LEOPOLDVILLE. Action. blue, black. #600000. No 261487. Underprint of palm-trees by the Congo river, and the Star of the Congo, and corner-vignettes of heads of Congolese. The bank was founded in 1909, and became the bank of issue of Congo currency, as well as the government's banker. Head Office was in Brussels, but it had offices in Antwerp, London, and throughout the Congo. Among the directors were Comte Jean de Hemptinne, Baron FranÃ§ois Empain and Baron Henri Lambert.
Themes: BANK & FINANCE, COLONIES
BELGIAN CONGO, BELGIUM
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