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Washington Monument – The Fourth Release in the 2015 America’s National Monuments Series

Washington Monument – The Fourth Release in the 2015 America’s National Monuments Series

The fourth 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 continues with a 1oz .999 fine silver coin featuring the Washington Monument. 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 Washington Monument is an American national monument built to honor the first President of the... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 07/07/2015

1804 $1 Replica 1oz .999 Silver Medallion – The July 2015 Silver of the Month

1804 $1 Replica 1oz .999 Silver Medallion – The July 2015 Silver of the Month

On July 26, 1989, the headline on the front page of Coin World read "1804 dollar sets world record – U.S. coin nets $900,000 bid." This headline was in reference to the sale of an 1804 Draped Bust Dollar from SilverTowne’s founder Leon Hendrickson to Hugh Scoyners, acting on behalf of the American Rare Coin Fund. In remembrance of that event, which was certainly the story of the day in the numismatic world 26 years ago this month, we are featuring the 1804 $1 Replica 1oz .999 Silver Medallion as... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 07/02/2015

2015 Proof Gold Buffalo – Collector’s Version of the Purest Gold Coin from the United States Mint

2015 Proof Gold Buffalo – Collector’s Version of the Purest Gold Coin from the United States Mint

Modern coins are designated as proof versions based on a specific manufacturing process that utilizes a specially treated die to strike the coin. This special die, combined with multiple strikes of the blank (2 or more), creates a mirror-like shine to the field area of the coin (the portion behind the raised main design elements). Proof versions of select coins, like the Gold Buffalo Coin, are produced by the United States Mint in order to offer higher-end collector’s editions of popular releases. One of... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/30/2015

Australia Silver Kookaburra from the Perth Mint – Celebrating 25 Years

Australia Silver Kookaburra from the Perth Mint – Celebrating 25 Years

The 2015 version of the Silver Kookaburra marks the 25th year that the silver coin has been minted by the Perth Mint in Australia. The Kookaburra coins are a signature product of the Perth Mint and are one of the most widely-collected modern world coins across the globe. The inspiration for the silver coins, Kookaburras, are found in Australia and New Guinea and are the largest birds in the Tree Kingfishers family – growing up to 18 inches in length. Their beaks get up to 4 inches long, suiting... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/11/2015

Pledge of Allegiance 1oz .999 Silver Medallion – The June 2015 Silver of the Month

Pledge of Allegiance 1oz .999 Silver Medallion – The June 2015 Silver of the Month

The United States of America celebrates Flag Day annually on June 14th as a commemoration of the adoption of the flag of the U.S.A., which happened on June 14, 1777. In conjunction with the observance of Flag Day, we are featuring the Pledge of Allegiance .999 Silver Medallion as the June 2015 SilverTowne Silver of the Month. This 1 troy ounce silver medallion features a waving American Flag behind the head of a patriotic eagle. The week of June 14th is designated as National Flag Week in the... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 06/04/2015

Rainbow Trout - 2015 North American Sportfish Canada Silver Proof Coin Series #4 of 4

Rainbow Trout - 2015 North American Sportfish Canada Silver Proof Coin Series #4 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, Walleye and Rainbow Trout. The fourth and final coin in the North American Sportfish series, Rainbow Trout, is now available. The 2015 Canada Silver North American Sportfish Rainbow Trout 1 Ounce Proof coin is... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 05/29/2015
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