Vintage Engelhard Silver Bar PH28463

Today, let me bring you the man behind Engelhard.

Engelhard Silver Bar PH28463


Name: Engelhard Commercial Bar

Obverse: [Hallmark in Elongated Octagon] [1 TROY OZ.] [.999 FINE SILVER] [Serial Number: PH28463]

Reverse: Hallmark in Elongated Octagon repeated diagonally, three full times, with a border.

Produced in 1981. The only change from prior version is the inclusion of serial number assignment.

Source: All Engelhard

Charles William Engelhard Jr. was a philanthropist, and precious metals magnate born February 15, 1917 and died March 2, 1971. The only son of Charles Engelhard, a Prussian, who emigrated from Hanau in 1891, Charles Jr. succeeded his father's business.

Charles Jr. fulfilled his primary education in Johannesburg, South Africa. His education continued in England, where he attended Charterhouse School and graduated Christ Church, Oxford University, in 1931. Charles later graduated Princeton University, in 1939, with a degree in history. He joined the Army Air Corps in 1941, and was honorably released after earning the rank of captain, having served as a bomber-pilot during WWII.

In 1947, Engelhard married Jane Annette Reiss. The couple lived in Cragwood, a 172-acre equestrian estate in New Jersey. They had five daughters.

Charles Jr. greatly expanded the family-held enterprise, adding new product lines to serve the automotive, electronics, aerospace, aviation, petroleum, chemical, various operating companies into Engelhard Industries, Inc. and brought the company public on the New York Stock Exchange.

Source: Wikipedia, Biography: Charles W. Engelhard Jr

As I mentioned in my other post, I shall categorize the silver according to type when I present them to you.

The 2022 coins are listed separately. The listing of the coins are shown in the bottom of this latest article on coins.

These are the pressed silver bar I showed you in 2022:

Engelhard Silver Bar PH28463
Engelhard Silver Bar PA28937
Engelhard Silver Bar PX37866
MTB Statue of Liberty Silver Bar by JM
Royal Mint Una & the Lion Silver Bar

And these are the silver cast bars I have purchased:

Germania Mint Silver Bar 100 grams
Geiger Silver Bar 100 grams

I've shown you these miscellaneous rounds:

QANON Round- Type II
QANON Round- Type I
2022 The Great Seal, Intaglio Mint
2022 The Sacred Heart, Intaglio Mint
Scottsdale Mint 2 oz Silver Stacker Round, No1
Intaglio Mint Club #1 Silver Round 2 oz
2022 Intaglio Mint Membership Token

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