Olevian Numismatic Rarities
1866 Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna Signed $500 Bond Issued by Santa Anna While in Exile in New York (RARE) (Signature Certified)
Antonio de Padua María Severino López de Santa Anna y Pérez de Lebrón (21 February 1794 – 21 June 1876), often known simply as “Santa Anna,” was a Mexican political leader, general, and President who greatly influenced early Mexican and Spanish politics and government. Best known for his success over Texas during the Battle of the Alamo, he first fought against the independence from Spain, and then supported it. He rose to the ranks of general and president at various times over a turbulent 40-year career. He was President of Mexico on seven non-consecutive occasions over a 22-year period.
Santa Anna personally issued these bonds in 1866 from New York City while living there in exile. During his scheme to depose Emperor Maximilian, he issued these bonds in hopes of generating capital and regaining power. In these attempts, he was captured and sentenced to death. However, he was ultimately released and allowed to retire to New York, where he later died blind and impoverished. A limited quantity of these bonds was discovered in an old leather container in Texas, one of which is being offered for sale here. The bond is fully issued, uncanceled, has no folds, and has exceptional color and paper quality. You will receive the superb specimen shown in the photos.
The expert staff of Olevian Numismatic Rarities unconditionally guarantees the authenticity of every historic document they sell, and all signatures contained therein. A certificate of authenticity will be included with each item. In addition, this document has been certified by Professional Authentication Services and Standards Company (PASS-CO), a leading third-party authentication service. A full certification letter with serial number and images of the certified document will be included with your purchase.
18.5"L x 13.75"W x 0.1"H
- OriginUnited States
— Includes Certificate Of Authenticity & Full Certification Letter From PASS-CO
— Housed In Archival Quality Hard Plastic Protective Sleeve
— Dimensions: Approximately 18.5"L x 13.75"W
Please Note: You will receive the exact item(s) shown in the photos.
Shipping AvailabilityCanada, United States
Shipping PolicyStandard Ground Shipping
Ship In1-2 weeks ⓘ
Return PolicyFinal sale, not eligible for return or cancellation