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Best Value 20 Belgium French Franc Leopold II – Type 2

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Weight: 6.451g
Metal Purity g.900
Metal Type gold
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Gross Weight (grams) 6.451
Fineness 900

The 20 French Franc coin featuring Leopold II is another fascinating artefact of European numismatics, showcasing a pivotal era in Belgium’s history. Struck during the reign of Leopold II, who ruled from 1865 until 1909, this coin is an embodiment of Belgium’s economic and cultural ambitions under its second king. The “Position A” variant of this coin is characterized by the orientation of Leopold II’s portrait, which faces left, with meticulous detailing capturing the regal demeanour and intricate features of the monarch. The obverse side of the coin prominently displays Leopold II’s effigy, while the reverse side features the royal coat of arms, symbolizing Belgian sovereignty and national identity. Minted in .900 fine gold, the coin weighs approximately 6.451 grams and exhibits the high-quality craftsmanship expected of the period’s coinage. The 20 Franc Leopold II coin not only serves as a valuable collector’s item due to its historical significance and aesthetic appeal but also offers insight into the period of Belgium’s expansionist policies and colonial endeavours, making it a significant piece for numismatics enthusiasts interested in European royal history and the era’s geopolitical dynamics. Our best value coins will be randomly selected from a variety of years.

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The 20 French Franc coin featuring Leopold II is another fascinating artefact of European numismatics, showcasing a pivotal era in Belgium’s history. Struck during the reign of Leopold II, who ruled from 1865 until 1909, this coin is an embodiment of Belgium’s economic and cultural ambitions under its second king. The “Position A” variant of this coin is characterized by the orientation of Leopold II’s portrait, which faces left, with meticulous detailing capturing the regal demeanour and intricate features of the monarch. The obverse side of the coin prominently displays Leopold II’s effigy, while the reverse side features the royal coat of arms, symbolizing Belgian sovereignty and national identity. Minted in .900 fine gold, the coin weighs approximately 6.451 grams and exhibits the high-quality craftsmanship expected of the period’s coinage. The 20 Franc Leopold II coin not only serves as a valuable collector’s item due to its historical significance and aesthetic appeal but also offers insight into the period of Belgium’s expansionist policies and colonial endeavours, making it a significant piece for numismatics enthusiasts interested in European royal history and the era’s geopolitical dynamics. Our best value coins will be randomly selected from a variety of years.

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