Result list 1 April 2017

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Lotnumber: 1312
COLORADO. COLORADO SPRINGS. Certificate of 1000 Shares of $1. black, blue. No 133. Folds. A most unusual piece - a Cripple Creek gold-mining company, with the theme of ancient Egypt! We see pharaoh Seti, pharaonic columns, lotus and papyrus, scarab, vultures, cobras! According to the share text, the design is copyright protected by C.H. Emerson, the engraver. The company's properties included the Prin-Seti and BessieG. on Gold Hill, Ida May, Roc's Nest, and part of Silver Lake on Galena Hill, Marietta on Raven Hill, and the Ohio Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4 on Straub Mountain. The companycapital amounted to $1,75 million. Prince Seti was the son of Ramses I. The name Seti means "of Set", which indicates that he was consecrated to the god Set (commonly "Seth"). A capable ruler, who ruled Egypt about 1290-1280 B.C. He was an excellent field commander and energetic builder, and Seti I embarked on a series of military campaigns in an effort to secure the boundaries of Egypt. Echoing the achievements of kings of the XVIII dynasty before Akhenaten, he inaugurated a major program to build and refurbish religious monuments at Thebes and Abydos. He took the additional title of "Repeater of births" to indicate that he regarded himself as the inaugurator of a new era. Seti I was succeeded by his son, Ramses II the Great. Extremely rareCripple Creek stock. Rarity 10.
Themes: GOLD & SILVER MINES
EGYPT, USA
Date: 27 February 1901
Quality: VF
Startprice: € 1000