Continue Traveling Down Route 66 – Exclusively at APMEX
APMEX, Inc., a leading online Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is excited to announce the second release in a limited-production series that will take customers on a journey along one of the most famous roads in America: Route 66.
On November 11, 1926, U.S. Route 66 opened following rapid industrial growth requiring the need for national highways. This 2,448-mile road, winding its way from Chicago to Santa Monica, was the backdrop for numerous family road trips in the first half of the 20th century, providing miles of entertainment and peculiar attractions in a time before cell phones and handheld entertainment.
To celebrate this Main Street of America and the unique roadside landmarks along the way, APMEX introduced the Icons of Route 66 Series in early 2018, designed to match the instantly recognizable Route 66 road sign. As the series continues from Illinois to California, each issue will feature an iconic Route 66 attraction from that state.
This second release takes the viewer into Missouri. Standing high above the Mississippi River stands one of the most iconic structures in America. The Gateway Arch symbolizes a time when St. Louis was the last city before the arduous journey through the American West. At 630 feet, it is the world’s tallest arch and the tallest man-made monument in the Western Hemisphere. Here, in .999 fine Silver, the arch is shown spanning Route 66 in the distance.
“As an industry leader, we pride ourselves on our innovative product offerings,” APMEX CEO Ken Lewis said. “Creating this truly unique series, featuring not only a one-of-a-kind shape but also custom designs depicting the eccentric icons of Route 66, provides our customers with a piece of nostalgia that would make a beautiful addition to any collection – Route 66, Americana or just Silver bullion.”
The limited production of each release adds further appeal on top of the eye-catching shield shape, unique designs and .999 fine Silver content. Each Icons of Route 66 Series Highway Shield comes in a custom shield-shaped capsule. Multiples of 10 will come individually capsulated but sealed in one single stack.
Follow along as APMEX takes you on a nostalgic journey across America with this unique series. Shop the 1 oz Silver Missouri Gateway Arch Highway Shield today to start, or continue, any Route 66 collection.
About APMEX, Inc.
For more than 15 years, APMEX has been one of the nation's largest Precious Metals e-retailers. Boasting over $10 billion in transactions, APMEX was recently ranked the #1 Specialty E-Retailer and #45 out of 500 e-retailers by Internet Retailer Magazine. APMEX has the largest selection of bullion and numismatic items provided by a retailer, boasting more than 10,000 products. Product offerings include all U.S. Mint bullion such as Gold, Silver and Platinum American Eagle coins. APMEX also sells products from leading mints around the world including The Royal Mint, Perth Mint, Royal Canadian Mint and many others. APMEX is a member of the American Numismatic Association, the International Precious Metals Institute and the Industry Council for Tangible Assets. For additional information, visit www.APMEX.com or call (800) 375-9006.