POSEN. Antheil-Certifikat über 100 Thaler. black, buff. No 433. Repaired borders, vertical folds and central horizontal fold with tape on the back. Hole-cancelled. Some staining on the front - see picture. Text in German and Polish. Arms of the Polish King. Formed Posen/Poznan 1873. The city was part of Prussia (andlater Germany) from 1815 until 1918, later Polish. The life insurance company is named after Vesta, the Roman Goddess of the hearth fire, or, in the broader sense, the private households. One of very few early Polish shares. Extremely rare.
Themes: BANK & FINANCE, INSURANCE
Date: 1 October 1873
Startprice: € 500