
census has been expanding at a faster pace since the 2010 publication
of the second edition of author Keith Davignon's Contemporary
Counterfeit Capped Bust Half Dollars.
counterfeits posted on the CCCBHCC website are
attributed by Davignon number, according to the author's attribution system.
of completely new varieties are also attributed according to the same system.
of the counterfeits mimic examples of genuine Capped Bust half
dollars. In some cases, the counterfeits are rarer than the genuine coins.
website, or the JRCS website, for more information.