In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the American Revolution, The Bicentennial Council of the thirteen original states presented these official Bicentennial ingots. These are a series of 70 Bicentennial theme sterling silver.
925 fine ingots, each packaged in a postmark cachet or envelope with the total mintage of 19,312. The ingots were originally issued from 1973 to 1981. A person would subscribed then as each one was issued, it would be addressed in affixed with a postmark based on the date of the ingots historical significance. For example, the cachet containing the Ingot commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence was postmarked July 4th 1976.
This item is the complete set 70 of 70 1st Edition Sterling proof ingots. The ingots measure 36.7 mm X 58.9 mm X 3.1 mm weight is about 57.8 grams bring it. The item "FRANKLIN MINT BICENTENNIAL INGOTS STERLING SILVER 70 BAR SET.RARE 1973 TO 1981" is in sale since Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Decorative Collectible Brands\Franklin Mint\Other Franklin Mint". The seller is "cripplecreekcoinandbullion" and is located in Vienna, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States.