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Montana Gold and Gem Mining Company

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SKU: 7313
Product Details

Intricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Montana Gold and Gem Mining Company dating back to the 1890's. This document was printed by the Western Bank Note Company, and measures approximately 12" (w) by 8 1/2" (h).

 

Beautiful piece with a vignette of four miners and a tram.

The images presented are representative of the piece(s) you will receive. When representative images are presented for one of our offerings, you will receive a certificate in similar condition as the one pictured; however dating, denomination, certificate number and issuance details may vary.

    Historical Context

    The Montana Gold and Gem Mining Company was incorporated in Helena, Montana, on October 21, 1892, by Albert J. Seligman, Albert M. Thornburgh, and Louis C.F. Lotz. The purpose of the company was to mine for gold and sapphires along the Missouri River, northeast of Helena.

    The company's property comprised of about 2,000 acres, was situated partly on Emerald Bar, about 15 miles from Helena, and partly at the mouth of Prickly Pear Creek, covering 2 miles on both sides of the creek.