Result list 6 April 2019

The results of our April 6 sale will be online on April 7 here. .

Lotnumber: 174
ADDIS-ABEBA. Actions de 20 Thalers. red, green, black. No 62. Bilingual share French/Amharic. Colourful border in the colours of the Ethiopian flag. The company capital is expressed in Thalers, which is in this case a common translation for Birr, the currency in Ethiopia between 1855 and 1936 (and again from 1945onwards). Ethiopia was one of only two African nations retaining its sovereignty during the late 19th-century Scramble for Africa and has only for a brief period been a colony (from Italy, between 1936-1947). The country has deposits of coal, opal, gemstones, kaolin, iron ore, soda ash, and tantalum, but only gold is mined in significantquantities. Not seen before by us.
Date: 30 September 1933
Quality: VF
Startprice: € 50