The JR Newsletter is the official e-newsletter 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.
Sunday, January 22, 2017
JR Newsletter: 22 January 2017 (328)
Our first contribution this week comes from David
The fiftieth anniversary EAC
show will be held at the Doubletree Hotel in Philadelphia,
PA from Thursday April 20 to Sunday April 23, 2017. We have
again been invited to display silver coins at the "happenings" event
with a dedicated room for display. Last year was a big success for silver
with David Lisot even videotaping one of our prominent collectors during the
The happenings occurs Thursday evening after the opening
reception. We generally choose one die marriage in each denomination.
We aim for a die marriage with interesting features/breaks that is common
enough that at least several will show up at the show. Please submit to
me your nominations for die marriages to be studied.
There is no charge
to attend the show or bourse. Please send me your suggestions at
Mosiondz, Jr. wrote with literature for sale:
for sale. All books are brand new. Add $4.00 Media Mail postage to all orders.
Abe Kosoff: Dean of
Numismatics, Q. David Bowers. SB. $25.00
Adventures with Rare Coins,
Q. David Bowers. HB. $15.00
Coins and Collectors, Q.
David Bowers. SB. $9.00
Virgil Brand: The Man and His
Era, Q. David Bowers. HB. $25.00
The Complete Guide to Shield
and Liberty Head Nickels, Gloria Peters and Cynthia Mohon. SB.
The Complete Guide to Barber
Dimes, David Lawrence. HB. DJ protected in Brodart Mylar. Signed by the author
on the title page. $35.00
Encyclopedia of United States Dimes 1837-1891, Kamal Ahwash. HB. DJ protected in
Brodart Mylar. $35.00
Illegal Tender: Gold, Greed
and the Mystery of the Lost 1933 Double Eagle, David Tripp. HB. DJ protected in
Brodart Mylar. $20.00