Probably the largest collection of Gold Coast scripophily. The region was controlled by the British from 1872 to 1957, the year in which the country became independent under the name Ghana. Most of the foreign capital was invested in gold mining and rubber and cocoa plantations. A majority of the shares in this collection were issued by English-financed gold mining companies and date from 1900-1929. Yet, there are also a handful of 19th century shares, starting in the 1870s. These are typically issued by companies founded in Belgium and France. Also some later share issues, even after independence, figure in this collection. Don't hesitate to contact us if you want more detail (email@example.com).
Themes: AGRICULTURE, BANKING, CITY & STATE BONDS, COLONIES, GOLD & SILVER MINING, RUBBER
Date: Various dates
Startprice: € 3400