Lot 66: RUSSIAN STATE LOAN (14 pieces)
28 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1902 4% Bond of 2000 RM=926 Rbls. blue, pink, black. #75000. At the end of the 19th century, Chinese resentment of foreign grew into the 'Boxer Rebellion'. When this was put down by European armies, China was compelled to pay compensation to the countries whose assets in China had been destroyed. Russia was one of those countries and was to receive some £19.000.000 over 20 years. The Russian government issued a loan, to be serviced from those Chinese payments. These bonds are part of that loan.
Condition Report: VF-EF