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Lady Liberty 1oz .999 Silver Medallion – The April 2015 Silver of the Month

Lady Liberty 1oz .999 Silver Medallion – The April 2015 Silver of the Month

The April 2015 SilverTowne Silver of the Month highlights a familiar icon of the American landscape, The Statue of Liberty. Affectionately referred to as Lady Liberty, the statue depicts a robed female representing Libertas, the Roman goddess of freedom. In one hand, held high in the air above her head, she holds an easily identifiable torch. Perhaps not as commonly known is the tablet (evoking the law) in her other hand – upon which is inscribed the date of American Declaration of... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 04/03/2015

2015 P Homestead National Monument of America 5oz Silver Coins

2015 P Homestead National Monument of America 5oz Silver Coins

The first 2015 Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin release in the America the Beautiful series is now available at SilverTowne. This latest release features Homestead National Monument of America, located in Nebraska. The monument is located in an area that includes some of the first acres that were successfully claimed under the Homestead Act, which upon its passing in 1862 allowed any qualified person to claim up to 160 acres of federally owned land. The cry of the day was FREE LAND! It’s... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 04/01/2015

What Do You Collect? Why Coin Collecting is a Great Hobby…

What Do You Collect? Why Coin Collecting is a Great Hobby…

There are many reasons people collect coins. For some folks it’s a family activity (especially for children and their parents or grandparents), some simply inherit a large collection of coins and thus become collectors by default, many people collect coins in hopes of turning a profit based on specific factors of the coin (like overall mintage, condition, featured design, historical relevance, etc.), while others have a tendency to hoard coins based on their metal content (also in hopes of turning... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 03/27/2015

A Beautiful Coin for the Music Lover and the Collector - 2015 Austria Silver Philharmonic

A Beautiful Coin for the Music Lover and the Collector - 2015 Austria Silver Philharmonic

The Vienna Philharmonic coin (usually shortened to Philharmonic) was first introduced as a gold bullion coin in 1989. Minted by the Austrian Mint, the coins initially had a face value of 2,000 Austrian schillings, but the nominal face value changed to 100 euros in 2002 with the adoption of the euro currency standard. The Gold Philharmonic Coin is Europe’s top bullion coin and one of the best-selling bullion coins in the world. To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Philharmonic bullion... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 03/20/2015

SilverTowne Hires New Chief Operating Officer, Matthew Lesher

SilverTowne Hires New Chief Operating Officer, Matthew Lesher

From a cigar box under the lunch counter of a small Winchester, Indiana restaurant to a multi-million dollar business, SilverTowne has grown from a local coin shop to one of the country’s largest and most respected dealers of rare coins, modern coins and bullion. Founded over a half century ago in 1949 by Leon Hendrickson, SilverTowne has experienced tremendous growth over the years thanks to the leadership of Leon, his late wife Ruhama, their son David and extended family members. In light of the continued... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 03/13/2015

Northern Pike - 2015 North American Sportfish Canada Silver Proof Coin Series #2 of 4

Northern Pike - 2015 North American Sportfish Canada Silver Proof Coin Series #2 of 4

In conjunction with the Canadian Royal Mint, SilverTowne is proud to be the Exclusive Dealer in the United States for a Brand New 2015 Canadian Silver Coin Series featuring North American Sportfish! The series will highlight four popular species of fish: Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Rainbow Trout and Walleye. The second coin in the North American Sportfish series, Northern Pike, is now available. The 2015 Canada Silver North American Sportfish Northern Pike 1 Ounce Proof coin is certified to be... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 03/06/2015
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