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New Release! 10th Anniversary Silver Rounds!

New Release! 10th Anniversary Silver Rounds!

Class reunions. Relationships. Sobriety. Children. A lot can happen in 10 years.

Meaningful moments call for meaningful ways to commemorate them regardless of the ups and downs that we all know occur during such a long duration of time. So why not choose silver: the gift that continues to keep giving during the next decade?

Celebrate a Decade in Silver

Do you know a child turning 10 this year? Why not get them into collecting with a celebratory silver piece commemorating their birthday? With younger generations, it’s our...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 01/17/2019

New Release! Supportive Awareness Ribbon Silver Medallions

New Release! Supportive Awareness Ribbon Silver Medallions

Benefits. 5K’s. Fundraisers. Ribbons.

All of these events or symbols can be diverse and mean so many different things yet often, they all have the same goal in mind at the end of the day: awareness.

Ribbons for Causes

Most of us have been touched in some way by cancer or disease. Whether watching someone close to us in the fight of their lives or personally living the fight yourself, it seems impossible to sit on the sidelines. Uniting for a cause inspires people to act...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 01/15/2019

New Release! 2019 Silver Krugerrands Are Here!

New Release! 2019 Silver Krugerrands Are Here!

Springing into the new year is the 2019 Silver Krugerrand!

This .999 silver bullion piece weighs 1 Troy ounce in brilliant uncirculated condition from the South African Mint. With a 1 Rand denomination, this legal tender coin is technically in its third year of issue but only its second year as a bullion struck coin.

Krugerrand History

First minted in the summer of 1967 to help promote the production of gold in South Africa by the mint, the krugerrand quickly became one of the top gold bullion...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 01/10/2019

United States Mint Chief Engraver Series: John M. Mercanti

United States Mint Chief Engraver Series: John M. Mercanti

In today’s current market tailored to labels, labels and more labels when it comes to PCGS or NGC holdered coins, there is only one name that stands out among the rest: John M. Mercanti.

Born in Philadelphia, it was there that Mercanti received all the artistic training he would need to become one of the most known chief engravers there has ever been as he attended the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Philadelphia College of Art, and the Fleisher Art Memorial School. In 1974, Mercanti began working at the United States Mint as a sculptor-engraver under another well-known chief engraver, Frank Gasparro. Finally in..read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 01/03/2019

2018 Holiday Series: Joy to the World

2018 Holiday Series: Joy to the World

♫♫...the Lord is come. Let earth receive her King. Let every heart prepare Him room and Heaven and nature sing. ♫♫

Five days until Christmas. I repeat: FIVE DAYS.

If you have yet to find that perfect gift for that perfect someone, the coin shop will be open until Saturday, December 22nd, from 9:00am-2:00pm.

In the midst of finishing up your shopping and buzzing around from family gathering to family gathering, I hope you take a minute to pause and reflect on this...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 12/20/2018

2018 Holiday Series: O Holy Night, the Stars Are Brightly Shining

2018 Holiday Series: O Holy Night, the Stars Are Brightly Shining

♫♫ ...it is the night of our dear Savior’s birth. Long lay the world in sin and error pining, till He appeared and the soul felt its worth. ♫♫

We are halfway through December and the busiest time of the year has somehow managed to get busier. How is that possible?

Our doors are constantly being opened with a influx of wonderful customers bopping along to the latest Christmas tune as they hope to make some great gift purchases. We at the coin shop are constantly shipping packages, filling orders, and buying or selling silver at a rapid pace. This particular...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 12/17/2018
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