Rockdale Gold Company stock certificate circa 1864 (New York)
Great mining collectible. Fantastic multiple vignettes - miners working a stream at the top, vertical scene of miners working underground to the left. Dated 186_. Circa 1864 from issued examples.
Rockdale Gold Mining Company, incorporated in New York, but had mining operation in Central City Colorado. Central City is located in Gilpin County, and is where John Gregory discovered gold in 1859. The town earned the nickname the “richest square mile on earth” as a result of the rich gold field discovered there.