PHILADELPHIA. 1 Share of $1000. black on blue paper. #60. No 12. Vignettes of American eagle, early train and lady. Mining company from Ducktown, Tennessee. Placer gold was discovered in the area in 1843. However, the region became best known as the Copper Basin, and was the center of a major copper-mining district from 1847 until 1987. The district also produced iron, sulfur and zinc. Only 60 shares issued.
Themes: AGRICULTURE, GOLD & SILVER MINING, MINING
Date: 7 December 1849
Startprice: € 400