Lot #201
Nathan Mayer Rothschild Signed Russian Imperial Bond

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Estimate: $500+

Description

European Jewish financier (1777-1836) who founded his family’s famous banking dynasty and handled Allied loans for the campaign against Napoleon. Rothschild helped to ensure Britain’s preeminence as a financial market when bonds he handled as an investment banker were denominated in sterling and the interest made payable to London in pounds. Among the powers availing themselves of the new arrangements was Czarist Russia, which floated a loan for £3,500,000 in 1822. Partly-printed DS in Russian, English, and French, signed “N. Rothschild,” one page, 9.75 x 14.25, March 1, 1822. Russian imperial bond for 720 rubles, signed in the upper right margin in ink by Rothschild. In very good to fine condition, with chipping to the edges, and tape reinforcements to complete separations along horizontal folds.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring Art and Literature
  • Dates: #645 - Ended October 12, 2022





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