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...

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...

Silver Certificates: Why Were They Issued and How Much Are They Worth?

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...
America's First Silver Dollar - 1794

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...

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

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

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 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...
The Rarest American Silver Eagles

The Rarest American Silver Eagles

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The American Silver Eagle series, which turned 35 this year, is the most widely collected and popular modern U.S. coin...
Modern Mules: The Rarest Error Coins

Modern Mules: The Rarest Error Coins

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   When it comes to error coins, a mule is simply a coin that was struck from a die pair that...

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...
Rare Modern US No Mint Mark Proof Coins

Rare Modern US No Mint Mark Proof Coins

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Modern Proof coins that were struck at the San Francisco Mint, as most Proof coinage has been since 1968, normally...

The 10 Most Valuable 20th-Century US Half Dollars

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   During the 20th century, the United States Mint issued a variety of different types of half dollars, including the final...
The Top 6 Most Expensive US Coins - Bullion Shark

The Top 6 Most Expensive US Coins

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The following six U.S. coins are those that have sold for the highest amounts to date at auctions. For of...

What Makes My Silver Eagles Worth Money?

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Silver Eagles, just like any other coin, vary wildly in value. Some can be worth as little as a few dollars...

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...

Collecting $2 Bills Dated From 1862 to the Present

The $2 bill has never been very widely accepted by the American public, nor as widely collected as other denominations   By Bullion Shark LLC ......   When...
$2.50 Indian Gold Coins: Ripe for Cherry Picking

$2.50 Indian Gold Coins: Ripe for Cherry Picking

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The Saint-Gaudens $20 doublea eagle and $10 eagle gold coins were introduced in 1907 after years of discussion, design, model...
The Washington Quarter Made Coin Collecting a Household Pursuit

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...

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...

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...

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...
A Sampling of Undervalued Morgan Silver Dollars

A Sampling of Undervalued Morgan Silver Dollars

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The Morgan silver dollar is a huge series (97 different coins) that most collectors can never complete because of super-rare...
Congressman Demands Answers From US Mint About Silver Eagle Program

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...
1922: A Unique Year in U.S. Coin History

1922: A Unique Year in U.S. Coin History

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Today, the United States Mint is the largest producer of coins in the world, striking billions of circulating coins, millions...

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...

American Silver Eagle Collecting Strategies

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   American Silver Eagles have become one of the most popular silver bullion coins of the modern-day. Although many investors buy...
How Defunct Mints Have Been Brought Back to Life: The 2021 Privy Mark Morgan and Peace Dollars

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...
An Overlooked Modern Rarity? Burnished Silver Eagles

An Overlooked Modern Rarity? Burnished Silver Eagles

By Bullion Shark ......   Since its beginnings in 1986, the American Silver Eagle has become one of the world’s most popular coins. Its stunning...
Seated Liberty Dollars Are Much Rarer Than Morgan and Peace Dollars

Seated Liberty Dollars Are Much Rarer Than Morgan and Peace Dollars

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Liberty Seated Dollars, designed by United States Mint Chief Engraver Christian Gobrecht, were issued from 1840 to 1873 and were...
Why the American Silver Eagle Coin Should Be in Your Collection

Why the American Silver Eagle Coin Should Be in Your Collection

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Among numismatists, the American Silver Eagle is certainly popular. In November 2019, the United States Mint released a limited-edition San...