Issued in both bronze and sterling silver, prices shown are for sterling silver. Bronze sets have little if any value. Issued by the Honor America Committee as a Bicentennial tribute to the lives and achievements of the most outstanding Americans in our 200 year history. On the eve of Independence Day 1976, in Washington, D.C., the Honor America Committee paid tribute to the 100 greatest Americans in the history of the United States. This collection of 100 ingots permanently commemorates these outstanding Americans. Each ingot combines a portrait of the honored American with a scene depicting his or her most notable accomplishment.
The collection was sold from 1975 to 1983. A total 13,992 sets of the non-serially numbered sterling silver sets were produced and a total of 1693 sterling silver proof sets (serially numbered on the edge) were produced. There were 3440 sets in Franklin Bronze produced.
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