Antique Prints of Bankers, Minting and Money

Enjoy these historical prints showing various aspects of the financial world.

Prints are in good condition unless otherwise stated.

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"The Great Self-Taxed."

Working-man. "Hi! - Gov'nor! - Look Here! We're th' People S'makes th' Shururplsh - Now whar a' you an' our William Goin' t'do for th' People I Sh'like T'know !"

Wood engraving dated 1873. Minor signs of age.

24 x 17.7 cm ( 9.4 x 6.9 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. FINANCE240803

"Children counting Money. Kinder Geld Zählen"

Steel engraving by A.H. Payne after a painting by Murillo, ca 1850.
Very attractive hand coloring.

Image: 15.7 x 11.8 cm ( 6.1 x 4.6 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. CHILDREN 240416

„Der Boersenspeculant im Jahre 1848" (Stocks speculant in 1848)

Steel etching by Conrad Geyer after the painting by Gisbert Flueggen.

Published by Piloty & Loehle, München ca. 1850

Folio size etching of a greedy investor reading the just published stock exchange result. His face indicates a disappointment.

Engraving shows minor traces of age and use, but is in much better than good condition.

33 x 27.5 cm (13 x 10.8")

$ 380.00


Grosser Saal der Lloyds zu London

Wood engraving by Otto Spamer, 1874.
Backside is printed. Overall age toning.

10.6 x 17.4 cm ( 4.1 x 6.8")

$ 70.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8038

Coin minting


Wood engraving showing machines used for minting coins. Published 1894.

21 x 13 cm ( 8.2 x 5.1 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. FINANCE247149


Stipple engraving by G. Doebler after Tizian ca 1850. This is one of the famous "Danae" themes of corruption through money.

Image: 10 x 13 cm ( 3.9 x 5.1 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. MYTHOLOGY239435

"Un banquier chinois a Java"

Anonymous wood engraving

Published in a French travel book

Paris, ca. 1880

Condition: Very good. Text print on reverse side

15 x 11,2 cm (ca. 5.9 x 4.4")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. FINANCE240249

"L'Argent. L'Action et le Capitaliste" (Play on words: action = stock share)


Artist: Benjamin Roubaud (1811-1847)

Original hand coloring, heightened with eggwhite

Published in "La Caricature". At Aubert. Paris, ca. 1835

Text rends: Viens, mon petit homme! je suis bien gentille et bien aimable….

Je te donnerai cinq pour cent, je te donnerai vingt pour cent, je te donnerai cent pour cent! et tu ne me donneras que Mille francs, tu ne me donneras que finq cents francs tu ne me donneras que vingt cinq francs, tu me donneras ce que tu voudras… viens mon petit homme!

Synopsis: A rudy poot girl tries to lure a rich man by praising herself as gentle and lovable and is willing to drop the price for her services to all but nothing.

Condition. Wide margins. Excellent original hand coloring. Only very minor traces of age and use.

19,3 x 15,8 cm (ca. 7.6 x 6.2")

$ 165.00

Order Nr. FINANCE240248

„The South-Sea Bubble".
Stock exchange swindle. Aktienenbetrug.

Steel engraving by James Carter (1798-1855)

After the painting by Edward Matthew Ward (1816-1879)

Literally thousands of people fell into the trap of stock exchange cheaters who sold worthless shares of non-existing mining outfits in the South Seas and naturally lost their money. This street scene shows that everyone eagerly wanted to jump on the bandwagon of distress.

Clean. Some minor traces of use in outer margins.

17.3 x 25.6 cm (6.8 x 10.").

$ 120.00

Order Nr. FINANCE243502

Chut!....un actionnaire qui vient toucher son dividende! -Par Garvarni.

Wood engraving by F. Pierdon, 1857 from "Le Monde Illustré".
Backside is printed.

19.5 x 15.8 cm ( 7.7 x 6.2 ")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8037

"Avarice & Dissipation"

Copper etching.published June 4 1810 in London. Original hand coloring.
A few very trivial spots in margins.

Page size: 20.5 x 26.3 cm ( 8 x 10.3 ")

$ 160.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8029


Copper etching published June 4 1810 in London. Original hand coloring.
A few very trivial spots in margins.

Page size: 20.5 x 26.3 cm ( 8 x 10.3 ")

$ 160.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8030

"Grief. Pleasure"

Copper etching published June 4 1810 in London. Original hand coloring.
A few very trivial spots in margins.

Page size: 20.5 x 26.3 cm ( 8 x 10.3 ")

$ 160.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8031

Ausfuellung der Formulare fuer Deponierung von Werthpapieren

(Filling out forms for the deposit of bonds)

Wood engraving by a. Schwarz ca 1890. Printed in color. Backside is printed.

11.1 x 23.2 cm ( 4.4 x 9.1 ")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8036

Aus der koeniglichen Muenze zu Berlin
(The royal mint in Berlin)

Upper images: Die Schmelze. Der Gluehofen.
Lower images: Maschine zum Stecken der Baender. Praegmaschinen.

Wood engraving ca 1880. Backside is printed.

12.8 x 12.4 cm ( 5 x 4.9 ")


Order Nr. FINANCE8046

No Title (Minting money)

Anonymous copper engraving ca 1780.
Small brown spot in image.

16.5 x 22 cm ( 6.4 x 8.6 ")

$ 95.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8050

No Title (Coin making machines)

Copper engraving ca 1800.

6.6 x 9.1 cm ( 2.6 x 3.6 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8045

Alte Praegapparat, Paegstempel und Muenzen aus Antiochien
(Old coinstamper and coins from Antiochia"

Wood engraving ca 1875.

6.6 x 11.3 cm (2.6 x 4.4 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8044

Rare coins Muenzen

Reverse side:

Rare coins, Muenzen


Wood engravings of rare Greek, Roman and later coins, published 1894.
Included is an extra page with short descriptions ( in German ) of each coin.
Vertical centerfold.

Page size: 24.5 x 31.5 cm ( 9.6 x 12.4 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. FINANCE247148

Altes Praegwerk (Old coin stamping)

Wood engraving ca 1875. Backside is printed.

9.2 x 12.4 cm ( 3.6 x 4.8 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8043

Die Wiegemaschine

Wood engraving by C. Laplante, printed in color, ca 1885. Backside is printed.

8.5 x 9.5 cm ( 3.3 x 3.7 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8041

The following two pages show various stages of making coins, from the working of the metal to the final stages of the coins.

Titles of above images:

Das Giessen der Metallstreifen.
Das Strecken der Metallstreifen.
Das Gluehen der Metallstreifen.

27.3 x 15.8 cm ( 10.7 x 6.2 ")


Titles of above images.

Das Ausschlagen der runden Geldstuecke.
Das Justiren der Muenzen.
Das Maendeln der Muenzen.

27.3 x 15.4 cm ( 10.7 x 6 ")

Wood engravings ca 1880. Overall age toning. Browning on margin edges.
Backsidea are printed.

Price for both pages: $85.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8040

Coining: as sketched in an old German Print.

Wood engraving ca 1885. Backside is printed.

7.4 x 10.1 cm ( 2.9 x 4.4 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8048

Aeussere Ansicht einer Prägmaschine fuer Rio Janiero.
(Out view of a coin maschine for Rio de Janiero.)

Wood engraving ca 1875. Backside is printed. Light age toning.

14.3 x 6.4 cm ( 5.6 x 2.5 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8049

Modele reduit d'une colonne pour l'affichage instanté des cotes de la Bourse.
(Model of a column that gives instant stock market information. At the top is the emblem of Credit National)

Wood engraving from "Le Monde Illustré", 1867.

13.7 x 10.1 cm ( 5.4 x 4 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8039



Broker- "I can't pay this bill to-day. Money's awful tight, and these are times that try men's souls."
Bill-Collector (who has called for the twentieth time) -" You seem to be something of a sole-tryer yourself."

Wood engraving, ca 1880. Left edge has light binding toning and two small binding holes.
Text on backside. Overall light age toning.

12 x 10.5 cm ( 4.7 x 4.1 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8020

Actionnaires De Mines Faisant Un Drôle De Mine
Les Mines Dont Enfoncées a 200 Pieds Sous Terre.

Lithograph by H. Daumier, ca 1840.
Backside is printed.

Page size: 27.3 x 18.9 cm ( 10.7 x 7.3 ")

$ 220.00

Order Nr. HUMOR9503

The Gold Weigher

Wood engraving after the etching by Rembrandt, 1870.
Backside is printed. A few scattered spots in margins.

23.3 x 20.2 cm ( 9.1 x 7.9 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8032

The Misers

Steel engraving by C.W. Sharpe after a painting by Teniers. Ca 1850.
A few light scattered spots in margins.

16 x 23 cm ( 6.3 x 9 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. FINANCE8033

Het Goudweegstertje (Weighing Gold)

Fine mezzotint in sepia by F.C. Bierweiler after a painting by Teniers with some hand colored finishing, ca 1870.
Print was cut and mounted on heavier paper. Two repaired tears on edges of mounting.
A few small, scattered spots in title area.

28.7 x 23.3 cm ( 11.2 x 9.1 ")

$ 280.00

Order nr. FINANCE8034

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