PARIS. 1 Share of £1=F25. Serie A. blue. No 98. Typical English cert. with company capital expressed in both pounds (£1,5 mio.) and French francs (37,5 mio. frcs). Text in English. This was a holding company founded in London to take participations in gold mines located in South Africa, the Austro-Hungarian Empire and French Sudan. The shares in the holding were largely sold in France. This nominative share should not be confused with the more common (much more decorative) bearer shares.
Themes: GOLD & SILVER MINING
FRANCE, GREAT BRITAIN, SOUTH AFRICA
Date: 24 July 1889
Startprice: € 30