1985 22¢ Frederic Auguste Bartholdi
Issue Date: July 18, 1985
City: New York, NY
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Lithographed and engraved
In 1865, Bartholdi conceived the idea for a statue that would commemorate the Franco-American alliance of 1778. Twenty-one years later, the Statue of Liberty was unveiled in New York City.