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2018 Holiday Series: It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

2018 Holiday Series: It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

♫♫ Soon the bells will start... and the thing that will make them ring is the carol that you sing, right within your heart! ♫♫

Our first considerable snowfall occurred this week in Indiana and it is really starting to feel like the Christmas season. Our shop is fully decorated and Santa’s waiting to greet you at the door when you come by to see us for all your holiday needs.

As the aftermath of Black Friday, Cyber Monday, etc. settles, shopping mode has definitely taken hold and everyone is starting to feel the pressures of the holiday gift-giving season. But if you are really looking for the perfect gift, our friends here at...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 11/29/2018

New Release: 2019P Australia Silver Kookaburra

New Release: 2019P Australia Silver Kookaburra

Taking flight into the new year is the 2019 P Australia Silver Kookaburra!

This distinguished 1 Troy ounce bullion piece contains .9999 fine silver and happens to be Perth Mint’s longest-running silver coin starting in 1990.

A national symbol of Australia’s birdlife, the kookaburra is one of the largest species in the kingfisher family and is known for its unusual birdcall that sounds like laughter. The popular bird has been portrayed on the reverse of the pure silver coin with a new design every year...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 11/27/2018

2018 Holiday Series: It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

2018 Holiday Series: It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

♫♫ With the kids jingle belling and everyone telling you be of good cheer! ♫♫

The Thanksgiving holiday is officially over and our bellies are full. ‘Tis the season where our hearts do the same.

As we move full force into the month of December and the advent calendars begin counting down, once again our family at SilverTowne moves and shakes to make it happen for our customers. Silver basically flies out the door to the point where we have a hard time keeping up with the demand, which prompts the question: why is our Christmas...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 11/23/2018

United States Mint Chief Engraver Series: Frank Gasparro

United States Mint Chief Engraver Series: Frank Gasparro

Lincoln Memorial Cent, Kennedy Half Dollar, Eisenhower Dollar, Susan B. Anthony Dollar.

This 4-coin resume alone should be enough to tell you that their designer is one of the most important to have come from American coinage history: Frank Gasparro. Any of his designs may just be sitting in your pocket as literally billions have been circulated within the United States at any given moment.

Frank Gasparro was born in Philadelphia on August 26, 1909, just days after the first Lincoln Cent was produced. The oldest of seven, Gasparro grew to become an...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 11/20/2018

SilverTowne Employee Profile Series: Jane S.

SilverTowne Employee Profile Series: Jane S.

Jane S., Shipping Supervisor

Hiring in in June of 1996, Jane has seen it all here at SilverTowne. With 22 years of experience, Jane has done everything from shipping and returns to splitting her time between jewelry on the weekends (we no longer have this department) and accounting when she was needed. Currently handling outbound packages and purchase orders for inbound, Jane handles all returns as well as manages receiving, claims/fraud, and all matters within the shipping...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 11/15/2018

2018 Holiday Series: There's No Place Like Home For the Holidays

2018 Holiday Series: There's No Place Like Home For the Holidays

♫♫ ‘Cause no matter how far away you roam….for the holidays you can’t beat home, sweet home. ♫♫

They say home is where the heart is and we believe that here at the coin shop. We believe that because we are a family, literally and figuratively. This is a FAMILY business and most of us who are not related by blood are adopted into that first family in some way or another.

Started by the grandfather of us all, Leon Hendrickson, SilverTowne is ran by sons and grandsons with the immense support of daughters, cousins, and extended family. Alongside that lifeblood are employees that combined...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 11/13/2018
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