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Did You Know? 24-Hour Free Engraving Is Available On Sundays!

Did You Know? 24-Hour Free Engraving Is Available On Sundays!

Public Service Announcement: If you do not have Facebook, we recommend getting it. If you do have Facebook and you are not following us, we further recommend that you do. If you have Facebook and you are following us and you have not been taking advantage of the FREE ENGRAVING on one item on Sundays, we only have one question: why?

While these past few weeks we have not been able to run the deal due to production limitations in order to streamline the increased volume of orders we have had for the past month and a half, we are gearing up to offer the deal again beginning May 3rd. The breakdown: one .999 fine engravable silver bullion piece is offered with free engraving beginning...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 04/30/2020

Silver Bullion Spotlight: No Date Buffalo Replica 1oz Silver Medallion

Silver Bullion Spotlight: No Date Buffalo Replica 1oz Silver Medallion

As you may already know if you are a SilverTowne customer and supporter, our silver bullion production has been streamlined to keep up with the demand during this difficult time. While this has limited your options temporarily, it has helped our shipping estimates and delays from the increased volume of orders we are continuing to receive.

One of those options in the one-ounce form has always been very popular throughout the years despite these unpredictable circumstances. First seen on Buffalo nickels, or Indian Head nickels, from 1913-1938, the design was created by James Earle Fraser and has been a favorite among numismatic coin collectors since its inception. The design itself utilized three different Native...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 04/28/2020

Silver Bullion Spotlight: Mother's Day

Silver Bullion Spotlight: Mother's Day

Mark your calendars now: May 10th is Mother’s Day in the United States. While this year’s celebration may look different from years prior, it is important now more than ever to recognize those women in our life that express unconditional love and the sort of encouragement that the world needs. Whether it is your mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, cousin, niece, or friend, let them know how much you appreciate them on this special day and every day of the year.

But we know what you are thinking right about now, with everything going on, how can I possibly shop or plan a family gathering? We have you covered. While we may not be able to give you the best advice on a gathering...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 04/23/2020

2020-W Circulating Quarters Will Include Special Privy Mark

2020-W Circulating Quarters Will Include Special Privy Mark

Last year, 2019, we saw a banner year of product releases from the United States Mint. Low mintages, first-evers, and brand new designs of coins and medals riddled the coin hobby. One of those first-evers was the release of 2019-W Quarters Dollars with the “W” mintmark on the obverse representing West Point. They were released into circulation, 10 million to be exact, among other circulated quarters dollars from both Philadelphia and Denver during National Coin Week to promote the Great American Coin Hunt.

Following suit this year, the Mint has once again decided to release 2020-W Quarter Dollars into circulation except for this year, there is a twist. In conjunction...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 04/21/2020

2020 Silver Proof Set On Track For April 17th Release From the U.S. Mint

2020 Silver Proof Set On Track For April 17th Release From the U.S. Mint

“To Be Determined.” Those initials, TBD, have taken over the United States Mint’s production schedule during this difficult time. Release dates are up in the air and no one knows what will happen as we continue to weather this storm. But, as it is looking right now, there are two specific dates on their schedule that have not changed and are still on track to release the product. One of those is the 2020 Silver Proof Set in Original Government Packaging.

Set for April 17th, the annual set is looking to mimic last year’s set that included a “bonus” coin. As we have already encountered with the 2020 Clad Proof Set that included an extra Proof Jefferson nickel with the ‘W’ mintmark representing West Point, we are now...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 04/16/2020

100 Greatest U.S. Coins Series: 1894-S Barber Dime

100 Greatest U.S. Coins Series: 1894-S Barber Dime

“Ideas are a dime a dozen.” “It isn’t worth a dime if….” Who knew the ten-cent piece was so utilized to make a point? To get to our point, dimes have been around for a significant amount of time. Disme, draped bust, seated liberty, winged liberty head (or Mercury), Roosevelt. All of these make up the history that is the ten-cent piece. But we are missing one crucial one: the Barber dime.

While the Barber coinage series (1892-1916) left much to be desired in the grand scheme of things, it did produce a ten-cent piece that is incredibly famous and rare among United States coinage as a whole. Its story, its rarity, and its value speaks volumes...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 04/14/2020

Silver of the Month: Make A Wish! Happy Birthday 1oz .999 Silver Medallion

Silver of the Month: Make A Wish! Happy Birthday 1oz .999 Silver Medallion

While the world seems to have been slowed to a stop, there are a number of things that cannot be celebrated, unfortunately. However, special people in your life may still be celebrating birthdays and among some of the small things you can still do for them, gifting them silver is definitely one of them. It may be perhaps one of the best things you can do for them!

It just so happens, for this month of April in 2020, we have decided to make our Silver of the Month a birthday medallion for those who want to celebrate that someone special with the gift of silver! We know its hard to celebrate the way a lot of people are used to, but this unique gift idea is perfect for saying how much you care about them during these trying...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 04/09/2020

Basketball Hall of Fame Coin Series Pushed To TBD on U.S. Mint Schedule

Basketball Hall of Fame Coin Series Pushed To TBD on U.S. Mint Schedule

March and April looked completely different this year. Normally at this point in April, we would have just got through watching some of the best college basketball games to date and everyone would be talking about the new champion of the NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament. While that is not our reality, we did want to continue to clue you in on the United States Mint’s pending schedule of products that were set to release on the Final Four, or April 4th originally. Plans have changed due to obvious reasons but we still wanted to dive into the Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Series that celebrates the 60th Anniversary of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 04/07/2020

Silver Bullion Spotlight: Medical 1oz .999 Silver Medallion

Silver Bullion Spotlight: Medical 1oz .999 Silver Medallion

Now more than ever, our medical professionals including doctors, nurses, emergency services, and many others are more important than ever. While they remain important to our health and safety all-year-round, they are on the front lines of what we are currently going through as a country and world right now.

While available at all times, we wanted to point out the Medical-themed .999 fine silver medallion that we currently have available on our website. If you know someone in the medical field and are especially proud of their sacrifices, this silver round among many would be a great way to say thank you for their service to their community and to their...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 04/02/2020
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