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2014 P Great Smoky Mountains National Park 5oz Silver Coins

2014 P Great Smoky Mountains National Park 5oz Silver Coins

The first 2014 Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin release in the America the Beautiful series is now available at SilverTowne. This latest release features the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which spans the majority of the Great Smoky Mountains themselves. Sometimes referred to as the Smoky Mountains, or simply the Smokies, this sub-range of the Appalachian Mountains stretches along the Tennessee and North Carolina border. There is a natural fog that frequently can be... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/20/2014

Newly Designed 100oz Poured Silver Bars Featuring the Trademark SilverTowne Prospector

Newly Designed 100oz Poured Silver Bars Featuring the Trademark SilverTowne Prospector

The designs featured on many ingot-style silver bars make them fun to collect. This style of silver bar is often referred to as an art bar because of the creative design formed into the surface of the bar. Another type of silver bar, one that is hand-poured by skilled craftsmen, is often referred to as a loaf-style bar due to their shape and rougher surfaces. The unique old-fashioned style of a poured silver bar makes each one a work of art in their own right - silver bullion that... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/13/2014

2014 Proof Gold Buffalos – Collector's Version of the Popular Gold Buffalo Coins

2014 Proof Gold Buffalos – Collector's Version of the Popular Gold Buffalo Coins

Modern coins are designated as proof versions based on a specific manufacturing process that utilizes a specially treated die to strike the coin. This special die, combined with multiple strikes of the blank (2 or more), creates a mirror-like shine to the field area of the coin (the portion behind the raised main design elements). Proof versions of select coins, like the Gold Buffalo Coin, are produced by the United States Mint in order to offer higher-end collector’s... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/06/2014

Welcome Baby Toy Blocks 1oz .999 Silver Medallion - The June 2014 Silver of the Month

Welcome Baby Toy Blocks 1oz .999 Silver Medallion - The June 2014 Silver of the Month

Springtime brings along with it a promise of new growth, renewal and new birth. It’s the time of year when long-dormant plants come into bloom filling the air with new fresh scents, temperatures begin a warming trend and a flurry of activity overcomes the animal world. Spring also tends to be the second most popular season for human babies being born (behind autumn). In recognition of the birth of the SilverTowne webmaster’s first child, a boy born on June 2, 2014, as well as... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/03/2014
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