Book Description: Americans love to collect the beautiful and historic Morgan silver dollar! No other coin conjures up so much of the romance and adventure of the United States. In this fourth edition of his bestselling book, the dean of American numismatics, Q. David Bowers, offers an engaging portrait of the country s most popular classic coin. You ll learn what to look for when you buy, how to grade your coins, how to cherrypick varieties, and ways to become a smarter collector. A Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars, fourth edition, also includes a thorough market analysis for each date and mint, a detailed look at the minting process, and a study of Treasury releases and other hoards, plus a section on never-circulated pattern coins.