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Art or Scandal? The Story Behind the Morgan Dollar Design

Published: 02/18/2019
Art or Scandal? The Story Behind the Morgan Dollar Design

Designs in the numismatic business can strike from anywhere and inspirations can take form in the most surprising of ways. The creative process of a coin designer can be a combination of past and present with the added flare of the artist as they specify what, who, and where they got their idea within the designs or sketches themselves.

For George T. Morgan, his design process for the most popular of silver dollars was straight forward as his intent remained simple: he wanted to capture American female beauty. What was and is thought of as creatively executed and one of the most beautiful designs on a coin to date, some found to be provocative at the time...read more

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The Coin Vault presents: The Roundtable

Published: 02/12/2019
The Coin Vault presents: The Roundtable

“Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.” - Brad Henry

In our 31st year (soon to be 32nd) on television, we at The Coin Vault have had the best of times offering you all the coins and numismatic inventory we could get out hands on. Nothing makes us happier than spending every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday night with you, our valued and trusted Coin Vault family. And when we say family, we mean it because that is what we are here: a family. Literally and figuratively.

Our small parent company, SilverTowne, was started and founded in rural Indiana...read more

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