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2015 America The Beautiful Quarter Proof Sets from the United States Mint

2015 America The Beautiful Quarter Proof Sets from the United States Mint

America the Beautiful (ATB) Quarters® from the U.S. Mint are popular with collectors for their gorgeous designs featuring national parks and other points of interest from across the United States of America. The mint recently released proof sets, both silver and clad, containing all five ATB quarter designs being produced in 2015 – the sixth overall set of five designs released in the program. These five-coin sets give fans of the ATB series a chance to see all five of the 2015 designs before... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 02/27/2015

Largemouth Bass - 2015 North American Sportfish Canada Silver Proof Coin Series #1 of 4

Largemouth Bass - 2015 North American Sportfish Canada Silver Proof Coin Series #1 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 first coin in the North American Sportfish series, Largemouth Bass, is now available. The 2015 Canada Silver North American Sportfish Largemouth Bass 1 Ounce Proof coin is certified to be... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 02/20/2015

Lincoln Memorial – The First Release in the 2015 America’s National Monuments Series

Lincoln Memorial – The First Release in the 2015 America’s National Monuments Series

The first coin in an exciting new four-coin series highlighting some of the most well-known monuments in the United States is now available. The 2015 America’s National Monument Series kicks off with a 1oz .999 fine silver coin featuring the Lincoln Memorial. The coin is struck in proof quality and is issued as legal tender under the authority of Niue, an island country in the South Pacific Ocean. The Lincoln Memorial is an American national monument built to honor the 16th President of the... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 02/16/2015

Commemorating 225 Years of Protecting and Serving – New United States Marshals Coins

Commemorating 225 Years of Protecting and Serving – New United States Marshals Coins

The latest commemorative coins from the United States Mint, and first of 2015, celebrate the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Marshals Service. The U.S. Marshals Service was formed in 1789 along with the federal judicial system, making it the nation’s oldest federal law enforcement agency. The U.S. Marshals are part of the executive branch of government and serve as the enforcement arm of the U.S. federal courts. The agency was created by the signing of the Judiciary Act by President George... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 02/10/2015

Remembering "The First Lady of Numismatics", Margo Russell

Remembering "The First Lady of Numismatics", Margo Russell

The numismatics field lost a great ambassador recently – Margaret "Margo" Russell, often referred to as "The First Lady of Numismatics", died in Sidney, Ohio on January 26, 2015, at the age of 95. Reading through the list of accomplishments that Mrs. Russell was able to achieve over her lifetime is quite impressive. Her career in numismatics started when she began applying her journalism skills to a new specialty publication in 1960. Coin World was launched that year by the Sidney Daily News, a local... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 02/05/2015

Be My Valentine 1oz .999 Silver Medallion - The February 2015 Silver of the Month

Be My Valentine 1oz .999 Silver Medallion - The February 2015 Silver of the Month

Hearts and Cupid, the mythological god of desire and affection, are popular symbols used to signify Valentine’s Day – so fittingly the February 2015 SilverTowne Silver of the Month offers an elegant design highlighting both of these familiar symbols. The obverse of the Be My Valentine 1oz .999 Silver Medallion features several styles of hearts hanging from strings down the right hand side, giving the design a mobile-like look and feel. Hanging below the hearts is a small rendition of... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 02/03/2015
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