Penn-Yan Mining Stock Certificate [129692]

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Penn-Yan Mining Stock Certificate  [129692]
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Issued to W. Burkett (sp?), 14,310 shares at $5 per by Penn-Yan Mining Company. Signed by both secretary and president (illegible), dated March 15, 1888. Please see photos for more detail and condition. Most of these are unissued. Five coins shown in vignette: 1873 2 1/2c, 1880 five c, 1882 ten cent, 1876 twenty cent and reverse of silver dollar. The company had its headquarters in Helena with the mine located in Wickes (now a ghost town). Produced $50,000,000 in gold and silver before operations ceased in the early 1890's. Records show the business ran from 1888 to 1892. State:Montana City: Date:1888 Provenance: