TAMBOV. 4,5% Bond of 500 Roubles, specimen. blue, black. Text in Russian only. Arms of the city. Tambov is southeast of Moscow, towards Saratov and about 480 km from Moscow. The city has today some 280,000 citizens. In the late 19th century, the time of this 600,000 roubles loan issue, the city was a significant cultural center and had more than 50,000 people. In 1920-21, it was the place of the Tambov Rebellion - a bitter struggle between local residents and the Bolshevik Red Army. First time in our auctions.
Themes: CITY & STATE BONDS
Startprice: € 1800