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Contemporary Counterfeit Capped Bust Half Collectors Club


Information about Contemporary Counterfeit Capped Bust half dollars is not widely available.  Following

are links to additional coin collecting related sites you might find of interest: 


American Numismatic Association


Colonial Coin Collectors Club (C4)



John Reich Collectors Society


JR Newsletter


Imitation British Halfpence Made in America: General Introduction


University of Notre Dame Libraries

Department of Special Collections


Liberty Seated Contemporary Counterfeit Archives 
(archive is relocated under Education & Resources)


Newman Numismatic Portal

Washington University in St. Louis

Articles of noted interest located on the Newman Numismatic Portal:

 John Reich Journal, Two Counterfeit 1795 Half Dollars    https://nnp.wustl.edu/library/book/529782 

John Reich Journal, Bust or Bogus – An 1836 Dime    https://nnp.wustl.edu/library/book/529773

John Reich Journal, A Friday Surprise   https://nnp.wustl.edu/library/book/529747


The Society of U.S. Pattern Collectors  

1813 obverse Overton 107 with 1810 reverse Overton 104.  Plain edge in both copper and brass specimens noted (likely struck by Joseph Mickley from dies sold by the mint as scrap).  Link directly to http://uspatterns.com/j43p6205.html