ZARAGOZA. Accion de 250 Pesos. black. No 487. Formed in 1746 as a textile company, especially wool and silk. It also founded paper-factories. After 28 years of existence, bankrupt in 1774. The decoration of the share includes local symbols - the arms of Zaragoza, those of Aragon, and St.George, patron saint of Aragon. Other symbols are of Spain - arms and Don Santiago Matamoros (killer of Moors). The (well preserved) seal shows Zaragoza cathedral, and the bridge over the river Ebro in the city. Printed on vellum. Outside the printed part of the share, we see some unevenly cut borders, as usual. One of the earlier famous Spanish 18th century shares.
Themes: BEFORE 1800, PAPER, TEXTILE
Startprice: € 2200