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The Roundtable Blog: A coin, currency, and numismatic collectible blog from your trusted source: The Coin Vault

The Coin Vault Asks: What's Your Favorite Coin?

Published: 07/03/2019
The Coin Vault Asks: What's Your Favorite Coin?

Television show host is not an easy job. Think about it: whatever you are trying to get the audience to pay attention to, or in our case buy, is a task in itself regardless of the outcome. That particular task is only doable if the person on your television screen is knowledgeable about what they are talking about.

Enter Andy: The Coin Vault television host that not only knows what he is selling you but probably has known for years. That is the benefit of working at a family business such as this. Everyone here, in addition to our parent company SilverTowne, is steeped in knowledge. He has seen thousands of coins, if not hundreds of thousands, over the years. So when we...read more

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United States Mint Releases Highly Anticipated Pride Of Two Nations Set

Published: 07/01/2019
United States Mint Releases Highly Anticipated Pride Of Two Nations Set

We smell a hit in the air and it has to do with the United States Mint’s newly released set today. The coin hobby has once again been flipped on its head as a number of firsts has made its intended impact on collectors far and wide.

What are we talking about you ask? The 2019 Pride of Two Nations limited edition two-coin set that brings together the U.S. Mint and the Royal Canadian Mint for the first time ever.

Available today, the set has a limited mintage of 100,000 and is expected to quickly sell out. The set is to commemorate the United States’ and Canada’s nationhood as said by...read more

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The Coin Vault Meet the Crew Series: Brent W.

Published: 06/28/2019
The Coin Vault Meet the Crew Series: Brent W.

“We are live in five, four, three, two, one…”

Brent has been saying those words in some form or fashion for 18 years. While starting out doing graphics in 2001, he has now worked himself into the Director of Engineering and Operations for The Coin Vault. So basically, he runs the show. Andy and Tyler would not be able to do what they do in front of the camera without Brent running things behind the camera.

From directing the show every other week to fixing, upgrading, maintenance, and system design, Brent is first and foremost an engineer that keeps everything we need to go...read more

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100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins Series: 2000 P Sacagawea Dollar 'Goodacre Presentation' Variety

Published: 06/26/2019
100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins Series: 2000 P Sacagawea Dollar 'Goodacre Presentation' Variety

In today’s coin climate, mention of modern coins occurs often. With the number of commemoratives, medals, and special edition sets being released from the United States Mint as of late, how could there not be such talk? But we would be remiss if we did not talk about one of the most popular modern coins that are released annually and perhaps has lacked the red carpet treatment because of it: the Native American, or Sacagawea, $1 coin.

Let us not forget the impact these small dollars had on the coin community from their release in 2000. As the Susan B. Anthony dollar was the last to be struck with the circulating denomination in 1981, this new dollar coin steeped in American history was to honor Sacagawea...read more

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Bill Passed For Women's Suffrage $1 Coin In 2020

Published: 06/24/2019
Bill Passed For Women's Suffrage $1 Coin In 2020

On June 4, 2019, a bill called the “Women’s Suffrage Centennial Coin Act” passed making it one step closer to being the second commemorative series to be lined up for 2020.

Originally introduced on April 30th by Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn, the bill (S.1235) was co-sponsored by all 25 women within the Senate. The bill introduces a design and production requirement in 2020 for a commemorative silver dollar honoring the 100th Anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment which gave women the right to vote for the first time. The design itself is to feature women in history who have worked directly with suffrage movement within the United States...read more

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United States Mint Releases 2019 $2 Rocketship Currency Note For Kids

Published: 06/19/2019
United States Mint Releases 2019 $2 Rocketship Currency Note For Kids

As we approach the official 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission (July 20, 1969) that placed the first man on the moon, the United States Mint continues its efforts to reach out to youngsters and potential future collectors. As coins have already been the focus of their efforts, they, in conjunction with the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, are releasing a currency note.

2019 $2 Rocketship

At noon on June 18th, the 2019 $2 Rocketship was released that features a Series 2013 $2 uncirculated Federal Reserve note with a serial number starting with 2019. Produced at both the Washington, D.C. and Ft. Worth, Texas facilities, these notes arrive in a colorful...read more

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