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What's in a Coin Grade? Why is '70' Perfect?

What's in a Coin Grade? Why is '70' Perfect?

A vast majority of coin collectors are quite familiar with the numbers 1-70. These numbers make up the modern coin grading standard known as the Sheldon Scale. In reference to a coin's grade – the appearance or condition of the coin – these numbers represent far more than a random scale. Along with other factors like total number minted, rarity and age of the coin, the grade assigned to a particular coin by a professional coin grader helps the collecting community determine... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 01/31/2014

2014 Valentine's Day Selections - Surprise Your Valentine with Sweet Silver or Bronze

2014 Valentine's Day Selections - Surprise Your Valentine with Sweet Silver or Bronze

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, Silver is Precious, and So Are You! Show your favorite Valentine how precious they are to you by surprising them with beautiful silver and bronze pieces from SilverTowne. Unlike flowers that will wilt and candy that will be consumed in a matter of minutes, a gift of precious metal offers value that can last a lifetime! Saint Valentine’s Day, or simply Valentine’s Day, is celebrated by many countries around the world. The holiday was... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 01/24/2014

United States Mint 2014 Coin Releases - Preliminary Schedule

United States Mint 2014 Coin Releases - Preliminary Schedule

The United States Mint has released its preliminary schedule of 2014 coin releases. As always, there are several items on the list that are sure to pique the interest of silver coin enthusiasts. The 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Commemorative Silver Dollar and the brilliant uncirculated version of the 2014 Silver American Eagles have already been released by the mint. Set to release today is the 2014 ATB Quarters Silver Proof Set. Each of the five coins in... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 01/21/2014

2014 Gold American Eagles and Gold Buffalos Have Arrived

2014 Gold American Eagles and Gold Buffalos Have Arrived

This is an exciting time of year for all gold bullion investors, anxious to get their hands on the newest releases from the United States Mint. Well we have good news - there’s no need to wait no longer. You can now add 2014 Gold American Eagles and 2014 Gold Buffalos to your portfolio. By law, Gold American Eagles are composed of gold mined solely in United States – and as in all previous years the content of each 22k pure gold piece is guaranteed by... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 01/14/2014

Wolf 1oz .999 Silver Medallion - The January 2014 Silver of the Month

Wolf 1oz .999 Silver Medallion - The January 2014 Silver of the Month

For the first selection of the New Year we are featuring our Silver Wolf Medallion as the January 2014 SilverTowne Silver of the Month. When you gaze upon this silver round, you’ll find an alluring wolf staring thoughtfully back at you. Along with the enchanting look on the wolf’s face, you’ll also notice the creature’s fur struck in fine detail. The frosted reverse is engravable and includes the inscription ONE TROY OUNCE .999 FINE SILVER. Wolves are the largest members of... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 01/03/2014
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