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2015 Proof Gold Buffalo – Collector’s Version of the Purest Gold Coin from the United States Mint

2015 Proof Gold Buffalo – Collector’s Version of the Purest Gold Coin from the United States Mint

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 editions of popular releases. One of... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/30/2015

Australia Silver Kookaburra from the Perth Mint – Celebrating 25 Years

Australia Silver Kookaburra from the Perth Mint – Celebrating 25 Years

The 2015 version of the Silver Kookaburra marks the 25th year that the silver coin has been minted by the Perth Mint in Australia. The Kookaburra coins are a signature product of the Perth Mint and are one of the most widely-collected modern world coins across the globe. The inspiration for the silver coins, Kookaburras, are found in Australia and New Guinea and are the largest birds in the Tree Kingfishers family – growing up to 18 inches in length. Their beaks get up to 4 inches long, suiting... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/11/2015

Pledge of Allegiance 1oz .999 Silver Medallion – The June 2015 Silver of the Month

Pledge of Allegiance 1oz .999 Silver Medallion – The June 2015 Silver of the Month

The United States of America celebrates Flag Day annually on June 14th as a commemoration of the adoption of the flag of the U.S.A., which happened on June 14, 1777. In conjunction with the observance of Flag Day, we are featuring the Pledge of Allegiance .999 Silver Medallion as the June 2015 SilverTowne Silver of the Month. This 1 troy ounce silver medallion features a waving American Flag behind the head of a patriotic eagle. The week of June 14th is designated as National Flag Week in the... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/04/2015
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