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2018 Holiday Series: Our Christmas Silver History

2018 Holiday Series: Our Christmas Silver History

♫♫ Silver rounds, silver rounds. It’s Christmastime in the coin shop. ♫♫

Forgive us; it is our favorite time of year. The music begins and the decorations will make their way out soon. But if you know us here at SilverTowne, we have been celebrating Christmas since July.

Our Christmas themed silver bars and rounds are a huge deal to us. The time and effort given to create and share these wonderful designs with our customers is beyond...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 11/01/2018

Charles E. Barber: United States Chief Engravers Series

Charles E. Barber: United States Chief Engravers Series

Barber coinage has been a focal point for numismatists and collectors since its demise in 1915. These dimes, quarters, and halves are one of many silver options sought after for its short number of years in circulation (1892-1915).

Born in London in 1840, Charles Edward Barber came from a family littered with past British engravers. Along with his family and his father, William, Barber came to the United States in 1852 and surfaced on the east coast where his father practiced engraving and die making in Boston and then Providence...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 10/30/2018

To Be or Not To Be Limited---Edition That Is

To Be or Not To Be Limited---Edition That Is

2018 Limited Edition Silver Proof Sets are here.

With its second year in a row featuring a silver American Eagle struck at San Francisco, these sets continue to make collectors swoon for their limited nature and their importance in the numismatic world.

With the first of its kind, the United States Mint released a Limited Edition Silver Proof Set in November of 2012 that combined America the Beautiful quarters as well the silver American Eagle, Kennedy half dollar, and the Roosevelt...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 10/25/2018

'In The Hunt' For the Perfect Gift?

'In The Hunt' For the Perfect Gift?

The thrill of the hunt is on!

As of October 1st, deer season officially started for those of you bow and arrow enthusiasts in Indiana and soon to follow in November is firearms!

The most commonly sought after hunt during this time of year is the White-tailed Deer. Re-introduced in the 1930’s, the deer population increased significantly and led to concerning car collisions and crop damage. Hunting allowed for the management of these concerns and a decrease in the population of deer due to heavily...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 10/23/2018

Relaunch! Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Half-Ounce Returns!

Relaunch! Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Half-Ounce Returns!

Once a special order piece, the Half-Ounce Saint-Gaudens Replica .999 Silver bullion piece has made its way back by popular demand!

Struck in .999 Fine Silver, this SilverTowne Trademark round is custom minted at our very own SilverTowne Mint in rural Winchester, Indiana.

The obverse features a full-length Lady Liberty as she moves forward holding a torch in her right hand and an olive branch of peace in the other. Sun rays fill the background with stars lining the outer edge of the replica. The reverse showcases an eagle perched on a branch with the designation of “One-Half Ounce .999 Fine Silver” on the upper curve of...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 10/18/2018

No Fear, Halloween is Here! Why Investors Should Not Be Frightened This Time Of Year

No Fear, Halloween is Here! Why Investors Should Not Be Frightened This Time Of Year

All Hallow’s Eve--Day of the Dead--Halloween. These are the terms used to describe the time of year where the spiritual veil between the living and the dead is to be lifted. Monsters can mash, ghosts can be conjured, and witches can be seen flying through the night, spooking anyone and anything in their path. Some even go as far as to describe this time of year as magical and are open to the feeling that anything can happen.

But what most do not think about is how one of the most celebrated and scariest nights...read more

Posted in: The Vault Blog - 10/16/2018
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