In the late 1960s, the Defense Logistics Agency had over 165 million ounces of silver in its stockpile. The government dumped a large amount of this silver on the open market in 1980 and 1981 to drive down silver prices after the Hunt brothers tried to corner the market.
This bar "Contains silver formerly stored at "U. S. Assay Office" - San Francisco or New York
Previously owned and has contact marks.
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|Metal Content:||100 troy oz|
|Manufacturer:||U. S. Assay Office|