Virginia City Water Bond Certificate

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Virginia City Water Bond Certificate
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Virginia and Gold Hill Water Company. Bond No. 6. $1000 in gold coin issued to N. Lernning (?) or Bearer. Signed by Mayor J.S. Kaneen & Clerk J. Guild at the bottom. Their signatures have been punched out. Notice the spelling of "Story" (not Storey). The intricate scrolled border is copper colored, and there are 2 vignettes (a state seal and a capital building with carriages in front), flanked by the $1000 amounts in scrolled circles. The litho was done by A.L. Bancroft & Co of San Francisco. There are some fold creases, but overall in excellent condition. Measures 15.5"x14"City: Virginia CityCounty: Story CountyState: NVDate: 1877