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Honor Those Who Have Served This Veterans Day With Silver Bullion

Honor Those Who Have Served This Veterans Day With Silver Bullion

“True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost. " - Arthur Ashe

November 11th: a fixed date on the calendar that remains a tribute to all those who have served in the military or armed forces. It is called Veterans Day and it is one of the few military-focused Federal holidays. However, we believe that veterans past, present, and future should be celebrated and honored on the other 364 days of the year in addition to this designated holiday. We understand the necessity to be specific as we all get busy with the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We also understand though, that...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 11/07/2019

National Alzheimer Disease Awareness Month: Spreading Awareness Through Silver

National Alzheimer Disease Awareness Month: Spreading Awareness Through Silver

Let us not waste time getting straight to it.

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Between 2000 and 2017, deaths caused by this disease increased by 145% while heart disease decreased by 9%. One in three seniors dies with the disease or another dementia. It kills more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined.

Shock factor aside, these numbers are staggering and they are only the tip of the iceberg. If you have felt lately that the conversation around Alzheimers and dementia has increased in the most recent years, you would be correct...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 11/05/2019

The History of the American Gold Eagle

The History of the American Gold Eagle

If you are a serious collector in the hobby, more than likely you own one or more of the following designs: Morgan Silver Dollar, Lincoln Wheat Cent, Buffalo Nickel, American Silver Eagle, and a Gold American Eagle. The latter two are still being produced today and are quite possibly the most popular collector coins to date. The American Gold Eagle though piques the interest of investors the most and is the pivotal coin to have when looking to buy gold.

The Pre-1933 American Gold Eagle Coin

The original Gold American Eagle coin actually dates way back to the early 1790s. How can that be you say? They took form in the Quarter Eagle...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 10/31/2019

First Two Uncirculated American Innovation $1 Coin Released By the U.S. Mint

First Two Uncirculated American Innovation $1 Coin Released By the U.S. Mint

This Fall has been a whirlwind of United States Mint releases so far. Namely, the first two releases of the new American Innovation $1 Coin Program. September 19th marked the very beginning of the multi-year series that will honor innovation and innovators with $1 coins from each State, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Northern Mariana Islands.

The first four were slated to be released in 2019 while their Proof and Reverse Proof counterparts were also on the production schedule. So far, Delaware and Pennsylvania have had their Philadelphia and Denver minted uncirculated versions released. In addition, the Mint dropped a 4-coin Proof Set earlier this month that featured all four coins...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 10/29/2019

100 Greatest U.S. Coin Series: 1793 "Strawberry Leaf" Flowing Hair, Wreath Reverse Large Cent

100 Greatest U.S. Coin Series: 1793 "Strawberry Leaf" Flowing Hair, Wreath Reverse Large Cent

There is a term in the numismatic business that can change everything if you do not know that much about a specific coin or series. United States coinage has a rich history and even more so, a rare history when it comes to certain coins. Rarity can change how a coin is bought and sold and even sought after.

In the first post of our new blog series focusing on the top 100 Greatest United States Coins as explained in Whitman Publishing’s book written by Jeff Garrett with Ron Guth, we will look at a coin that should have “rare” in its name. With the help of influential coin dealers across the country, the fourth edition of the publication will look to explain a variety type from the early 1790s that still does not have a definite designer or engraver. Let...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 10/24/2019

New Release! 2020 Great Britain Silver Britannia 1oz BU

New Release! 2020 Great Britain Silver Britannia 1oz BU

We pride ourselves on having a plethora of options when it comes to our very own SilverTowne minted silver bullion. But if what we have is not your thing and you prefer world mint products such as Royal Canadian Mint options like the Maple Leafs or the Predator Series Coins, China Pandas, Perth Mint options like the Kangaroo or Kookaburra, the South African Krugerrand, the Austrian Philharmonic, or the Great Britain Britannia, we also have you covered. As a matter of fact, we just received the 2020 Great Britain Silver Britannia 1oz BU coins and now you have the opportunity to get ahead for your 2020 world silver bullion collection!

The figure of Britannia first appeared on the coins of Emperor Hadrian over...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 10/22/2019
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