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First Time Ever Reverse Proof Gold Buffalo – Celebrating 100 Years of the Iconic Design

First Time Ever Reverse Proof Gold Buffalo – Celebrating 100 Years of the Iconic Design

One of the most beloved designs ever released by the United States Mint is the American Buffalo designed by James Earle Fraser (a student of Augustus Saint-Gaudens). This classic buffalo design first appeared on the Type I Buffalo nickel (also known as the Indian Head Nickel, or simply Buffalo Nickel) in 1913. That began a run of 25 years for the Buffalo Nickel. The buffalo (or bison) featured on the reverse is believed to have been based on an American Buffalo named Black Diamond that... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 08/30/2013

2013 Christmas Bars and Medallions Available Now

2013 Christmas Bars and Medallions Available Now

Some of the most popular custom minted pieces that the SilverTowne Mint produces each year are their beautiful Christmas medallions and bars. The rounds and ingots come if a wide-variety of designs, with different selections featured every year. If you’ve been anxiously waiting to see this year’s designs, the wait is finally over – the new 2013 Christmas pieces are now available! SilverTowne offers a design for everyone, whether you prefer a plain medallion or a dazzling hand-painted enameled... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 08/23/2013

Stay Informed with Free Precious Metals Market Tools from SilverTowne!

Stay Informed with Free Precious Metals Market Tools from SilverTowne!

When making a big purchase you want to be informed. The same goes for buying precious metals. At www.silvertowne.com we offer a service free of charge to our customers so they are able to make informed decisions when buying precious metals. We have offered this service for some time now, but we have recently revamped the SilverTowne Market Details and Historical Market Data page to make it even more user-friendly – and have added even more content. You can access this page via the link at the top of... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 08/16/2013

Lifelong Mates – The Second Release in the Canada Silver Bald Eagle Proof Series

Lifelong Mates – The Second Release in the Canada Silver Bald Eagle Proof Series

The second coin in the Royal Canadian Mint’s exciting four-coin series featuring the power and beauty of the bald eagle is now available. SilverTowne is proud to be the Exclusive Dealer in the United States for this 2013 Canadian Silver Coin Series featuring Bald Eagles! The series highlights this majestic Canadian bird, which is also the national bird of the United States of America, from four different perspectives. Now available for shipping is the second coin in The Bald Eagle Series, Lifelong Mates, featuring a... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 08/13/2013

2013 P Great Basin National Park 5oz Silver Coins

2013 P Great Basin National Park 5oz Silver Coins

The third of the 2013 Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin releases in the America the Beautiful series is now available at SilverTowne. This latest release features Great Basin National Park, located in Nevada near the Utah border. beautiful trait of the Great Basin National Park is the bristlecone pine tree, which is known for aging slower than any other single living entity - it can live up to 5,000 years. The longevity of the tree is similar to that of precious metals, surviving for generations. Investors and... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 08/09/2013

Indian on Horseback 1oz .999 Silver Medallion - The August 2013 Silver of the Month

Indian on Horseback 1oz .999 Silver Medallion - The August 2013 Silver of the Month

For the August 2013 SilverTowne Silver of the Month, we have selected our silver medallion featuring an iconic Old West image of an Indian Warrior with a spear in hand sitting on his horse. This classic image of an Indian on Horseback is what many people think of when picturing an Indian Warrior in their minds. Horses were first introduced to the American Indians by the Spanish in the 1500s. Horses greatly improved the lives of these Indians. Prior to having the use of horses... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 08/06/2013
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