CZENTOHOF. 5% Bond of 250 Rbls, Lit.C, specimen. green, black. Generally rather worn condition with several edge-splits and large brown staining at right half of the cert. Text mainly in Russian and Polish. Czestochowa, in southwest Poland, is best known as a Catholic pilgrimage centre, renowned for "The Black Madonna of Czestochowa", an icon, believed by tradition to have been painted by St. Luke on a cypress table-top from the house of the Holy Family. Scripophily from this bank is extremely hard to find.
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