I wanted to thank those who brought their 1829 LM-16 half dimes to the ANA so that we could study them. Mirek Kiec and I were able to examine these half dimes in an effort to determine a "definitive" way to differentiate between the 1829 LM-16.1 and LM-16.2. One or two more coins were promised to us (via USPS) also. Once we have seen the additional coins, we do intend to write an article for the JR Journal.
Collectors who were unable to attend the JRCS membership meeting at the ANA show also missed out on the educational presentation. Jim Matthews and Barry Sunshine spoke about collecting Capped Bust Dimes. I believe the audience numbered over fifty attendees, although you can't tell that much from my inferior photography skills: