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New York American Innovation $1 Coin To Be Released In Rolls and Bags Today

New York American Innovation $1 Coin To Be Released In Rolls and Bags Today

The month of August has been a doozy. Release after release from the United States Mint has been a sellout with some of the biggest coins of the year to come from it. While they are not showing signs of slowing down, this next release rounding out the month will surely put some at ease as far as availability is concerned. Scheduled for 12 pm EST today, the third American Innovation $1 coin for 2021 will be available for purchase.

The eleventh coin in the multi-years series that started with an introductory coin in 2018 and has released four coins a year since will be featured in 25-coin rolls and 100-coin bags from both the Philadelphia and Denver Mints. The aim of the program is to honor...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 08/31/2021

100 Greatest U.S. Coins Series: 1776 Continental Dollar

100 Greatest U.S. Coins Series: 1776 Continental Dollar

As we are a fifth of the way through this blog series, there have only been two other occasions where we have covered top ten picks. This next entry happens to be number ten and it is a doozy. Ties to Benjamin Franklin, possibly the first circulating United States dollar coin, and the date 1776 all make this pick worth exploring in full. With help from author Jeff Garrett in this Whitman Publishing 100 Greatest United States Coins list, we will take a closer look at this coin and its incredible history.

#10 - 1776 Continental Dollar

Coming off newfound independence fought for during the Revolutionary War...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 08/26/2021

2021 Silver Reverse Proof American Eagle 2-Coin Set Postponed From U.S. Mint

2021 Silver Reverse Proof American Eagle 2-Coin Set Postponed From U.S. Mint

It was not that long ago that we were all consumed with a designer set from the United States Mint featuring two tenth-ounce American Gold Eagles. One of the coins depicted the Type 1 design while the other featured the Type 2. While there is not another one on the production schedule for this year featuring more gold, the next designer set from the Mint will feature two American Silver Eagles.

Originally scheduled for release today, the 2021 American Eagle One-Ounce Silver Reverse Proof Two-Coin Set Designer Edition has now been pushed back to September 13th. The set will feature one each of the 2021 Reverse Proof American Silver Eagle with the Heraldic Eagle reverse design from West Point and an Eagle Landing...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 08/24/2021

American Liberty 1oz Gold Coin Set For Release Today From U.S. Mint

American Liberty 1oz Gold Coin Set For Release Today From U.S. Mint

For the past few years, the United States Mint American Liberty Gold Coin Program has seen gold coins featuring modern interpretations of what American Liberty means beyond the traditional portrait of Liberty herself. These interpretations have featured different female figures but the coin to be released today will take a different approach to the meaning of American Liberty. Beginning at 12pm EST, the 2021 High Relief Gold Coin will be available for purchase with perhaps one of the most modern nods to history the Mint has ever produced as far as designs go.

Struck in .9999 fine 24-karat gold, this 2021-dated one-ounce gold coin features a wild American Mustang horse on the obverse as it’s bucking off a saddle. Featured...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 08/19/2021

100 Greatest American Currency Notes Series: By Paul Revere Massachusetts "Sword In Hand Note"

100 Greatest American Currency Notes Series: By Paul Revere Massachusetts "Sword In Hand Note"

The city of Boston, Massachusetts, has a number of famous people attached to it. While you would be correct in rattling off certain actors and celebrities, we are thinking more historically. Benjamin Franklin, Sylvia Plath, Samuel Adams, Edgar Allan Poe, and more. However, one of the most famous to come from the birthplace of the American Revolution is Paul Revere. The midnight rider himself would bring value to anything, especially when it comes to numismatics. That is exactly the case in our next entry in the 100 Greatest American Currency Notes blog series. As authors Q. David Bowers and David M. Sundman help us navigate this Whitman Publishing publication, we take a closer look at a note from the same time period as Revere that has long since been a collector...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 08/17/2021

2021-S Proof American Silver Eagle Goes On Sale Today From U.S. Mint

2021-S Proof American Silver Eagle Goes On Sale Today From U.S. Mint

The United States Mint production has been a roller coaster from the get-go this year. Between products in general and the postponement of certain items, it is safe to say that we are more at the mercy of the Mint than ever before. However, while that statement seems a bit pointed, we also have to admit that what they have done as far as design and output has been next level. More specifically speaking to this year, the new designs of the American Eagle Gold and Silver Program. Which brings us to mention the next release in the American Silver Eagle Program: the 2021 American Eagle One-Ounce Silver Proof Coin from San Francisco.

Slated for release today beginning at 12pm EST, the coin will feature...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 08/12/2021

U.S. Mint Set for 2021 Morgan and Peace Dollar Release From Philadelphia Today

U.S. Mint Set for 2021 Morgan and Peace Dollar Release From Philadelphia Today

Later than anticipated, we are finally at the last stage of 2021 Morgan and Peace Silver Dollar releases. Currently on track for an open presale starting at 12pm EST TODAY, the Morgan and Peace Dollar from Philadelphia will be up for grabs from the United States Mint.

With a product limit of just 175,000, the Morgan Silver Dollar from Philadelphia will retail at $85. A household limit of three has been established mimicking the last round of presale for the series. The George T. Morgan design celebrates 100 years since the series began in 1878 and ended in 1921. It will arrive in a black box with a Certificate of Authenticity.

The one and only Peace dollar to come from the 2021 series will have a...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 08/10/2021

American Gold Eagle Two-Coin Designer Set To Be Releases Today From U.S. Mint

American Gold Eagle Two-Coin Designer Set To Be Releases Today From U.S. Mint

Today the United States Mint will once again cover new ground as they release a first of its kind two-coin set beginning at 12pm EST. This set is the 2021 American Gold Eagle One-Tenth Ounce Two-Coin Set Designer Edition.

With a product limit of just 5,000 and a household limit of just one per, the set contains two tenth-ounce American Gold Eagle coins featuring the first of the new design (Type 2) and the last of the old (Type 1).Minted at West Point, the coins will feature a Proof finish and will be struck in 22-karat gold. Each coin will be in a capsule featured in a black presentation case and will come with a Certificate of Authenticity. According to the Mint, some of the coins will feature hand signed Certificates of Authenticity by the Director of the United...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 08/05/2021

Silver of the Month: Happy Birthday Stars 1oz .999 Silver Bar Dated 2021

Silver of the Month: Happy Birthday Stars 1oz .999 Silver Bar Dated 2021

The month of August, here particularly at SilverTowne, features a ton of birthdays. For that reason alone, we felt it only right to feature a birthday-themed silver bullion piece for the Silver of the Month silver bullion option. If you have not been keeping up with us or are not sure what a Silver of the Month bullion feature is, please keep reading as it will be worth your time.

Do you like free shipping? Of course, you do. Do you like the opportunity to get silver without having to buy more than what you want? Who doesn’t? Welcome to our unofficial official silver of the month club where you do not have to sign up or enter any more information than necessary. All you have to do as a loyal SilverTowne customer is scroll...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 08/03/2021
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