5% Secured Bond of $500, specimen. Serie 11. orange, black. Vignette & underprint of the map of the member states. The ECSC was the beginning of today's European Union. The Community formally came into being in 1952. The aim was to integrate the coal and steel industries of the 6 countries (France, West Germany,Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg), and create a free market between these countries. The Coal & Steel Community was fully operating by 1967. Its functions were later taken over by the European Community.
Themes: COALMINES, GOVERNMENT BONDS, METAL & ENGINEERING
AMERICAN BANKNOTE CO
Date: 1 July 1958
Startprice: € 100