BRUXELLES. 1 Obligation communale. brown. No 09/015541. Certificate representing a lottery bond issued by the city of Brussels and marketed by the Banque Générale Belge. The total loan (1886) amounted to 289 million francs. This particular piece has a face value of 93 francs (handwritten). Pretty piece with illustration of a female bank employee distributing money among the people of Brussels - clearly a vignette with marketing purposes.
Themes: BANK & FINANCE, CITY & STATE BONDS
Date: 10 January 1889
Startprice: € 30