ASTRAKHAN. 5% Obligation de 937,50 Rbl.=F2500=£99.4.2. Cat. D/H 2001b - R5. purple, brown, black. #5847. No 3168. Fold and 2 repaired edge-splits. Issued to enlarge the aqueduct and improve canalisation. The city of Astrakhan lies near the mouth of the river Volga, where it flows into the Caspian Sea. It has an Islamic/oriental nature, rather than European Russian,and serves as a gateway to Central Asia, the Caucasus, Iran, etc.
Themes: CITY & STATE BONDS
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