Everything You Need to Know About Washington Quarters

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Various coins were proposed to commemorate the bicentennial of President George Washington’s 1732 birth. The United States Congress ultimately approved...

Silver Certificates: Why Were They Issued and How Much Are They...

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   United States silver certificates are probably the most popular and widely collected type of U.S. paper currency. This is because...

Some Classic and Modern Key Date Silver Dollars: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The three most widely collected types of silver dollars in today’s market are the Morgan dollar, the Peace dollar, and...

The 10 Most Valuable Silver Dollars: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   What Are Silver Dollars Worth? A common-date Morgan or Peace silver dollar – the most widely collected types of these coins...

The Most Valuable US Pennies: A Baker’s Dozen

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   While each series of United States cent (or penny) has its own key coins based on mintages and the number...

Everything You Need to Know About the 1943 Copper Penny

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   As collectors of U.S. coins are well aware, in 1943 during World War II, the United States Mint struck zinc-coated...

Eisenhower Dollars: History, Values and Scarce Coins

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Eisenhower dollars, issued from 1971 to 1978, were the first dollar coins issued since the Peace dollar series ended in...

Barber Silver Coinage Values and Key Dates: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   By the late 1880s, the public had grown tired of Christian Gobrecht's Seated Liberty designs that had appeared on silver...

Collecting the Liberty Head Nickel: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In the late 1880s, the United States Mint began looking into replacing the Shield nickel, the five-cent piece that was...

U.S. Mint Strikes 1 Million Silver Eagles at San Francisco Mint

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   For the second time in 2020, the United States Mint has produced a limited number of American Silver Eagles at...

Buffalo Nickels: A Brief History and a Sampling of Values

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Introduced in 1913, the Buffalo nickel was an early hit with collectors and a major circulation workhorse through 1938 when...

Bullion Shark Launching New Auction Platform

Bullion Shark has just announced that they are launching the industry's newest auction platform for rare coins and paper money! Bullion Shark has quickly become one of the industry's...

Silver War Nickels: History, Values and Varieties

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   About 10 months into the U.S. involvement in World War II that begin in December 1941 after the Pearl Harbor...

2021 Morgan Silver Dollar, Peace Dollar Closer to Being Minted

2021 Morgan Dollar by Bullion Shark LLC ......   There is some very good news for collectors of U.S. coins who have been excited about the...

American Gold Eagles – A Brief History and Current Values

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Although the American Gold Eagle program debuted in 1986 like the American Silver Eagle, it was established under a different...

American Silver Eagles – A Brief History and Current Values

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In the 1970s, silver that had been stored in the United States’ Defense National Stockpile for years had accumulated to...

Roosevelt Dimes – History, Values and Some Key Dates: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) was the only U.S. president who served more than two terms in office, from 1932 to...

1943 Steel Penny and Copper Pennies: History, Values and a Rare...

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The year 1943 found the United States getting more deeply involved in World War II with overseas deployments. At home,...

Historic Origins and Values of the Wheat Penny: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The Lincoln cent has been issued continuously since 1909, longer than any other coin currently produced by the United States....

Mercury Dimes – History, Values and Some Key Dates: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In 1916 the dime, the quarter, and the half dollar were each eligible for a new design, and the Treasury...

The Market for Collecting Modern Key Date Half Dollars: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   It probably comes as no surprise that the three most widely collected United States half dollars are the Walking Liberty,...

US Mint Making Changes to Meet Exploding Demand for American Gold,...

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   As a result of the pandemic and its effects on the U.S. economy, which have resulted in the largest-ever decline...

Bullion Shark: Collecting Classic, Modern, and Silver American Quarters

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and began striking pattern coins that year. The first regular issue coins...

Bullion Shark: Key Date Silver Dollars

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Morgan Dollar Values The two most popular and widely collected classic silver dollars are Morgan dollars (1878-1921) and Peace dollars (1921-1935). And...

Bullion Shark: A Brief Overview of the United States Mint’s History

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The United States Mint has served the American people for 228 years. It produces circulating coins, bullion coins, numismatic coins,...

The Secrets to Collecting Walking Liberty Half Dollars: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The Walking Liberty half dollar, issued for 31 years from 1916 to 1947 and which includes 65 date and mint...

A Guide to Collecting the Indian Head Penny: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   For generations of collectors, Indian Head pennies (issued for 50 years from 1859 to 1909), have been one of the...

Keys to Collecting the Buffalo Nickel and Other Nickels

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The five-cent coin was born in the aftermath of the Civil War when copper, silver and gold coinage had been...

New Plan for 2021-Dated Morgan and Peace Silver Dollars

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Last year the 1921 Silver Dollar Commemorative Coin Act, which proposed issuing 2021-dated Morgan silver dollars and Peace dollars, was...

American Gold Eagle Approaches 35th Anniversary With Design Change Looming

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   During the first decade after it became legal again for Americans to own gold coins in 1974, the South African...