Belgian Louis 20 Francs (Belgium)

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  • Part of the "Latin Union"
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  • Net weight : 5.805 g
  • Gross weight : 6.45 g
  • Country of origin : Belgium
  • Purity : 900‰
  • First strike : 1834
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The Leopold II is a Belgian gold coin. Those coins were issued from 1870 to 1882 by Belgium. Leopold II gold coin was part of the Latin Union created by Napoleon

Its nominal value is 20 Belgian francs (BEF 20). Its gross weight is 6.4516gr and has a purity of 900/1000 (900 thousandth). It therefore contains a net weight of 5.806gr. Its diameter is 21 millimeters.

The obverse:

The obverse resumes the effigy of King Leopold II, which is turned to the right. It is surrounded by the legend "Leopold II King of the Belgians".

The reverse :

The reverse takes the round shield bearing the Belgian lion surrounded by the collar of the order of Leopold under a pavilion with an ermine-clad mantle. Its nominal value is entered below the shield.


Léopold II

Year of issue

1870 to 1882


900/1000 (0.900)

Gross weight



21 mm

Gold content


Place of strike