Available as low as $3.32 per oz over spot!
In a perfect fit with cast silver bars, SilverTowne recently released a series of large silver bars with images inspired by the riders of the Pony Express. Taking on the elements, time, and distance, the riders of the Pony Express cut down the time to get information from the eastern United States to California from months down to a mere 10 days between Missouri and California. Provident Metals now has 5 oz Silver Pony Bars available to you for purchase online.
When you purchase a 5 oz Silver Pony Bar online in this Provident Metals listing, you will receive a bar that is housed in individual plastic sleeves. The bars are cast specimens with incuse-struck design elements. While the obverse features various design elements, the reverse is blank.
In the obverse design of the 5 oz Silver Pony Bar from SilverTowne, the mint features the image of a Pony Express rider. Shown in left-profile relief, this rider races across the bar as he pushes his steed to the limit to quickly get to his destination. Inscriptions on this field include 5 OZ, FINE SILVER, 999, and the SilverTowne pickax mint mark. For the reverse field, the mint leaves the bar blank.
The Pony Express was established in April 1860 as a means of quickly delivering messages to and from California, which was then a new and growing US state. This system came about in an era before the transcontinental railroad connected the Easter and Western United States. It also preceded the transcontinental telegraph, though by just a few months.
The system relied on a total of 190, initially 186, stations spread across a route from Missouri to California. Riders would cover 10-mile stretches along the route before switching out with a new rider and horse. The combined team could haul 40 pounds of mail in pouches on the horse.
Provident Metals customer service is available to assist you with any questions at 800-313-3315. Additionally, you can chat with us live online or email us directly.
When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.
Most Provident orders are shipped within one (1) business day of your payment clearing. Payments made via PayPal clear instantly. Bitcoin payments clear instantly once the transaction is confirmed. Credit Card and bank wire payments process within 1 business day. ACH and paper check payments take 3-5 business days. Once payments are processed, products are released to fulfillment for packaging and shipping.
All orders of $199 or more that are eligible for free shipping are, by default, shipped via a carrier of our choice (USPS or UPS). Depending on the contents and size of your purchase, you may be able to upgrade to a specific carrier during checkout.
For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.
Provident is only able to ship to addresses in any of the 50 US states. This includes P.O. boxes and APO addresses.
|Mint Mark||Not Shown|
|Certificate of Authenticity||No|
|Metal Content||5 Troy Ounces|
|Shipping||Orders over $199 Ship Free|
|Dimensions||63.5 x 38.1 x 10.16 mm|
|Product Series||SilverTowne Pony|
|Packaging Dimensions||2.5 x 1.5 x 0.4|