CURACAO/AMSTERDAM. 10 Ordinary Shares of 25p, specimen. blue, black. In 1873, a multinational consortium of investors purchased a mine complex on the Rio Tinto, in Huelva, Spain from the Spanish government. Since then, the company has grown through a long series of mergers and acquisitions. Today it is a British-Australian multinational metals and mining corporation with headquarters in London and a management office in Melbourne and listed on the Stock Exchange of both countries. It is one of the largest worldwide mining companies. It owns mines in all continents and markets amongst others copper, coal, aluminum, uranium, iron ore, talc, diamonds and salt. This depository receipt of 10 ordinary shares (specimen) was to be issued in Curaçao, surely for tax reasons.
Themes: COALMINES, GOLD & SILVER MINING, MINES (no gold, coal)
GREAT BRITAIN, NETHERLANDS, SPAIN
Date: 10 December 1986
Startprice: € 30