1895 Victor Gold Mining Stock Certificate. Attractive Cripple Creek Colorado mining scripophily certificate with vignette of miners taking a break by an ore cart. Looks like a bond, but actually similar to a preferred stock -- one that is designed to pay dividends (which it did). Company's mines included the Victor, Little Joe, Panther, and Victor #2, all situated on Bull Hill. A successful operation with gold production of over $2 million up to 1900. Interesting and unusual certificate. Written in English and French, this historic scripophily certificate represents significant foreign capital investment in the Cripple Creek District. VF+ condition.
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