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2022-W Burnished American Silver Eagle Set For June 1st Release

2022-W Burnished American Silver Eagle Set For June 1st Release

To kick off the start of June with a bang, the United States Mint is releasing the 2022 One Ounce American Silver Eagle Uncirculated Coin. Available tomorrow beginning at 12pm EST, the Mint will make available the annual release of the popular collector edition coin.

Minted at West Point, the coin is comprised of one Troy ounce of 99.9% fine silver and will feature the ‘W’ mint mark on the reverse. Limited to three per household and with a 160,000 product limit, the coin will depict the new reverse design showcasing an eagle as it approaches a landing with an oak branch in its talons. The coin will also feature the added level of security that was also introduced in late 2021 with the new design. They have been updated with security features to combat counterfeiting...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 05/31/2022

The Top 10 Things To Know About the American Silver Eagle

The Top 10 Things To Know About the American Silver Eagle

As a numismatist, collector, or silver bullion connoisseur, you more than likely know about the American Silver Eagle. As one of the most popular, if not THE most popular, silver bullion options in the world, the coin has made a tremendous impact on the hobby. Even after 35 years, it proved once again in 2021 with all the hype it garnered as the reverse design changed how important it was among collectors worldwide. However, it never is a bad idea to let those who are not as familiar with the American Silver Eagle in on some pretty essential facts to know about it. It also is not a bad idea for even the most seasoned of collectors to refresh themselves on the intricacies of perhaps one of the greatest coins to have ever come from the United States...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 05/26/2022

BACK IN STOCK! 5oz Silver Bullet 12 Gauge Shotgun Shell Replica SilverTowne Mint

BACK IN STOCK! 5oz Silver Bullet 12 Gauge Shotgun Shell Replica SilverTowne Mint

Of all the products we offer at SilverTowne, the most unique are the silver bullet options. Perfect for any gun enthusiast, hunter, or military and/or service member, they offer a completely different way of collecting silver while still being visibly pleasing. However, with the effects of the silver spot drop of March 2020 still holding strong today with high silver demand and the tediousness involved in making the bullets themselves, we have not had the opportunity to offer them. That has changed for the time being but FAIR WARNING, we do not know for how long!

5oz Silver Bullet 12 Gauge Shotgun Shell Replica SilverTowne Mint  Back for a...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 05/24/2022

Evolution of a Denomination Series: Quarter Dollars Part Four

Evolution of a Denomination Series: Quarter Dollars Part Four

In early 2021, the last of the America the Beautiful quarter dollars was released. While the public did not necessarily know what was to take place after the end of the series, the Act of 2008 specified that “the reverse of the quarter dollar shall contain an image of General George Washington crossing the Delaware River prior to the Battle of Trenton.” In addition, it also stated that the obverse would “revert to the same design containing the image of President Washington” that was used prior to the Statehood Quarter Program that commenced in 1999.

Washington Quarter, Crossing the Delaware (2021) In April of 2021...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 05/19/2022

100 Greatest U.S. Coins Series: 1916-D Mercury Dime

100 Greatest U.S. Coins Series: 1916-D Mercury Dime

Around six years ago, the United States Mint celebrated the centennial anniversary of three very popular, very important coins in United States coinage history. One of those coins was the 1916 Mercury dime. While the popularity of the dime in itself holds strong, there is one that tends to outshine the other due to its mint mark. Along with author Jeff Garrett, we will take a closer look at this top 100 coin in Whitman Publishing’s 100 Greatest series.

#68 - 1916-D Mercury Dime

The Mercury dime was part of a decade-long redesign of United States coinage. In 1916 specifically, the dime, quarter and half dollar were chosen to receive a facelift...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 05/17/2022

2022 American Gold Buffalo Coin Ready For Release Today From the Mint

2022 American Gold Buffalo Coin Ready For Release Today From the Mint

The United States Mint is ready for the release of the 2022 One Ounce Proof American Gold Buffalo coin today beginning at 12pm EST. Limited to 16,000 in both mintage and product, the West Point Minted coin will be available for $2,790.

Struck in 24-karat gold and comprised of 99.99% gold, the coin design is based on the original 1913 Type 1 Buffalo nickel created by James Earle Fraser. The obverse depicts a profile of a Native American with the inscriptions “LIBERTY,” “W,” and “2022” surrounding the portrait. The reverse features the American Buffalo (some people believe to be modeled after the bison Black Diamond) and the inscriptions “UNITED STATES OF...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 05/12/2022

100 Greatest American Currency Notes Series: Series of 1869 $5 Legal Tender "Rainbow Note"

100 Greatest American Currency Notes Series:  Series of 1869 $5 Legal Tender "Rainbow Note"

Landing in the middle of the pack and the focus of our series today is a currency note that graces Whitman Publishing’s 100 Greatest American Currency Notes with “colorful” vibrancy. With help from authors Q. David Bowers and David M. Sundman, we will dig deeper into this pleasing note that remains a favorite among collectors even today.

#47 - Series of 1869 $5 Legal Tender “Rainbow Note”

Just one of several denominations receiving the “Rainbow Note” designation, the $5 Legal Tender issue of Series 1869 features red serial numbers and a red Treasury seal atop a paper that is accented with a light blue tint vertically for a third of the note. A...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 05/10/2022

U.S. Mint To Release 2022 Kennedy Half Dollar In Rolls and Bags Today

U.S. Mint To Release 2022 Kennedy Half Dollar In Rolls and Bags Today

The United States Mint is gearing up for yet another release today with the 2022 Kennedy Half Dollars from Philadelphia and Denver. Available at 12pm EST, the coins will be in 200-coin bags and two-roll sets.

Featuring the portrait of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, the 200-coin bags will contain 100 coins minted at Philadelphia and 100 minted at Denver. The coins will have circulating finishes although never having been released into circulation. The product limit is 11,000 and will retail at $147.00. The two-roll set will contain one roll each of 40 coins with circulating finishes from...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 05/05/2022

Silver of the Month: Because of the Brave - American Solider 1oz .999 Silver Bar Enameled

Silver of the Month: Because of the Brave - American Solider 1oz .999 Silver Bar Enameled

The month of May is here and that means that summer is right around the corner (at least we hope). While we are celebrating a number of different events in the fifth month, including Cinco de Mayo, graduations, Memorial Day, and Mental Health Awareness Month, it is also Military Appreciation Month. Rightly so, we have made this month’s silver of the month one to honor those men and women in uniform.

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...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 05/03/2022
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