Each isi n the original cachet and envelope it. Album has some minor wear and yellowing, envelopes vary in condition with some yellowing. Most are like new see photos. The silver ingots are pristine.The ingots measure 36.7mm x 58.9mm x 3.1mm Weight is about 57.8 grams or 1.9 Ozs per ingot. 4046 grams or 133 ounces. Adjust sterling silver to 100% pure. According to The Dealers Guide to Franklin Mint Issues , th. Is is a set of 70 Bicentennial-themed sterling silver. 925 fine ingots, each packaged in a postmarked cachet, or envelope, with a total mintage of 19,312.
A person would subscribe, then as each one. It would be addressed and affixed with a postmark based on the date and location of the ingots historical significance. For example, the cachet containing the ingot commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence. According to the Dealers Guide, each ingot contains an average of 900 grains of sterling silver.
At 900 grains of sterling silver. 925 silver, each ingot would conceivably contain about 1.90 ounces of silver. Though many people enjoy collecting Franklin Mint products for numismatic reasons, people take an interest in the ingots silver value.
Many of these were melted down for silver value. When the metals price hit record highs several decades ago.
#1 Issued December16, 1973 -Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Tea Party Ignites. #2 Issued January 30,1974 - London.Franklin as Deputy Postmaster General. #3 Issued May 11,1974 - Boston. England avenges the Boston Tea. Closing the port of Boston. England attempts to control the government of Massachusetts.
#5 Issued June 22,1974 - Quebec. #6 Issued September 5, 1974 -Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. First Continental Congress unites the colonies. #7 Issued October 19,1974 -Annapolis, Maryland.
#8 Issued December 14, 1974. New Hampshire Patriots attack Fort William and Mary. #9 Issued March 23,1975 - Richmond.Give me liberty or give me Death! #10 Issued April 18,1975 - Boston. British troops march as Paul. #11 Issued April 19,1975 -Lexington, Massachusetts.
#12 Issued April 19,1975 - Concord. The Shot heard round the world changes the course of history. #13 Issued May 10,1975 -Ticonderoga, New York. The Green Mountain Boys capture Fort Ticonderoga.#14 Issued June 17,1975 -Charlestown, Massachusetts. The Battle of Bunker Hill high. #15 Issued July 3,1975 - Cambridge. #16 Issued August 14,1975 - London. The Colonies make a final plea.
#17 Issued November 29, 1975 -Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. #19 Issued January 1,1976 -Somerville, Massachusetts. #20 Issued January 5,1976 - Exeter.
#21 Issued January 10, 1976 -Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Thomas Paine asserts the colonies'right for independence. #22 Issued February 27, 1976 Currie North Carolina.
Fighting Spreads to the South. #23 Issued March 17,1976 - Boston.British Forced to Evacuate Boston. North Carolina leads the struggle. Committee Formed to Draft the Declaration of Independence. #28 Issued July 4,1976 - Philadelphia.
Washington's Withdrawals Saves Continental Army. The Execution of Nathan Hale. Benedict Arnold Stops British Invasion from the North. Dutch Fire 11-Gun Salute to. Franklin Begins Negotiating French Alliance.
The Scalping of Jane McCrea. #39 August 01, 1977 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 6, 1978 - PARIS, FRANCE. #47 February 23, 1978 Valley Forge, PA. VON STEUBEN JOINS WASHINGTON AT VALLEY FORGE.
The item "Franklin Mint Bicentennial 70 Ingots Sterling Silver Proof Set No Reserve" is in sale since Thursday, January 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Decorative Collectible Brands\Franklin Mint\Other Franklin Mint".The seller is "*pegasus*" and is located in Battle Creek, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica.