The Comprehensive U.S. Silver Dollar Encyclopedia Vol. 2

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This book was created especially for numismatists of all ages. It is full of the energy of John W. Highfill and a gathering of the finest talent that this industry has to offer. The Special Guest of authors, who have united with Mr. Highfill in order to produce this work. They are providing a masterpiece which will reside in the libraries of all serious collectors, dealers and enthusiast alike. These talented and knowledgeable individuals have each contributed the best of their experience, intuition and wisdom to provide the best encyclopedia of the U. S. Silver Dollar ever produced. Is also available in a two volume printed set. This encyclopedia is the number one essential book on the entire coin industry. There are 1,600 pages, two thousand Charts & Graphs and over three million words of text. Thousands of photos of both Brilliant and Toned silver dollars. Simply click “Search” and then go to every place you are looking for and at your fingertips! The first edition sold over 10,000 copies. This completely updated edition is twice the size of the original, with all new data and charts. Everything you need to know about silver dollars and other coins in a complete source. The entire history of the birth of all legislation and mints that produced the dollar. There would be no need to buy any other book on dollars. It’s all here! Years in the making! John Highfill’s “Massive” two volume silver dollar encyclopedia is a complete anthology of the entire numismatic industry. Also, every aspect as to make it a complete Anthology! There are over sixty of the finest guest authors in numismatics that have contributed and listed in this book. Photos, Graphs, Charts, etc., Every dollar from Morgan, Peace, Flowing Hair, Bust, Gobrecht, King of Siam set, Liberty Seated, Trade, Ike, Anthony, magnificent beautiful toned dollars, Hoards such as: The Continental-Illinois Bank, GSA, Carson City, Fitzgerald, Redfield, Binion and others. Chapters by PCGS, NGC, ANACS, ICTA, ANA, NSDR™, PNG, Red & Blue Books, Grading charts, Mint Errors, Counterfeits, etc. Also an eighty page chapter of the thirty five year history of the National Silver Dollar Round Table™ including their web site: national This web site alone has over 500 FREE articles on silver dollars! The world’s finest silver dollar and other collections by John W. Highfill, Jack R. Lee, David Hall, Dwight Manley, Wayne Miller, B. Max Mehl, Bruce Moreland, Lloyd Gabbert, Bill Spears, George Bodway, W. David Perkins and many others. The PCGS World Finest Silver Dollar Collection Tour. (Just click on the PCGS and NGC links in order to find the Finest known legacy set of both Morgan and peace dollars.) Special Guest Authors include: John Albanese, Bruce Amspacher, James Blanchard, George Bodway, Mike Brandow, Q. David Bowers, Walter Breen, Ron Brandow, Kenneth Bressett, Robert Bruggerman, Randy Campbell, David Crenshaw, Drew Crowell, John W. Dannreuther, Paul DeFelice, Ronald Downing, Kenny Duncan, Jon & Andrew Edleman, Bob Estremera, Bill Fivaz, John Feigenbaum, Rebecca Fong, Michael Fuljenz, David Ganz, Ronald Gillio, Ira & Lawrence Goldberg, David Hall, Leon E. Hendrickson, John W. Highfill, Marlene M. Highfill, Steve Ivy, Donald Kagin, Kim Kiick, Jack R. Lee, Robert Lehman, David Lisot, John Love, Dwight Manley, Wayne Miller, Jeff G. Oxman, W. David Perkins, Donald Harrison Phillips, Thomas Phillips, Scott Purvis, Thad Olson, John Roberts, Maurice Rosen, Allen Rowe, John Sack, Mark Salzberg, Clark Samuelson, John Schneider, Phillip Schyler, Hugh Sconyers, Willman Spears, Joseph Stevens, Anthony Swaitek, Dean Tavenner, Scott Travers, Leroy Van Allen, Harlan White, Cindy Wibker, Mark Van Winkle & Douglas Winter.


JOHN W. Highfill, NLG NATIONAL SILVER DOLLAR ROUNDTABLE™ MEMBER #1 and LIFE MEMBER # 1 NSDR tm Legacy Award: John W. Highfill Lifetime Achievement Award Born May 26, 1943, in San Pedro, California, John Wayne Highfill, NLG, has been a collector for over 65 years, a fulltime dealer for just over forty. John first started collecting in 1949. He specializes in U.S. and Canadian silver dollars, U.S. commemoratives and gold. He is President, Founder and Director of Oklahoma Coin Exchange, Inc. North American Coin Conventions, Inc.; National Silver Dollar Conventions, Inc., American Coin Conventions, Inc., Oklahoma Federated Security and Detective Inc., Oklahoma Federated Gold & Numismatics, Inc., and Oklahoma Federated Gold & Silver Exchange. Inc.; President, Founding Member and Life Member #1, Oklahoma Coin Dealers Association; President, Highfill Press, LLC. He was an original Founding Member #1 and Life Member #1 of the National Silver Dollar Roundtable™, November 12, 1982, which organization elected him to the board of governors for twelve terms and five times to its presidency; he was their Man of the Year for 1985, 1992 and 2004.He was the Bourse Chairman for both the National Silver Dollar Convention™ and the National Gold Conventions™ He holds life memberships in ANA, Arkansas Numismatic Society, CA State Numismatic Association, Central States Numismatic Society, Florida United Numismatists, Garden State Numismatic Association, Greater Houston Coin Club, Indiana State Numismatic Association. Michigan State Numismatic Society, Numismatic Association of Southern California, Oklahoma Numismatic Association, and Tennessee State Numismatic Society. He also belongs to Alabama Numismatic Society, Canadian Numismatic Society, Clearwater Coin Club, and Kansas Numismatic Association. Love Token Society, Missouri Numismatic Society, Texas Numismatic Association, and Society for U.S. Commemorative Coins, PNG. RCDA, PCGS, ANE, CCE, and ANA’s 1891 Club. He has served as consultant for CompuGrade TM, the American Numismatic Exchange (ANE) and the Certified Coin Exchange (CCE). He is also a “grading consultant” for the American Numismatic Association(ANA). He is a member of many prominent organizations and societies including the Professional Numismatists Guild, Inc., National Silver Dollar Roundtable™, and Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG). He was also on the initial Board of Governors of the Certified Coin Exchange. For his academic achievements during his college years he was inducted into the Lambda Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Fraternity. John was also a contributing consultant in later years for the Whitman Desk Top book on “Moran Dollar”, by Michael “Miles” Standish. and also a contributing consultant to Q. David Bowers’ twin volume set entitled: Silver Dollars & Trade Dollars of The United States in 1993. He was quoted 30 times in these books. John is the father of eight children listed individually earlier. He currently has eight Grand Children. John is a renowned author, editor, founder, statistician and publisher. He founded Highfill Press, Inc. and also Highfill Press, LLC, which has become a leading publisher in the numismatic industry today. John also contributes articles to many publications including, Numismatic News, Coin Dealer Newsletter, Red Book, Blue Book, CON, Coin World, NLG Newsletter, NSDR™ Journal and many other numismatic organizations. He also works closely with the ANA to promote education, along with conduction with the Summer A.N.A. Educational seminars. He is a twenty-five-year contributor to both the Red and Blue Books.