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2020 American Innovation Dollar Designs Released By U.S. Mint

2020 American Innovation Dollar Designs Released By U.S. Mint

The year 2020 has been interesting, to say the least. With it came many United States Mint product delays, including the next four designs in the American Innovation $1 Coin program that officially launched in 2018 with an introductory coin and was followed up by the first four designs in 2019. The multi-year series was announced in 2018 and created with the intent to honor innovation and innovators with $1 coins from each State, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands. Last year’s designs featured Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.

On June 30th, 2020, the Mint officially announced the designs for the 2020 American Innovation $1 Coins as they appear on the ...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 07/14/2020

July is Sarcoma/Bone Cancer Awareness Month: Spreading Awareness Through Silver

July is Sarcoma/Bone Cancer Awareness Month: Spreading Awareness Through Silver

As we enter the core of the summer months, it is important to reflect on more than just those summer days and moments that we as humans have come to live for. While every month brings awareness to different cancer-related illnesses, disease, and prevention, it is also a reminder that we are just human. Everyone knows someone who has had or will have cancer or a related disease at some point in their life. The month of July is host to two major cancer awarenesses: Sarcoma and Bone Cancer.

Sarcoma is a rare cancer in adults as it makes up just about 1% of all adult cancers out there. It is more common in children and...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 07/09/2020

Burnished American Silver Eagle Set From U.S. Mint Set For Release Tomorrow

Burnished American Silver Eagle Set From U.S. Mint Set For Release Tomorrow

Get ready American Silver Eagle collectors, the United States Mint will have another annual release ready for you tomorrow!

With release dates on a ‘To Be Determined’ status for the longest time since the beginnings of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mint is slowly releasing products and the Uncirculated (Burnished as we know it) 2020 American Silver Eagle is one of them. It will be the third version this year with the bullion edition and the Proof from West Point having already been released back in early January.

Set for release tomorrow, July 8th, the Uncirculated (or Burnished as we know it) 2020 American Silver Eagle from the West Point ...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 07/07/2020

Silver of the Month: Happy Retirement 1oz .999 Silver Bar Dated 2020

Silver of the Month: Happy Retirement 1oz .999 Silver Bar Dated 2020

Retirement [ri-tahyuh r-muh nt] noun: the act of retiring or of leaving one’s job, career, or occupation permanently, usually because of age.

The above is dictionary.com’s definition of retirement. While we understand the last part, “usually because of age”, is a little hard to hear, retirement is a major part of one’s life and as the world keeps getting older, so does the retirement age for most. Regardless of age, retirement is a huge accomplishment and should be celebrated. Even if you are not the type who loves parties and balloons and cake (who doesn’t like cake?), taking a trip or buying yourself something to recognize the years of hard work put in is necessary. No matter how you commemorate the occasion, take a second to pat yourself...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 07/02/2020

Evolution of a Denomination: The Large Cent

Evolution of a Denomination: The Large Cent

Cent coins and half cents were the first to be produced by the United States Mint as stated by the Coinage Act of 1792. Production started in 1793 and from then on, cent coins, large and small, have been a part of United States coinage history.

Continuing our series that follows the evolution of a denomination, we will tackle large cents from their inception to their demise for which the small cent would take over. They would be produced every year from 1793 until 1857 with the exception of 1815 as there was a shortage of copper which prevented planchets from...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/30/2020

USA! USA! Patriotic Silver Bullion Available All Year Round!

USA! USA! Patriotic Silver Bullion Available All Year Round!

These United States are going to be in celebration mode next weekend as it will be the official anniversary of the nation’s independence. Most commonly known across the country as the Fourth of July, we celebrate the birth of a nation as the Declaration of Independence was signed and adopted by the 13 colonies. For nearly 250 years, Americans have taken part in festivities ranging from fireworks, barbeques, parties, concerts, family gatherings, and more. This year, America’s birthday is on Saturday, July 4, 2020.

Another way to celebrate this July 4th is with Patriotic silver bullion from our collection here at SilverTowne. Available all-year-...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/25/2020
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