The articles are of archaeological, historical and museological interest and are mainly related to the region of Banat, although some deal with Romanian and universal history as well
Jan. 1, 2013
Lugoj is a place where the bank system had a productive period concerning the trade and the wealth of the
population. Caransebeş was an important centre of railways with many banks with a great capital and a wealth
In sum, the banks from Severin grew, but in the years that followed 1944–1945, their numbers decreased
considerably. Here is an example of banks in: Craiova, Lugoj, Făget, Sibiu, Caransebeş and so on. ere were also
in Teregova and Mehadia (Severin), Bozovici (Caraş), Buziaş (Timiş), Sacul and Eşelniţa (Severin).
e insurance groups like “Dacia-România” – in Lugoj, and Orşova; “Franco-Română” – in Lugoj; “Steaua
României” – in Lugoj and Caransebeş; “Minerva” – in Lugoj; “Urania” – in Caransebeş cannot be omitted.
Popular banks were placed in Lugoj – “Lugojana”; “Plugarul Sinteştean” (Sinteşti); “Soarele” (Cireşul);
“Graniţa” (Teregova); “Luceafărul” (Mehadia); “Economia” (Orşova); “Timişul” and the Popular Bank of Teachers
in Lugoj. eir purpose was to help peasants with money, tools, machines and seeds for their land.