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John W. Dannreuther


Graduate of the University of Mississippi. Divorced with two daughters. Co-founder of Professional Coin Grading Service in 1986. Full time coin dealer after 1973. Director of research for PCGS. Author of The Official Guide to Coin Grading and Counterfeit Detection. Author of Early U. S. Gold Coin Varieties, a Study of Die States, 1795-1834. Author with Jeff Garrett of: Auction Records: U. S. Gold Coinage 2003-2007 Auction Records: Early Copper, Commems & Others 2001-2007 Auction Records: U. S. Pattern Coins 2000-2007 Auction Records: U. S. Small Cents – Silver Dollars 2005-2007

He is a member of the Rittenhouse Society. Named ANA Numismatist of the Year in 2007.

Bio by email 11/26/12

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies


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