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Coin Hoards and Poker Chips - Legendary Binion’s Horseshoe Club

Coin Hoards and Poker Chips - Legendary Binion’s Horseshoe Club

U.S. Coin hoards, often referred to as modern day "buried treasures", are sometimes quite literal to that reference. One such hoard, the Binion Silver Hoard, is one of the latest hoards to be revealed when it was discovered in a vault buried 12 feet underground in the Nevada desert. The vault was uncovered in Pahrump, 60 miles west of Las Vegas, on property owned by Lonnie Theodore "Ted" Binion. Ted is the son of Lester "Benny" Binion, who in 1951 started...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 02/28/2012

Remembering Our Presidents with Coins

Remembering Our Presidents with Coins

The third Monday in February has come to be commonly known as Presidents Day across the Nation, a day to honor all who have held the highest office in The United States - although the holiday is officially on the federal books as “Washington’s Birthday”, which was originally celebrated on the first President’s actual birthday, February 22nd, as far back as 1880. Whether you call it Presidents Day or Washington’s Birthday, it’s a good time to pay tribute...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 02/20/2012

2011 P Vicksburg 5oz Silver Coins Now Available

2011 P Vicksburg 5oz Silver Coins Now Available

The US Mint is releasing the final two 2011 5oz America the Beautiful Silver Collector Coins in the early part of 2012. The first of these Uncirculated Coins, featuring the Vicksburg National Military Park located in Mississippi, is now available! The last 5oz version in the 2011 line-up, Chickasaw National Recreation Area, is expected...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 02/16/2012

Bicentennial and Beyond – the Lincoln Cent Keeps Rolling Along

Bicentennial and Beyond – the Lincoln Cent Keeps Rolling Along

One of the most easily-recognizable presidents in United States history, Abraham Lincoln (born February 12, 1809), is also a prominent figure on U.S. coinage. His likeness, of course, appears on U.S. one-cent coins, and has done so since 1909. Lincoln Cents are long-time favorites for collectors of all ages. This is due in part...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 02/10/2012

Boy Scouts of America – Continuing the Journey

Boy Scouts of America – Continuing the Journey

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA), one of the nation’s largest and most well-known values-based youth development organizations, is celebrating its anniversary on February 8th. This day is also known as National Boy Scout Day and is celebrated by Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, Leaders and Scouting Chartered Organizations across the nation. Since its founding in 1910 as part of the international Scout Movement, more than 110 million Americans have been members of the BSA...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 02/03/2012
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