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New 'Spitting Eagle' Quarter Variety Recognized by NGC

New 'Spitting Eagle' Quarter Variety Recognized by NGC

Going through your quarter jar you might notice what seems to be insignificant markings on your coins - what you may not know is how valuable some of those pieces may be. One to be on the lookout for is the 'Spitting Eagle' 1983-P Quarter, which is recognized by a raised line, caused by a declining coining die, that is located beneath the beak of the eagle on the reverse side of the quarter. The location of the marking makes it appear as if the eagle is spitting, hence the... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 09/27/2013

2013 P Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine 5oz Silver Coins

2013 P Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine 5oz Silver Coins

The fourth of the 2013 Five Ounce Uncirculated Coin releases in the America the Beautiful series is now available at SilverTowne. The latest release features Fort McHenry Monument and Historic Shrine, located in Maryland – the birthplace of The National Anthem. Fort McHenry has been the site of many historical battles but the battle that it is most known for is the War of 1812, the battle that inspired Francis Scott Key to write “The Star-Spangled Banner.” During the 25-hour... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 09/18/2013

Returning From The Hunt – The Third Release in the Canada Silver Bald Eagle Proof Series

Returning From The Hunt – The Third Release in the Canada Silver Bald Eagle Proof Series

The third 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 third coin in... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 09/13/2013

America’s Heroes: Stories From Today’s Armed Forces, Limited Edition with Memorial Coin

America’s Heroes: Stories From Today’s Armed Forces, Limited Edition with Memorial Coin

Where were you when the World Trade Center and other American sites were attacked by terrorists on September 11, 2001? Most people throughout the world can remember exactly what they were doing when they heard the terrible news. That moment remains engrained in our collective memories, and will stand as one of the worst attacks on American soil in the history of the United States. Whitman Publishing’s impressive memorial, America’s Heroes: Stories From Today’s Armed Forces, provides... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 09/06/2013

Twin Towers 1oz .999 Silver Medallion – The September 2013 Silver of the Month

Twin Towers 1oz .999 Silver Medallion – The September 2013 Silver of the Month

The September 2013 SilverTowne Silver of the Month serves as a memorial of the nearly 3,000 people whom lost their lives in September of 2011 as a result of terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in New York City, NY, the Pentagon in Arlington, VA, and in a thwarted attack and subsequent plane crash in a field in Shankville, PA. Hundreds of courageous first responders risked their lives to save others and many died while performing their sworn duty. In the aftermath... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 09/04/2013
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