Dr. Hugo H. van der Molen - Wederikweg
114 - 9753 AE Haren, The Netherlands
Tel: +31 (0)50 534 8795; Fax: +31 (0)50 534 0852; email: email@example.com
Greece / Hellas / Griekenland
Credit Athenien S.A., / Trapeza Athinaikes Pisteos, Athens, 1925
Titre d'une action de 100 Drachme / titlos mias metoches 100 Dr. , one or more green paper tax stamps, 10 by 10 cm engraving of an ancient coin "tetradrachme" (= four Drachmes), with head of goddess Athena wearing the well known Attic helmet with plume, issued in Athens, probably in the second century B.C., similar, but not exactly the same, coins from that period are depicted in Hill, 1967, Pl. XII and in Szaivert et. al., 1980, p. 316; Blue/ocre borders with dancing figures. Also a large olive branch, symbolic of Athena's gift to humanity - the olive tree - with which gift she won a godly contest (read all about it !), the price of which was that the city was named after her: Athens. Very decorative and a beauty to frame !; see picture, ; minor border defects, some have very small border repairs with professional acid free tape, VF+, 195 Euro.
Tourist Company of Lesbos, seated in Mitilini, Lesbos, Greece
Touristiki Etairi Lesbou, hedra: Mitilini, Lesbos, Hellas
32 by 20 cm certificate + coupon sheet, EF+, only one fold at coupon sheet; beautiful and detailed 9 by 7 cm picture of the map of the Isle of Lesbos + head and tail of a classic coin;
----- certificate of 10 shares, green, 50 Euro
----- certificate of 20 shares, dark green / yellow, 50 Euro.
----- certificate of 50 shares, red / yellow, 50 Euro.