Tag: Kathleen Duncan

Mixed Reviews on September’s Long Beach Coin Show

Mixed Reviews on September’s Long Beach Coin Show

by: Kathleen Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities While we enjoyed conversing and doing business with several of our good clients at last week’s Long Beach Coin Show, overall action was a bit slower than anticipated.  Over the past couple years, activity at most of the Long Beach conventions has been brisk, but this time there was […]

An Overview of the Standing Liberty Quarter Series – Part 1

An Overview of the Standing Liberty Quarter Series – Part 1

By Kathleen Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ……… Previously published in the Coin Dealer Newsletter – Monthly Supplement, July 12th, 2013   Historical Background The entire run of American coinage received a major overhaul and aesthetic upgrade between 1907 and 1921.  Each and every denomination was redesigned, and with the exception of the two-and-a-half and five-dollar gold […]

2013 Central States Show Exceeds Already Great Expectations

2013 Central States Show Exceeds Already Great Expectations

By Kathleen Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ……… The Central States Numismatic Society’s convention is perennially a great show.  No matter the location (and Schaumburg’s just about the worst), every major dealer turns up to do business and this year was no exception.  It is routinely our third best show of the year, after FUN and […]

Why the Whitman Baltimore Coin and Collectibles Expo has Become So Popular. VIDEO: 5:10.

Why the Whitman Baltimore Coin and Collectibles Expo has Become So Popular. VIDEO: 5:10.

Many people are calling the Whitman Baltimore Expo the best coin show on the East Coast. Hear from coin dealers, paper money sellers, bullion traders, coin show promoters, coin graders, collectors and Boy Scouts who all share their opinions why they choose to attend the Whitman Expo. Interviewer: David Lisot, Julie Abrams, Gary Adkins, Russell […]

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Whitman Expo Baltimore Coin and Currency Market Report March 2013. VIDEO: 7:31.

Whitman Expo Baltimore Coin and Currency Market Report March 2013. VIDEO: 7:31.

The report from the floor of the Whitman Expo indicates a strong coin market with an increase in collector coin activity. Hear from some of the dealers at the show as they describe what kind of interest there is for rare coins, bullion, paper money, early American copper and Americana. Interviewer: David Lisot, Gary Adkins, […]

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Gold Price Manipulation Being Probed. VIDEO: 6:48

Gold Price Manipulation Being Probed. VIDEO: 6:48

Interviewer: David Lisot. A recent front-page article in the Wall Street Journal stated that the CFTC was launching a probe into the price of gold and whether it was being manipulated. Many coin dealers are involved in buying and selling gold coins. CoinWeek asked some of the traders at the Whitman Baltimore Expo about their […]

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Cool Coins & Currency Whitman Baltimore March 2013. VIDEO – Update: Parts 1 & 2

Cool Coins & Currency Whitman Baltimore March 2013. VIDEO – Update: Parts 1 & 2

PART 1 – Interviewer: David Lisot Whitman Baltimore Expo brings out the coin and currency dealers and collectors. Enjoy this “Cool Coins & Currency” from some of the Whitman dealers. Featuring: Russell Augustin, 1861 $20 PCGS MS67 gold piece, John Brush, 1876 Trade Dollar PCGS MS66, Grant Campbell, 1889-CC Morgan Dollar PCGS MS61, Robert Higgins, […]

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Cool Coins Video – Whitman Baltimore Winter Expo 2012

Cool Coins Video – Whitman Baltimore Winter Expo 2012

Kathleen Duncan, Pinnacle Rarities, 1794 Half Dollar AU-58, Andrew Kimmel, Paragon Numismatics, Harry Miller, Miller’s Mint, 1921 Walking Liberty half dollar MS-64, 1794 Half Dime AU-53, Chris Moran, TheHappyCoin.com, 1900 Proof Barber quarter PRF-68, Larry Shepherd, SIMCO Numismatics, 1893 Isabella Quarter MS-68. Interviewer: David Lisot From the Whitman Baltimore Expo, CoinWeek is pleased to present […]

By November 19, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
The History of the Trade Dollar

The History of the Trade Dollar

Article Written by Kathleen Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities CoinWeek Content Partner Until the 1850’s, Americans spent most of their history looking towards the East Coast and Europe. Thereafter, we began to explore the strategic and economic significance of developing the West Coast and maintaining shipping routes from there to the Far East. The problem for […]

Everything Came up Roses in Rosemont

Everything Came up Roses in Rosemont

By Kathleen Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities Monday, August 15th was not only dealer set-up day for the largest coin show of the year, but marked the exact 40th anniversary of the collapse of the Bretton Woods agreement. Under this contract, the dollar was tied to gold at $35/oz. In 1971, Richard Nixon took us off […]

Coin Market Report: Hi-Yo Silver! Away!

Coin Market Report: Hi-Yo Silver! Away!

By Kathleen Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities The recently attended Central States Numismatic Society’s convention in Rosemont, IL exceeded expectations. We had a superb buying show, getting first shot on one deal and an early shot on another, acquiring some truly exceptional pieces. You can find many of them online here. Some of our favorites are […]

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