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2013 P Mount Rushmore 5oz Silver Coins

2013 P Mount Rushmore 5oz Silver Coins

The final 2013 Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin release in the America the Beautiful series is now available at SilverTowne. This latest release features Mount Rushmore National Memorial, located in South Dakota. Most people know that Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the side of a giant rock outcrop honoring four former Presidents of the United States of America. The sculptures of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 11/26/2013

The 2014 Silver Pandas Have Arrived!

The 2014 Silver Pandas Have Arrived!

Panda silver and gold bullion coins from China have been a favorite of collector’s worldwide for many years. Now you can get your hands on the 2014 version of this popular silver coin! The Chinese government first introduced the Gold Panda coins in 1982, with the Silver Pandas coming along the following year. Both the gold and silver versions have been released every year, with just a few exceptions, since then. The bullion coins are struck by the mint of the... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 11/22/2013

Meet the New Benjamins – the Latest $100 Currency Note Design

Meet the New Benjamins – the Latest $100 Currency Note Design

The newly redesigned $100 currency note was released for circulation a little more than a month ago by the United States Federal Reserve. Now you have the opportunity to add uncirculated versions of this new note to your own numismatic collection. Collecting uncirculated versions of new releases from the US Mint and the US Bureau of Engraving and Printing is a great way to preserve these specimens for future posterity - not to mention many releases become... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 11/15/2013

Thank You Veterans

Thank You Veterans

All of us at SilverTowne wanted to take a moment to pass along a big thank you to all of the men and women, past and present, who have served in the United States military. Veterans Day is an official federal holiday observed on November 11th of every year. It is a day to celebrate the service of ALL U.S. military veterans (in contrast to Memorial Day which is a day set aside to remember and honor those men and women who died while serving their country). Without the... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 11/11/2013

Troy Ounces versus More Common Avoirdupois Ounces

Troy Ounces versus More Common Avoirdupois Ounces

Ever wonder what the difference is between a troy ounce and a regular ‘ol everyday ounce? If so, you’re not the only one as we get asked this question quite often. Simply put, the most commonly used measurement system used for everyday weights, especially in the United States, is called the Avoirdupois weight system. But buyers of gold, silver and other precious metals are used to seeing a different system altogether – Troy weights. Precious metals, and a few other... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 11/05/2013

Season’s Greetings Farm 1oz .999 Silver Medallion - The November 2013 Silver of the Month

Season’s Greetings Farm 1oz .999 Silver Medallion - The November 2013 Silver of the Month

The November 2013 SilverTowne Silver of the Month celebrates an American Fall tradition – the harvest! Heading into Autumn and on through November, farmers across a vast portion of this great nation begin to bring in the crops they’ve been nurturing all season. The 2013 Season’s Greetings Farm 1oz .999 Silver Medallion also brings a warm greeting, with Season’s Greetings inscribed on the obverse, perfect for the entire Thanksgiving through Christmas holiday season. The obverse... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 11/01/2013
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