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Vietnam Veterans Memorial – The Third Release in the 2015 America’s National Monuments Series

Vietnam Veterans Memorial – The Third Release in the 2015 America’s National Monuments Series

The third 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 Vietnam Veterans 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 Vietnam Veterans Memorial is an American national monument built to honor the men and women... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 05/26/2015

Remembering Those That Made The Ultimate Sacrifice

Remembering Those That Made The Ultimate Sacrifice

We can never repay the men and women who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces, but we can honor them by never forgetting their ultimate sacrifice. Memorial Day is the official U.S. federal holiday set aside to help all citizenry come together and do just that through community events, parades and other ceremonies. May 25, 2015 marks the 49th year for the official Memorial Day holiday, although the general concept has been around since just after... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 05/22/2015

2015 Native American Sacagawea Dollar – Mohawk Ironworkers

2015 Native American Sacagawea Dollar – Mohawk Ironworkers

The 2015 release in the annual Native American Dollar series from the United States Mint, "Mohawk Ironworkers", is now available. The design commemorates the contributions of the Kahnawake Mohawk and Mohawk Akwesasne communities to the building of New York City and other skylines. These "high iron" construction workers helped with the building of many skyscrapers, including the Empire State Building. The reverse of the coin shows a Mohawk Ironworker reaching for an I-beam to help guide it into... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 05/14/2015

Indian Head Cent Replica 1oz .999 Silver Medallion – The May 2015 Silver of the Month

Indian Head Cent Replica 1oz .999 Silver Medallion – The May 2015 Silver of the Month

For the May 2015 SilverTowne Silver of the Month, we are featuring our 2015 Indian Head Cent Replica .999 Silver Medallion. Designed by James B. Longacre, Indian Head Cents (also known as Indian Pennies) were struck from 1859-1909. Indian Head Cents actually depict a representation of Liberty wearing an Indian headdress, rather than an actual Native American as their common name suggests. Originally, these coins were popularly referred to as nickels or nicks prior to the release of nickel five-cent... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 05/08/2015

Catch the Deadly 2015 Australian Funnel-Web Spider Silver Coin Before It Crawls Away

Catch the Deadly 2015 Australian Funnel-Web Spider Silver Coin Before It Crawls Away

In 2014 the Perth Mint released it’s highly successful Saltwater Crocodile silver coin. This year they continue the trend of featuring dangerous Australian creatures on silver coins with the release of the 2015 Australian Funnel-Web Spider 1oz .999 Silver Coin. This highly anticipated coin is available now and, like the crocodile before it, has been well-received by collectors since its initial launch. Native only to Australia, funnel-web spiders are notorious for their dangerous, painful... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 05/04/2015

2015 W Burnished Silver American Eagles - The Collector's Choice

2015 W Burnished Silver American Eagles - The Collector's Choice

The United States Mint recently released the popular Burnished, Uncirculated Silver American Eagle, featuring the "W" mint mark on the reverse of the coin. The production of the coin had been cancelled in 2009 and 2010 due to high demand for the bullion version of the Silver Eagles, but has been made available again each year since 2011. Now you can add the 2015 W Burnished Silver Eagle to your collection! The term burnished refers to the specialized minting process used to create these coins - they are... read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 04/27/2015
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