HOORN. Bond of 500 Guilders. black. No 16. The city of Hoorn issued 120 of these 500 Guilders bonds to repay old debts and cover the recurrent annual city expenses. Redemption is spread over time by a lottery scheme starting 1809 and ending 1817. Hoorn is a city in the northwest of the Netherlands (West Friesland) and, as a port city, has a rich history and gave its name to Cape Horn.
Themes: BEFORE 1800, GOVERNMENT BONDS
Date: 1 September 1808
Startprice: € 100