SACHSEN-ANHALT. MAGDEBURG. Actie (Gründer-Aktie) 500 Thaler Pr.Cr. brown, black. # 4000. No 2734. One of the oldest of German life-insurance companies. From 1895 it offered accident insurance also, and from 1906 liability insurance. In association with the Gerling company, lifelong household, fire and burglary insurance, against a single premium, was introduced. The company became part of the Vereinte Versicherung AG in 1994, since 2002 part of Allianz. Very decorative piece, with a fine allegorical design; the 'Fates' spin the threads of life. Rare to find in this extremely fine condition.
Date: 10 March 1856
Startprice: € 60