SUCRE. 1 Accion de Bs.100. orange, black. #2000. No 39. Heavy folds with repaired splits. Vignette of a locomotive. Mine located in the Potosi region, most famous for its silver mines, known since ancient times and the principal cargo of the Spanish silver fleets in the 16th and 17th century. Today, most silver is gone, but mining still goes on, especially for tin.
Themes: GOLD & SILVER MINING, RAILROADS
Date: 9 October 1890
Startprice: € 50