Peter Anthony is a lifelong coin collector and the author of the book, The Gold and Silver Panda Coin Buyers Guide. “Coin World” magazine called it, “A thorough source of information,” and PCGS Library review labeled the book, “indispensible.”Read more.Chinese Mintages Create 'Phantom Pandas' Peter Anthony, World Coin NewsArticle, The Allure of Panda Coins,Matthews Asia
C Logan McKechnie added over 200 silver dollar varieties and revisions to the VAM list and publishes an annual VAM Retail Price Guide and is the publisher of VAMView Annual Price Guide.
Mark Witkower, Co-Author: Official Guide to the 1878 Reverse of '79 Varieties (A Quick-and-Easy Attribution Guide for the Rev '79 VAMs) with Jeff Oxman (2008)
Jeff Oxman, is an author, lecturer and specialist in U.S. silver dollars. Co-author of the TOP 100 Morgan Dollar Varietiesand four other standard reference works, including the Hot 50 VAMs, the Hit List 40 VAMs and the Carson City Morgan Dollars of the GSA Hoard. He is former president of the National Silver Dollar Roundtable, current editor of the NSDR and founding president of the Society of Silver Dollar Collectors.
Susan Trask has served two terms on the Civil War Token Society’s Board of Governors, 16 years on the executive committee and is Editor of the Civil War Token combined Civil War Token Journals, Whitman’s Guidebook to Civil War Tokens by Q. David Bowers, the Third Edition of Civil War Store Cards by George and Melvin Fuld, and is Chairperson of the 6th Edition of Patriotic Civil War Tokens. Susan has been as speaker on Civil War Tokens at club shows, Carson City Museum, and ANA Money Talks with Q. David Bowers.
Mike Faraone has been a professional coin grader for 21 years, working 11 years with ANACS and 10 years with PCGS. In the last ten years he has graded almost a million PCGS coins. Mike was the editor of the National Silver Dollar Roundtable for over 20 years, published articles on varieties and counterfeit detection and is retired air force after serving 20 years.
Lawrence Goldberg is the author of What Color Are Your Assets? An Insider’s Guide to Rare Coins and Precious Metals and publisher of The Rare Coin Report Newsletter. A dealer for 33 years, he specializes in US Coins and patterns.
He publishes China Pricepedia, a monthly journal and price guide to modern Chinese coins. The Pricepedia is an essential tool for thousands of dealers and collectors. It covers numismatic news, events and Chinese paper money as well as prices for Pandas, Lunar coins, Historical Figures, Unicorns, Dragon and Phoenix and many more series.Peter Anthony is also the 2013 winner of the Numismatic Literary Guild’s Extraordinary Merit Award for “The Panda Collector,” a column he writes for World Coin News.The pandacollector.com website is another project of his. The site provides news and commentary on Chinese coins. It features a popular page dedicated to the identification of counterfeit Pandas. Photos and notes point out the differences between dozens of real and fake coins."