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U.S. Mint Set For 2022 Silver Proof Set Release Today

U.S. Mint Set For 2022 Silver Proof Set Release Today

Continuing on in the United States Mint’s production schedule for 2022, up next is the annual release of the Silver Proof Set. On sale today beginning at 12pm EST, the 2022-dated set will be available for $105.

Struck at San Francisco, the 10-coin set contains five 99.9% fine silver quarters struck in a Proof finish and a Native American $1 coin, Kennedy half dollar, Roosevelt dime, Jefferson nickel, and Lincoln penny. The Kennedy half dollar and the Roosevelt dime are also struck in 99.9% silver. Each coin will feature the ‘S’ mint mark and will be packaged in a protective lens and be accompanied by...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/23/2022

Evolution of a Denomination Series: Half Dollar Part One

Evolution of a Denomination Series: Half Dollar Part One

Perhaps one of the most popular denominations in United States coinage history is one that is no longer really seen in circulation today, although it is not impossible to see one every now and then. However, the role it played many years ago was one that was essential to American commerce and the nation’s coinage system. While its demand has lessened over the years, let us take you back to when the half dollar was first introduced as part of the authorization of the Act of April 2, 1792.

Flowing Hair (1794-1795) Although authorized in 1792, the half dollar was not minted until December of 1794 as it was one of three denominations to be issued in silver (.8924 to be exact). While the dollar was the first silver coin to ever have been produced...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/21/2022

2022 Uncirculated 1oz American Gold Eagle To Be Released Today From the Mint

2022 Uncirculated 1oz American Gold Eagle To Be Released Today From the Mint

The United States Mint is once again getting ready for another big release. This time in the form of the 2022-W One-Ounce Uncirculated American Gold Eagle from West Point. Beginning at 12pm EST today, the collector edition coin will be made available and will retail at $2,670.

Limited to 9,000 in both product and mintage, the 22-karat gold American Eagle will feature the redesigned reverse depicting a majestic eagle. In addition, the reverse will feature the inscriptions “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” “50 DOLLARS,” and “1 OZ. FINE GOLD.” Struck in one Troy ounce of 99.99% gold, the 2022-dated Uncirculated (Burnished) coin...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/16/2022

2022 Quarter Release Featuring Wilma Mankiller Up Next For the U.S. Mint

2022 Quarter Release Featuring Wilma Mankiller Up Next For the U.S. Mint

The United States Mint is geared up to release another American Women quarter dollar today beginning at 12pm EST. The third release in the inaugural year for the series, Wilma Mankiller will be featured on the reverse of the coins.

Available in 100-coin bags, two-roll sets, and three-roll sets, the coins will come from Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco (three-roll sets only). However, the Mint is making it clear that due to demand, the full production of each of the available products are all accounted for through enrollments. They encourage those still interested to sign up for product reminders in case inventory is once again available...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/14/2022

Last Minute Father's Day Silver Gifts Available!

Last Minute Father's Day Silver Gifts Available!

Father’s Day is just 10 short days away. Haven’t found that perfect gift for dad or the particular father figure in your life? We have you covered!

SilverTowne strives to meet all your gifting needs, even in a pinch. With our wide variety of silver bullion options featuring a number of special occasions and the important moments of one’s life readily available, we have everything you need to relay that special gift to that special someone. This Father’s Day (June 19th), we have a collection that is able to help with that message.

My Father My Hero 1oz .999 Silver Medallion Exclusive to SilverTowne...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/09/2022

2022 American Innovation $1 Coin Proof Set Being Released Today

2022 American Innovation $1 Coin Proof Set Being Released Today

The United States Mint is gearing up for another release today. This time, the 2022 $1 American Innovation Coin Proof Set will be available beginning at 12pm EST. Produced at San Francisco, each $1 coin will have a Proof finish and come inside a protective lens.

For a refresher, the coin designs and states honored:

Rhode Island Designed by Dennis Friel of the Artistic Infusion Program (AIP) and sculpted by United States Mint Medallic Artist Phebe Hemphill, the reverse of the Rhode Island $1 Coin will honor the famous yacht Reliance designed by Nathanael Herreshoff. The yacht is depicted at full speed in the Rhode Island waters. Keeping with the nautical...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/07/2022

Silver of the Month: 25th Anniversary 1oz .999 Silver Medallion Dated 2022

Silver of the Month: 25th Anniversary 1oz .999 Silver Medallion Dated 2022

Quarter of a century. Over two decades. Silver anniversary. A generation. Quadranscentennial. It does not really matter what you call 25 years. The point is, it is a long time and it deserves to be recognized or celebrated no matter the context in which it has gone by.

Regardless if it is an anniversary or birthday or employment celebration, milestones deserve to be recognized. We truly believe that here at SilverTowne and that is why over the past six years or so, we have designed, produced, and implemented the offering of anniversary medallions. One of those medallions observes the 25th Anniversary of anyone...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/02/2022

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

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