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...

Bullion Shark – Collecting Kennedy Half Dollars

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963 was a shock to millions of Americans and people...

1943 Steel Pennies: An Important Part of U.S. Numismatic History

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In the history of American numismatics, there are few coins that are more popular or well-known -- even outside the...

The 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program – A...

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Mark your calendars for June 4! That's when the United States Mint will launch the highly anticipated 2020 Basketball Hall of...

What Are Mint State Coins?

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Even if you are relatively new to coin collecting, you probably already know that the value of a coin is...

A New Modern Rarity: 2020 (P) American Silver Eagles

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   An unexpected modern rarity has emerged as a result of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on production of the...

Bullion Shark 2020 American Gold Eagle Coin Sweepstakes

2020 American Gold Eagle Sweepstakes by Bullion Shark LLC ......   Bullion Shark is proud to announce its sweepstakes for a 2020 $5 Gold Eagle! One...

Bullion Shark – Pre-1933 US Gold Coins Are a Buy Right...

US Gold Coins by Bullion Shark LLC ......   Pre-1933 United States Gold coins are way too cheap - or at least, that is our opinion. Years...

The 2016-W Silver Eagle From the West Point Mint Hoard Explained

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The West Point Mint Hoard of Silver Eagles. In a surprise move, the United States Mint announced in late 2019 that...

Is the US Mint Setting Coin Collectors Up for a Silver...

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   For the last three years, the United States Mint has decided to do something strange. They decided to release the...